River Information Services (RIS) means the harmonised information services to support traffic and transport management in inland navigation, including, wherever technically feasible, interfaces with other transport modes. RIS do not deal with internal commercial activities between one or more of the involved companies, but are open for interfacing with commercial activities. RIS comprise services such as fairway information, traffic information, traffic management, calamity abatement support, information for transport management, statistics and customs services and waterway charges and port dues.
The following websites help you to find the most suitable port for you. You can get the following information: the total area of the port, water area, water depth, number of terminals, information about the cargo loading. In addition, official information on contact and port approach is available on the websites.
If you want to get more information about shipping companies, you can find them easily and effectively with the use of the query tool in the link below. Enter the type of cargo or the loading port, the country or search by other data.
On the website of the European Inland Barging Innovation Platform a funding database is available which gives you an opportunity to review funding options.
If you would like to get detailed and comprehensive information from the Danube Logistics Market, as well as the latest developments and the results of recent years learn the information provided by the following websites.
You can find the Manual on Danube Navigation in Hungarian at dhk.rsoe.hu website, which provides extensive information through the following main chapters:
In addition, on dunapromo.hu and dunapromo.myapps.hu websites give you information regarding the promotion of Danube shipping.
You can use the following website to enhance your knowledge of ship designs and the shipbuilding process.
Basically, inland cargo vessels operating on the river Danube and its navigable tributaries can be divided into three types according to the combination of their propulsion systems and cargo holds: