World’s largest floating bookshop on her way

2016-05-12 06:00

The world’s largest bookshop, the MV Logos Hope, is on its way for her first ever visit to the port of Port Elizabeth.

The vessel is operated by the German charity registered as GBA Ships e.V. – “Gute Bücher für Alle” (Good Books for All) and consists of 400 international volunteers from more than 55 countries.

Most of these volunteer have devoted two years of their lives to serve this charitable endeavour, working onboard the MV Logos Hope without receiving any salary.

Over the past 40 years, GBA Ships have visited many different countries around the world “Bringing Know-ledge, Help and Hope” to the people of the world through giving access to good literature and charitable work.

In 1973 this 132.5 metres ship was commissioned as a car ferry running between Sweden and Germany, a route she ran for 10 years.

  • The MV Logos Hope will be in the Bay from 9th to 19th June. The public are invited to set foot on deck of this magnificent floating bookshop.

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