rhine river

Saturday, February 25, 2023

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
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Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Rhine Ship Traffic

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

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
Total Views: 6500

Thursday, August 18, 2022

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
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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
Total Views: 3565

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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
Total Views: 3158

Monday, August 15, 2022

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: 3602

Sunday, August 14, 2022

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: 4380


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

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
Total Views: 1287


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

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

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
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Monday, August 8, 2022
Rhine Ship Traffic

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: 8007

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River

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: 3922

Monday, August 1, 2022
rhine river

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

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: 2667

Monday, July 11, 2022
Maritime News

Oil Barges Short Sea Ship Fuel To Berlin

By Rachel Graham (Bloomberg) Eastern Germany is resorting to getting barge loads of fuel all the way from the North Sea oil port of Rotterdam as the nation

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2587

Friday, July 8, 2022
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
Maritime News

Low River Levels May Deepen Europe’s Energy Crunch

By Todd Gillespie (Bloomberg) Water levels on Europe’s Rhine River are again dwindling — and this time it’s at the risk of the continent’s efforts

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 3223

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
a ship passes below a bridge on the Rhine River
Maritime News

How Germany is Re-Engineering the Rhine, Europe’s Most Important River

By Elisa Miebach (Bloomberg) –Two shipping brothers on Germany’s Rhine faced a dilemma that has become increasingly common on Europe’s most important

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 1005