THE SHIP “MOLDAVIA” FIRST FINISHED NAVIGATION-2019!

THE SHIP “MOLDAVIA” FIRST FINISHED NAVIGATION-2019!

On October 30, the ship «Moldavia» returned to its base port, the first to successfully complete passenger navigation 2019. According to our partners from UDP,on October 31, the ship «Dnipro» arrives, and on November 1, the ship «Ukraina». The last, in November, will complete the navigation the ship «Volga». At the end of navigation, passenger …

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Tour boat captain not to blame for Danube river crash that killed 28

Tour boat captain not to blame for Danube river crash that killed 28

Experts have concluded that the captain of a sightseeing boat that collided on the Danube River with a much larger cruise ship was not responsible for the deadly crash that killed 28 people, including himself, Hungarian police said Tuesday. The small Hableany (Mermaid) tour boat collided with the Viking Sigyn river cruise ship on May …

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Danube the most popular river in Europe.

Danube the most popular river in Europe.

This year, figures are expected to exceed that, making the Danube the most popular river in Europe. It’s not difficult to see why. Stretching from the German Black Forest to the Black Sea in Romania, the Danube is the second largest river in Europe. It is Austria’s most important river, connecting the heartlands of Lower …

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Passenger navigation-2019 has started!

Passenger navigation-2019 has started!

April 23 , Passau (Germany) ,CEO of VO- PARTNER (Slovakia) Karl Stoppf visited the passenger ship „Moldavia“. The company “VO- PARTNER“ is a charterer of all four passenger ships of „UDP“, in 2019.During the inspection of the vessel, Mr. Stoppf noted the high level of readiness of the ship for tourists, and wished the crew …

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2016 trends – outlook for 2017

2016 trends – outlook for 2017

Behind the figures of the past years, profound changes are taking place. The well-known image of barges transporting coal, ores and petroleum is slowly overtaken by increasing high value shipments of containers and chemical products. This points to two lasting trends. The transition towards an energy-efficient and low-carbon economy on the one hand and the …

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Danube River Facts

Danube River Facts

The longest river within today’s European Union – and second-longest on the continent – the Danube River originates in Germany’s Black Forest, and flows in a southeasterly direction through central and eastern Europe to the Black Sea. Strategically important as a means of transport and trade since the dawn of history, the river served for …

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Five Must-See Stops on the Best-Rated Danube River Cruises

Five Must-See Stops on the Best-Rated Danube River Cruises

The Danube River, which spans from Germany to the Black Sea, connects much of Europe in trade and in history. To float down the Danube is to journey back in time to monarchs and empires. Each destination on the best-rated Danube river cruises also pulses with new life and new ideas. We have provided an …

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European River Cruise Maps

European River Cruise Maps

Cruise maps are very useful in planning a European river cruise. Many times travelers are planning a trip to a specific city, but don’t know whether it is located on a navigable river or can be explored as an extension to a river cruise. As Europe was settled, cities and towns were built along the …

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Interesting facts about the Danube River

Interesting facts about the Danube River

The Danube is one of the world’s greatest rivers. It is the second longest river in Europe after the Volga River, and also the longest river in the European Union region. It is located in Central and Eastern Europe. The Danube flows through 10 countries. Originating in Germany, the Danube flows southeast for 2,860 kilometers …

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10 Interesting Facts About the Danube River

10 Interesting Facts About the Danube River

One of Europe’s most well known international waterways, the Danube River is a lifeline, a vital shipping route, and an international creative hotspot. This amazing river has been at the heart of European creative and political history for thousands of years. Today, it’s every bit as important as it historically was. Read on to learn …

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