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Then and now

At the beginning of the Seventies a revolution began in the port: the container changed most work processes completely. We have captured this transformation for you in then//now pictures. If you drag your mouse across a historic photo, today’s scene appears. With a click, you enlarge the picture and receive more detailed information.

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THEN: 1974, the straddle-carrier driver receives his container tours by radio. On Burchardkai’s manually administered storage areas a maximum of 2,000 containers could be stored.

NOW: Straddle-carrier drivers receive their tours today transmitted via data signal and shown on a screen. Using satellite locating the correct storage positions of the up to 17,000 containers on Burchardkai are checked.

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