Rhine-Herne Canal


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Rhine-Herne Canal

 

a navigable canal in the Federal Republic of Germany. Located in the Ruhr, it connects the Rhine River at Duisburg with the Dortmund-Ems canal at Heme. The Rhine-Herne canal was built between 1907 and 1914. It is 38 km long (according to some data, 45.6 km) and 3.5 m deep, and it has locks. It is open to ships with freight-carrying capacities of up to 1,350 tons. The main cargoes are coal, iron ore, and petroleum.

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Contract award notice: Engineering / architectural services for the allocation and construction of control centers on the wesel-datteln canal and the rhine-herne canal for the remote control of locks in the area of the wsa duisburg-meiderich
Engineering / architect services for the allocation and construction of one control center on the wesel-datteln canal and on the rhine-herne canal for the remote control of 12 locks each in the area of the wsa duisburg-meiderich, Planned locations of the control centers are dorsten and herne.
Contract notice: EC Lindnerstrae EC EC Emscher Rhine-Herne Canal, The PCS.
The expansion also includes the replacement construction of the approximately 70-year-old bridge over the Rhine-Herne Canal, as this is abgngig due to their poor structural condition and the reduced viability.
The expansion also includes the replacement building the 70-year-old bridge over the Rhine-Herne Canal, because this is abgEnngig due to their poor structural condition and the reduced carrying capacity.
Contract notice: Development of the rhine-herne canal, upgraded line wartburg island - item 7