CULTURE

Angels of the North Sea

2016
52' (GER, ENG subs)

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.”

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Facts

  • Original Title
    Engel der Nordsee
  • Year
    2016
  • Length
    52' (GER, ENG subs)
  • Resolution
    HD
  • Film by
    Jörg Scholze
  • Produced by