Hamburg fall levels off

The decline in cargo in at the port of Hamburg in the third quarter was 8%, considerably less than in the second, it said. Container throughput was down only 4.9%, to 2.3m teu in the third quarter. Port of Hamburg Marketing says that the results in the third quarter give reason to be optimistic that the double-digit decrease in turnover has ended. [+]

Virus hits Hamburg volumes

The Corona pandemic hit the port of Hamburg’s cargo volumes in the first six months of the year, which fell by 12% to 61.2 million tonnes. Containers were down 12.4% to 4.1 million teu, affected by the slower Chinese economy and cancellations of sailings. Imports were particularly badly hit, down 16.3% ... [+]

No box shortage here, says Hamburg

There are no significant bottlenecks in the supply of empty containers in German seaports, despite reports suggesting otherwise, says the port of Hamburg. It says that Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) conducted a on the weekend of 21/22 March which showed that shipping lines see no appreciable scarcity of equipment, ... [+]

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