For passage through Noordersluis and/or the North Sea Canal, an exemption is required for the vessel sizes listed below:
The maximum permitted dimensions (with and without exemption) for IJmuiden Sea Lock, Noordersluis Lock and the North Sea Canal are detailed in the decisions below:
Exemption regulations for ships transiting Zeesluis IJmuiden
Exemption regulations for ships transiting the IJmuiden North lock
Policy regulations for transiting the IJmuiden North lock and the North Sea Canal with marginal ships - eastgoing and westgoing
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