Bulk Cargo Handling
Bulk Cargo Handling 2016 / 2017
At 44.7 million tons, the bulk cargo total was at the previous year’s level, grab cargoes achieve record with 23.5 million tons For the handling segment bulk cargoes, comprising grab, suction and liquid cargoes and contributing one-third to the Port of Hamburg’s result, trends on imports and exports differed. A slight downturn was evident in imports, down one percent at 33.1 million tons. At 11.6 million tons, by contrast exports of these were slightly higher (up 1.1 percent).