Rhenus Danube Shipping (RDS) was founded in December 2012 as a 100% daughter of Mierka Beteiligungs GmbH. The Rhenus Group, one of the largest logistics companies in Europe, holds 51% of the Mierka Beteiligungs GmbH.
The head office of RDS is located in Krems and branch offices in Regensburg, Constanta and Belgrad. Managing directors of RDS are Mr. Michael Plöch and Jean Marc Thomas. Via the CFND Belgrad the RDS operates their own ship convoys at the Donau.
RDS operates own motor cargo vessels and covered convoys which transport mainly agri-products, grain, fertilizer, steel, mineral raw materials, project cargo, salt, etc. between the ARAG ports and the Danube.
RDS cooperates closely with Rhenus PartnerShip (RSP), one of the leading inland water navigation companies of Western Europe.