- 30. August 2019
Port of Hamburg Marketing is part of the mayor's delegation in AsiaPort of Hamburg Marketing board member Axel Mattern has been accompanying the delegation of Hamburgs mayor Peter Tschentscher to Asia for about a week. China is the leading trading partner of the universal Port of Hamburg. In the first half of 2019 1.32 million TEU were handled with chinese ports (including Hong Kong) in sea-side traffic. In China Port of Hamburg Marketing is represented by the Hamburg Liason Office Shanghai. Regular trips to China are part of the Hamburg location marketing in order to further strengthen the partnership between Hamburg and China.
Japan ranks 19th among the top trading partners in sea container traffic with Germany's largest seaport. In the first half of 2019, an increase of 4.1 percent in sea container traffic to 70,000 TEU was also reported here.
We are pleased to further intensify the good contacts to our partner countries within the scope of the delegation trip.