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Lock operation

The season 2023 has ended! The new season will start on the 30th of April 2024.

Please note: due to construction work in 2024 following lock will be closed: Ruhlsdorf, Leesenbrück Grafenbrück, Schöpfurth, Heegermühle and Wolfswinkel. The Finow Canal can be entered via the Liepe lock (ship lift) and you can travel all the way up to Drahthammer lock (Eberswalde Familiengarten)

Maximum speed: 6 km/h
Requirements for navigation: no licence required
Maximum boat dimensions L x W in metres: 41.50 x 5.10 m
Draught season 2023: 1.20 m (Exception see below)

For current information on lock operation, disruptions or closures, please visit ELWIS.