Port of Hamburg handles 91.8 million tons of seaborne cargo

In the first nine months of the year the maritime industry in the Port of Hamburg handled 91.8 million tons of seaborne cargo, a 4.3 percent drop on the previous year. Also down 7.4 percent at 27.5 million tons, handling of bulk cargo was especially hard hit. In comparison with the rest of Europe, container handling held up well. At 6.3 million TEU - 20-ft standard containers - for the ... [+]

Double Christening in the Port of Hamburg

The Mayor of the City of Dresden Annekatrin Klepsch and Prague's City Councillor for Culture Hana Třeštíková christened the new fire boats "Dresden" and "Prag" last week. The two new fire boats of the Flotte Hamburg were ceremonially christened "Dresden" and "Prag" on September 23 by their two sponsors, Dresden's Second ... [+]

New Silk Road

The Port of Hamburg is a top destination for rail services between China and Germany. Since November last year, a new link has become established between Xuzhou and Hamburg. The Port of Hamburg expects at least two more trains from the Chinese city of Xuzhou in May. This latest service ... [+]

Two new ONE liner services from Hamburg

With the 'North Europe East Mediterranean Express/NEX' and 'North Europe Turkey Express/NTX', at the start of this year the ONE shipping company simultaneously launched two new container liner services calling Hamburg. The NEX service called after leaving Hamburg the ports of Antwerp, Le Havre, Tangier, Malta, Alexandria-Dekheila, Damietta, Beirut, Mersin, ... [+]

Port 4.0 – Hamburg equips for the future with improved infrastructure and digitalization

In the last business year, the high quality services provided by the Port of Hamburg's operators has lead to a stable handling result comparable with the previous year. With the impending adjustment to the Elbe fairway, potential for growth will be enhanced. Through investments in infrastructure the Port of Hamburg ... [+]

Hamburg introduces slot-booking system for container truckers

On November 29 a time slot-booking system for handling container deliveries and collections by truck was introduced in all four container terminals at the Port of Hamburg. Hamburg is the first port in Germany to implement such a system to optimize truck handling. Up to now, ports in the USA ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd Names Guayaquil Express

Hapag-Lloyd recently held the naming ceremony in Hamburg for the “Guayaquil Express,” the fourth of five newbuildings in its 10,500 TEU class. The patron is Christine Kühne, wife of Klaus-Michael Kühne, majority shareholder and Honorary Chairman of Kühne + Nagel International AG. Among those attending the christening in person at ... [+]

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