Six further green energy charging stations for battery-powered automated container transporters (AGV) and 16 additional lithium-ion AGVs will be put into operation at Port of Hamurg’s Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) by the end of the year.
Port of Hamburg
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its charging stations for battery-run automated guided vehicles (AGVs) at Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) as part of its goal to achieve carbon neutrality.
The fairway adjustment of the Elbe is on its home stretch in Hamburg. In the final stage this week, the so-called cutter-head suction dredger “Fernão de Magalhães” will do the remaining work on the Elbe river bed.
The corona pandemic has significantly affected throughput trend in Port of Hamburg, Germany’s largest universal port. In the first six months of the year, seaborne cargoes loaded at its terminals totaled just 61.2 million tons, representing a 12% downturn.
Port of Braunschweig and Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) joined an agreement, so as to promote an environmentally friendly inland waterway shipping in hinterland container transport between Hamburg and the inland port in Lower Saxony.
Port of Hamburg, Germany’s largest universal port, saw seaborne cargo throughput in the first quarter of the year at 31.9 million tons, representing a 7.9% drop on 2019, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
In light of the COVID-19 situation, Port of Hamburg informed that current inland terminal operations in Germany experience the coronavirus crisis’s impacts differently across individual regions. In fact, port authorities sounded optimistic concerning import activities at the country’s western terminal locations.
The Port Authority Network of Northern Tyrrhenian Sea conducted the second Smooth Ports partner meeting, with attendees from Bulgaria, France, Italy and Germany, who discussed the progress of the project.
HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center, Wärtsilä and Carnival are collaborating in a digitalisation project, to ensure reliable ship arrivals, more efficient ship handling and port logistics, as well as reduced fuel consumption and emissions.
Port of Hamburg saw an increase of 136.6 million tonnes, 1.1%, in its seaborne cargo throughput, with its container handling reaching the 9.3 million TEU advanced substantially, by 6.1%. For 2020, the Port of Hamburg’s marketing organization anticipates a stable result on container traffic and a slight increase in bulk cargo handling.
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