Maasvlakte II is the expansion of the port of Rotterdam. A new top European location for port activities and industry is being created immediately to the west of the present port and industrial area.
The expansion of the port with Maasvlakte II is taking place in conjunction with nature and quality of life projects in the Rijnmond region.
The Maasvlakte II expansion will take the existing port to a total of some 12,500 hectares, the capacity for container transfer will double.
Dredging Today Staff, June 6, 2014; Image: maasvlakte2