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Port of Hamburg Magazine 2.2016

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PORT OF HAMBURG: Welcome to the official website of Germany's biggest seaport

Around 10,000 ship calls per year, almost 300 berths along a total of 43 kilometres of quay walls for seagoing vessels, more than 1,100 freight trains per week, four state-of-the-art container terminals and around 50 facilities specialized in handling project shipments and bulk cargoes, along with about 7,300 logistics firms within the city limits - these are just a few of the factors making the Port of Hamburg one of the world's most flexible, high-performance universal ports. Last year 137.8 million tons of cargo crossed the quay walls of Germany's largest seaport. 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.

    • Investment in attractive growth segment: Hapag-Lloyd orders 5,750 state-of-the-art reefers
    • 19.09.16
    • 12:02
    • Wirtschaft
    • Investment in attractive growth segment: Hapag-Lloyd orders 5,750 state-of-the-art reefers
    • Hapag-Lloyd will also be investing in its container fleet this year: The liner shipping company has ordered a total of 5,750 refrigerated containers (reefers) of the...
    • Dr. Stefan Behn to Step Down from the HHLA Executive Board at the End of March 2017
    • 16.09.16
    • 09:04
    • Personalien
    • Dr. Stefan Behn to Step Down from the HHLA Executive Board at the End of March 2017
    • Dr. Stefan Behn, Executive Board Member of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), today informed the Supervisory Board that he will be making use of the option in his em...
    • Port-based Goodman Interlink Hamburg logistics centre complete, with new leases for Airbus and STUTE
    • 15.09.16
    • 13:28
    • Wirtschaft
    • Port-based Goodman Interlink Hamburg logistics centre complete, with new leases for Airbus and STUTE
    • Goodman Group, a global leading owner, developer and manager of industrial property, has fully leased its Goodman Interlink Hamburg logistics centre, signing lease agreem...

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.

PORT AT A GLANCE: Movements in the Port of Hamburg

The port map and the webcams enable you to track all ships currently in the Port of Hamburg. The tide calendar here also provides details of realtime water levels.

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.

    • GREEN CRUISE PORT Project Opening Conference
    • 27.09.2016
    • GREEN CRUISE PORT Project Opening Conference
    • Hamburg
    • Maritime Night at the TUHH
    • 30.09.2016
    • Maritime Night at the TUHH
    • Hamburg
    • 6. See-Hafen-Kongress (Sea Port Congress)
    • 08.11.2016
    • 6. See-Hafen-Kongress (Sea Port Congress)
    • Hamburg
    • Tank Storage Germany
    • 16.11.2016
    • Tank Storage Germany
    • Hamburg

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Port of Hamburg: FAQ to Peter Pickhuben

    Frequently asked questions to Peter Pickhuben

  • 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 can I find information on high tide and low tide times for the river Elbe?

    You can find the current tide calendar here..

  • Where and how can I find my container?

    Please contact your freight forwarder if you do not have the data for your container. If you have a container number you can localise your cargo via the Internet. These sites offer connections to tracking systems: