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A delegation from Mozambique with participants from government and industry visited FloodProof Holland on Thursday the 29th of January.
Despite the cold weather the visit was a success. The delegration was enthusiastic about and interested in the BoxBarrier.
Last Saturday, during a westerly storm with wind force 9, the municipality of Zwijndrecht in the Netherlands installed the BoxBarrier for the third time. The first time was during the heavy storm with combined spring tide which hit the area of Rotterdam in December 2013.
Because of the forecast storm surge in the morning of 22 October 2014, BoxBarriers are being placed in Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands, to protect the buildings along the quay against flooding. The storm surge is caused by the remains of hurricane Gonzalo