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Port of Hamburg returns to growth in first quarter

The Port of Hamburg rediscovers a growth path and raises handled volumes in a first quarter in which a four-fold increase in container cargoes from the US made the country the port's most important trade partner after China.

Port of Hamborg's exec is not losing sleep over China

One in three containers floating though the Port of Hamburg is on its way to or from China. And yet, port executive Axel Mattern is not worried about the turmoil surrounding the Chinese economy. There is still a momentum, says Mattern in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Giant vessels pouring into the Port of Hamburg

The new ultra-large container vessels have left a significant impression on the Port of Hamburg, which handled more larger ships in the first nine months of the year. Container freight to the port has grown, while the bulk cargo trade is stable compared with last year.

Port of Hamburg reports surge in throughput

The Port of Hamburg increased its container volumes by close to 11 percent in the first nine months of the year, and the operating result also improved, shows the bank's interim report.

Port of Hamburg delivered slight growth in 2016

Slightly more cargo passed through the Port of Hamburg in 2016 compared to the year before. Container volumes increased, while the port was also able to increase volumes from China. But there is still some distance to Rotterdam and Antwerpen.

Port of Hamburg gets approval for controversial expansion

15 years after the first application was submitted, the Port of Hamburg has now secured approval for an expansion of the Elbe waterway. In particular, the port hopes to attract more of the ultra-large container vessels which sail to and from China. But environmental NGOs oppose the expansion.

Port of Hamburg reports slow growth in 2016

The Port of Hamburg reports slow overall growth in the first nine months of the year. Increasing volumes from Russia were offset by weakened trade with Sweden and Poland in particular.

Port of Hamburg has waited almost 15 years for expansion

A planned expansion of the Port of Hamburg, which would give more space to ultra large container vessels, has been stagnating for years. The expansion needs to come soon, Hapag-Lloyd and the port tell ShippingWatch. But environmental organizations resist the plans.

Hamborg Havn har ventet på udvidelse i snart 15 år

Det trækker ud med udvidelsen af havnekanalen i Hamborg Havn, der skal give bedre plads til de ultrastore containerskibe. Udvidelsen haster, fortæller havnen og Hapag-Lloyd til ShippingWatch. Men miljøorganisationer stritter imod.

Port of Hamburg notes setback in handled volumes

The Port of Hamburg handled fewer containers and fewer tons of freight in the first half of this year. One bright spot is the trade with Russia which is now growing once more, states the CEO of Port of Hamburg Marketing.

Port of Hamburg under pressure in first half of 2016

Declining revenue and lower container throughout at the Port of Hamburg impacted the first half of the year. The silver lining consists of the intermodal companies at the port, according to the port's operating company HHLA.

Less cargo through the Port of Hamburg

Freight volumes through the Port of Hamburg were lower in the first quarter of this year than in the same quarter last year. Container took the biggest blow but dry bulk and general cargo declined as well.

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