The ship lift offers modern cargo ships the possibility to overcome a height of 38 metres. The Elbe side canal connects the Elbe (Artlenburg) and the Mittellandkanal (Wolfsburg). A height difference of 61 metres is overcome along the entire stretch of the Elbe side canal.
Of this, the Uelzen lock bridges 23 metres and the Scharnebeck ship lift the remaining 38 metres.
AL Gummi was commissioned with the following services in 2018: