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    • Elbe fairway widening: Now simpler for mega-ships to pass

      Shipping News

      01.31.2020

      Elbe fairway widening: Now simpler for mega-ships to pass

      Two segments of the fairway adjustment on the Lower and Outer Elbe related to widening have been completed. Since 29 January ships with a…

    • Port of Hamburg not expecting reduction in container throughput caused by liner service changes announced by Ocean Alliance and Maersk

      Shipping News

      01.24.2020

      Port of Hamburg not expecting reduction in container throughput caused by liner service changes…

      From April, the Ocean Alliance NEU 5 service handled by EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg – CTH is being transferred to Antwerp. This…

    • Service to and from Hamburg Remains Available for MAERSK ME1 Customers

      Shipping News

      01.13.2020

      Service to and from Hamburg Remains Available for MAERSK ME1 Customers

      The Danish shipping line MAERSK will be making a seasonal adjustment to the rotation of its ME1 service as of February 2020. ME1 has been…

    • Pella Sietas GmbH secures construction of icebreaker of ice class "Icebreaker7" and largest single order in company history

      Shipping News

      12.09.2019

      Pella Sietas GmbH secures construction of icebreaker of ice class "Icebreaker7" and largest single…

      Pella Sietas GmbH - based in Hamburg - signed a contract for the construction of an icebreaker of ice class "Eisbrecher7". The new…

    • Maersk launches new visibility tool “Captain Peter”

      Shipping News

      12.03.2019

      Maersk launches new visibility tool “Captain Peter”

      With a look and feel like an everyday smartphone app, "Captain Peter" is aiming to take customer experience to a new level. The avatar will…

    • IMO2020 Global sulphur cut: German shipping to use new type of fuel

      Shipping News

      11.28.2019

      IMO2020 Global sulphur cut: German shipping to use new type of fuel

      VDR survey: Technical issues and costs are the biggest challenges … The vast majority of ships in the German fleet will run on the new…

    • Elbe Dredging: Two new underwater storage areas successfully completed at ”Medemrinne“ and ”Neufelder Sand“

      Shipping News

      11.21.2019

      Elbe Dredging: Two new underwater storage areas successfully completed at ”Medemrinne“ and…

      HWG member Machulez KG coordinated the large scale logistics project at the port of Cuxhaven … Cuxhaven, November 21, 2019 – In the course…

    • Innovative vessels visit port of Brussels

      Shipping News

      10.18.2019

      Innovative vessels visit port of Brussels

      Green inland shipping event on 16 october 2019 showed the most innovative solutions in inland navigation at the CO2 neutral port of…

    • No rate adjustment in Hamburg port dues – HPA’s strong signal to shipping

      Shipping News

      10.09.2019

      No rate adjustment in Hamburg port dues – HPA’s strong signal to shipping

      Next year Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) will be making no adjustments to port dues levied for use of the Port of Hamburg by seagoing, inland…

    • Floating cranes working on ship berths

      Shipping News

      09.30.2019

      Floating cranes working on ship berths

      The waiting point for large ships by Finkenwerder is currently being expanded. Beginning in 2020, two ships that are 400 and 450 metres…

    • The CMA CGM Group delivers solid operating performance and above-market growth in volumes, despite an uncertain worldwide geopolitical environment

      Shipping News

      09.09.2019

      The CMA CGM Group delivers solid operating performance and above-market growth in volumes, despite…

      • Positive net result of the Group's shipping activity … • Strong growth in volumes carried (+6.3% compared to Q2 2018 and +6.8% compared…

    • CMA CGM will not use the Northern Sea Route

      Shipping News

      08.23.2019

      CMA CGM will not use the Northern Sea Route

      A forward-looking, socially responsible choice to protect the biodiversity of both the Arctic region and the entire planet … •…

    • Hapag-Lloyd launches new South East Asia to Australia Services // SEA and S2A to start in October

      Shipping News

      08.21.2019

      Hapag-Lloyd launches new South East Asia to Australia Services // SEA and S2A to start in October

      Hapag-Lloyd expands its Oceania product portfolio. During the month of October 2019 (week 43), two new services which will offer weekly…

    • World's largest container ship completes first voyage from Asia to Europe

      Shipping News

      08.19.2019

      World's largest container ship completes first voyage from Asia to Europe

      MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company today announced that MSC Gülsün, the world’s largest container ship, has arrived in Europe after…

    • „CHIPOLBROK MOON“ voy. 79  -   How to handle 60m units in Hamburg

      Shipping News

      08.19.2019

      „CHIPOLBROK MOON“ voy. 79 - How to handle 60m units in Hamburg

      After discharging at Esbjerg and Hamburg our m/v „CHIPOLBROK MOON“ voy. 79 returned to Hamburg after loading in Antwerp. With a reasonable…

    • Hapag-Lloyd launches South-East India – Europe Express Service // IEX to start operations in October 2019

      Shipping News

      07.19.2019

      Hapag-Lloyd launches South-East India – Europe Express Service // IEX to start operations in…

      To further strengthen and optimize its market-leading position in South-east India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to and from North Europe…

    •  HHLA TK Estonia: Port of Muuga strengthened with new ferry connection to Finland

      Shipping News

      07.17.2019

      HHLA TK Estonia: Port of Muuga strengthened with new ferry connection to Finland

      The Estonian terminal operator HHLA TK Estonia, a fully owned subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), is strengthening its…

    • Hapag-Lloyd launches new Africa service: Middle East-India-Africa Express (MIAX) to start operations in October 2019

      Shipping News

      07.15.2019

      Hapag-Lloyd launches new Africa service: Middle East-India-Africa Express (MIAX) to start…

      Hapag-Lloyd is expanding its African liner services and will offer its MIAX (Middle East-India-Africa Express) service starting in October…

    • Hamburg Süd strengthens its product portfolio on the Europe–Central America, Caribbean and South America West Coast trade

      Shipping News

      06.28.2019

      Hamburg Süd strengthens its product portfolio on the Europe–Central America, Caribbean and South…

      New stand-alone service offered in collaboration with Maersk – Maximum flexibility for tailor-made solutions – First-class port coverage…

    • Cruises: Travelling In Style - MARINE INTERIORS 2019

      Shipping News

      06.05.2019

      Cruises: Travelling In Style - MARINE INTERIORS 2019

      Ship designers and architects are experts at merging design and safety on board cruise ships. The considerations that make the difference…

    • The Inland Waterway Transport Project EMMA Approved for Extension

      Shipping News

      05.24.2019

      The Inland Waterway Transport Project EMMA Approved for Extension

      The project partners happily received the approval for the EMMA Extension application by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. EMMA…

    • Global Liner Shipping Conference is back to Hamburg

      Shipping News

      05.08.2019

      Global Liner Shipping Conference is back to Hamburg

      Global Liner Shipping Conference is back to Hamburg on 13 – 15 May at the Atlantic Kempinski Hotel. The event will gather over 180 industry…

    • Maiden call: New OCEAN Alliance Asia service in Port of Hamburg

      Shipping News

      05.08.2019

      Maiden call: New OCEAN Alliance Asia service in Port of Hamburg

      With the TAURUS - 14.424 TEU, belonging to the OCEAN Alliance, the first containership in the new Asia service Loop 7 has berthed in the…

    • HVCC optimises handling of inland waterway ships in the Port of Hamburg

      Shipping News

      05.08.2019

      HVCC optimises handling of inland waterway ships in the Port of Hamburg

      The Port of Hamburg is not only the largest seaport in Germany – it is also the second-largest inland port. Around 10,000 inland waterway…