Rotterdam claims it is the first European port to handle over 3 million TEUs of traffic to and from China and is set to extend its lead over second ranked Hamburg in 2015.
Port of Hamburg
Port of Hamburg
09 Feb 2015
The port of Hamburg increased container traffic by 5.1 percent in 2014 to a record 9.7 million TEUs and is aiming to smash through the 10 million TEUs barrier this year.
06 Feb 2015
HHLA’s operating profit jumped 10 percent in 2014 as the largest container handler in the port of Hamburg shrugged off lower Russian feeder shipments and a slump in traffic at its Ukraine terminal that left total volume unchanged from the previous year.
05 Jan 2015
The Metrans subsidiary of Hamburg port operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA) has brought its ninth terminal into operation on the main rail line connecting the German seaports with Prague, the inland hub serving the Czech Republic.
28 Nov 2014
There will be no speedy solution to the congestion that is creating bottlenecks at ports around the world as terminals battle to cope with growing trade and surges in container volume.
27 Nov 2014
The port of Rotterdam will triple the discount on tariffs for deep-sea containers that are transshipped to other ports in Europe over the next three years in a move likely to trigger a response from its main rival Hamburg.
25 Nov 2014
Hamburg increased container traffic by 6.4 percent in the first three quarters, closing the gap with Rotterdam, the European market leader, and stretching its lead over third-ranked Antwerp.
24 Nov 2014
With worsening delays at the Port of Hamburg, port leaders are hoping that newly formed alliances will improve on-time arrivals while at the same time seeking ways to improve the flow of containers to and from the hinterland.
20 Nov 2014
In an effort to reduce congestion caused by mega-vessels, the Port of Hamburg has launched an initiative to better coordinate the handling of the vessels — even before they make their way up the estuary of the Elbe river.
13 Nov 2014
HHLA’s container traffic stalled in the first nine months of the year as Western sanctions against Moscow sharply pulled down feeder traffic from its Hamburg terminals to its key Russian market.
07 Nov 2014
Europe’s top container ports are hunkering down for a potentially tumultuous 2015 dominated by a growing capacity glut and slowing cargo growth that will make the congestion of the past year appear like a minor irritant.
10 Sep 2014
The chief of Hamburg port police says security at European ports needs a boost and is calling for greater cooperation among northern European port authorities.