Smaller expedition cruise ships with a maximum length of 140 m can sail further up the river Trave and berth at Burgtorkai, immediately adjacent to Lübeck’s Old Town. Declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, this historic area of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck is only a stone's throw away.
Pilotage: Location of boarding station is Trave buoy 1
On channel 13
Approach: Travemünde Bay
Distance to pier 12 sm
Estimated time from pilot station to pier is approx. 1.5 hours
Maximum LOA is 130 meters
No tidal streams
Air draft restr. max. 47m
Separate docking pilot is not required
Docking information: Location is 53° 52 ' 42 '' N, 10° 41 ' 27 '' E
Type and surface of dock facilities: Concrete flitch stone and partly asphalt quay wall concrete; preferred side of ship alongside is port side Length of dock is 300m
Height of dock above MLW is 2m
Depth alongside at MLW 8m
Details on bollards and fenders are available on request
Tidal range is not applicable
Towage is available
Distance from dock to Travemünde 20km, from dock to Lübeck Old Town 200m
Distance from dock to Hamburg International Airport 70km,
from dock to Lübeck-Blankensee Regional Airport 10km
Following ways of Transport are available from dock to City center: Taxis. Bus shuttle for groups can be arranged on request. City center can easily be reached on foot.
Passenger Terminal facilities: Forklifts and lorries for luggage transport are available. Terminal area is secured. Entrance to terminal through security gate. Control by water-police and port authorities. X-ray equipment for persons and luggage is available.