1 Hamburg: Oil rig "Chris Chenery" transformer. Oil rig, port of Hamburg. Michel. Footage from "Chris Chenery" during construction. Recordings in the accommodations on the drilling rig. Oil rig on the river Elbe towed by tugs.
02. Hamburg: boat show various sailing boats. Audience considered boats. Recordings in the sailboat: galley, sanitary installations. Sleeping places. Compass. Several motor boats. Water sports accessories. Futuristic design of a water vehicle.
03. London: aerial photography House on the River Thames. River Thames, Tower Bridge. House moves on a ferry on the River Thames. Tower Bridge opens. The House from the outside. Indoors: bedroom, bathroom, kitchen. The House on the quay.
04. Düsseldorf / Cologne: art market Düsseldorf trade fair halls. Audience considered various sculptures, paintings, watercolours, collages, art objects. Max Ernst "Bedroom". Picasso's "Head with glasses". Music machines by Joe Jones. Various works of art. Pop art Andy Warhol portrait. Old photos.
05. England: Rugby England - Wales storm players on the playing field. Audience. Various recordings during the campaign, also falls.
Oil rig "Chris Chenery" camera: Rieck, fire boat show Hamburg ' 74 camera: Rieck, Rühe Haus on the Thames origin: COI art market in Cologne and Düsseldorf camera: Luppa Rugby England - Wales origin: COI at the beginning and end of total length
This technique: Steel spider from the port of Hamburg they slid this week Pirna: the 'Chris Chenery' - a 15,000 ton ship on legs. A Texas oil company had commissioned it. The 'Chris Chenery', which is one of the largest offshore oil rigs in the world, was built on the traditional shipyard of Blohm & Voss.
The construction plans provided the Americans experienced in this area. The German technicians put it into steel and electronics. Construction period: 18 months. 6 steel legs and the float on which rests the platform, were individually manufactured and later slipped under the platform supported by steel struts. The 50 metre high steel monster has a 8,000 HP strong engine plant, with which it can maneuver at sea without foreign help. The island Get up 2 floating bodies of 115 meters each in length.
5,600 tons of steel were used in the platform alone. It has the size of a football field and contains two decks with accommodation for 72 people. 100 million were budgeted for the rig. Contracting Authority and shipyard are fighting about the additional costs of 20 million currently before a London Court of arbitration. For the time being still without Derrick, the island was adopted by the hamburgers. After a Lake suitability test seek up to 8,000 meters in depth for the coveted petroleum.
This water sports: new for hobby captains German boat show - international in Hamburg, Germany. The largest dry regatta in Germany would be an economic barometer, then a steep economic high would have used. Because the financial statements, in particular when the yachts, exceeded all expectations. In the price range of 100,000 marks, delivery times have become the rule up to one and a half years. A trend in Hamburg: more and more Board women decide about buying a boat. Her main interest is the comfort on board - the pantry, the sanitation, the congestion and housing. The Interior often certain the purchase decision.
The competition has become harder since foreign companies urge massaged on the German market. From 660 exhibitors in Hamburg came two-thirds from overseas.
While the motor yachts of luxury only on a small, albeit stable buyer master can expect, the cheap maritime transport attract the army of recreational water sports enthusiasts. Especially boat owners from the hinterland, where few equipment companies are interested in the rich accessories.
A futuristic design before the trade fair halls contrasted with the conventional look of the boat show. Composed of two plastic shells, offers a propeller-powered vehicle for living and sleeping space for 8 people. His test has passed the 100 km/h fast Renner on Baltic cruises already. Tourists from all over the world responded forgiving when they saw recently driving a small detached house on the River Thames. But the seemingly typical British whimsy turned out to be closer than startling idea of a plastic manufacturer. The Tower Bridge is opened for the first massive House from the tube. The Manual: a novel plastic injected on supplied lightweight aluminum rods. The cooled parts, 2 workers built in half an hour of this House.
Bungalow comfort on the water. Is intended for rough floodplains, where thousands of people have been made homeless. If the transport of building materials is not possible, helps the House from a spray can. From a ton of new plastic, you can inject 12 houses - without sanitary facilities and inventory Of course.
As floating weekend home, the mini bungalow could make a career. The construction costs are so low that the manufacturer found so far no belief: all 300 mark to the House from the tube cost.
This art: expensive Cologne and Dusseldorf the European art market invited 'classic modern' - this week for a sales exhibition of superlatives. In Cologne, Germany, 77 galleries showed what is good and expensive on the European art scene. Whether sculptures, paintings, watercolours, collages or simply objects of art: What was offered on the Rhine, was prohibitively expensive for the small collector. Also the prices were as original as the objects: between 50,000 and 1 million mark.
Max Ernst, master of surrealism, surprised with a bedroom for night-sensitive collectors. Price: around 100,000 marks.
Picasso's "Head with glasses": 540,000 mark. The art market on the Rhine this time almost entirely relied on trade with established greats. Who lost the overview at the listing of peaks, could enjoy the music machines by Joe Jones. Just 212 art dealer to purchase asked in Düsseldorf. They also renounced the business with the avant-garde and mainly offered what has gained reputation in our century. After all: A few acknowledged also the prints a modest place. In the sales pitch, this time also representatives of banks and investment firms turned a. Art as wall stock and investment is always desirable.
While the small collectors took leave of artwork, that they are never be can buy in their lives, the dealers made cash: DM 14 million sales in Cologne, 10 million in Düsseldorf. The dealer Exchange, that only the art recognized through decades of promises profits, had confirmed. Of the once highly traded pop only the protagonists were listed on the art market on the Rhine - with All the time-varying values.
In sports: another attempt... Rugby - a game, a connoisseur of the British character think only an Englishman I can invent this ball game: looking for an activity at the British national virtues in the game unfold: fight will, endurance and hardness, which finds its limit in fairness.
Anyway: when two high-class teams – as in this case meet the national teams from Wales and England -, then the British for a few hours forget the economic malaise, the inflation and unemployment in their country.
During the battle for the egg-shaped leather ball, foot and hand game are allowed, individual and group combat is regulated. Since England's football into international mediocrity, sank, Rugby seems more British than formerly a sporting Forum self representation.