1997 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, Stories, 2nd prize

Thomas Ernsting

for Stern

01 January, 1996

The construction of a prototype for a new-generation container ship: A lone welder at work on the vast expanse of the ship's bow. Norway's Kvaerner corporation - Europe's largest shipbuilder with 56,000 employees worldwide - now owns this shipyard, in which the German state has a major financial stake.

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Thomas Ernsting

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