King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened the IJmuiden sea lock on Wednesday afternoon, 26 January. The opening marks the commissioning of the largest sea lock in the world. The lock will be taken into use in mid-2022. The new, larger sea lock...
The construction of the sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, will be completed this summer. The lock will then be delivered to Rijkswaterstaat and a period of testing will begin. The lock is to be taken into service early next year. Construction started in 2016. In...
After a 72-hour operation, a 72-metre-long lock gate has been put into place in the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The door is part of the construction of the largest sea lock in the world. ‘The door has been sailed into place in the door socket with...
The construction of the new sea lock at Terneuzen will take at least three months longer than planned. Dutch Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Water Management has informed the Lower House of this. She said the delay is the result of...
Dredging of the lock chamber of the new sea lock in IJmuiden has started. The lock chamber is currently still full of sand. In the coming months, 600,000 cubic metres of sand will be removed here to reach a depth of 18 metres. In order to accommodate increasingly...
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