| MONITOR | 2/2017 20 TECHNICAL APPLICATION Knowledge, help and hope for people all over the world … The Logos Hope is a ship owned by GBA Ships e.V., a private charitable organ- isation registered in Germany which has owned and operated ships to share edu- cation, help and hope with people worldwide since 1970. The Logos Hope is the fourth ship in the GBA Ships fleet, and since 2009 it has served as a floating event venue, a cultural exchange and encounter centre as well as a book market and an aid delivery vessel. In this time, it has already visited over 1,400 harbours in more than 150 countries and has welcomed more than 46 million visitors on board. The international crew and staff of Logos Hope from over 50 nations The arrival of the Logos Hope in Cape Town/South Africa