Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Hamburg Reports Strong Growth So Far in 2019

The Port of Hamburg saw strong growth in the first nine months of 2019, with seaborne cargo throughput rising by 3.2 percent to 104 million tons, At that rate, Hamburg...

November 21, 2019
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Friday, August 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Hamburg Reports Strong First Half

The Port of Hamburg reported strong growth in the first half of 2019 with seaborne cargo rising by over 4 percent helped by the solid growth in general cargo. Germany’s...

August 16, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, August 5, 2019
Maritime News

Record Drug Bust at Port of Hamburg

BERLIN (Reuters) – German authorities on Friday said they had seized 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion) in the northern port city of Hamburg – the...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Maritime News

Elbe River Dredging Kicks Off

The project to widen and deepen the Elbe River has kicked off with the arrival of DEME Group’s hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’. The project consists of widening and deepening the...

July 24, 2019
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Thursday, August 23, 2018
port of Hamburg
Maritime News

Hamburg Lags Behind Rival European Ports as It Awaits Deeper Elbe

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The port of Hamburg is continuing to lose ground to its North European container competitors, with another year-on-year decline in first-half results. Throughput for...

August 23, 2018
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 27, 2017
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Maritime News

Plan Underway to Subdue Russian Gas With German LNG Terminal

By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Brian Parkin (Bloomberg) — The old trading city of Hamburg in northwest Germany will soon become the center for a drive in Europe’s biggest economy to...

November 27, 2017
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
containership
News

Tempers Flare as Hamburg Selects Chinese Consortium for Container Port Expansion Project

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A storm is brewing in the city of Hamburg over the port authority awarding the development of the 42ha Steinwerder South container terminal project...

July 18, 2017
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
containership
News

Wider Entrance to Port of Hamburg Provides More Room for Big Ships

The Port of Hamburg has completed the widening of its Vorhafen Harbour Basin entrance which will allow more space for bigger ships to maneuver. Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) on Wedensday...

March 8, 2017
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
News

Capesize Bulk Carrier Breaks Down in Elbe River – AIS

A capesize bulk carrier blocked ship traffic in the Elbe River in Germany on Tuesday after losing power while inbound to the port of Hamburg. According to reports the 292-meter...

January 17, 2017
Total Views: 3

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
Total Views: 0

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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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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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
Total Views: 7

Friday, May 1, 2015
News

WATCH: Cruise Ship Rocks Out to White Stripes Leaving Port of Hamburg

MSC Splendida is seen here saluting the crowd by playing The White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army (and maybe some We Will Rock You and We Are the Champions) as it leaves the...

May 1, 2015
Total Views: 9

Friday, March 27, 2015
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Maritime News

Damen Delivers New ASD Tugs for Hamburg

Lutgens und Reimers (L&R), the Hamburg-based subsidiary of German towage services provider URAG has just taken delivery of two azimuth stern drive (ASD) 2411 tugboats, Brake and Perfect on 19 March....

March 27, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Alexander von Humboldt
Maritime News

Dredging the Port of Hamburg with the Alexander von Humboldt

The trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt, owned by the Jan De Nul Group, is critically important to the Port of Hamburg as it helps to remove the enormous...

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, February 9, 2015
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Maritime News

Hamburg Port Expects ‘Drastic’ Russia Sea Trade Downturn in 2015

Hamburg authorities expect the decline in seaborne trade with Russia to accelerate this year as a lagging impact of the weak ruble cripples trade with the port’s second- biggest partner.

February 9, 2015
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Maritime News

‘CSCL Globe’ Calls at Port of Hamburg [VIDEO]

The 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg on Thursday as it continues its maiden voyage from China to Europe.

January 14, 2015
Total Views: 2

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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