Hoek van Holland


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Hoek van Holland

(ho͝ok vän hôl`änt) or

Hook of Holland,

district of Rotterdam, W Netherlands, on the North Sea. It is an outer port of RotterdamRotterdam
, city (1994 pop. 598,521), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River near its mouth on the North Sea. One of the largest and most modern ports in the world, Rotterdam is the major foreign-trade center of the Netherlands and its second
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, with which it is connected by the New Waterway. It is a terminus for ships that cross the English Channel from HarwichHarwich
, town (1991 pop. 17,245), Essex, E central England, on the estuary of the Stour and the Orwell rivers. An important port, Harwich imports foodstuffs, iron and steel, and machinery; it exports chemicals and automobiles. In wartime it has been a naval base.
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, England.
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The latest addition to the company's growing fleet, the Stena Trader provides 3,100 lane metres and will operate one crossing per day on the Killingholme to Hoek van Holland route.
will mark Desotech's fourth manufacturing facility, joining existing plants in Hoek van Holland, The Netherlands; Stanley, NC and Tsukuba, Japan.
Heno mae hi'n galw heibio Hoek Van Holland,Yr Hague,Naaldwijk,Delft, Gouda ac Arnhem.