Maasvlakte II – a key infrastructure project of the Netherlands

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II $ 500 million was inaugurated on April 24 in the presence of King Vilema-Alexander, as well as 500 senior representatives of global shipping and governments around the world.

Construction of the terminal began in 2012. It was reclaimed about 2 thousand. Hectares of land (square is equal to more than 2500 football fields), which separates the sea from the 4-meter-high dam. The photo – a territory of the terminal in 2013

In 2012, at the opening ceremony of the construction of the terminal was present Queen Beatrix. Investors and builders of Maasvlakte 2 is APM Terminals. In the future, it will be the operator of the terminal.

This is the most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly container terminal in the world. By automating its performance would be 40% higher. The cost of construction – 500 million euros.

Capacity of the terminal after the opening of the first part of 2.7 million TEU. Further, the power-Maasvlakte 2 will be increased to 4.5 million TEU. For comparison, the largest container terminal capacity of the CPC of Ukraine Ukraine – about 900 thousand. TEU.

Terminal Maasvlakte-2 – a key infrastructure project of the Netherlands in recent years. It will expand the port of Rotterdam and to increase its container.

Depths at the berths reaches 20 m. In the vicinity of their installed 11 deep-water taps. This will accept and handle container ships with a capacity of 18,000 TEU.

The new terminal was launched on April 24, 2015 in the presence of the King of the Netherlands Vilema-Alexander, as well as 500 high-ranking representatives of the global shipping industry and governments around the world.