Hamburg harbor is packed with ships, freight and warehouses. Moving all the goods around is the job of crane operators and other specialists. The job requires a huge amount of experience and expertise.
People are being trafficked to the UK and security isn't tight enough to keep them from trying to sneak into trucks headed across the English Channel, a harbormaster and trucker in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge told DW.
With its interesting skyline and hip atmosphere, the second largest city in The Netherlands is gaining in popularity as a travel destination. DW’s Eesha Kheny found out why Rotterdam is a great place for a city break.
In recent weeks, cocaine was found stashed in a VW camper van as well as a dental floss shipment. Even Hamburg customs officials seemed impressed by the lengths the smugglers went to in order to hide their illicit cargo.
Hazardous substances have no business on ocean liners, the German Green party has said after a cargo ship lost 270 containers in the North Sea. But shipping experts have put the blame on the sheer size of new vessels.
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