If someone is currently using the boat on the Havel river-waterways on the move: The Trip ends on may, and before the next lock. The on-site with staff-operated locks of the Upper Havel-waterway and the Müritz-Havel-waterway, are now tight.

The the water said – and shipping authority Eberswalde today. Until probably the 20th. April, this locks in the two waterways in Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-no more Vorpommern for the ship traffic.

the Long list of closed locks

“On the basis of the currently existing risk of Contamination and the associated health risks caused by the Corona Virus, this restriction in the interests of our employees and the users of the waterways is required.” – stated in the counter today (Tuesday) lunch published message.

the rheinberger waters (lock wolf fracture) are Affected, on the Upper Havel-waterway, the locks, love the wood, Bishop Werder, Zehdenick, Schorfheide, Regow, breder oak, Fürstenberg, Voßwinkel and Himmelpfort. In the Werbelliner waters of the locks, rose Beck and Eichhorst are closed. Is closed, the locks Templin.

since a long time in the headlines, troubled lock Zehdenick, which could not be rehabilitated after construction delays and according to plan, and in the meantime, there is a brief end-of-season opened, is also of the closure of the affected.

“It is to be expected with restrictions on the channel routes,” according to the WSA. Because it can work in “no Traffic control, and elimination of shipping obstacles will be carried out.” There’s one consolation: of the closure of the automated, self-service usable sluices of the district are Excluded.

This article was written by Stefan Gerhard

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