Hamburg Harbor Tour

Sunday afternoon we took a boat tour of the harbor. (A two hour tour...)

Here is the Rickmer Rickmers again, this time seen from the water.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

This is one of the largest dry docks in the world, and is capable of holding the largest class of cruise ships such as the Queen Mary.

Untitled photo

This is one of the large floating dry docks in the harbor.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

Here are some tugs.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

And a Russian submarine.

Untitled photo

This is the lightship Elbe 3, a mobile lighthouse.

Untitled photo

Tugs pull and guide a large container ship.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

Here is another large container ship. I like the closeup photo of the stern showing containers stacked six high.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

Huge empty spools on another large cargo ship.

Untitled photo Untitled photo

Large cranes load and unload container ships.

Untitled photo Untitled photo
Untitled photo Untitled photo

This building is shaped like a parallelogram.

Untitled photo

Here is another picture of the uncompleted Philharmonic building.

Untitled photo

Finally, the penthouse of this building is (reputedly) the most expensive apartment in Hamburg.

Untitled photo


By Ross in Travel on Sun 27 July 2014. Tags: Germany

Comments

comments powered by Disqus