19 Oct 2018

Low Water – The situation stays critical

Yesterday a historic low of 31 cm was measured at the Kaub Gauge. As no significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days, it has to be expected that gauge levels will remain extremely low. This means that our barges can no longer navigate the Middle Rhine ("Loreley") without danger. Thus for reasons of safety our barge activities on the Upper and Middle Rhine have been largely discontinued

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18 Oct 2018

UPDATE Congestion in Antwerp and Rotterdam

At present waiting times for our barges in Antwerp are between 12 and 36 hours.

In Rotterdam delays are between <12 und 24 hours.

We ask for your understanding in this continuing situation.

17 Oct 2018

Low Water - Tense situation on the Rhine

The gauge level at Emmerich is approaching the 20 cm mark and will probably even fall below it in the next few days.

Up to now we have calculated the Low Water surcharge (LWS) for the Emmerich Gauge down to a level of 31 cm. Since it now unfortunately has to be expected that the level will fall even lower, we have extended our Low Water Surcharge table to include a further surcharge rate:

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Water levels

19 Oct 2018

Kaub 38 +7 LWS
Ruhrort 166 +0 LWS
Emmerich 17 -3 LWS

LWS information here

Energy surcharge

BAF Index

10/2018
8
11/2018
9

More Information here

TFS Index

10/2018
1
11/2018
1

More Information here

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