csm_Schiffe_in_Schleuse_Jochenstein_02_593dceafe1Navigation in the narrow Danube valley was also possible before the construction of the power plant – but with dangers and restrictions. Therefore, 2 lock chambers with a useful length of 230 m and a width of 24 m each had to be erected at the expense of the power plant constructor. The locks are free of charge for shipping, but each lock filling results in a production loss of 1000 kWh for the power plant.