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Amsterdam Oranjesluizen complex closed due to high water level Markermeer

Press release by Rijkswaterstaat

The Oranjesluizen complex near Amsterdam has been closed since 19:00 on Wednesday evening due to the water level in the Markermeer. As a result, the Noorder, Midden and Zuidersluis and the Prins Willem Alexandersluis are expected to be out of operation until Wednesday 10 January, 19:00.
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Spotlights on housing blocks 

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The new Regional Port Byelaws will come into effect per January 1st

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Extension of berths Surinamekade by approximately 40 metres

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