Main-Danube Canal (Germany Bavaria)

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2022-06-27 23:45

min: 58 °F (14 °C) / max: 84 °F (29 °C) 61°F
Wind: 292°/ 4 m/s  Gust: 9.9 m/sWind: 292°/ 4 m/s  Gust: 9.9 m/sGentle breeze
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Min / Max Temperature84 °F / 29 °C
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Rhine-Main-Danube Canal (Main-Donau Kanal / Main-Danube Canal / 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 centers (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

Popular facts about the RMD Canal include:

  • Length: 172 mk (106 mi)
  • 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 Bavaria. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

15 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Vili
20 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Lif
23 April, 2022
Phoenix Reisen Cruises cruise lineMS Alena
25 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Idun
27 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Tir
28 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Vili
28 April, 2022
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Vali

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