The fast handling of goods is essential in the ports. Before containerisation, general cargo handling was a hard piece of work: stevedores fetched the goods from the ship, dock workers distributed them in the warehouses – initially by hand, later increasingly mechanised. A little digression about working on the quay edge.

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Chilehaus
Fischertwiete 1
D-20095 Hamburg

The Info Point is currently closed due to relocation. We look forward to welcoming you in Fischertwiete in August.

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