History

YearEvent
2021The second lock in Trier is put into service
2016Start of construction of the second lock in Lehmen
2014 The second lock in Fankel is put into service / start of construction of the second lock in Trier
2013Trial operation of the second lock in Fankel
2010The second lock in Zeltingen is put into service
2006Start of  construction of the second lock in Fankel
2003Start of construction of the second lock in Zeltingen
2001Introduction of cross-border reporting systems on the international waterway Moselle
2000-2001Deepening of the navigable channel of the French upper Moselle from Richemont to Frouard
1992-1999Deepening of the navigable channel of the Moselle from Koblenz to Richemont
1969-1979Stage by stage development of the French upper Moselle
1964Inauguration of the large-vessel waterway Moselle
1962Foundation of the Moselle Commission
1958Start of the canalisation of the Moselle
1957Foundation of the limited company Internationale Mosel-Gesellschaft mbH (IMG)
1956Signature of the Convention on the Canalisation of the Moselle (Moselle Convention)
1948-1951Continuation and completion of the construction of the barrage Koblenz
1941Start of construction of the barrage Koblenz
1885The first draft for canalising the Moselle between Metz and Koblenz is produced, but it is not put into practice
1879The Moselle Railway from Koblenz via Trier to Thionville comes into operation
1839The first paddle steamer (Ville de Metz) navigates the Moselle
1835First river controls are carried out by building river dams, but without the expected success
1618-1648During the Thirty Years War shipping on the Moselle comes nearly to a standstill
16th centuryCombined scheduled passenger transport and goods traffic by so-called "market ships"
1252Foundation of the Boatmen's Guild of Trier
1st - 5th centuryThe Moselle is an important Roman waterway and trade route

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24.10.2022

New EuRIS portal online

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