Lock operation

Continuous lock operation is not possible in the course of the renovation work on the Ruhlsdorf, Lessenbrück and Grafenbrück locks. The Finow Canal can be entered via the Liepe lock (ship lift) and can be navigated to the Schöpfurt lock (Finowfurt). In the 2023 season, our lock staff will operate the locks on the Finow Canal for you daily from April 7th to October 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Maximum speed: 6 km/h
Requirements for navigation: no licence required
Maximum boat dimensions L x W in metres: 35.0 x 5.0 m
Draught season 2023: 1.20 m (Exception see below)

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

Lock operating times 2023

Operating times of the Eisenenspalterei lift bridge 2023

Diving depth FiK

Malfunctions/ current information