Brilliant Start To Blue Port Hamburg: A Port Becomes a Stage
It all began for Hamburg in 2006, when the FIFA World Cup took place in Germany. Light artist Michael Batz created “Blue Goals” – goal posts illuminated in blue, which public buildings, companies, and individuals used to decorate their roofs and show off their excitement about having the World Cup in their country. Hamburg then turned blue again in 2008, this time with the Blue Port Hamburg installation. This year, Michael Batz is bathing the port in blue light for the sixth time.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170906006432/en/
The internationally renowned light project Blue Port Hamburg once again transforms Hamburg’s night-time port into a magically glowing stage (Photo: Business Wire)
A masterpiece in artistry and logistics
The preparations took an entire year, and the installation spans 8.5 kilometres along both sides of the Elbe. 50 kilometres of cable were laid down, and over 20,000 blue light elements were attached to buildings, industrial plants and ships within the Port of Hamburg. The highest point is the Elbphilharmonie, the new concert hall and landmark of the city, the roof of which now glows in blue light. Also involved in the installation are the “Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel” districts, which have been awarded UNESCO world heritage status 2015.
The installation does more than just light up the city with special effects, however. According to Batz, the installation should enable people to see their city in a new light and tell Hamburg’s urban story. “I want to use light to describe the fundamental structural change the port has seen – a port shaped by maritime activities, logistics and industry, which is increasingly developing into a multifaceted urban space with residential districts and culture.”
Hamburg turns blue for ten days
The official light-up ceremony of Blue Port Hamburg took place on Friday evening last week. The sensory experience will be beguiling both locals and visitors from all over the world until 10 September. The illuminated port will then take centre stage from 8 to 10 September, when the Hamburg Cruise Days are on. This event is the largest cruise festival in the world, with eleven major cruise liners and more than half a million visitors to the Port of Hamburg expected to attend.
Michael Batz has a particular way of describing the fascination that abounds: “The port – a place where everything that appears only has value once it disappears again. Light installations, which in their very nature are temporary, belong to this category. They glow and shine the brightest once the light has gone out. As fugitive reflectors of the world and of life in general, they mirror their darkest melancholy. And their deepest longing.”
Red Roses PR
+49 40 / 46 96 770 10
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi
Haluatko tietää asioista jo ennen kuin ne uutisoidaan? Kun tilaat tiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi yhtä aikaa suomalaisen median kanssa. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.
Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire
Off on Holiday with Mytyres.co.uk – but Safe25.6.2018 12:00 | Tiedote
Summertime is holiday time. And the car is still the main means of transport that families use to get to their holiday destination. This is why responsible drivers should place great importance on their own safety – and that of their passengers. One of the simplest and most effective measures is to start preparations as early as possible. If you pack, load and leave early enough, you won’t need to race and you’ll arrive relaxed. It’s also helpful to give the vehicle the once over at least one week before departure. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005265/en/ The brakes should be in proper working order and the oil, coolant and brake fluid levels should all be checked. The windscreen washer reservoir should also be refilled. When fully loaded, the headlamps must also be adjusted – a good opportunity to consult the manual again. If the total weight of the vehicle increases due to the heavy luggage and sever
Tokenization under the EU Regulations with Smartlands Will Define the Future of Investment Banking25.6.2018 11:00 | Tiedote
The volatile nature of the cryptocurrency market is the largest threat that keeps a majority of investors away from the industry, and many businesses from wide adoption of blockchain. The Smartlands Platform solves this challenge by creating the necessary legal framework to enforce assets tokenization in full compliance with the law. Smartlands is going to employ a crowdfunding platform license to create a solid foundation for the future of assets tokenization within the platform. In order to be fully compliant with the law, the company plans further expansion by launching a new office in Vilnius. Asset-backed tokens issued on Smartlands, under crowdfunding platform license, will be sold as securities. The tokens will combine the advantages of blockchain technology and classical investment instruments. They will be in compliance with the legislation of the European Union, provide greater protection for investors, and will be a secure tool to attract investments for companies, whilst pr
