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Albert Canal,

waterway, c.80 mi (130 km) long, N Belgium, from the Meuse River to the Scheldt River; constructed 1930–39. The canal connects the important industrial region around LiègeLiège,
Du. Luik, Ger. Lüttich, city (1991 pop. 194,596), capital of Liège prov., E Belgium, at the confluence of the Meuse and Ourthe rivers, near the Dutch and German borders.
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 with the port of AntwerpAntwerp,
Du. Antwerpen, Fr. Anvers, city (1991 pop. 467,518), capital of Antwerp prov., N Belgium, on the Scheldt River. It is one of the busiest ports in Europe; a commercial, industrial, and financial center; and a rail junction.
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In the past, the terrain is 3 meters raised with dredged material from the widening and deepening of the Albert Canal.
The container terminal will cover 100 hectares along the Albert Canal, a small and shallow waterway located in northeastern Belgium.
His military career ended with the loss of a leg in the Albert Canal crossing.
Despite a muted performance in last month's Euro 2002 Championship in Belgium, the six anglers who finished a disappointing fifth on the Albert Canal in Liege all keep their places in the world showpiece, on a river considered a waggler float venue.
The Albert Canal is one of the most important traffic arteries for multimodal transport from and to the Port of Antwerp as well as an alternative to the increasing amount of traffic on the motorways.
The sport's calendar takes its heroes across the world for races from the glorious bay of San Francisco to the narrow Albert Canal in Belgium and this year to the pinnacle of the sport: the world championships in New Zealand.
WCT has 350 metres of wharf on the Albert Canal and is a highly efficient terminal with berth performance around double the industry average and has key marine and rail links to major container ports of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.
But both fell by the wayside in the Euro 2002 tournament, fished on the Albert Canal in Liege, Belgium.
Relocation of the watercourse 1st category Large Shine, partly in open loop and partly ingekokerd in the zoneTen Eekhove to the Albert Canal.
Bob Nudd, Steve Gardner, Will Raison, Alan Scotthorne, Stuart Conroy and Shaun Ashby will go into battle on the Prince Albert Canal at Leige in June.
Increasing the bridges over the Albert Canal - providing support to NV Ship at the preliminary studies, the procurement phase, the award and implementation of the increase of the bridges.
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