Ships have to rest on the Main-Danube Canal after one of the Viking Cruises' ships has reached the locked lock gate and can no longer be properly closed. No one was injured in the accident, the index said.
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It is not yet known how much the locking system was damaged, but after initial surveys, it may take up to three weeks for the gateway to be navigable again. First, a temporary solution should be built to speed up the restoration of transport ̵
In the lock the navigation channel is 12 meters wide and the passage is 11.6 meters long and only 20-20 centimeters free on both sides.
The accident occurred on Wednesday evening in Riedenburg in Bavaria, and the Viking Var was a lorry