New purpose for an old port

High-rise buildings behind a harbor basin
High-rise buildings at the old inland port of Antwerp | © Jens Stachowitz

The port of Antwerp is huge and is now closer to the North Sea than it was centuries ago, when ships docked in the middle of the city. This part of the harbor, called Kattendijk Dock, was used until the end of the 20th century and then became part of the city.