Will the drought in Europe affect your river cruise vacation?

The download platform is broken. The worst news that I read about Europe, in particular the amount of water that flows along the Rhine, come mainly from the European Marine Area. "The Rhine is an important motorway and transport route in France, connecting Germany and Switzerland," says Schleiner. Merchant ships cannot carry goods in general at high tide. The weight of the cargo carried by a ship affects the draft (the distance between land and sea). Since heavy ships are in the water, they need a long distance from the water's edge to the river bed to travel safely along the river without damaging it. If a ship has to reduce its tonnage to navigate in shallow water, it can carry less tonnage. Businesses need more ships to transport the same amount of goods, and freight rates are rising, all of which have a negative impact on the European economy. According to Schreiner, the latest breakthrough in Europe in 2018 had an economic impact of 5.4 million euros (4.49 million po