Hanse Trading: Cargo for Rostock

Photo: Büro Hansetag/Holger Bellgardt

With the mayor of the hanseatic city Lübeck, Jan Lindenau, watching, the Kraweel “Lisa Von Lübeck” received cargo in her native harbor along the Trave last Monday.

The “Hansevolk von Lübeck”, and the crew loaded and stowed 19 kilogram of Niederegger marzipan and Lübecker Rotspon from the wine shop H.F. von Melle, as well as salt from Lunenburg and bier from the hanseatic cities Hamburg and Dortmund. Port of destination is Rostock, where the goods will be sold at the stands of their respective hanseatic cities during the 38th International Hanseatic Day Rostock from June 21st to 24th.

The cogs from Kampen and Wismar, as well as the freight ship “Hiiu Ingel” and “Nordlys”, will be delivering typical products from hanseatic cities into Rostock. The cargo valued at 800 euros per 38 kg load will be used for the traditional ships that are mainly run with volunteer support.

The ships will arrive in Rostock on June 20th, and will be unloaded by the “Hansevolk zu Lübeck” on Friday, June 22nd, starting at 10 a.m. on the Silo Peninsula. Jan Lindenau, who is also head of the Hanseatic League, will open the Rostock Hanseatic Day on Thursday June 21st at 7 p.m. at the Rostock city harbor, together with Mayor Roland Methling and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Governor Manuela Schwesig.