25 Nov 2021

UPDATE: Low Water on the Rhine

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Gauge levels on the Rhine are continuing to fall, and weather forecasts do not predict any substantial rainfall in the next few days. The gauge level at Kaub could soon fall below the 61 cm mark. This will further reduce the loading capacities of the barges, and we shall then require five times as many barges in order to transport the same tonnage. We will continue to make every effort to transport all containers in good time.

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24 Nov 2021

APM II shortens Cargo Opening Time

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Due to capacity bottlenecks, from Monday, 29 November 2021 onwards, the APM Terminals Maasvlakte II in Rotterdam will be shortening Cargo Opening Times (COTs) for containers until further notice from seven to six days before the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of the sea ship.

24 Nov 2021

Low Water on the Rhine

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Water levels at the gauges on the Rhine are continuing to go down. In the next few days a level below 80 cm is forecast for the Kaub gauge. From this gauge level downwards, our barges – depending on the type of vessel – can only transport around 27 percent of their capacity load. Our costs increase as a result.

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29 Nov 2021

Kaub 75 -1 LWS
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