Hamburg operator barges into Brunswick

German logistics group Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA)has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the operating company at the inland port of Braunschweig (Brunswick), about 80km to the south in Lower Saxony. While the port of Hamburg is the largest rail port in Europe, and rail-based hinterland traffic is one of its particular strengths, this competitive advantage often cannot be used on shorter routes and inland waterways can be ... [+]

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