Low water levels are worrying the economy

Status: 08:35 | Reading time: 3 minutes It has hardly been raining for weeks, the water level is dropping, the coastal areas are drying up and new islands are appearing. Low water is increasingly affecting inland navigation across the country. Source: Thomas Frey / dpa The low water on the Rhine does not only have … Read more

Rhine water scarcity: low water levels threaten energy supply – economy

The pushed convoy passes Bendorf in Rhineland-Palatinate – only in the middle of the Rhine under the ship there is still enough water. Photo: dpa / Thomas Frey Low water levels, especially on the Rhine, slows down inland navigation. The lack of water in large rivers is a concern for everyone as a recession becomes … Read more

IWT masters may only load vessels halfway | Free press

Thanks to the cargo ships on the Rhine, you can see a lot of space on the ship these days. This is because the load is much lighter than usual, which is in some ways the responsibility of Peter. Duisburg. The drought is severely restricting cargo shipping activities on the Rhine and other rivers in … Read more