Roboat

A summer day in Amsterdam's canals

(August 12th, 2017)

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Tourism

Ferry

General

Pleasure craft

Cruise

See how the boats sailed in the canals on August 12th, 2017

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A summer week in the canals

As part of the Roboat project, this visualization shows the boats, ferries, and cargo ships sailing in Amsterdam during the week of 06-12 August 2017. Explore the different types of vessels in the water and their speeds, and watch the traffic ebb and flow as the day progresses —a few key events and areas where clear patterns emerge are highlighted.

About the project

Number of boats in the canal

Every two hours

Average speeds of boats (Km/h)

Nº of boats

Speed higher than limits

Avg. speed