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Implementation of River Information Services in Serbia
Start date: Sep 15, 2009, End date: Mar 14, 2013 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Serbian River Information Services will cover the entire stretch of the Danube waterway in Serbia, including cross-border sections which will form a crucial part of the system. Implementation of RIS in Serbia is harmonized with the existing RIS systems in Europe. Implementation of river information services is recognized as one of the priority projects in the Master Plan for IWW Transport in Serbia (2006). Objectives:• Enhance the traffic safety by monitoring and managing the traffic on the Danube waterway;• Optimize utilization of the Danube waterway (esp. at bottlenecks like locks, shallow water / narrow passages and similar);• Establish manageability of the traffic on the Danube by providing the possibility of giving navigational / directional aids to the traffic;• Enable the authorities to manage and plan the traffic operation and strategy;• Enable quick and timely response in the event of an accident or similar;• Improve safety, manageability and esp. timely response in any incident which involves hazardous cargo;• Enable the authorities to distribute information to other operators and organizations to integrate the information in logistic chains and enable seamless transport operations.• Ensure compliance with the International Border Management Strategy and other existing RIS in the region
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