New Damen ASD Tug 2411 for Port of Hamburg

New Damen ASD Tug 2411 for Port of Hamburg

Order takes total operating there to seven Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Neue Schleppdampfschiffsreederei Louis Meyer GmbH & CO. KG for the supply of an ASD Tug 2411, to be named JAN. The vessel …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Hamburg sets record for seaport-hinterland rail traffic

Port of Hamburg sets record for seaport-hinterland rail traffic

Handling 46.8 million tons in 2018, the Port of Hamburg achieved a record figure for railborne freight transport At 135.1 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput was stable, with a slight downturn in bulk …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
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
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
Enhanced capacity for handling ultra-heavy cargoes – 600-ton crane now stationed in Port of Hamburg

Enhanced capacity for handling ultra-heavy cargoes – 600-ton crane now stationed in Port of Hamburg

Since the beginning of the year the Port of Hamburg has offered an optimized service portfolio for handling ultra-heavy loads. With an unit load capacity of 600 tons, ‘Enak’ is the most powerful …
May 16, 2018 /  Curious
New Record Ship Handled By CTB

New Record Ship Handled By CTB

The biggest container ship to have ever called at the Port of Hamburg is called the CMA CGM ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPÉRY, the vessel arrived yesterday at HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai.   The biggest …
Mar 16, 2018 /  Vessels
First 20,000 TEU container ship at Tollerport

First 20,000 TEU container ship at Tollerport

The COSCO Shipping Aries is the first Chinese container vessel with a capacity of more than 20,000 standard containers (TEU) to call at the HHLA terminal Tollerort. There it will be handled by five high-performance …
Feb 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Hamburg sets course for sustainable future with improved infrastructure and digitalization

Port of Hamburg sets course for sustainable future with improved infrastructure and digitalization

In the last business year, the high-quality services provided by the Port of Hamburg’s operators has lead to a stable handling result comparable with the previous year. With the impending adjustment to the Elbe …
Feb 15, 2018 /  Vessels