New Waterway

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

New Waterway

 

a canal linking the northern arm of the Rhine-Nieuwe Maas delta with the North Sea. Construction of the New Waterway was completed in 1872. It is part of the Rotterdam Waterway, which connects Rotterdam with the North Sea.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Pedestrian and bike paths will trace a two-mile loop around the new waterway and will connect on the south side to the trail system of the Hidden Falls Regional Park.
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The new waterway, inaugurated in 2015, is 72km long.
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"The successful passing of three ships through the Canal during Saturday's trial was equivalent to the passing of the nation from darkness to light," the head of the Suez Canal Authority said in a press conference following a trial run of the new waterway on Saturday, July 25.
Completion of the new waterway within just one year is being touted as a landmark achievement, rivalling the digging of the original Suez Canal that opened in 1869 after almost a decade of work.
Officials hope the new waterway will more than double Suez earnings from $5.3 billion expected at the end of 2015 to $13.2 billion in 2023.--AFP R.H.
The new waterway will be officially unveiled at a lavish event to be attended by Sisi and foreign dignitaries on August 6.