Gateway Hamburg
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Port of Hamburg Magazine: Gateway Hamburg

The world of logistics is once again meeting in-person at ‘transport logistic’ in Munich. This trade fair is a focal point for thousands of companies – whether as exhibitors or visitors. Both the Port of Hamburg and Logistik-Initiative Hamburg will be showcasing the sheer diversity of the logistics hub on their joint ‘Gateway Hamburg’ stand.

The companies will be presenting just how deep the Port of Hamburg has already delved into its transformation. The focus will be on its metamorphosis into a climate-neutral, more efficient port with sustainable offerings. One of the most important instruments here is digitalization. With the Santana project, the network of networks will emerge in the Port of Hamburg. All players involved in the transport process should be easily able to access or upload data and documents via a marketplace. Hamburg Port Authority and Dakosy software house are currently setting up a test version. HHLA – Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG is always making history, when it comes down to modernizing the port. The high level of automation at Container Terminal Altenwerder has long since been everyday business. Current projects such as HHLA Sky, a drone control station that is able to handle more than 100 drones autonomously, are far advanced there.

Parallel to this, preparations are running at full speed to develop the Port of Hamburg into an energy hub. Air Products, one of the biggest hydrogen producers in the world, and Oiltanking Deutschland announced the construction of an import terminal for green ammonia in November. This was one of the first measures for setting up a comprehensive hydrogen added-value chain. This should also include the decommissioned Moorburg coal-fired power station, where an electrolyser should be producing up to 800 MW. At the beginning of March, Hamburger Energiewerke bought the site from Vattenfall. Now Hamburg can really get down to the planning. We would be delighted to have the opportunity of presenting the diverse range of ‘Gateway