Growth in global trade and increasingly large container vessels mean we are confronted with new challenges for the future of our seaports. Above all, the huge mega-carriers with draughts of more than 14.5 metres and capacities of more than 13,000 containers have to be able to reach the ports regardless of the tides.
That is why JadeWeserPort in the German Bight went into operation in August 2012. The deep-water port is the ideal complement to the other major seaports and is the transhipment hub of the future.
Current project phase:
The project has been finished.