Main-Danube Canal (Germany)

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Main-Danube Canal cruise port

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Europe Rivers

Local Time
2020-07-03 15:17

min: 53 °F (11 °C) / max: 71 °F (22 °C) 69°F
20.8°C
Wind: 288°/ 4.1 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sWind: 288°/ 4.1 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sGentle breeze
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Min / Max Temperature71 °F / 22 °C
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Rhine–Main–Danube Canal (aka Main-Donau Kanal, Main-Danube Canal, and RMD Canal) is located in Germany's Bavaria state. 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).

Main-Danube Canal (Germany) donau main kanal

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.

Main-Danube Canal map

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

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.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
5 July, 2020
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Egil
11 July, 2020
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Baldur
11 July, 2020
Saturday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Prinzessin
12 July, 2020
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Magni
13 July, 2020
Monday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gefjon
15 July, 2020
Wednesday
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Rhein Prinzessin
17 July, 2020
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Egil
18 July, 2020
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Skadi
19 July, 2020
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Egil
21 July, 2020
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Lif
22 July, 2020
Wednesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Lofn
25 July, 2020
Saturday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Magni
26 July, 2020
Sunday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Baldur
28 July, 2020
Tuesday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Gefjon
31 July, 2020
Friday
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Egil
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