Search results for: Kiel Canal

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  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Vessels

    Germany’s government has taken a decision to waive the Kiel Canal traffic dues until 31 December 2020.

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ships transiting the Kiel Canal may be facing extended waiting times due to scheduled maintenance works at Brunsbüttel locks announced by the Kiel Canal authorities for the upcoming weeks. During daytime the Big Southern Lock will be closed due to diving and drilling works from 4th to 6th of November. Due to diving inspections the […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the beginning of June, the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament allocated EUR 265 million for the widening of the Eastern section of the Kiel Canal. In April, the committee had already approved EUR 485 million for construction of a fifth lock in Brunsbüttel. To speed up the remaining planning and tendering for […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the beginning of June the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament allocated $359m for the widening of the Eastern section of the Kiel Canal. The committee had already approved $657m for construction of a fifth lock in Brunsbüttel in April this year. To speed up the remaining planning and tendering for the widening, the first […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME has won a contract as part of a joint venture for the widening of the Kiel Canal in Germany. Works started in January 2020 and will run until the end of 2023. The Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, represented by the WSA Kiel-Holtenau, commissioned the joint venture with the construction work to expand 4km […]

  • 25 November 2014

    A UK-flagged cargo ship is reported to had allided with the sliding lock gate in the Great Northern Chamber of the Kiel Canal at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Monday, as informed by the Waterways and Shipping Office in Holtenau. The gate was closed immediately due to extensive damages that were caused by the allision. The extent of […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group recently supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The world’s busiest artificial waterway, the Kiel Canal, links the North Sea with the Baltic. The canal constitutes the safest, most convenient, shortest and cheapest shipping route between the […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    MacArtney has supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The Kiel Canal is an artificial waterway linking the North Sea with the Baltic. Having been enlarged twice already, the Kiel Canal is now subject to a further enlargement which […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public authority responsible for management, maintenance and operation of the Kiel Canal, the Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Brunsbüttel, has awarded the contract for the construction of a fifth lock at Brunsbüttel to the joint venture formed by the BAM operating companies Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, BAM Civiel bv and Wayss & Freytag Spezialtiefbau. The […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME has been awarded a contract for the widening of the Kiel Canal in Germany.

  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kiel has gained container wayport status by being added to the liner service network of Gothenburg-based shipping company TransAtlantic. With immediate effect, ships serving on the company’s Bothnia Line between Kerni/Oulu in Finland and Zeebrugge/Antwerp in Belgium are making a weekly stop in Kiel. Container part loads destined for overseas destinations via […]

  • 5 December 2017

    Captain of a Malta-flagged ocean-going ship has been caught steering the vessel under the influence of alcohol in Kiel Canal, water police in Germany’s Kiel informed. In the incident, which occurred on December 1, 2017, the captain was reported by a fellow seafarer. Police authorities subsequently boarded the ship and conducted an investigation. The officials […]

  • 27 February 2018

    German authorities appoint a firm to remove the partially destroyed lock-gate at Kiel-Holtenau.

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 1987-built general cargo vessel Mosvik discharged a part of its cargo near the entrance to the Kiel Canal on July 14 after it suffered a 30-degree list. It is estimated that some 25 to 30 wooden parcels were released from the ship in order to keep the vessel afloat, according to the Kiel police department. The […]

  • 9 November 2017

    A general cargo vessel hit the bank of the Kiel Canal in the night from November 6 to 7, 2017, according to a statement released by German police department Itzehoe. As informed, the 2,400 dwt RMS Ruhrort ran onto the north part of the river embankment in the canal at around 2:00 A.M. local time. […]

  • 25 March 2019

    Both ships sustained hull damages above the waterline.

  • 20 February 2018

    A containership allided with the southern gate of Kiel-Holtenau lock at a speed of more than 20 km/h on late February 19.

  • 4 May 2012

    Brunsbüttel Ports GmbH has extended their port activities by operating the new port at Rendsburg together with AHLMANN-ZERSSEN GMBH + CO KG. As of 01st February 2012 the two Northern German Companies operate the new heavy duty port at the Kiel-Canal as RENDSBURG PORT GmbH. The operation contract runs for 15 years and includes the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    While speaking at the Maritime Conference held in Kiel on April 8, Ramsauer, German Minister of Transport stated that the federal German government is and remains a reliable partner in maritime alliance. “To keep Germany competitive as a maritime location, we will keep the tonnage tax in force. In doing so, we will ensure future-proof […]

  • 22 February 2018

    The extent of the damage to the southern lock-gate at Kiel-Holtenau is worse than originally anticipated.