05 Jul 2012

Closure of the Rhine between Oberwesel and St. Goar

 Last night the Dutch tanker vessel "Synthese III", laden with sulphuric acid, went off course, left the navigation channel and ran aground on the so-called "Jungfrauengrund" near Oberwesel.

According to the Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Bingen, due to the tanker’s double-hull construction there is no danger of the...

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05 Jul 2012

Cycling Tour in the 'Three Countries Region’

Last Friday, the Swiss winners of last year’s "Contargo gets on its Bicycle" contest enjoyed the prize awarded to them by the Sustainable Solutions team: a bike tour near beautiful Lake Constance with catering included. The cycling action was instituted for the first time in 2011, to motivate employees to cycle to work instead of...

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05 Jul 2012

Possible Prospect of Lifting the Rhine Closure around Midday

Preparations have commenced for removing the tank vessel "Synthese III" which had run aground: another tank vessel has arrived at the site of the incident in order to take on board part of the grounded vessel’s cargo. At present depth measurements are being carried out, to establish whether a pontoon is necessary for stabilisation...

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