Volkeraksluizen, in Willemstad: opening hours and contact

All about the Volkeraksluizen: service times, location and contact details. On the water map below do you see this lock complex in its immediate vicinity. On the right on this page you will find the locking times, additional information and the telephone numbers and VHF channels.



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Shipping times Volkeraksluizen

Width: 24.1 meter, length: 329 meter.
Lock length: 308.9 meter.
Threshold depth downstream/outside: 6.2 meter, threshold depth up/inside: 6.2 meter.

VHF-Channel: Channel 7,78,64, radio traffic Two way
Phone number: 088-7974990 / fax 088-7974991
Comment: De marifoonblokkanalen 7 (noordzijde) en 78 (zuidzijde) dienen uitsluitend voor afspraken over veilige navigatie; dit betreft de communicatie tussen schepen onderling en de aanwijzing van de kolk en de plaats daarin. Marifoonkanaal 64 is het administratief kanaal voor de scheepsgegevens inwinning (IVS).

Service times this week

All days, between 00:00h and 23:59h

Operating times all year round

From 01-01 until 31-12

All days, between 00:00h and 23:59h

Rijkswaterstaat West-Nederland Zuid
Postbus 2232
3500 GE Utrecht

Administrator visiting address
Lange Kleiweg 34 Rijswijk
Phone: 088-7970700

Data updated: 17 Mei 2024, 09:02 uur, all data comes directly from Rijkswaterstaat systems.

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