Berths enable vessels a stay outside the fairway and constitute, therefore, an important infrastructure element of a waterway.
Atlas of Berth – an overview of the available berths along the Austrian Danube
The Liegestellenatlas/Atlas of Berth, listing:
- public federal berths that are available for usual, operational purposes (e.g. rest times, staff change, shore leaves) of cargo and passenger vessels. This excludes berths for small craft (such as administrative vessels or recreational craft).
- berths that were constructed for specific purposes, such as waiting berths, emergency berths, high water berths or border control berths
It displays maps as well as further information such as the location (river-km and river bank), length, main sign, additional information, width of the berthing area on the water, maximum time allowed for berthing, as well as the river bank construction. This overview is structured by the nine locks on the Austrian Danube.
The List of public berths for cargo and passenger vessels along the Austrian Danube providing an overview table covering the aspects under point 1 above.
Further Danube countries provide their Atlas of Berth documents on the Danube FIS Portal.