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· Rhine Ports
Switzerland as a landlocked country has no sea-ports, but an important share of imports and exports is transported on River Rhine. All four Swiss ports used for freight clearing are located in and around Basel: Kleinhüningen (Basel, right shore), St. Johann (Basel, left shore), Birsfelden and Auhafen Muttenz.
Container terminal at Rhine port Kleinhüningen
Fuel oil hauling truck
At the lower end of Rhine port Kleinhünigen a monument reminds of the good relations Basel has to neighbouring Alsace (France) and southern Germany. Basel is the only German speaking region in Switzerland with a clear majority of the population in favour of a membership in the European Union.
Tram 8, stop Kleinüningen
Dreiländereck is located at the end of Westquaistrasse.
From the tram terminal station cross River Wiese and follow its right shore until you reach River Rhine,
then follow River Rhine downstream. About 1/4 hour to walk.
GPS coordinates: latitude = 47.587410, longitude = 7.589386
map: search.ch (zoom out to see tram stop)
Hydroelectric power plant (left) and lock for freight ships (right)
Birsfelden Rhine port is located upstream.
|Port Authority (in German)|
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