The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. Covering 105 square kilometres sq mi), the port of Rotterdam now stretches over a distance of 40 kilometres mi) and is the tenth-largest container port in the world.
In the current job I have gained the necessary knowledge of how the evolution of global trading world works now. I deal with freight brokers on a daily basis and I know how shipping products from Overseas to the States work.
Waterstad, or Water City, is the name of the part Rotterdam between the former sea-dike and the river Nieuwe Maas. Since port operations have been moved westward the old harbours of Waterstad are used mainly as an outdoor museum of historical ships, including the floating crane and the three-master Oosterschelde which we see here. Wijnhaveneiland, right, is primarily a residential area. In the background we see some office and residential towers in downtown Rotterdam.