• 02. Mai 2017
  • 11:01
  • Economy

The port, transport and logistics sector from Hamburg and the Metropolitan Region showcases at transport logistic 2017 in Munich

‘Gateway Hamburg’ fair stand displays diversity of services in universal port of Hamburg
The Port of Hamburg is among Europe’s most flexible and high-performance universal ports. Apart from the high speed and quality of its cargo handling, as well as its superb hinterland links, the Port of Hamburg is especially notable for its diverse range of logistic services, including those for import and export freight of all types. Around 60 companies from the Hamburg region, representing the port, transport and logistics sectors are showcasing from 9 until 12 May under the ‘Gateway Hamburg’ umbrella at transport logistic 2017 in Munich, the world’s largest logistics trade fair. The variety of exhibitors reflects Hamburg’s immense diversity of services as a universal port and logistics centre: Terminals for container, bulk cargo and multi-purpose shipments; shipping companies and liner agents; rail transport operators; transport providers; container packing stations; experts on hazardous cargoes, chemicals and the environment; vocational and further training institutes; and many more.

The fair stand organized by Port of Hamburg Marketing and Logistik-Initiative Hamburg covers one of the largest exhibition areas at this international trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management, and is located in the centre of Hall B3 (Stand 209/310). The ‘Gateway Hamburg’ fair stand covers 950 square metres, among those represented being Hamburg Port Authority, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA), Brunsbüttel Ports and COSCO SHIPPING Europe, each with their own stand area.

Further co-exhibitors are: Buss Port Logistics, C. Steinweg (Süd-West Terminal), DAL Deutsche Afrika-Linien, ecco group (Poland), Emons-Rail-Cargo, Port of Hanover, IGS Logistics Group, BFSV Verpackungsinstitut Hamburg, ma-co maritimes competenzcentrum, Norgatec Handelsgesellschaft, PCH Packing Center Hamburg, planwerk elbe, Rendsburg Port, Saco Shipping, Sea Master Shipping, TCI Transcontainer International Holding, TCO Transcargo, TCU, UMCO Umwelt Consult, vesseltracker.com, Walter Lauk Ewerführerei .

An overview of all exhibitors plus further data on the exhibition stand will be found at: www.gateway.hamburg/de.

Germany’s largest universal port
The Port of Hamburg is among Europe’s most flexible and high-performance universal ports, offering suitable handling facilities for cargoes of all types: from containers to bulk solids, from project shipments to liquid and hazardous cargoes. Special terminals are also available for RoRo cargoes, and for handling waste and recycling material of value. At over 50 cargo-handling facilities, cutting-edge handling technologies and trained personnel guarantee safe and rapid handling.

138.2 million tons of seaborne cargoes were handled at Hamburg terminals in 2016. With throughput of 8.9 million TEU (standard containers), Hamburg is also the third largest container port in Europe and No. 18 in the world rankings.

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