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Hamburg hopes to be ready for mega-ships soon

Hamburg now expects that an expansion of the Elbe navigation channel will be approved by the court following a delay of many years. The expansion will make the port better equipped to handle the many new ultra-large vessels, reports Bloomberg.

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The plans began back in 2007, but now they look set to be realized. This involves the plans for an expansion of the Elbe navigation channel at the Port of Hamburg, which would enable the port to handle the many new ultra-large vessels, reports Bloomberg.

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