Meyer Werft Shipyard (Papenburg, Germany) Reviews
Description:Meyer Werft Shipyard, one of the most modern in the world, in Papenburg, Germany.
Newest Review: ... at a bus stop nearby a tour guide and a bus wait to take the visitors to the MEYER WERFT, the ride takes about 5 minutes. In the information centre the visitors walk up a flight of stairs or take a lift to a small cinema where they're shown a 10-minute film about the MEYER WERFT in general, its history, its ships and the way the ships are designed. We learn that more than 2.500 people are ... more
Customer Meyer Werft Shipyard (Papenburg, Germany) Reviews (1)
by - written on 22/09/11, updated on 23/09/11 (Very useful, 113 readings)
The small town of Papenburg with ~35.000 inhabitants lies on the river Ems, the westernmost of the four navigable rivers in Germany flowing into the North Sea. From there it's about 50 km to the coast and about 15 km to the border with the Netherlands. It's pretty and well-kept, the main canal has flower beds on the grassy banks, several white bridges span the water. Papenburg has a distinctly Dutch touch. But this is not the reason why 300.000 tourists go there every year, it's the MEYER WERFT (Werft = wharf, shipyard) they want to visit. The region was once very poor, farmers couldn't get much out of the moor. In the olden days horses used to wear shoes, ... Read the complete review