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Germany is a European Union (EU) country in Central Europe, situated between the North and Baltic Seas. It has the largest economy in Europe. Its main seaports are on its Northern coastline: Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven. It also has the large inland port of Duisburg.

Revenue and earnings performance of HHLA down in Q1 2024

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 15, 2024 – Revenues and earnings of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) were both down in Q1 2024. HHLA turnover...

Hapag-Lloyd reports “good start” in Q1 24 results

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 15, 2024 – Hapag-Lloyd has reported its results for the first quarter of 2024. Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO, Hapag-Lloyd,...

German investigators find 190 kilos of cocaine in banana crates

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 12, 2024 – The state criminal police office in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, has seized around 190 kilograms of cocaine...

Coalition publishes the Hamburg Declaration to fight illegal drugs

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 8, 2024 – Yesterday, Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser hosted a ministerial conference of the coalition...

Cocaine seized in Hamburg port has tripled in the last five years

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 7, 2024 – It has been reported that the amount of cocaine seized in the port of Hamburg has tripled in the last five...

Berlin hosts anti-drugs event with Hamburg, Antwerp, Rotterdam

Berin, (Ports Europe) April 29, 2024 – Last week, Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser hosted a meeting in Berlin with Dr Peter Tschentscher,...

MSC launches bid to buy Gram Car Carriers

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) – April 25, 2024 – MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has offered to purchase Gram Car Carriers (GCC), which...

Hapag-Lloyd presents “Strategy 2030”

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – Hapag-Lloyd has presented its Strategy 2030, a comprehensive roadmap determining its pursuit of...

EUROGATE announces partnership with Prodevelop

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – EUROGATE has announced a partnership with Prodevelop to container terminal operations. Prodevelop has...

Portbase and RheinPorts start testing digital network

Rotterdam, Netherlands (Ports Europe) April 16, 2024 – Portbase and RheinPorts, two platform operators, have jointly started testing a project to...

Complaint about HHLA-MSC deal sent to European Commission

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – The plan for MSC to buy a 49.9% stake in Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) remains controversial....

Bawat solves issues with deballasting in ports

Stockholm, Sweeden (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – Bawat‘s BaaS delivered a timely and cost-effective Ballast as a Service solution to a vessel...

Deutsche Bahn wants to sell DB Schenker for €15 billion

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) April 8, 2024 – Deutsche Bahn wants to sell its DB Schenker division for around €15 billion. Possible bidders include...

Konecranes acquires German Kocks Kranbau

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) April 3, 2024 – Konecranes has acquired German crane and service provider Kocks Kranbau, giving it access to new European...

Update: APH Conference in Hamburg in October

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) March 29, 2024 – The International Association of Ports & Harbors (IAPH) 2024 World Ports Conference will be in the...

German inland cargo shipping will hit a new all-time low in 2023

Berlin, Germany (Ports Europe) March 26, 2024 – In 2023, inland waterways in Germany transported -5.9% fewer goods than in the previous year, according...

HHLA reports reduced revenue & earnings in 2023

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) March 21, 2024 – Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has reported a fall in revenue and earnings in the 2023 financial...

German ports handled 267.8 mt of cargo in 2023, down -4.1%

Berlin, Germany (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – In 2023, German ports handled 267.8 million tonnes of goods, a decrease of -4.1% on 2022. This was...

Port of Bilbao hosts German-Dutch hydrogen event

Bilbao, Spain (Ports Europe) March 12, 2024 – The Port of Bilbao has hosted a meeting organized by the Netherlands business agency. Representatives from...

Container transport in rail freight transport in Germany, 2005-2022

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) March 5, 2024 – The Federal Office for Logistics and Mobility (BALM – Bundesamt für Logistik und Mobilität) has...

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