Eurogate: Container handling volumes hold up well in difficult market environment

Eurogate: Container handling volumes hold up well in difficult market environment

Despite the ongoing rearrangements of several shipping consortia in the past financial year, EUROGATE was once again able to keep container handling volumes stable. Overall, container handling volumes at all 12 locations …
Jan 31, 2018 /  Curious
Spotted: Höegh Traveller transports out-of-gauge cargo from Germany to Australia

Spotted: Höegh Traveller transports out-of-gauge cargo from Germany to Australia

Recently Höegh Autoliners was asked to transport the first two of four Bombardier trams from Germany to Australia for the extension of the Gold Coast Light Rail System (GCLR). Caption: Bombardier trams discharged …
Nov 2, 2017 /  Vessels
LNG retrofitted containership Wes Amelie launched, initial bunkering completed

LNG retrofitted containership Wes Amelie launched, initial bunkering completed

Wessels Reederei’s Wes Amelie, a containership retrofitted with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine, was launched last week. The vessel has undergone an LNG engine conversion at the German Dry Docks in …
Aug 30, 2017 /  Vessels
DEME acquires new dredging contracts in Germany, France, UK and Spain

DEME acquires new dredging contracts in Germany, France, UK and Spain

DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany. The contract has been awarded to a joint venture, …
Apr 21, 2017 /  Curious
US tanks roll into Germany to bolster NATO deterrent

US tanks roll into Germany to bolster NATO deterrent

Ships began unloading U.S. tanks, self-propelled howitzers and hundreds of other fighting vehicles Friday in the northern German port of Bremerhaven, to be moved into Eastern Europe to bolster NATO's deterrence against …
Jan 8, 2017 /  Curious
Ports support designation North Sea and Baltic countries as Nitrogen Emission Control Areas

Ports support designation North Sea and Baltic countries as Nitrogen Emission Control Areas

The port authorities of Antwerp, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Le Havre and Bremen/Bremerhaven strongly support the submissions of the North Sea and the Baltic countries to designate the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as …
Oct 26, 2016 /  Curious
Eimskip service includes Bremerhaven as port of call from December

Eimskip service includes Bremerhaven as port of call from December

From December 2016, the Icelandic shipping line Eimskip will be calling at EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven. Eimskip offers scheduled services in the North Atlantic, mainly to and from Iceland. The Blue …
Oct 13, 2016 /  Vessels
EUROGATE increases net operating profit by over 13 percent

EUROGATE increases net operating profit by over 13 percent

Despite difficult market conditions, the European terminal operator group EUROGATE increased net operating profit by 13.4% to EUR 73.5 million (previous year: EUR 64.9 million), the company said in its press …
Apr 7, 2016 /  Vessels
Historic call as Rickmers-Linie carries largest Siemens gas turbine to Turkey

Historic call as Rickmers-Linie carries largest Siemens gas turbine to Turkey

A special loading operation has taken place in Bremerhaven, involving Rickmers-Linie’s MV RICKMERS HAMBURG, a 485-tonne Siemens gas turbine, a 465-tonne Siemens generator and German project freight forwarder …
Mar 2, 2016 /  Vessels
Car Carrier Thames Highway damaged while maneuvering in Bremerhaven

Car Carrier Thames Highway damaged while maneuvering in Bremerhaven

On December 8, the 148 meter long, 7750 dwt car carrier Thames Highway allided with pilings at port of Bremerhaven, Germany. The Thames Highway was being maneuvered by tugs when the vessel struck the pilings. The car …
Dec 10, 2015 /  Accidents