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KIEL CANAL: GERMAN PARLIAMENT’S BUDGET COMMITTEE APPROVES FINANCING OF ‘EASTERN SECTION’ MODIFICATION; INITIATIVE KIEL-CANAL CALLS DECISION “SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS”

Initiative Kiel-Canal e.V. appreciates the Budget Committee’s decision to approve financing for a modification of Kiel Canal’s ‘Eastern Section’ between Kiel-Holtenau and Königsförde Siding. “This decision is of major importance and brings substantial progress to the so much needed upgrade of the world’s busiest artificial waterway”, commented Jens Broder Knudsen,