The actual bench work on this took place well over a year ago. In the above photo you can see the extension of the layout which was to create the 'cut' in addition to more buildings. The area in the foreground is where the harbor would now be located. Below you can see basically the same area from the opposite direction.
I had looked at buying various commercially available quay's and wharf pieces, but ultimately went ahead and scratch-built my own using styrene and sintra.
Heller of the Smit Rotterdam. It was fun to build a maritime model (I've never built a ship model before!), and of course I tried to add enough lights to make it look right!