During his summer tour the Federal Chairman of the “Junge Union” Paul Ziemiak (member of the German parliament) from Nordrhein-Westfalen also visited Kiel on the important topic maritime economy. Jens Broder Knudsen organized an informative day in the port for him, i.a. he showed the handling of Color Fantasy at the Norwegenkai together with the managing director of Color Line in Germany Dirk Hundertmark. A main focus was also on the environmental compatibility, in particular the possibilities and advantages of the shore power during the harbor lay time. Paul Ziemiak was not only impressed, he even pledged to support the exemption of shore power for ships from the EEG levy. Besides Mr. Knudsen and Mr. Hundertmark other politicians of Kiel and representatives of the port of Kiel were pleased about his support from a non coastal region.