BREMERHAVEN. In November, the first strike marked the beginning of the construction of the new Columbus wharf in Bremerhaven. Most of the works are due to end within two years and the completion date is earmarked for autumn 2023, by which date a wharf measuring 620 metres will be built into the sediment of the Weser river, the gaps between filled with sand, secured and new passenger bridges installed. The final stage will be the completion of an 800-metre new building. bremenports talks of a wharf on a superlative scale, boasting 259 bearing piles, 258 filling piles and 245 batter piles.