The Iron Gate (aka Porţile de Fier and Đerdap) is the largest dam on Danube River. Located between Romania and Serbia, this is one of the Europe's largest Hydroelectric power plants. Its construction started in 1964 as a joint-venture between two communist countries - Romania and Yugoslavia (of which Serbia was part). The dam was completed 20 years later (in 1984), having a total of 16 generators producing 432 MW (megawatt) power in total. The generated hydropower was equally divided between the two countries.
Today, Serbia produces more power annually due to its newer (more efficient) equipment.
- The Serbian power station has 10 generators (total power output 270 MW) producing approx 1,46 TWh per year.
- The Romanian power station has 10 generators (total installed capacity 321 MW) producing approx 1,3 TWh (terawatt-hours) per year.
- Currenty, theIron Gate power plant's total generation capacity is 591 MW.
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The Iron Gate cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania.
If you lose the Iron Gate location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Iron Gate cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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26 March, 2017