PORT OF HAMBURG: Welcome to the official website of Germany's biggest seaport
Around 9,000 ship calls per year, almost 300 berths and a total of 43 kilometers of quay for seagoing vessels, more than 1,900 freight trains per week, four state-of-the-art container terminals, three cruise terminals and around 50 facilities specialized in handling roro and breakbulk and all kinds of bulk cargoes, along with about 7,300 logistics companies within the city limits – these are just a few of the factors making the Port of Hamburg to one of the world's most flexible, high-performance universal ports. 137.8 million tons of cargo crossed the quay walls of Germany's largest seaport in 2015. That included around 8.8 million standard containers (TEU). Hamburg is accordingly the third largest container port in Europe and in the 18th place on the list of the world's largest container ports.
TOP INFORMATION: The latest news from the port & logistics industry
We keep you posted about the latest traffic reports, throughput trends for Hamburg and ports of the region, along with additional topics on business, logistics, shipping, the hinterland, the environment, personalities and entertainment.
SHIPS ON THE MOVE: All expected ship arrivals
The ship arrival lists on this page reveal when the Queen Mary 2, or an especially large ocean-going ship or special vessel, will be coming to Hamburg. You will also find details of which terminals the ships will be berthing at.
SAVE THE DATE: Networking at trade fairs and events
Hamburg is home to all branches of the maritime business - making the Hanseatic City a popular venue for maritime conferences and trade fairs. Our Calendar of Events shows you which industry events will be taking place in the near future.
I’m in the tenth generation of port seagulls. I can tell you first hand everything that happens in and around the Port of Hamburg - the trivia, the odd and the anecdotes.
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Where can I find information on the water level of the Upper Elbe River?
You can find up-to-date information on water levels here.
Where can I find information on road traffic in the port?
You can find information on road traffic and the traffic situation in the Port of Hamburg here.
Where and how can I find my container?