Hamburg bucks the trend

Hamburg's container throughput in the first half of 2022 was more positive than expected, with total throughput of 4.4 million TEU representing growth of 0.9%, said the port authority. This was at a time when the major competing ports of Antwerp-Bruges, Rotterdam and Bremen all reported an average downturn of 4.6%. A 2.7% fall in total throughput in Hamburg - 61.8 million tonnes,  was explained by weaker bulk cargo handling, which ... [+]

´╗┐Hamburg launches Smart Port network

Hamburg is spearheading an international network of ports to exchange information and develop solutions to pressing problems facing the industry. ChainPORT will provide an information network between partner ports - , Felixstowe, Busan, Singapore, Shenzhen, Los Angeles and Antwerp and at the same time create a basis for joint development ... [+]

Iranian line restarts

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has resumed its regular European Container Line (ECL) service between Northern Europe and ports in the Persian Gulf following its closure in mid-2010 on account of sanctions. The new service will be operated by 2,500teu vessels calling at Hamburg and Antwerp, Genoa, Istanbul, ... [+]

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