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Iranian Shipping Company Makes Call in Hamburg

During the first call by its new general cargo service, representatives of state shipping company IRISL – Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines – joined staff of the Peter W. Lampke shipping agency and Terminal C. Steinweg in welcoming the..

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Port of Hamburg Rail Network Setting European Benchmark

In their “Best route market study for containerised imports to South Germany”, published at the beginning of March, the Drewry Group’s supply-chain consultants investigated via which ports containers imported from Shanghai can be transported fastest and cheapest to southern Germany,..

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Foundation of the global port network ChainPORT

In the era of global networking, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) consistently pursues the digitisation strategy for the Port of Hamburg. As host of the IAPH World Ports Conference in 2015, the HPA has implemented numerous innovative pilot projects as..

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Strong growth in container traffic

In 2015 around 295,000 TEU – 20-ft standard containers – were transported between the Port of Hamburg and intermodal terminals in Austria by environmentally-friendly rail. That represents a 9.3% gain, setting a new record for Hamburg’s seaport-hinterland services with Austria…

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New Maersk fruit service to Hamburg

The Frucht- und Kühl-Zentrum (fruit and refrigeration centre) of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has acquired an additional weekly call. The first call was on 25 January. It marks the beginning of handling operations at O’Swaldkai for shipping company..

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A fresh breeze on the North Atlantic

Shipowner ACL is renewing its ConRo fleet on Transatlantic services between North America and Europe by bringing the first of five new and innovative ConRo vessels of the next G4 generation into service with the Atlantic Star. She will be..

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Port of Hamburg reports downturn in seaborne cargo throughput in first nine months

Even Hamburg as Germany’s largest universal port clearly felt the effects of weakness in Chinese foreign trade plus the steep downturn in trade with Russia during the first nine months of the year. Totalling 104.6 million tons, seaborne cargo throughput..

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Higher first-quarter seaborne cargo throughput at the Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg handled total throughput of 35.6 million tons (up by 0.1 percent) in the first quarter of 2015. Bulk cargoes at 11.7 million tons (up by 12.3 percent) and container transport between the port and its hinterland..

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The cruise capital of Hamburg hoisting its flags

In recent years, Hamburg/Germany has become an international hotspot for the cruise industry. This September the north German port city will bundle its cruise-themed events: based on the motto ‘Hamburg welcomes you on board’, both the general public and professionals..

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A vibrant port city partnership

2015 is an auspicious year for Lithuania’s port and logistics sector: the introduction of the euro is expected to lower costs and increase planning certainty, billions of euros in EU funding will speed up the expansion and upgrade the infrastructure,..

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Port of Hamburg achieves best-ever throughput in 2014

With total throughput of 145.7 million tons, representing growth of 4.8 percent, the Port of Hamburg achieved its best-ever result in 2014. Up by 6.1 percent at 102.7 million tons, general cargo throughput was outstanding. A 1.7 percent increase in..

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CSCL Globe in Hamburg on maiden voyage

With the CSCL GLOBE, from 13-15 January the Port of Hamburg will for the first time be handling a 19,100-TEU vessel. She is currently the world’s largest containership operating in a liner service and is deployed in the Europe-East Asia..

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LNG Hybrid Barge Christened the Hummel

Hamburg gets an environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships lying at port. The LNG Hybrid Barge, Becker Marine Systems’ floating liquefied gas power plant christened at Hafencity on Saturday, is a world premiere. Before invited guests, the LNG Hybrid..

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First seagoing vessel employing LNG technology under German flag

Becker Marine Systems is expecting the first LNG Hybrid Barge to soon arrive at the Port of Hamburg. The current position of the floating liquefied power plant, which in future will be supplying cruise ships with low-emission, environmentally-friendly energy during their layovers at..

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Short sea shipping and the potential of 45-foot containers in North Range-Baltic Sea region traffic

Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM), with the help of the Bremen-headquartered Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), has finalised a study on the existing and future potential freight volumes handled by various short sea shipping companies in traffic to/from the..

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Record result in seaborne cargo handling

The Port of Hamburg continues record performance handling a total of 72.6 million to in the first 6 months of 2014. Hamburg’s universal port with 50.7 million tons of predominantly container handling achieves a result of 4.8 million TEU (20-ft..

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MSC Cruises to offer participation in the tenerife marathon

Travellers are invited to join the Grand Voyage of MSC Magnifica when she departs from the port of Hamburg, Germany, on 8 November 2014 for the faraway shores of Buenos Aires in Argentina on a 20-night cruise. A journey that..

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200th shipset for Airbus A320 final assembly line loaded for China at HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort

6 years of successful development of logistics between Hamburg and Tianjin The 200th shipset for Airbus’s A-320 final assembly line (FAL) in Tianjin, China, was loaded on to the containership COSCO Hope at HHLA’s Container Terminal Tollerort on 28 July..

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Port of Hamburg Marketing opens representative office in North Rhine-Westphalia

With the opening of a representative office in North-Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), the second most important region of the German market for Hamburg, the Port of Hamburg’s internationally active marketing organisation is making a point. From 18 July, Port of Hamburg Marketing’s..

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The ZIM Hamburg reinforces Israel Express via Hamburg

The North Europe Service 1 (NE-1) run by shipowners ZIM Integrated Shipping Services and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is the most important liner service linking Hamburg weekly with Israel via the Mediterranean. Transport volumes have grown continuously since 2007, in..

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Cruise Port Hamburg on the move

Norwegian Cruise Line is sending its newest ship Norwegian Escape to Hamburg. TUI Cruises just christened its newest ship Mein Schiff 3 in Hamburg and last Friday, the Azamara Journey visited the port for the first time. The latest news..

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Allocation of funds for the widening of the Kiel Canal also boosts the Port of Hamburg’s competitiveness

At the beginning of June the Budgetary Committee of the German Federal Parliament allocated EUR 265 million for the widening of the Eastern section of the Kiel Canal. In April, the committee had already approved EUR 485 million for construction..

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Frigo Coldstore Logistics opens a third cold store in the Port of Hamburg

With an inauguration ceremony Frigo Coldstore Logistics opened a third cold store in the Port of Hamburg on 13 May 2014. When the building is completed in August 2014 the company will offer a total cool capacity of 40,000 pallet..

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High-volume and heavy-load shipments

The operational parameters for the high-volume and heavy goods shipments into the Port of Hamburg, generating such significant added value, are in need of sustained improvement through efficient infrastructure and lean authorization procedures. Such is the call from the Hamburg..

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Unique Information Platform for the Port of Hamburg

PRISE, the Port River Information System Elbe, will soon be officially launched following a 1-year trial. The new IT platform will bring together all information on ship arrivals and departures from all of the parties involved in the handling process:..