Port of Hamburg

Traffic declines at the port of Hamburg, pictured, through 2015 cost the port its position as the second-busiest in Europe.
16 Aug 2016
Hamburg has finally pulled out of the container slump.
HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort at the Port of Hamburg, pictured, must cope with volume declines due mainly to lower Asia-Europe traffic.
11 Aug 2016
HHLA’s operating profit slumped by almost one-fifth in the first half of the year.
01 Jul 2016
There are no reports of disruption at Europe’s three largest container ports Friday as the SOLAS rule took effect.
22 Jun 2016
The Port of Hamburg suffered a setback after European Union envoys agreed to extend sanctions on Russia.
24 May 2016
The Port of Hamburg’s container traffic shrank in the first quarter as breakbulk traffic stalled.
30 Mar 2016
HHLA, Hamburg’s leading container handler, has ruled out a recovery in seaborne traffic at its terminals this year following a double-digit decline in 2015 and said it will focus on expansion of its intermodal operations.
10 Feb 2016
The rough Asia-Europe trade market and tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West had a devastating impact on the Port of Hamburg’s throughput in 2015 by causing it to lose its status as the second-busiest port in Europe.
09 Feb 2016
A dozen tugboats pulled a mega-ship out of the mud of the Elbe River so that it could call at the Port of Hamburg, illustrating the pressure such gargantuan ships place on ports and rescue crews.
04 Feb 2016
Rotterdam’s pioneering automated container terminals face tough challenges as they strive to hit ambitious productivity targets in their first full year of operations with the rest of the European waterfront looking on.
04 Feb 2016
China Shipping Container Lines’ mega-ship Indian Ocean has run aground in the Elbe river roughly 19 miles from the Port of Hamburg, according to the German newspaper Die Welt.
26 Jan 2016
Maersk Line had added a new service from Latin America to Europe and a new call on an existing service in the trade lane in an effort to tap one of the areas where container lines can still gain steadily profitable business: reefer cargo.
26 Jan 2016
Eurogate’s container volume shrank by 2 percent in 2015 as lower Italian traffic offset increased shipments at its domestic German terminals.