On May 10, 2001 the Court of Justice ruled against the Netherlands on account of its failure to adopt and communicate pollution-reduction programmes for 99 dangerous substances (as foreseen by the Dangerous Substances in Water Directive - 76/464/EEC) in the Scheldt river basin.
Foulkes sought to extend the neutral zone further north, and promised to carry out no offensive operations in a huge triangle drawn between Walcheren Island on the coast of Holland at the mouth of the Scheldt River, extending to the Ijsselmeer, the largest lake in Western Europe located in the country's centre-north.
The TSHD Minerva and Scheldt River, currently under construction at Royal IHC, will be the first dredging vessels in the world that will be equipped with dual fuel engines and capable of operating in full LNG mode.
On Day 7 of our pilgrimage we arrived at the Scheldt River after having spent the three previous days visiting some of Canada's WWI battlefields (refer to October 2008's Volume 15 Issue 9 for details on these memorials).
Saab s V3000 VTMS is already installed in more than 70 traffic centres worldwide, including the ports of Rotterdam, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Dubai, as well as along the Scheldt River and Europe s busiest inland waterway, Waal.