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Highwater May / June 2016

Due to thunderstorms and heavy rain we are facing a short term high water situation in Southern Germany along the Danube river. We are facing a few deviations tomorrow, as a few ships won't make it from Passau to Regensburg. The situation is developing, I will keep you informed.

According to a post on cruise critic board there are also high water issues on the Seine, affecting cruises downstream of Paris.

Accident: River Navigator collides with tanker

The 2016 river cruise season has not started yet and we already had the first accident. Vantages River Navigator collided with a tanker in the port of Duisburg while the ship was being test by the crew. As we are off season, no passengers were on board, and also none of the crew or technicans were injured.

Flooding May 2015

A brief oversight over rivers blocked during the begin of may 2015

Meta: Infrequent Blog Posts due to Database updates

You may have already noticed, I am way behind covering the actual news on the rivers. Due to updates and work I will only post important news during the season.

Meta: App updates 2014 and roadmap

New versions of the river cruise app have been released for Android and iOS devices. Eliminated a map freeze bug and added a browser for the review section.

New ship: GCT Ms River Chanson

Grand Circle Travel buys River Cloud II for 2015, renames it to River Chanson. New destination: Bordeaux, Gironde Estuary.

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