Germany has plans to deepen the Rhine river to tackle bottlenecks that occur during low-water periods. According to the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan (Bundesverkehrswegeplan) 2030, the navigation channel between St. Goar and Wiesbaden will be deepened from...
Ships are allowed again on the Rhine and Meuse, according to Dutch trade organisation for inland navigation Koninklijke BLN-Schuttevaer. Almost all shipping routes are now accessible again after a ban was previously imposed due to flooding and high water levels. The...
Inland shipping on the Meuse in Limburg, the Netherlands, is still suspended due to the very high water levels, strong current speeds and floating debris in the river. Parts of the Rhine in Germany and Switzerland are also closed to ships. Yet, German authorities...
Stolt Tankers has been commissioned by chemicals company BASF to help design and build a new tanker that can operate in extremely low water levels in the river Rhine. The ship will be built by Mercurius Shipping Group and is to be delivered in 2022. The Rhine is a key...
CoVadem’s Smart Navigation module will soon be available for users of the Inland ECDIS viewers of Periskal and Tresco Engineering. The module shows real-time water depths of the Waal and Rhine rivers integrated in the electronic navigational chart. From...
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