Netherlands » Noordzeekanaal | Netherlands

The prolongation of North Sea to the ports of Amsterdam

Noordzeekanaal | Netherlands: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 24 km
Number of locks: 2
Lock dimensions: 140.00 x 15.00
Max. depth: 3.90
Degree of difficulty: Demanding
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: no rating
Profile of waterway: Main waterway
Facilities groundside: Not sufficiant

Weitere Informationen

Waterway has access to:

Amsterdam - Rijn - Kanaal| Netherlands
Ijsselmeer | Netherlands
Noordhollands Kanaal / Balgzandkanaal | Netherland
North Sea


Category of water: VIc / 140 x 15.00 m
Waterkaart: G / Amsterdam – Alkmaar

Nordzeekanaal, a port from North Sea to IJsselmeer
Not great fun for leisure skippers as it is something like a “motorway” for sea vessels. They pass with full power and leisure boaters should keep on starboard shore.