Dimensions waterways, bridges and sluices

When sailing around in Assen you’ll encounter various bridges and sluices. The sluices in ‘het Kanaal’ and ‘het Havenkanaal’ are 6 meters width and 25 meters long. Below you’ll find an overview of the dimensions of waterways, harbours and bridges.

Drentsche Hoofdvaart

Normative water level: 11,42 m + NAP
Pass-through depth: 1,55 m
Pass-through width: 5,80 m
Pass-through height: 5,40 m
Pass-through length: 26,76 m

Noord-Willemskanaal

Normative water level: 6,62 m + NAP
Pass-through width: 6,60 m (De Vaart – Sluis Peelo – Havenkanaal)
Pass-through width: 7,30 m (Havenkanaal – Vries)
Pass-through depth: 1,90 m (De Vaart – Sluis Peelo – Havenkanaal)
Pass-through depth: 2,50 m (Havenkanaal – Vries)
Pass-through height: 5,40 m
Pass-through length: 65,00 m

De Vaart

Normative water level: 11,42 + NAP
Pass-through depth: 1,70 m
Note: Ships up till 20 meters long are allowed in De Vaart.

Het Havenkanaal

Normative water level: 6,62 + NAP
Pass-through depth: 3,50 m
Note: One-way traffic for all shipping traffic

Passantenhaven Kloosterveen

Depth: 1,55 m
Mooring between the poles.
Space between poles: 3,50 m
Maximum amount of ships: 10

Passantenhaven Marsdijk

Depth: 1,50 m
Quay length: 130 m ( 60 m + 70 m)
Mooring in length alignment at quay

De Blauwe Brug (in de Vaart)

Pass-through width: 18,00 m
Pass-through height: 3,50 m

Veenlustbrug (next to de Blauwe Brug)

Pass-through width: 7,00 m
Pass-through height (open): unlimited
Pass-through height (closed): 0,15 m

Witterbrug (in de Vaart)

Pass-through width (exluding fender): 8,00 m
Pass-through width (including fender): 7,50 m
Pass-through height (open): unlimited
Pass-through height (closed): 0,15 m

Enkeerbrug

Pass-through width: 7,50 m
Pass-through height (open): unlimited
Pass-through height (closed): 2,38 m

Loonerbrug

Pass-through width: 8,00 m
Pass-through height (open): unlimited
Pass-through (closed): 2,40 m

Viaduct Europaweg-Noord

Pass-through width: 18,20 m
Pass-through height: 6,68 m

Markebrug (Cyclist and pedestrian bridge)

Pass-through width: 19,00 m
Pass-through height: 5,40 m