Port of Hamburg

World’s biggest ship propeller loaded on vessel at Port of Hamburg

On Sunday, 16 September, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG 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 Waltershof, where it was hoisted onto the “Hyundai Supreme” container ship. 

"Water transfer" increasing at Port of Hamburg

HHLA subsidiary CTD Container-Transport-Dienst, which carries out a large proportion of the container transfers between the different terminals and depots at the Port of Hamburg, is increasingly using inland water vessels over trucks, the port informed.

2nd generation Triple-E Munich Maersk in maiden call to Hamburg

While on her maiden voyage, the 20,568 TEU “Munich Maersk”, currently one of the largest container ships in the world, berthed at EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg, on 5 August. The ship belongs to the second generation of Maersk Line’s Triple-E class and calls Hamburg as part of the AE5 service of the 2M alliance.

MOL containership makes fast in Hamburg

On Monday 15 May, around nine in the evening, the MOL TRIUMPH, one of the biggest container ships in the world, made fast in Hamburg at HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The new flagship of Japanese shipping company MOL is the first vessel with a loading capacity of over 20,000 TEU in the Port of Hamburg.

German companies merge ship management activities

The Hamburg-based company, Leonhardt & Blumberg Reederei, and Buss Shipping company announced that they have agreed to merge their ship management activities. The new joint venture will be called Leonhardt & Blumberg Shipmanagement GmbH Co. KG.

Hamburg Port's expansion project completed

Hamburg Port Authority announced that officially completed, within the schedule, on March 7, the project “Redesigning the Entrance to the Vorhafen Harbour Basin”, which brings more manoeuvring space for big ships, so faster berth assignment and improved safety of navigation.

IRISL’s new general cargo service makes first call at Hamburg port

The representatives of state shipping company IRISL (Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines) have joined staff of the Peter W. Lampke shipping agency and Terminal C. Steinweg in welcoming the Captain and crew of the SEVGI . The new general cargo service will call monthly at Hamburg as the only port in Germany, transporting conventional general cargo in addition to containers. The multi-purpose vessels deployed are equipped with shipboard cranes.

First Iranian ship calls in Hamburg

With the call by the AZARGOUN in Hamburg on 17 March 2016, IRISL – Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines – is reopening its regular liner service “European Container Line” (ECL) between Northern Europe and ports in the Persian Gulf following its closure in mid-2010 on account of sanctions. The new service will be operating with 2,500-TEU containerships, calling at Hamburg and Antwerp, along with Genoa, Istanbul, Port Said and Bandar Abbas.

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