New shipping routes along the North Sea coast


On the 1 June 2017 at 00:00 UTC (02:00 local time) new shipping routes will come into force on the Belgium and Dutch (south) part of the North sea.

These new routes will increase the safety of shipping and limit the risk of environmental pollution.

In addition ports will become safer and more accessible and the space in the North sea will be used as efficiently as possible.

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