Storms create heavy congestion in the Port of Hamburg

Delays on the world seas mean that several European and Asian port terminals are currently struggling with bottleneck situations, while containers are simply piling up on the quay. The Port of Hamburg is among those hit hardest.

Photo: Hamborg Havn

There does not seem to be a limit to the size of modern container ships. They know all about this in Hamburg, where the new giant container ships help put an unusually high degree of pressure on the port's already-strained port operations.

A series of storms during a protracted period have resulted in many ships arriving at the port delayed several days, according to

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