The ship was named after Alois Negrelli, an Austrian engineer and pioneer of road construction. Negrelli himself was known for his achievements in railway construction and the planning of the Suez Canal. The Negrelli was built in 1966 and rebuilt in Linz in 2002.
Data of the ship:
Deck length: 64 m
Breadth molded: 10 m
Page Height at center: 2.70 m
Originally the Negrelli was used as a stone barge especially for stage and embankment works. As of 2005, the Negrelli was used for various events. Since 2007, the Negrelli is traveling with the exhibition "Danube on tour" along the Austrian Danube.