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Rhine water level drops, hampers cargo shipping

Posted On: Jul. 24, 2019 5:46 AM CST

Rhine River drought

Traders said that fully loaded cargo ships are unable to sail on the Rhine River in Germany after the water level fell due to recent dry weather, Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide reported citing sources. Traders said that the river is too shallow for normal sailings from the cities of Duisburg and Cologne to Kaub.

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