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With extensive knowledge of Danube shipping issues and a large network of riparian and non-riparian partners and contacts, Danube Research is ideally placed to advise a wide variety of companies and organisations on the subject.
Danube transport conference & exhibition
Danube Summit incorporating the South East European Ports, Shipping & Logistics Conference
The Danube Summit takes place every two years. The first three took place in Constanta in June 2002, Belgrade in October 2004 and Budapest in October 2006.
Danube shipping links
Danube Research undertakes feasibility studies of new shipping services on the River Danube and reports of fleet privatisation issues. From potential new entrants on the container market to itinerary planning for cruise operators, we have comprehensive experience along the length of the Danube and beyond.
Donau Express Linien
[former holding company; ceased trading December 2003 but website remains active for the moment]
Slovenská Plavba a prístavy
Danube Passenger Shipping Operators:
Klinger Personenschifffahrt Regensburg
Wurm + Köck
Donauschiffahrt Pyringer - Zopper
Brandner - see above
MS Stadt Wien
DDSG - Blue Danube Schiffahrt
Slovenská plavba a prístavy - lodná osobná doprava
Port and Canal Authorities
Danube Research provide consulting services to a number of public and private sector organisations involved with port infrastructure investment and port privatisation in Danube ports. We advise on port development drawing on detailed worldwide experience in aspects of terminal construction, port facilities, national and European policy, ownership and international best practice.
Die Bayerischen Staatshäfen - Bavarian State Ports
Ports of Regensburg and Passau
IGÖD - Austrian Ports
Slovenska Plavba a Pristavy - Slovak Ports and Shipping
Port of Gyor - Gönyu
Luka Osijek - Port of Osijek (River Drava)
Luka Vukovar - Port of Vukovar
Luka Beograd - Port of Belgrade
Port of Lom Complex
Port of Rousse Complex
APDF - Romanian Fluvial River Ports
ACN - Romanian Navigable Canals Administration
Port of Constanta
APDM - Romanian Maritime Danube Ports
(English translation by Danube Research on the original APDM website)
Port of Izmail
European Federation of Inland Ports
Danube Research provides intelligence on the ever-changing Danube and Black Sea shipbuilding and shiprepair industries. We assist companies with shipyard privatisation issues and provide information on ship types built on the Danube.
Bratislava Shipyard - see SPaP above
Slovenské Lodenice Komárno akciová spolocnost Bratislava
Ganz Danubius Trading
Severnav, Drobeta-Turnu Severin
Izmail Shiprepair Yard
Danube Research provides research and consultancy services on aspects of Danube regulation and shipping. Please browse the website for further information. Our work into the history of the Commissions of the Danube is summarised here, while "About Us" summarises our diverse range of Danube shipping consultancy, intelligence, news and photo archive services.
(Web design and maintenance by Danube Research on the former portal page of the Danube Commission and the website of the Danube Commission Clearance Project Unit www.dunacom.org; now removed as the Clearance Unit has completed it's task)
Danube Research provides information on Danube shipping, ports, shipyards, waterway and general infrastructure, regulation and relevant European, Danubian and national policy. Clients include potential new shippers in the region, new entrants to the market, investment agencies and transport and logistics companies worldwide.
Austrian Government Danube waterway authority and navigation promotion organisation
Inland Navigation Europe
Europe-wide navigation promotion organisation
The Inland Waterways Observatory
European Commission DG Energy & Transport Inland Navigation site
The Danube - River of Co-operation
An organisation bringing together science and economics to solve economic and environmental problems in the Danube Basin.
Danube Tourist Commission
Including shipping links and timetables
G.Glaser - Schiffahrtskontor
Passenger Shipping Agent including timetables
Sites of Historical Interest
-Commissions of the Danube:
Peace Treaty of Versailles
Full text of the 1919 Treaty, the first to fully internationalise the river.
Nicholas Dima, From Moldavia to Moldova: the Soviet-Romanian Territorial Dispute, East European Monographs, Boulder / Columbia University Press, New York, 1991.
Online book: including many issues relating to the control of the Danube.
History of the DDSG in 2 parts and details of selected vessels
DDSG reference in AEIOU encyclopaedia (also follow other links)
History of ACC Donaupfeil Hovercraft
A summary history of the DDSG is also available at the holding company's website, see above.
Queen Marie of Romania 1904 Trip on the Danube
Personal photographs of the Romanian Royal Family's tour of the country, including Sir Charles Hartley at Sulina.
Philatelic Journey down the Danube
Budapest Picture Gallery
Late Nineteenth Century wood engravings.
Books, magazines, pictures and models for sale concerning ships on the Danube in Romania and the Romanian military.