Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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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 river. With the waters precariously low, Stephen and...

September 8, 2020
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Monday, June 8, 2020
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Maritime News

Europe’s Rhine River Faces Low Water Heading into Dry Season

By Jack Wittels and William Wilkes (Bloomberg) –Germany’s Rhine River is entering dry summer months with water levels at their lowest in two decades, prompting fears of shipping disruption on...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Rhine River Risks Repeat of Last Year’s Historic Shutdown

By William Wilkes, Bill Lehane and Vanessa Dezem (Bloomberg) –The bustling boat traffic on Europe’s Rhine river ground to a halt for the first time in living memory last year,...

July 23, 2019
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Rhine River Could Run Too Low Again for Shipping in Germany

By William Wilkes (Bloomberg) — Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Germany’s Rhine River could be impassable to ships...

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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Maritime News

Thyssenkrupp Improves Logistics After Rhine Low Water Crisis

By Tom Käckenhoff DUISBURG, Germany, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp will spend a mid double-digit million euro sum over five years to safeguard against a repeat of last year’s low...

February 27, 2019
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Germany’s Dried-Up Rivers Cut Growth But the Rebound Is Coming

By Paul Gordon (Bloomberg) — Sinking water levels on Germany’s industrial rivers probably shaved at least 0.7 percentage point off economic growth last year, adding to a series of shocks...

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 0

Monday, January 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Europe’s Most Important River Is Running Dry as Glaciers Shrink

By William Wilkes, Vanessa Dezem and Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) — Kevin Kilps’s car ferry churns the waters of Germany’s Rhine river as he steers toward the bank opposite Kaub, a...

January 21, 2019
Total Views: 51

Monday, December 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Rhine River Shipping Returns to Normal as Water Levels Rise

HAMBURG, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Freight shipping on the river Rhine in Germany has returned to normal after heavy rain in the past week raised water levels, traders said on...

December 10, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Maritime News

Low Water on Rhine River Chokes Off Fuel Flows to Inland Europe

By Bill Lehane (Bloomberg) — The Rhine River’s water level has slumped to the lowest for the time of year in more than a decade, choking off fuel supplies to...

October 17, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Maritime News

Long Drought Puts Pressure on Dutch Inland Shipping Sector

By Bart H. Meijer AMSTERDAM, July 24 (Reuters) – The longest drought in decades is drying out rivers in the usually wet Netherlands, hitting cargo traffic and threatening a shortage...

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, June 29, 2018
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Traders Rush to Move Diesel Up Rhine as Water Level Ebbs

By Bill Lehane (Bloomberg) — Traders are racing to move barges of diesel and gasoil up the Rhine River, one of Europe’s key shipping arteries, as declining water levels caused...

June 29, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, January 29, 2018
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Rhine Reopens To River Shipping After Flood

HAMBURG (Reuters) – Germany’s Rhine river was reopened to shipping today after waters fell, following its closure for the past week as rain and melting snow raised water levels, authorities...

January 29, 2018
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Maritime News

Low Water Hinders Shipping Rhine and Danube Rivers in Germany

HAMBURG, April 18 (Reuters) – Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany remain low despite recent rain and freight vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the German sections...

April 18, 2017
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Maritime News

Rhine and Danube Water Levels Rising Fast in Germany

HAMBURG, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Water levels on the Rhine and Danube in Germany were rising rapidly on Wednesday after recent rain and as warmer weather thawed snow, raising hopes...

February 1, 2017
Total Views: 8

Thursday, March 24, 2016
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What Does the Rhine Have That the Mississippi Doesn’t? Passengers

By Justin Bachman (Bloomberg) — Take a European riverboat cruise and you get a 13th-century cathedral, vineyards lining the Douro, steaming mulled wine at a frost-laden Christkindlmärkte. Steam down the...

March 24, 2016
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 7, 2015
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Low Water Hampers Shipping on Rhine, Danube River

  HAMBURG, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Low water levels persist on the Rhine and Danube in Germany and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on the German sections of both...

September 7, 2015
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Friday, February 11, 2011
Maritime News

Wreck Of The Waldorf – Salvage of sunken tanker shuts down section of German Rhine River

FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- Maritime traffic on the Rhine river has been blocked entirely between the German towns of St. Goar and Oberwesel since Wednesday afternoon, and voyages will likely remain...

February 11, 2011
Total Views: 4

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Maritime News

Acid-carrying tanker capsizes on the Rhine River, crew missing

Two crewmembers are still missing from an acid-laden tanker that capized on the Rhine River today.  This tanker was carrying 2400 tons of sulfuric acid between Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Antwerp,...

January 13, 2011
Total Views: 12