UNITED RIVERS combines ships, services and infrastructure under one umbrella.
An alliance of services manifests itself as a leading competence and service platform for the entire inland navigation industry.
We provide the broad range of white label services mainly with our own employees and on our own infrastructure.
Selected competent partners complete the variety of transparent, modular and tailor-made services, which are available to all stakeholders around the clock.
River Catering is the market leader in Europe for individual white label hospitality and catering services for tour operators and shipping companies, handling over two million passenger nights in this capacity.
The tailor-made, modular service catalog is based on the respective DNA of the tour operator.
River Catering is “invisible” on board the ships and adapts to the tour operator’s corporate identity and corporate values.
River Catering relies on a large team of its own experts for all requirements of current and international food & hospitality trends.
Our own team of certified hygiene experts ensures the best possible health prophylaxis for the benefit of all people on board.
Experienced Captains and their well-trained nautical crew competently and safely navigate the large number of ships on all rivers throughout Europe.
The variety of services is based on the relevant laws and safety regulations of inland navigation. The services are tailor-made and modularly adapted to the DNA of the respective tour operator, shipping company or ship.
The nautical-technical crew is led by a professional team of in-house specialists 24/7 from the competence centers in Basel and Cologne.
Since 2004 River Advice has been providing consultancy and modular services to the inland navigation sector.
An experienced team offers M&A support for all aspects of shipping and shipping company business and prepares or reviews business plans and budgets for banks and investors.
Further core competencies of River Advice are: Ship valuations, ship financing, ship insurance, administrative management and fiduciary services for ships and shipping companies.
River Academy provides transparent and modular services for inland navigation:
Training and further education of careers and jobs for adults in the hotel/restaurant and nautical/technical sectors.
Implementation and acceptance of examinations: In close cooperation with the relevant authorities, River Academy acts as a certified examination center.
River Academy designs and markets instruments for testing and developing qualifications, such as “white label” e-learning, tutorials, and many more.
In addition, River Academy is involved in the production, marketing, distribution and quality control of products and services in the hotel and restaurant sector.
CRUISE COMMERCE arranges charter and group capacities between river cruise operators and tour operators. With an extensive global network and many years of experience, CRUISE COMMERCE assists ship operators in optimizing charter capacities and tour operators in organizing river cruises and excursions. Through SHIP ACCOMMODATION, the company offers also hotel ships to an international clientele.