P. Margic - Perspectives of development

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Perspectives of development
Petar Margic
Danube Commission, Budapest
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
PERSPECTIVES OF DEVELOPMENT
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Revision of the Belgrade Convention (BC) of 1948 in process by a
Preparatory Committee composed of the representatives of the Contracting
Parties of the BC.
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Improving the institutional aspects of the Convention and reforming the
Commission with a view to adapt it to the present realities and in order to
provide it with the tools needed for dealing with the challenges of the future,
new fields of activities, including social, economic, cultural areas.
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Strengthening free navigation and non-discriminatory policies with the
view to facilitate closer cooperation and future integration of inland
navigation in Europe.
Workshop 2013 - a prosperous future for the Danube navigation
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
PERSPECTIVES OF DEVELOPMENT
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Harmonization of technical prescriptions, rules and standards, as well
as of legal provisions in force on the Danube, on the Rhine, within the
European Union, and those adopted by the UNECE, with the aim of creating
a uniform Pan-European system of inland navigation consisting of
organizational structures that can meet present conditions.
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Developing the Danube as an efficient and competitive waterway, in
order to play its appropriate role within the framework of a sustainable
European transport policy, development of passenger transport, inter alia,
pleasure crafts, cabin vessels.
Workshop 2013 - a prosperous future for the Danube navigation
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
PERSPECTIVES OF DEVELOPMENT
 Execution of the regular fairway maintenance work on the Danube.
 Maintaning adequate fairway parameters (BC, AGN), while respecting the
international obligation relating to the protection of environment.
 Instalation of the necessary national and cross-border coordination
procedures in order to implement effective response actions, in extraordinary
circumstances (low water, ice, floods).
 Re-establishing optimum and safe navigational conditions.
 Continuous communication on the up-dated fairway situation.
national administrations
River Information Services providers
users.
waterway
 Sustainable dialogue platform between the waterway
administrations, the Danube Commission and the relevant public
and private stakeholders.
Workshop 2013 - a prosperous future for the Danube navigation
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
PERSPECTIVES OF DEVELOPMENT
Strategic actions:
 Implement the agreed TEN-T priority Danube waterway infrastructure
projects (TEN-T Priority Project 18) on time and in an environmentally
sustainable way.
 Coordinate national transport policies in order to promote Danube navigation.
 Develop Danube ports into multimodal logistics centres.
 Improve the environmental performance of Danube navigation.
 Invest in jobs and qualifications in the Danube navigation sector.
 Improve comprehensive waterway management of the Danube.
 Examine potential effects of climate change on Danube navigation.
Workshop 2013 - a prosperous future for the Danube navigation
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
Thank you for your attention!
Petar Margic
Director-General
Secretariat of the Danube Commission
[email protected]
H-1068 Budapest
Benczur utca 25
Workshop 2013 - a prosperous future for the Danube navigation
Budapest, September 17th, 2013
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