Hamburg's Port is named Germany's "Gateway to the world", it is the largest port in Germany and the second in Europe after Rotterdam. The port is almost as old as the history of HH itself.
During the year there are differents events place on the Port, like the Hafen Geburtstag (Port birthday) or the Hamburg Cruise days when several impressive ships like Queen Mary 2 or AidaBella come to HH at the same time. One of the activities of the Cruise days is the Blue Port.
The "Blue Port Hamburg" is a production of the Hamburg harbor between the two cruise terminals and along the Elbe with various light installations. It is an illumitanted work of art by the renowned theatre maker and lighting artist Michael Batz, and it takes places every two years