Urban Omnibus, an online architecture magazine, has a very interesting article about dredging the waterways of New York City as well as about Post-Panamax container vessels and the race to build port facilities suitable for these giants of the sea. Found via Jay Lake.
The North Sea coast is currently experiencing a similar race to build new port facilities for Post-Panamax ships. New quays and facilities for Post-Panamax ships have been built or are under construction in Hamburg, Bremerhaven and of course at the JadeWeser Port in Wilhelmshaven as well as in the Dutch, British and Belgian North Sea ports.
And now for some photos I took of Wilhelmshaven’s JadeWeser Port under construction in May 2012: