Dutch North Sea Port prepares to open major expansion

Niewe Sluis

A large marine civil engineering project in the Netherlands is reaching completion, the leaders of the Terneuzen New Lock (Nieuwe Sluis) project have said.

The new lock, at the North Sea Port, which is in the south of the Netherlands about 40 miles to the west of the Port of Antwerp, had an initial delivery date of March 2023 but was delayed a number of times, partly by the Covid outbreak. Now it is expected to be finished by the end of this year.

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