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Bremerhaven

(brā`mərhä'fən), city (1994 pop. 131,490), in the state of Bremen, NW Germany, at the mouth of the Weser River, near the North Sea. It is one of the largest fishing ports in Europe and is a major freight port. Founded in 1827, Bremerhaven in 1939 was absorbed by Wesermünde, which had been formed in 1924 as the result of the merger of the cities of Geestemünde and Lehe. In 1947 the combined municipality was renamed Bremerhaven and returned to the state of Bremen. The first regular ship service between continental Europe and the United States was started in Bremerhaven in 1847. Today the fishing industry is at the center of its economy, which includes fish processing and the manufacture of cans, barrels, and nets.

Bremerhaven

 

city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Land of Bremen, an important port on the shore of the North Sea, at the place where the Weser and Geeste rivers flow into Helgoland Bay. Population, 149, 200 (1969). Bremerhaven is the outer harbor of Bremen and one of the country’s most important ports for passenger liners. The freight turnover is more than 4 million tons. Bremerhaven is an important center of fishing, the fishing industry, shipbuilding, and the chemical industry (for example, superphosphates). In 1939 it was merged with the city of Wesermunde, which became part of Bremen in 1947.

Bremerhaven

a port in NW Germany: an outport for Bremen. Pop.: 118 276 (2003 est.)
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