Rigging works for the PEKING III
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The most complex rigging work and at the same time the heaviest and most strenuous is splicing the steel cable. This work is also necessary for the rigging of PEKING. A team of 3 riggers worked together on the eye … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING II
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Rigging work for the PEKING: To embed a thimble in the rigging, the ropes are laid to one eye and provided with a rigging instead of splicing. Here the two rope ends lie parallel and are closely looped around with … read more and write a comment …

Rigging works for the PEKING
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Since it has become clear that the 4‐masted bark PEKING is coming to Hamburg as a museum ship, the public relations work of the Friends of the 4‐masted bark PEKING is great. Since the beginning of 2018, the rigging has … read more and write a comment …

Baumwall in fog
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Contrary to my fog‐photographs, which I published last week, this black‐and‐white photograph comes along. Actually, the fog was as colorful as it was when we took the picture of the marina. In this photograph of the waterfront promenade at Baumwall, … read more and write a comment …

Colorful Fog
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What a splendour of colour in the early morning hours at the harbor front in Hamburg! The more or less white lamps on the promenade, the orange sodium vapour lamps on the jetty and the strong blue of the lights … read more and write a comment …

Cap San Diego and Überseebrücke
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On the pontoon of the Überseebrücke in fog, the sky behind the Cap San Diego is bathed in a strong blue by the excursion boats, from which only the Überseebrücke is illuminated in white. I love this mystical atmosphere, in … read more and write a comment …

Duckdalben in the fog
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Überseebrücke at dawn in the fog It was a mystical mood this morning. The harbor of Hamburg lay in dense fog and there was no wind. Hardly a car or a passing ship disturbed the quietness that I had when … read more and write a comment …

MOL Triumph and Thalassa Pistis
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During the first visit to Hamburg Port I want to see the currently biggest container vessel, the MOL Triumph with it’s dimensions of 400m × 59m. But when I was at the port a second ship the Thalassa Pistis (368m … read more and write a comment …

St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel
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The St. Pauli Elbe Tunnel from 1911 is one of the industrial heritages in the city center of Hamburg. The north entrance still shows the cupola of the orginal building and the great lifts for cars are still operating to … read more and write a comment …

MPI Enterprise in Dock Elbe 17
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A cold winter morning at the Landungsbrücken in Hamburg. Opposite is a special ship of the offshore industry in dock Elbe 17 of Blohm + Voss. It is almost like a toy to look at when you look at the … read more and write a comment …

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