Danubius International Conferences, 5th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

Importance of the Danube in the Development of the European inland transport. Inland and Port Infrastructure Development in Romania

Romeo Boşneagu, Coca Elena Carmen
Last modified: 2015-05-02


Europe currently has an extensive network of inland waterways components of the Pan European Transport Network. The Danube river  with Sulina and Danube-Black Sea is  part of pan European transport corridor VII. European policy in the transport sector, is subject to joint decisions in the Council of the European Union. A current priority is to balance the use of different types of transportation alternation and making connections between transport modes. Currently it acts to stimulate the development of a balance between rail sectors, maritime, river and waterways of Europe. Romania is implementing several European and national programs to upgrade its infrastructure on the Danube waterway