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Thursday, October 19, 2023
An inland vessel passes a river bed that is almost dry due to low water levels of the Waal River in Nijmegen, Netherlands August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Rhine Barge Rates Soar as Chokepoint Water Level at Seasonal Low

By William Wilkes and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The cost of shipping fuel along the Rhine river has surged as dropping water levels curb barges’

October 19, 2023
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Thursday, October 5, 2023
Low Water Hampers Rhine River Shipping in Germany
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Low Water Hampers Rhine River Shipping in Germany

HAMBURG, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Low water levels after recent dry weather are preventing cargo vessels from sailing fully loaded on the Rhine river

October 5, 2023
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Friday, June 16, 2023
River at low levels because of drought
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Summer Just Started, But the Rhine River is Already Starting to Dry Up

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The German summer may officially be just two weeks old but the Rhine river — a vital artery for the country and

June 16, 2023
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Saturday, February 25, 2023
River at low levels because of drought
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Europe’s Parched Lifeline Flashes Trade Disruption Warning

By Jack Wittels, Megan Durisin and Celia Bergin (Bloomberg) –Shallow waters on the Rhine are disrupting barge traffic and forcing up the cost of

February 25, 2023
Total Views: 2536

Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Rhine Ship Traffic
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A Warm Winter Reduces LNG Demand And Threatens Inland Shipping In Europe

Europe’s warm and dry winter weather has decreased demand for LNG ships and a lack of snow could lower the spring water levels of major rivers like the

January 11, 2023
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
Rhine Water Level Set To Fall Again At Key German Chokepoint
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Rhine Water Level Set To Fall Again At Key German Chokepoint

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –The Rhine River’s water level at a key waypoint is set to decline in the coming days, curbing the amount of cargo

August 27, 2022
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Thursday, August 18, 2022
Rhine River Crisis Shows Signs Abating as Water Levels Set to Rise
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Rhine River Crisis Shows Signs Abating as Water Levels Set to Rise

By Jack Wittels and Brian Wingfield (Bloomberg) — Water levels on the Rhine are set to rise over the weekend, potentially providing some respite to a

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 1887

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Vessel’s Engine Failure Adds to Rhine River Disruption
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Vessel’s Engine Failure Adds to Rhine River Disruption

BERLIN, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Around 20 ships are stuck in traffic along Germany’s river Rhine, where low water levels have already

August 17, 2022
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Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Veteran Barge Company Warns Upper Rhine River Shipping at Risk
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Veteran Barge Company Warns Upper Rhine River Shipping at Risk

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — A veteran Rhine shipping company said its business on the Upper Rhine is at risk as water levels drop. Of the roughly 150

August 16, 2022
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Monday, August 15, 2022
River at low levels because of drought
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Rhine River Shrinks Further Halting Some Barges

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River’s water level at a key waypoint hit a new low, risking the transit of

August 15, 2022
Total Views: 3678

Sunday, August 14, 2022
Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level
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Rhine River at Key Waypoint Set to Steady At Low Water Level

By Brian Wingfield Aug 14, 2022 (Bloomberg) –The water level at a key waypoint on the Rhine River is poised to steady at an extremely low level this

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 4397

River at low levels because of drought
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Germany To Give Energy Essentials Priority By Rail If Rhine Disruption Worsens

BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Germany plans to give the transportation of materials and equipment essential for energy production priority on the

August 14, 2022
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Friday, August 12, 2022
An inland vessel passes a river bed that is almost dry due to low water levels of the Waal River in Nijmegen, Netherlands August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Drought-Hit Rhine River Adds to Europe’s Energy Crisis

By Jack Wittels, Laura Malsch and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River fell to a new low on Friday, further restricting the supply of vital

August 12, 2022
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Shipping Disruption Continues as Rhine Water Levels Fall Again
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Shipping Disruption Continues as Rhine Water Levels Fall Again

HAMBURG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Water levels on the river Rhine in Germany have fallen again in dry weather on Friday, with some vessels no longer

August 12, 2022
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
An inland vessel passes a river bed that is almost dry due to low water levels of the Waal River in Nijmegen, Netherlands August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Rhine River Set to Drop Further, Threatening Prolonged Crisis

By Jack Wittels and Grant Smith (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River is set to drop well below a critical depth over the weekend, signaling further turmoil for

August 11, 2022
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
An inland vessel passes a river bed that is almost dry due to low water levels of the Waal River in Nijmegen, Netherlands August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
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Low Water on Rhine Threatens Germany’s Economic Growth

By Rene Wagner and Toby Sterling BERLIN/LOBITH, Netherlands, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Already bracing for recession and winter energy shortages,

August 10, 2022
Total Views: 1599

Monday, August 8, 2022
Rhine Ship Traffic
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Rhine Water Levels in Germany Leaves Ships Only Part-Loaded

HAMBURG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Water levels on the Rhine in Germany fell again during hot dry weather over the weekend and cargo vessels cannot

August 8, 2022
Total Views: 8025

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
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Low Water on Europe’s Vital Rhine River Could Effectively Close It

By Jack Wittels and Kwaku Gyasi (Bloomberg) — Water levels on the Rhine River are set to fall perilously close to the point at which it would

August 2, 2022
Total Views: 3929

Monday, August 1, 2022
rhine river
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Drought Hits Rhine River Shipping

AMSTERDAM, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Low water levels in the Rhine are worsening capacity shortages at Dutch river barges, a spokeswoman for the

August 1, 2022
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
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Low Water on Rhine Threatens Repeat of 2018

By Zoe Schneeweiss (Bloomberg) — Low water levels in the Rhine river may have a similar impact on German economic output as they did in 2018, according

July 20, 2022
Total Views: 2681
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