Lenovo Attains Status as Largest Global Provider of TOP500 Supercomputers25.6.2018 10:01 | Tiedote
Today, at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Frankfurt, Lenovo Data Center Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) continued its global momentum, becoming the world’s largest TOP500 supercomputing provider measured by the number of systems ranked on the TOP500 list. 117 of the 500 most powerful supercomputers included in the TOP500 are Lenovo installations, meaning nearly one out of every four systems (23.4 percent) on the prestigious list is a Lenovo solution. “Last year, we set a goal to become the world’s largest provider of TOP500 computing systems by 2020. We have reached that goal two years ahead of our original plan,” said Kirk Skaugen, President of Lenovo Data Center Group. “This distinction is a testament to our commitment to prioritize customer satisfaction, deliver cutting edge innovation and performance and be the world’s most trusted data center partner. We are motivated every day by the scientists and their groundbreaking research as we work together to solve hum
Enterprise DevOps for the Cloud25.6.2018 10:00 | Tiedote
XebiaLabs, the recognized leader in enterprise DevOps and Continuous Delivery software, today announced a DevOps framework that provides a smooth pathway to the cloud for companies who are moving applications to cloud-based resources on a large scale. The framework connects enterprise DevOps practices with common cloud management functionality and provides an essential foundation as enterprises accelerate their transformations to cloud-based applications. Cloud Does Not Equal DevOps Easy access to public cloud technologies creates a common misconception: moving to the cloud will not only provide more flexible and scalable infrastructure at a lower cost, but it will also accelerate the delivery of applications to the customer. In reality, moving to the cloud is just one step in that journey. Enterprises that are looking to improve and accelerate software delivery are implementing DevOps practices that span the entire software delivery value stream. These practices are generally unrelate
XebiaLabs Unveils “Periodic Table of DevOps Tools” v.3 at DevOps Enterprise Summit London 201825.6.2018 10:00 | Tiedote
XebiaLabs, the recognized leader in Enterprise DevOps and Continuous Delivery software, today announced the release of The Periodic Table of DevOps Tools v.3, an update of its free, industry-recognized DevOps landscape tool. The latest release of this acclaimed tool features 52 new DevOps tools, a new design, and the addition of categories, such as Analytics and AIOps, to reflect the expanding DevOps tools and technologies market. In addition, users can select a tool in the Periodic Table and immediately visualize it in the software delivery pipeline using XebiaLabs’ integrated DevOps Diagram Generator. DevOps pipeline diagrams can be easily customized, downloaded, printed, and shared. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180625005106/en/ XebiaLabs Unveils “Periodic Table of DevOps Tools” v.3 at DevOps Enterprise Summit London 2018 (Graphic: Business Wire) Given the fast pace at which new DevOps tools become availa
Pierre Fabre & Array BioPharma Announce a 62% Observed OS at One Year from the Phase 3 BEACON CRC Safety Lead-In of the Combination of Encorafenib, Binimetinib and Cetuximab in BRAF-Mutant CRC at the ESMO GI Congress23.6.2018 14:00 | Tiedote
Not intended for UK- and US-based media Pierre Fabre and its partner Array BioPharma Inc. today announced updated safety and efficacy results, including OS, from the safety lead-in of the Phase 3 BEACON CRC trial evaluating the triplet combination of encorafenib, a BRAF inhibitor, binimetinib, a MEK inhibitor and cetuximab, an anti-EGFR antibody, in patients with BRAF V600E -mutant metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). The results showed that, at the time of analysis, the OS data were fully mature through 12.6 months and that the median OS had not yet been reached. The one-year overall survival rate for this cohort was 62%. These data were presented in an oral presentation on Saturday, June 23, at the ESMO 20th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona, Spain. The median progression-free survival (mPFS) for patients treated with the triplet was 8 months [95% CI 5.6-9.3] and is similar between patients receiving one prior line of therapy and patients receiving two prior lines
Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme