UNITED RIVERS combines ships, services and infrastructure under one umbrella.


Starling Fleet

  • River Cruise Ships
  • White Label Ships Charter

River Alliance

  • Consulting
  • Administrative Management
  • Nautical Management
  • Technical Management
  • Hospitality & Catering Management
  • Hygiene & Safety Management
  • Harbours & Docking Places

Floating Venues

  • Ship Charter
  • Day Ship Tours
  • Meetings
  • Incentives
  • Conferences
  • Events

A wide range of modern river cruise ships with different passenger capacities are available for charter to international tour operators. The fleet can be deployed on European rivers in a very flexible way. The variety of ships ranges from upper middle class to premium.

As a “white label” provider of passenger ships, STARLING FLEET is invisible. The external appearance of the chosen ship is done in the corporate design of the tour operator, if desired.

In addition to the possibility of chartering the river cruise ships on a long-term basis, they can also be booked as floating hotels during trade fairs, meetings and events. Customers rely on the nautical-technical expertise and the hospitality service of the market-leading partners of RIVER ALLIANCE.

The RIVER ALLIANCE unites the largest independent service companies on European waters, forming the leading competence and service platform for the entire navigation industry.

The requirements for ship operation are complex and multi-layered. The wide range of transparent, modular and tailor-made “white label” services offered by RIVER ALLIANCE supports discerning customers in all areas of passenger inland navigation:

Administration & Consulting, Ship Operation Management, Crew Management, Nautic, Technic, Hospitality & Catering, Safety & Security, Education, Crew Training, Ship Financing, Charter Brokerage, Ship IT Infrastructure, Insurance Management, New Building & Conversion Support.

They turn into floating stages, gourmet restaurants, congress locations, excursion ships. The collection ranges from historic world heritage to futuristic innovation. In any case, they always guarantee impressive moments. The ships of FLOATING VENUES.

Events on the river are unique and individual. A meeting, a concert, a product presentation – the ships always offer the perfect backdrop with changing scenery. The stay on board remains unforgettable and inspires the guests of each event organizer.  A maximum of individualization, privacy and security is guaranteed.

The brands of FLOATING VENUES are the market leaders in MICE, tour operating and allotment business at and on the river, professional event organization support included.