Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Maritime News

Elbe Deepening Turns Crucial as Port of Hamburg Throughput Falls

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Container throughput at the port of Hamburg declined for the second consecutive year in 2018. The port’s throughput was down to 8.73m teu, adding...

February 19, 2019
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Monday, January 29, 2018
Rhine River Flooding Hamburg
Ports

Rhine Reopens To River Shipping After Flood

HAMBURG (Reuters) – Germany’s Rhine river was reopened to shipping today after waters fell, following its closure for the past week as rain and melting snow raised water levels, authorities...

January 29, 2018
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Ports

Will ULCV Spike Prompt Hamburg To Dredge The Elbe? Probably Not

  By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) The number of ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) of 14,000-19,000 teu calling at the port of Hamburg in the second quarter was 83% higher than the same period last year. Despite the...

August 17, 2016
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Maritime News

Fire on UASC Containership at Port of Hamburg

  A fire broke out in the cargo area of a UASC containership early Friday morning as it arrived at the port of Hamburg. Local media reports say that firefighters...

August 28, 2015
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Monday, August 17, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Hamburg Slashes 2015 Volume Forecasts on China, Russia

  HAMBURG, Aug 17 (Reuters) – The Port of Hamburg Marketing Association has slashed its forecast for container volumes at Hamburg’s port, a hub for eastern European trade, due to...

August 17, 2015
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Monday, August 3, 2015
News

World’s Biggest Containership MSC ZOE Christened in Hamburg

Mediterranean Shipping Company celebrated the christening of one of the world’s biggest containerships, MSC Zoe, this weekend in Hamburg, Germany. The 395.5 meter long ship is the third vessel in...

August 3, 2015
Total Views: 42

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Port of Hamburg Germany
Maritime News

EU Ruling on River Dredging Could Hinder Port Expansion Projects

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg.

July 1, 2015
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: Quantum of the Seas Enters Hamburg Dry Dock

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas arrived Thursday in Hamburg, Germany sporting its new ‘north star’, a gondola-like attraction that will give passengers a bird’s eye view of the deck...

October 24, 2014
Total Views: 180

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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Maritime News

Elbe River Dredging Decision Delayed Until 2015

A German court delayed a long-awaited ruling on Thursday on the proposed dredging of the river Elbe for large container ships in Hamburg, Germany's largest port.

October 2, 2014
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Ports

Port of Hamburg Adds Jobs As Volumes Surge

The port of Hamburg, Germany’s gateway to the Baltics and China, is adding jobs as a surge in sea freight boosted cargo handling to record levels in the first six months of the year.

August 19, 2014
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Friday, July 4, 2014

Hamburg Starts Building Third Cruise Terminal

By Nicholas Brautlecht July 4 (Bloomberg) — Hamburg started construction of a third cruise-ship terminal at Germany’s biggest port to prepare for passenger numbers that may almost double by 2022....

July 4, 2014
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Interesting

WATCH: Cruise Ship Gives Best Sail-By Salute Ever

The 90,000-ton MSC Magnifica was in Germany this past weekend for the 825th Hamburg Port Anniversary celebrations and saluted the crowd by playing a horn-rendition of the White Stripes song, Seven Nation Army.

May 14, 2014
Total Views: 371

Thursday, February 6, 2014
eurogate container terminal hamburg hhla
Maritime News

Hamburg’s Container Volume Rises as HHLA Wins Traffic From Rotterdam

Hamburger Hafen & Logistik AG, which handles about three of four containers at Hamburg’s port, saw rising volume last year as feeder traffic to the Baltic Sea and Russia grew amid a shrinking northern European market.

February 6, 2014
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
HHLA port of hamburg container terminal shipping
Maritime News

As Europe’s Debt Crisis Expands into China, Hamburg Starts Feeling the Impact

(Bloomberg) — Growth in Hamburg is stalling as Europe’s fiscal crisis spreads into China and other Asian countries, threatening the recovery of Germany’s biggest port. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG,...

August 15, 2012
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Friday, June 22, 2012
KV BARENTSHAV norwegian coast guard
Maritime News

LNG Powered Coast Guard Cutter Calls on Port of Hamburg

At the Überseebrücke pier, the Port of Hamburg has for the first time been able to welcome an LNG-fuelled ship. The KV BARENTSHAV belongs to the Norwegian Coastguard fleet, and...

June 22, 2012
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Hyundai Together port of hamburg HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder
Maritime News

13,000 TEU Containership “Hyundai Together” Calls on Port of Hamburg

Successful start: On her maiden voyage to Hamburg, the Hyundai Together was the first ship with a carrying capacity of 13,000 standard containers (TEU) to be handled at Hamburger Hafen...

May 9, 2012
Total Views: 87

Monday, February 13, 2012
Maritime News

Port of Hamburg Regains Market Share, Views Positive Future [REPORT]

The Port of Hamburg regains market shares and foresees a positive annual balance on total seaborne cargo throughput… In 2011, Germany’s largest universal port achieved a seaborne cargo throughput totalling...

February 13, 2012
Total Views: 32