HHLA Frucht- und Kühlzentrum GmbH

Hamburg is an important handling location for fruit. Imported fruit is handled by HHLA Frucht- und Kühlzentrum, as general cargo or in containers. Bananas are very often in temporary automated storage at O’Swaldkai. Great value is placed on maintaining the chill chain and on comprehensive quality checks.


General Company Information

Security norms

  • ISPS


Modes of transport (available)

  • Rail
  • Inland waterway vessel
  • Ocean-going ship

Berth information

No. of quays3
Max depth9.5 m

Heavy Lift / Break Bulk / RoRo

Cargo types
  • Break Bulk
Crane capacity100 t
Crane / mobile crane1


Storage systems

  • High rack
  • Pallet storage
  • Ramp storage
  • Covered storage

Fire protection systems

  • Blanket
  • Fire sprinkling system
  • Fire protection wall
  • Smoke alarm


Total area145000 sqm
Warehousing space55000

Cold storage

Total area cold storage15470 sqm
Temperature controlled max.14 °C

Reefer connections300

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