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About INeS Danube

WHAT IS INES DANUBE?
INeS Danube is an e-learning platform open to all interested at www.ines-danube.info. It provides a modern form of education in the field of logistics on inland waterways in the Danube region with particular reference to intermodality. The platform caters to the needs of different target groups, whether pupils or students of educational institutions focusing on logistics, practitioners like shipping companies or the manufacturing industry. Other INeS e-learning platforms focussing on other European regions can be found on www.ines.info.


WHAT CAN INES DANUBE DO FOR YOU?
INeS Danube provides content for the specific learning levels of its users.
  • The basic course contains general information about intermodal inland waterway transport and focuses specifically on users new to this field.
  • Target groups such as ports, manufacturing industry and shipping companies find a selection of content relevant to their profession.
  • Specific information can be accessed by clicking on a topic list.
  • Educational institutions and experts, who wish to create individual courses, can do so within specific learning groups.

OVERVIEW OF THE LEARNING THEMES
The learning platform is divided into six chapters. Below is an overview of some of the themes available.

Waterways
  • European waterways
  • The Danube and its tributaries
  • Characteristics and classification of infrastructure
  • Maintenance, expansion and extension of the transport network
  • Infrastructure and economics
Inland Vessels
  • Main types of vessels and convoys
  • Overview of crew members
  • Analysis of the Danube fleet
  • Physics of inland vessels
  • Inland waterway fleet modernisation
Ports & Terminals
  • Ports and transhipment sites
  • Transhipment methods and equipment
  • Storage of goods
  • Selected Danube ports
River Information Services (RIS)
  • General information on RIS
  • Fairway information
  • Traffic information
  • Traffic management
  • Information for transport and logistics
Market & Organisation
  • The river Danube as an economic region
  • The inland waterway transport market
  • Supply and demand side of the IWT market
  • Calculation of costs and pricing
Intermodal IWT
  • Intermodal transport by road, rail and inland waterway
  • Comparing road, rail and IWT
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