According to the office, the forecasts show falling levels again in the middle of the week. "The low water season is not over yet." This typically extends over the fall. For the ships, the additional meter of water means they can load more. The Kaub gauge is considered the bottleneck for shipping. The fairway is flatter in no other section of the Middle and Lower Rhine.
Shipping: More water in the Middle Rhine - better situation for cargo ships
After the rains of the past few days, the situation for freight shipping on the Middle Rhine has eased somewhat.