NORWAY PLANNING SHIP TUNNEL PROJECT

Norway Planning Ship Tunnel Project

Norway already boasts the world’s longest road tunnel, and it soon may have the world’s first proper ship tunnel. The Norwegian government is backing a $300-million (1.7-billion-kroner) plan to construct a tunnel linking theNorwegian Sea to the North Sea beneath the mountainous Stad peninsula. Upon completion, the tunnel will be able to accommodate 16,000 tonneships. The plan was first proposed in the 19th century, but financial considerations shelved it until now. More… Discuss

 

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