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.
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Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Most goods are transported around the globe by ship, making overseas containers essential. But demand for the metal boxes far outstrips supply at the moment.
Lebanese authorities have launched an investigation into the deadly Beirut blast, with port workers detained and assets of port and customs managers frozen. A fire is believed to have ignited the stored explosives.
An explosion ripped through the port in the Lebanese capital and up to 300,000 people are now homeless. Rescue teams are searching through the rubble for survivors. Follow DW for live updates.
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