GRENDEL Green and efficient Danube Fleet

  • GRENDEL - GUIDELINES FOR TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT AVAILABLE
    - 03-08-2020
    GUIDELINES FOR TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT AVAILABLE

    Besides environmental & economic performance, Danube IWT needs improved IT based logistics processes for full integration into managed logistics chains of industry. GRENDEL analysed requirements and logistics processes of representative fleet...

  • GRENDEL - Release of the IWT Innovative Technologies Database
    - 28-07-2020
    Release of the IWT Innovative Technologies Database

    An IWT Innovative Technologies Database was released in the framework of GRENDEL and is accessible from the GRENDEL website and from the EIBIP Innovation Radar. The aim of the Innovative Technological Database is to centrally collect valuable...

  • GRENDEL - NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEET ON ENERGY EFFICIENT NAVIGATION AVAILABLE
    - 28-05-2020
    NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEET ON ENERGY EFFICIENT NAVIGATION AVAILABLE

    As one of the main objectives of the GRENDEL project is to raise the environmental performance of Danube inland vessels and to fully integrate them in the transnational transport and logistics chains, several factsheets providing basic...

  • GRENDEL - SAVE THE DATE! SECOND KNOW-HOW TRANSFER EVENT & THIRD PUBLIC CONSULTATION
    - 29-04-2020
    SAVE THE DATE! SECOND KNOW-HOW TRANSFER EVENT & THIRD PUBLIC CONSULTATION

    The second Know-how transfer event on the modernisation of Danube vessels will take place on 29 September 2020 (originally planned on 01 April 2020) and will be organised by the Danube Commission in Budapest. The core objective of the event...

  • GRENDEL - New step reached in the elaboration process of the model state aid scheme
    - 29-04-2020
    New step reached in the elaboration process of the model state aid scheme

    The GRENDEL project consortium, INDanube and representatives of Danube countries work together on the elaboration of a state aid model programme promoting sustainable modernisation of inland waterway vessels in the Danube region. A first...

  • GRENDEL - NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEETS AVAILABLE
    - 06-04-2020
    NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEETS AVAILABLE

    As one of the main objectives of the GRENDEL project is to raise the environmental performance of Danube inland vessels and to fully integrate them in the transnational transport and logistics chains, several factsheets providing basic...

  • GRENDEL - 4th Consortium meetings
    - 02-04-2020
    4th Consortium meetings

    The 4th GRENDEL Consortium Meeting was organised together with the 4th Work Package & Activity Leaders Meeting and with the 4th Steering Committee Meeting on 31st March 2020 (virtually due to the current Corona crisis), gathering 19...

  • GRENDEL - STEERER: Call for experts for the Green Shipping Expert Group and Scientific Committee of STEERER are now open!
    - 04-03-2020
    STEERER: Call for experts for the Green Shipping Expert Group and Scientific Committee of STEERER are now open!

    Do you want to be in the frontline of defining strategies, policies and R&D investment priorities that pave the way towards zero-emission waterborne transport? Applications to join the Green Shipping Expert Group and Scientific Committee of...

  • GRENDEL - NPS Diesel and Vink Diesel introduce standard MX engines which comply with the IWW Stage V emission legislation
    - 04-03-2020
    NPS Diesel and Vink Diesel introduce standard MX engines which comply with the IWW Stage V emission legislation

    Now that the inland navigation sector has to comply with the same emission standards as the industrial and agricultural sectors, transport over inland waterways is taking a big step forward. After four years of developing, the...

  • GRENDEL - Save the date! Know-How Transfer Event on the Modernisation of the Danube fleet
    - 28-02-2020
    Save the date! Know-How Transfer Event on the Modernisation of the Danube fleet

    Hosted by the Danube Commission in Budapest on 1 April, the core objective of the event organised in the framework of the GRENDEL project in cooperation with the innovation centre INDanube, is to provide a platform for knowledge-transfer and...

  • GRENDEL - second public consultation successfully organised in Budapest
    - 27-01-2020
    second public consultation successfully organised in Budapest

    Attended by experts of the European Commission (DG MOVE and DG COMP), the Danube Commission as well as national public and private entities, the core objective of the second public consultation organised in the framework of the GRENDEL project...

  • GRENDEL - Save the date! The second public consultation in the framework of GRENDEL will be organised in Budapest
    - 20-12-2019
    Save the date! The second public consultation in the framework of GRENDEL will be organised in Budapest

    Organised at the premises of the Danube Commission on 22 January 2020, the main objective of the second public consultation is to discuss the current development status of the model State Aid Scheme and to further develop innovative financial...

  • GRENDEL - Galati Naval Architecture Conference 2019
    - 04-12-2019
    Galati Naval Architecture Conference 2019

    The event "Galati Naval Architecture Conference" organised by the Faculty of Naval Architecture from University of Galati has taken place on 21st – 23rd November (programme available here). Many members of the international naval architects...

  • GRENDEL - New milestone reached in the drafting process of the State Aid Scheme
    - 28-11-2019
    New milestone reached in the drafting process of the State Aid Scheme

    Developing innovative financial instruments to actively support the challenging modernisation process of the Danube fleet is a project that has to go beyond borders. The proposed State Aid Scheme in the framework of GRENDEL, expected to be...

  • GRENDEL - 40th Duisburg Colloquium on Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering - Ships and Emissions
    - 13-11-2019
    40th Duisburg Colloquium on Ship Technology and Ocean Engineering - Ships and Emissions

    Regulations on ship emission limits as well as recurrent media reports on the pollution of oceans and inland waterways exert pressure on the maritime sector to significantly reduce the emissions of new and existing ships. At the same time,...

  • GRENDEL - Green Inland Shipping Event successfully organised in Brussels
    - 31-10-2019
    Green Inland Shipping Event successfully organised in Brussels

    Co-organized by EIBIP with the support of Pro Danube International, the high-level event brought together European and national policy makers, as well as representatives of the sector, to present the most innovative solutions inland waterway...

  • GRENDEL - GRENDEL presented at the first Sustainable Shipping Technologies Forum in Graz
    - 29-10-2019
    GRENDEL presented at the first Sustainable Shipping Technologies Forum in Graz

    From 26 to 27 September 2019 the very first “Sustainable Shipping Technologies Forum” took place in Graz, Austria. The forum provided an overview of the current developments in the field of emission-free shipping and pointed out potentials...

  • GRENDEL - TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEET ON FUEL CELL PROPULSION AVAILABLE
    - 17-10-2019
    TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FACTSHEET ON FUEL CELL PROPULSION AVAILABLE

    As one of the main objectives of the GRENDEL project is to raise the environmental performance of Danube inland vessels and to fully integrate them in the transnational transport and logistics chains, several factsheets providing basic...

  • GRENDEL - Joint Statement Meeting at the Danube Commission, Budapest
    - 14-10-2019
    Joint Statement Meeting at the Danube Commission, Budapest

    The General Secretary of Pro Danube International, Mr. Róbert Rafael, was invited to participate at the 10th Workshop on the follow-up of the Joint Statement on Guiding Principles on the Development of Inland Navigation and Environmental...

  • GRENDEL - NAIADES sub-group on Good Navigation Status in Brussels
    - 14-10-2019
    NAIADES sub-group on Good Navigation Status in Brussels

    Pro Danube International was invited to participate at the discussions held on the current status of the Draft Recommendations for the Development of Common, Harmonized Guidelines/Standards for Good Navigation Status. In order to efficiently...

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