This project concerns a chain of radar systems and posts to facilitate ship traffic control in the New Water Way running from Hoek van Holland to Rotterdam,
guaranteeing free passage during every weather circumstance.
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Project information

Disciplines

Infrastructure

Place

Rotterdam

Client

Port of Rotterdam Authority

Architect

Van den Broek & Bakema

Project size

2.200 m2 GFA

Start of project

2008

Completion

2010

Consulting services

Structural design, detail drawings and calculations, site supervision

This project concerns a chain of radar systems and posts to facilitate ship traffic control in the New Water Way running from Hoek van Holland to Rotterdam, making free passage possible under any weather circumstance.

The buildings are situated next to and in the New Meuse, and are constructed using reinforced concrete. The structures in the Meuse are constructed on the water and furnished with footbridges and systems used to slow down approaching vessels.

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