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Inland Waterway Fund

 · Restructuring and promotion of inland navigation

Contact points
Actions able to be supported
  1. Projects aimed at the restructuring of IWT
  2. Introduction of new technical solutions, improvement of work conditions and safety, improvement of environmental protection
  3. Encouragement to enter into commercial organisations
  4. Improvement of the qualification of vessel owners and employees in IWT
  5. Support to IWT personnel in order to change their profession through the change of qualifications or early retirement
Other important information
Rate of co-financing and conditions

  • Soft loans: Interest rate: 0.4 discount rate; loans for max. 80% of investment costs
  • Rates for grants: cf. legal basis of the Fund

Combination with other funding programmes is allowed.

Title of the instrument
Fundusz Żeglugi Śródlądowej
Type of aid

Direct grant, Soft loan

Eligible beneficiaries
Owners of Polish inland vessels (operating for at least 5 years)
Time frame
01/01/2003 - ...
Total budget
Average annual budget: 11,300,000 PLN (2,563,200 EUR)
Legal basis
Ustawa z dnia 28 października 2002 r. o Funduszu Żeglugi Śródlądowej i Funduszu Rezerwowym (Dziennik Ustaw z 2002 r. Nr 199 poz. 1672)
Usefull links
Further information (Act on Inland Waterway Fund and Reserve Fund)