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Nine cruise ships are expected in Hamburg for the port anniversary celebrations beginning Thursday. This should prove an impressive advertisement for shipping in the forecast sunny weather. Business with cruise trips is booming and more and bigger ships are venturing onto the market all the time. The branch with a gross value added of an estimated EUR 411 million (in 2014) is a key economic factor for Hamburg. Matthias Rieger, Managing Director of Hamburg Cruise Center e.V., discusses the latest figures and trends in the industry in an interview.

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