Get to know Germanys biggest multi-purpose ship. Always ready for every kind of emergency at the sea.

The Neuwerk is the largest multi-purpose ship of the German Federal Coast Guard.With nearly 80 meter in length and 18,63 meter in width, it is the biggest ship of the fleet, tasked to ensure security in the North- and Baltic Sea. Whether there is an emergency breakdown or an overturn of barrels with unknown contents, for whatever - within two hours the Neuwerk is on the scene. “As long as ships are cruising, we will be needed”, says the captain, “because the main cause for accidents is human failure.”

  • Title: Engel der Nordsee
  • Genre: CULTURE
  • Additional Genres: PEOPLE
  • Release: 2016
  • Language: German, English Subtitles
  • Format: 52' (GER, ENG subs)
  • Produced by: DHF, Autentic