Hamburg port 9m 2018: rail traffic share up to 45%

Hamburg port

The Port of Hamburg has announced its 9 months 2018 results. The port achieved a total throughput of 100.8 mln tons, which is 3.4% below the 2017 level, due to lower volumes of bulk cargo and containers, although conventional general cargo slightly increased. Hamburg handled 6.6 mln TEU in January-September 2018, -2.4% as compared to […]

HHLA to use green energy for its AGVs

lithium-ion battery-powered AGV

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), the leading European port and transport logistics group, has announced that it will use automated guided vehicles (AGVs) powered by lithium-ion batteries to move containers at its Container Terminal Alternwerder (CTA) between ships and the yard in future. The terminal has been testing a prototype of this container transporter […]

HHLA takes over Estonia’s largest container terminal operator


Yesterday, 26 March 2018, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), the leading European port and transport logistics group, signed a contract to acquire Estonia’s leading stevedoring company Transiidikeskuse AS. Transiidikeskuse AS (TK) operates TK Muuga, the largest Estonian container terminal located at the port of Muuga on the Baltic Sea close to the country’s capital […]

Hamburg introduces time windows for container truckers

Port of Hamburg

As from today, 29 November, all four container terminals at the port of Hamburg implement a time slot-booking system for trucks collecting or delivering containers, informs the port’s press service. With this initiative, Hamburg becomes the first German seaport to introduce such a system to optimize truck handling and avoid bottlenecks at the port. Now […]

HHLA Tollerort ready to serve ships over 20,000 TEU

HHLA Tollerort

HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT) in Hamburg handled the first vessel by 5 new mega-STS cranes dedicated to serve ships with a capacity of over 20,000 TEU. The 13,400 TEU-capacity COSCO Netherlands arrived at CTT last Friday, 20 October, and left on Saturday night. During this time, the 5 STS cranes discharged and loaded about […]