Lock operation

In the season 2023, our staff will be operating the locks on the Finowkanal for you daily from 7 April to 8 October from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

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).

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.