Hamburg Harbor Tour

The Hamburg harbor tour is a must for every tourist Hamburg.





The Port of the Free and Hanseatic
City of Hamburg is Germany's largest seaport. 2/3 of the movement of goods are performed with containers; this can be experienced first hand during a large harbor cruise along the container loading stations.


St Pauli Landing Stages - Start of Hamburg Harbor Tour
St Pauli Landing Stages


Departure point for the harbor tour Hamburg are the
St.Pauli Landing Stages - St. Pauli Landungsbrücken. Along the Unterelbe – the lower part of the river Elbe - we sail past the beautiful villas of Altona – the westernmost urban district of Hamburg - to the container terminal Burchardkai Waltershof.

 

CMA CGM CHRISTOPHE COLOMB in the harbor of Hamburg
CMA CGM CHRISTOPHE COLOMB

The container ship
CMA CGM CHRISTOPHE COLOMB with a capacity 13344 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) and a length of 365 m At its commissioning in 2009 it was the largest container ship in the world . 


Next to it you see the container ship
ALULA, the VERDI and in the direction of the river Elbe lies the LUTETIA. Along the cargo ship Vietnam Express we reach Steinwerder. In the video you see the COSCO Oceania and the Petrojarl Baniff a drilling vessel sailing under British flag, which particularly stands out by his unusual form.

Elbe Philharmonic Hall in Hamburg - Germany
Elbe Philharmonic Hall

On the way back we pass the construction site of the
Elbe Philharmonic Hall. The Elbe Philharmonic Hall is built on an old storehouse that will serve as a parking deck. On the way we see the floating and dry docks of the Blohm +Voss shipyard. The musical tent for the performance of Disneys Lion King is right next to the shipyard.

Rickmer Rickmers a museumship
Rickmer Rickmers

At the end of the Hamburg harbor tour near the St. Pauli Landing Stages you see the
Rickmer Rickmers, a former freight sailing ship (three masted bark) and the Cap San Diego, a former general cargo vessel. The Cap San Diego serves as a museum ship and is still fully seaworthy.

 

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