Main-Danube Canal (Germany)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Europe Rivers

Local Time
17:34 24 Nov 2017

Coordinates
49.16035 N, 11.38173 E

  Port Map

Rhine–Main–Danube Canal (aka Main-Danube Canal and by the abbrev RMD Canal) is located in Bavaria (Germany). It connects both rivers Main and Danube and runs from Bamberg to Kelheim via Nuremberg (Nurnberg). Main-Danube Canal also connects North Sea (Rhine delta at Rotterdam Holland) to Black Sea (Danube Delta in Romania through Danube–Black Sea Canal).

Rhine–Main–Danube Canal is part of each river cruise itinerary between Amsterdam Holland and Budapest Hungary or grand voyages all the way to Bucharest Romania, and also the reverse route from Black Sea (Romania) to North Sea (Holland). Along the route there are a total of 16 locks managed from all 4 control centres (in Neuses, Kriegenbrunn, Hilpoltstein, and Dietfurt). Each station is manned with 1 worker (night shift) and 2 workers (day shift). In 2007 the locks' old relay technology was replaced with computers.

Most popular facts about the RMD Canal are:

  • Length: 172 mk (106 ml)
  • Width (avrg): 55 m (180 ft)
  • Depth (draft): 4,25 m (14 ft)
  • Completion date: September 25, 1992 (construction started in 1960)
  • Building cost: 250 million EURO
  • Water-saving locks: 16
  • Canal pumping stations: 5
  • Canal locks length: 190 m (623 ft)
  • Canal locks width: 12 m (40 ft)
  • Canal bridges: 123

Highlights: Rural Bavaria, Nuremberg, Berching

The Main-Danube Canal 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 Main-Danube Canal, Germany.

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Port Main-Danube Canal 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 Main-Danube Canal, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Wednesday
1 November, 2017
MS River Discovery II(arriving at 01 Nov - departing at 01 Nov)
Viking Jarl(arriving at 01 Nov - departing at 01 Nov)
Friday
3 November, 2017
MS Filia Rheni II(arriving at 03 Nov - departing at 03 Nov)
Saturday
4 November, 2017
AmaDante(arriving at 04 Nov - departing at 04 Nov)
Viking Freya(arriving at 04 Nov - departing at 04 Nov)
Sunday
5 November, 2017
River Ambassador(arriving at 05 Nov - departing at 05 Nov)
Viking Bestla(arriving at 05 Nov - departing at 05 Nov)
Viking Vili(arriving at 05 Nov - departing at 05 Nov)
Tuesday
7 November, 2017
Viking Freya(arriving at 07 Nov - departing at 07 Nov)
Wednesday
8 November, 2017
MS River Splendor(arriving at 08 Nov - departing at 08 Nov)
SS Beatrice(arriving at 08 Nov - departing at 08 Nov)
Friday
10 November, 2017
River Princess(arriving at 10 Nov - departing at 10 Nov)
Viking Var(arriving at 10 Nov - departing at 10 Nov)
Saturday
11 November, 2017
Viking Bragi(arriving at 11 Nov - departing at 11 Nov)
Sunday
12 November, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 12 Nov - departing at 12 Nov)
Monday
13 November, 2017
Viking Var(arriving at 13 Nov - departing at 13 Nov)
Wednesday
15 November, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 15 Nov - departing at 15 Nov)
Thursday
16 November, 2017
Scenic Amber(arriving at 16 Nov - departing at 16 Nov)
Saturday
18 November, 2017
Viking Freya(arriving at 18 Nov - departing at 18 Nov)
Tuesday
21 November, 2017
Viking Bestla(arriving at 21 Nov - departing at 21 Nov)
Wednesday
22 November, 2017
AmaSerena(arriving at 22 Nov - departing at 22 Nov)
Friday
24 November, 2017
Viking Var(arriving at 24 Nov - departing at 24 Nov)
Sunday
26 November, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 26 Nov - departing at 26 Nov)
Monday
27 November, 2017
AmaSerena(arriving at 27 Nov - departing at 27 Nov)
Wednesday
29 November, 2017
AmaSerena(arriving at 29 Nov - departing at 29 Nov)
AmaStella(arriving at 29 Nov - departing at 29 Nov)
Viking Jarl(arriving at 29 Nov - departing at 29 Nov)
2017 November