Main-Danube Canal (Germany)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Europe Rivers

Coordinates
49.16035 N, 11.38173 E

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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

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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
Thursday
4 May, 2017
MS Regina Rheni II(departing at 04 May)
Monday
1 May, 2017
Viking Var(arriving at 01 May - departing at 01 May)
Wednesday
3 May, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 03 May - departing at 03 May)
Friday
5 May, 2017
Viking Vili(arriving at 05 May - departing at 05 May)
Saturday
6 May, 2017
Viking Freya(arriving at 06 May - departing at 06 May)
Sunday
7 May, 2017
MS Treasures(arriving at 07 May - departing at 07 May)
Monday
8 May, 2017
MS River Discovery II(arriving at 08 May - departing at 08 May)
Tuesday
9 May, 2017
Viking Bestla(arriving at 09 May - departing at 09 May)
Wednesday
10 May, 2017
River Beatrice(arriving at 10 May - departing at 10 May)
Friday
12 May, 2017
River Princess(arriving at 12 May - departing at 12 May)
Saturday
13 May, 2017
Emerald Sun(arriving at 13 May - departing at 13 May)
Sunday
14 May, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 14 May - departing at 14 May)
Monday
15 May, 2017
Viking Bragi(arriving at 15 May - departing at 15 May)
Wednesday
17 May, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 17 May - departing at 17 May)
Saturday
20 May, 2017
Viking Freya(arriving at 20 May - departing at 20 May)
Sunday
21 May, 2017
River Ambassador(arriving at 21 May - departing at 21 May)
Monday
22 May, 2017
AmaCerto(arriving at 22 May - departing at 22 May)
Tuesday
23 May, 2017
Viking Freya(arriving at 23 May - departing at 23 May)
Wednesday
24 May, 2017
River Beatrice(arriving at 24 May - departing at 24 May)
Thursday
25 May, 2017
Scenic Jasper(arriving at 25 May - departing at 25 May)
Friday
26 May, 2017
River Beatrice(arriving at 26 May - departing at 26 May)
Saturday
27 May, 2017
Viking Bragi(arriving at 27 May - departing at 27 May)
Sunday
28 May, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 28 May - departing at 28 May)
Monday
29 May, 2017
Viking Var(arriving at 29 May - departing at 29 May)
Wednesday
31 May, 2017
Viking Jarl(arriving at 31 May - departing at 31 May)