Bulk Cargo Handling

Bulk Cargo Handling 2014 / 2015


In Hamburg as a universal port, growth in bulk cargo throughput was maintained in 2015. Totalling 45.5 million tons, a 5.8 percent gain was achieved in this important handling segment. A massive increase in coal imports through the Port of Hamburg in 2015 accounted for the bulk of this growth. At 7,713,000 tons, these were up by 27.3 percent, setting a new record.