9,000 ship calls per year, 300 berths and 43 kilometers of quay, more than 2,300 freight trains per week, 4 container terminals, 3 cruise terminals, 50 facilities specialized in handling roro and 7,300 logistics companies …

Port Of Hamburg. Part II

Hamburg, Germany, 2014

Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins

[Part I] Throughout the centuries, the Port of Hamburg underwent many changes as well as complete destruction and resurection. But the biggest shift – a massive and worldwide one – came with the invention of the container.

Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins

The shipping container was invented in 1956 by Malcolm McLean, an American Entrepreneur. It radically changed the global economy by lowering the cost of transportation to a fraction of the price. We now have a situation where “instant” and global availability is the norm and not the exception.

Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins
Port Of Hamburg Hamburger Hafen Quest, By Oliver Lins