HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

HVCC and Kotug Smit Towage optimise conditions of entry at the Port of Hamburg

Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC) and Kotug Smit Towage, provider of harbour towage, will in future work closely together at the Port of Hamburg in order to coordinate preliminary planning for ship calls and …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Curious
Hamburg and St. Petersburg strengthen cooperation

Hamburg and St. Petersburg strengthen cooperation

More than 250 participants had the opportunity to nurture and deepen the good relationship between Hamburg and St Petersburg at the Port Evening staged by Port of Hamburg in St Petersburg. Since 1957 Hamburg and St …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
HHLA floating crane loads world’s biggest ship propeller onto a vessel at the Port of Hamburg

HHLA floating crane loads world’s biggest ship propeller onto a vessel at the Port of Hamburg

On Sunday, 16 September, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) loaded the biggest ship propeller in the world onto a vessel. The “HHLA IV” floating crane brought the gigantic 110-tonne object to the port of …
Sep 17, 2018 /  Curious
Container Traffic Declines at Port of Hamburg for H1 2018

Container Traffic Declines at Port of Hamburg for H1 2018

In the first half of 2018 the Port of Hamburg achieved total throughput of 66.5 million tons. That represented a moderate downturn of 4.9 percent, with the downward trend slowing in the second quarter. General cargo …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Finance
Mega-carrier ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ visits Port of Hamburg

Mega-carrier ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ visits Port of Hamburg

The Port of Hamburg was one of those called by one of the world’s largest containerships during her maiden voyage. With her slot capacity of 21,237 TEU, the ‘Cosco Shipping Universe’ set a fresh record …
Jul 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Diana Containerships announces completion of sale of a Post-Panamax container vessel

Diana Containerships announces completion of sale of a Post-Panamax container vessel

Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, Tuesday announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of one of its Post-Panamax …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Announces Purchase of Ultramax Bulk Carrier

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. Announces Purchase of Ultramax Bulk Carrier

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:EGLE) announced Tuesday that it has acquired a high-specification 2014-built SDARI-64 Ultramax bulk carrier for a purchase price of USD 21.2 million. The ship was constructed at Chengxi …
Jul 24, 2018 /  Vessels
HHLA takes full control of Transiidikeskuse AS, Estonia’s largest terminal operator

HHLA takes full control of Transiidikeskuse AS, Estonia’s largest terminal operator

On 27 June 2018, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) finally assumed full responsibility for Estonia’s largest terminal operator, Transiidikeskuse AS (TK). The last conditions that the sales contract dated 26 …
Jul 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Hamburg Süd is “Top Ranked Carrier” for third time in a row

Hamburg Süd is “Top Ranked Carrier” for third time in a row

Honored by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) Hamburg Süd has been a reliable and efficient partner of US shippers of agricultural and forestry products for many years. For its outstanding performance, …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Curious
AFLAS Awards 2018: Customers honor Hamburg Süd as “Best Shipping Line” between Asia and Europe

AFLAS Awards 2018: Customers honor Hamburg Süd as “Best Shipping Line” between Asia and Europe

This year, Hamburg Süd once again numbers among the winners of the prestigious Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards of the shipping and logistics trade journal “Asia Cargo News.” For …
Jun 12, 2018 /  Curious