As part of the Maritime Week, Bremen companies and institutions that research and do business around the topic of “maritime” open their doors. Whether economic, historical, scientific or technical: from September 9th. until September 14th You are warmly invited to discover new or interesting things from the world of ships!

Bicycle tour from the Schlachte to the Oslebshauser lock

Bremen's ports in the course of time: What role will the city's ports play in the future?
On a bike tour from the Schlachte to the largely unknown Oslebshauser lock, the eventful development of the ports in the city of Bremen over more than a century can be seen and experienced. Find out what role the ports play today and in the future and what developments can be expected here. The bike tour is led by Prof. Dr. Iven Krämer Port Management and Shipping Department.

SO. 25.09., 1.30 p.m. | Duration approx. 4 hours | voluntary donation for the Bremen Seemannsmission | Meeting point: Martiniplatz | Registration at


water sports courses

With or without a ticket. What do I have to know?
Up to an engine power of 15 hp no driver's license is required. What do you still need to know when you go on the water? When does a driver's license make sense and which is the right entry point?

Mon. 26.09., 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Free as a web seminar | Registration (required) at or phone 0421-4989795

Marine radio tips. Refresher for SRC holders
Did you radio after the exam? How was the conversation going? Are you aware that you have to listen to the precinct channels? On this evening, many tips and practical experiences will be refreshed and conveyed that you have not heard in radio lessons.

Mon. 26.09., 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. | €25 | Registration (required) at or phone 0421-4989795


Maritime career opportunities

Maritime trainees and specialists present what moves and excites them in their job. All interested water and landlubbers are cordially invited to learn about topics, tasks and career paths in ports, shipbuilding, shipping, offshore companies, logistics and marine and climate research.

Monday and Wednesday, September 26th and 28.09. | 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Venue: Bremen Schlachte Martinianleger event stage


News from Überseestadt - a district in transition

On the bike tour from the Schlachte to the Waller Sand, the rapid development of the young waterfront quarter can be seen. From the history of the port to current urban planning, historical buildings and investor projects are presented.

Wednesday, September 28, 4:00 p.m. | Duration: 90 min | Admission: €4.00 | Meeting point: Martini Pier


shore leave factory shore

The walk along the timber and factory port draws an arc from the more than one hundred year old port history to the modern logistics location and provides insights into the handling of green coffee. With a visit to silos and sack storage at J. MÜLLERWeser.

Tuesday, September 27, 12:30 p.m. | Meeting point: Hafenkopf (fire station) | During the Maritime Week from September 23rd to 29th, 2022, entry to the permanent exhibition of the harbor museum is free!

Hafenmuseum Speicher XI
At Speicher XI 1
28217 Bremen
Telephone 0421-303 82 79


BLG Cargo Logistics

Neustädter Hafen is Europe's largest terminal for break bulk and heavy goods. Here everything revolves around cargo that is not transported in containers. The BLG Cargo Logistics specialists handle steel products, forest products, wind turbines and heavy goods weighing several hundred tons on an area of around 100 hectares. Liners connect the Neustadt port with numerous ports worldwide, for example in North Africa or the USA and Mexico. Well over 500 ships are handled every year.

23.9.: 1st tour 1.00 p.m. 2nd tour 2.30 p.m. and on 27.9. 1st tour 9:00 am, 2nd tour 10:30 am
BLG opens the gates to the Neustadt port during the maritime week and invites you to an interesting, approx. 1-hour bus tour through the Neustadt port. Please bring a valid ID with you.
Meeting point: at the gate, BLG Cargo Logistics GmbH, Senator-Borttscheller-Str., 28197 Bremen

Ms. Janina Wasserthal, Tel.: 0421 / 3982251 or by email:


City Stories Bremen - city tours in Bremen

Guided tour "Decaffeinated coffee and Germanic cult"
What does decaffeinated coffee have to do with art? And why did the reconstruction of a medieval craftsmen's street in the 1920s cause a sensation almost worldwide? And then there was the Germanic cult in the middle of Bremen... During this tour you will discover the unique work of art "Böttcherstraße" in detail.

Saturday, September 24th, 3:30 p.m. | Duration: approx. 1 hour Meeting point at the Roland statue (max. 25 people) free of charge | Registration at or 0421/1742662 is required.


Guided tour of the Überseestadt (on foot)

Tradition meets modernity in the Überseestadt. Embark on an exciting journey through the history of Bremen's port and marvel at a completely new district in which over 19,000 people now work and around 2,500 people live. Where today high-rise office buildings, apartments and restaurants are located, port life used to pulsate. Back then, nobody would have expected that one of the largest urban planning projects in Europe would develop here.

Tuesday, September 27th, 10 a.m. approx. 2 hours | Meeting point would be in front of the Steigenberger Hotel (at the main entrance) max. 25 people) free of charge | Registration at or 0421/1742662 is required.

For this tour it is necessary that all participants are able to walk, as we walk from the Steigenberger Hotel to the old fire station