Given the current low water levels on the Rhine river, we wish to remind you about the applicable low water surcharges.

Surcharge (applies to laden container only)

Measuring Point Pegel KAUB* 20' 40'
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 1,51m
20'
EUR 30
40'
EUR 40
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
less than 1,31m
20'
EUR 45
40'
EUR 60
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 1,11m
20'
EUR 60
40'
EUR 75
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 1,01m
20'
EUR 75
40'
EUR 100
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,91m
20'
EUR 100
40'
EUR 135
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,81m
20'
EUR 175
40'
EUR 225
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,71m
20'
EUR 240
40'
EUR 300
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,61m
20'
EUR 320
40'
EUR 425
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,51m
20'
EUR 475
40'
EUR 625
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,41m
20'
EUR 600
40'
EUR 775
Measuring Point Pegel KAUB*
Less than 0,31m
20'
EUR 775
40'
EUR 950
*Covers Middle- / Upper Rhine up to and incl. Basel

Surcharge (applies to laden container only)

Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
20' 40'
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 2,71 m
20'
EUR 25
40'
EUR 35
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 2,51m
20'
EUR 45
40'
EUR 65
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 2,21m
20'
EUR 65
40'
EUR 85
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 2,01m
20'
EUR 90
40'
EUR 110
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 1,81m
20'
EUR 125
40'
EUR 160
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 1,71m
20'
EUR 175
40'
EUR 225
Measuring Point
Pegel DUISBURG-RUHRORT*
Less than 1,61m
20'
EUR 250
40'
EUR 325

*Covers Lower Rhine up to and incl. Bonn

  • Low Water Surcharge levels according to the Electronic Waterways Information System (Click here)
  • Export shipments: Date of empty container delivery at customer´s facility
  • Import shipments: Date of pick-up of full container at mainliner´s discharge terminal

These costs are charged to Sealand and will be passed directly to our customers.

Barge transports passing the measuring point “Kaub” are affected due to draft restrictions and other locations might be affected in the near future too.

Kindly note that in case of water levels at Kaub falling below 81cm or Duisburg-Ruhrort below 181cm, we regret that a loading guarantee for your cargo cannot be granted anymore.

The low water situation is an exceptional and unforeseeable situation that is beyond our control and cannot be predicted, neither the severity nor the duration. We appreciate your understanding and support to overcome this extraordinary situation together.

For further information please contact your local Sealand office.

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