The ems conveyance of Norwegian Escape to the North Sea has started on September 18 at approximately 13 clock local time at the dock lock of the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The Jann-Berghaus brigde near Leer was reached at 22 clock instead of Saturday 0:30 clock. Finally, the flood barrier near Gandersum was passed through at the early Saturday morning.
Further down you can find a webcam and live data from the ship like speed and position. The float out event on August 15 could be viewed via live video. The Norwegian Escape is 325.9 meter long, 41.4 meter wide and has a gross-tonnage of 164,600 gt. She accommodates up to 4200 passengers.
Possible conveyance plan for Norwegian Escape
Thursday, September 17, 2015
ca. 13:00 local time: Disassembling the Friesen bridge at Weener
Friday, September 18, 2015
ca. 14:00 local time: Start of the conveyance (Papenburg)
Saturday, September 19, 2015
ca. 00:30 local time: Passing the Jann-Berghaus bridge (Leer)
ca. 04:30 local time: Passing the flood barrier (Gandersum)
This plan is subject to change due to wind and weather!
Source: WSA Emden
Webcam at the Meyer Werft shipyard
Meyer Werft Webcam: http://www.meyerwerft.de/
Live positions of all involved vessels
Video showing the float out of Norwegian Escape
Stream gauge of the river Ems near Papenburg
According to informations from the NLWKN the gates of the flood barrier at Gandersum will be closed on Friday at 4 clock local time. At the bottom you can see the stream gauge of the river Ems near Papenburg, which will be updated automatically. Based on the transition line you can determine whether the gates at Gandersum are already closed.