FAIRway works! in the Rhine-Danube Corridor (03/2020 – 10/2023) is a joint project of Austria and Serbia and aims to remove bottlenecks to navigation along the Serbian and Austrian sections of the Danube. It is a follow-up project of the CEF flagship initiative “FAIRway Danube” and implements the most mature initiatives in the corridor.
The project comprises works to upgrade the Serbian Iron Gate 2 navigational lock (Djerdap II, river-km 863). Furthermore, it includes works for the upgrade of mooring places along the Austrian Danube in Linz (river-km 2129,22 – 2128,90), Wildungsmauer (river-km 1894,80 – 1895,10) and Vienna (river-km 1931,56-1932,50). In addition, equipment to ensure year-round navigability will be purchased : multifunctional marking equipment (pusher & lighter) in Austria as well as a multifunctional marking vessel, a surveying vessel and Aids to Navigation in Serbia.
The project cost amount to € 42 576 144 and are co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) of the European Union.