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Belgium Building World's Largest Ship Lock

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Belgium Building World's Largest Ship Lock

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Construction has recently began for what will be the world's largest ship lock, the Deurganckdock lock. To make way for the ever expanding needs of the port to be able to handle the world's largest ships, the lock will be as wide as a 19-lane highway. In the construction three times as much steel will be used as was needed for the Eiffel tower, and the amount of concrete will be enough for a building 35 floors high and covering an area the size of a football field.

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