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  • 8 March 2013

    Hamburg Port Authority is preparing a massive development program. Since the beginning of 2013, earthworks in the first stage have been carried out and these works are in a second major stage in the context of producing largely expanded dredging volumes of soil – this requires loading and transporting, partly in barges by water as […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result (EBIT) by 10 % year-on-year to € 169.3 million in the 2014 financial year. “Despite a challenging environment particularly due to the further delay in dredging the navigation channel of the river Elbe, 2014 was a successful year for HHLA, as demonstrated by the significant […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) again expanded its position in a difficult market environment in the 2013 financial year. “We saw considerable increases in throughput and transportation in 2013. Our market share gains underline that we were well prepared for the challenges of a difficult market environment. HHLA also continues to have a high […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vars Brno a.s. from the Czech Republic recently carried out surveys in cooperation with state enterprise Povodí Labe on the River Elbe, or the River Labe as it is called in the Czech language. The main aim of the project was to provide data for vessel skippers to assist with navigation planning and vessel loading […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Program was signed in New Delhi last week between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany. The objective of the agreement is to enable responsible stakeholders at National and State level to apply integrated river […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) experienced above-average growth in its core markets in the 2011 financial year, increasing both its revenue and its results considerably. Container throughput rose by 21.3 percent to 7.1 million standard containers (TEU), and container transport went up by 11.3 percent to 1.9 million TEU. Revenue grew by 14.0 percent […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel (BSV) Kairos successfully conducted the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in German waters today, when the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River received the low emission fuel. The vessel, which was christened in Hamburg on February 2019, is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and is operated on behalf […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The German Waterways and Shipping Authority (WSV) has ordered a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) from Pella Sietas Shipyard, Hamburg. The new dredger, worth around €95 million, will be funded through the company’s ‘Future Investment Program’, the WSV said in its announcement. The newbuild, the WSV’s biggest dredger to date, will operate mainly in tidal […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investing in ‘green infrastructure’ like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. This is the conclusion of a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published yesterday, which […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has commented on the Federal Administrative Court’s ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the river Elbe, HHLA informs. “Following the lengthy proceedings and in light of the stark competition between the major European ports, I would have hoped for a […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 8 November 2012

    The silt removing process continues at Port of Hamburg, after a long break. The plan is first to remove the silt from the most critical points at Köhlbrand and the Tollerort container terminal entrance. The dredged material is meant to be dumped, for the first time, near Hamburg’s island Neßsand. This decision is linked to […]

  • 23 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 17-23, 2017).   New Contracts for DEME in Germany, France, UK and Spain DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany.   Royal IHC […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) expanded its position in a difficult market environment during the 2012 financial year and increased its market share in the North Range to 19.6 %. Following the realignment of the Intermodal segment and a change in the accounting of fruit logistics, Group revenue declined by 7.3 % to € […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg was the first continental European port of call on the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM Marco Polo. The mega-ship, with a capacity of 16,020 standard containers, is being handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The French shipping company CMA CGM sets great store by Hamburg because of its geographic location and hinterland […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 5-11, 2018).   Elbe Fairway Adjustment VIDEO With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin.   Dredging Underway at CocoCay in the Bahamas […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the first half of 2013, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput by 6.8 % to 3.8 million standard containers (TEU). The volume handled by HHLA’s transport companies in the newly aligned Intermodal segment also rose significantly by 21.8 % to 581 thousand TEU. The operating result (EBIT), adjusted for one-off […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput in the first nine months of 2012 by 1.9 % to 5.4 million standard containers. Revenue fell by 7.2 percent to € 847.2 million due to the restructuring of the Intermodal segment and changes in consolidation methods. The operating result (EBIT) declined by 12.6 % […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the year nears end, it’s time to countdown the top Dredging Today interviews of 2014. We will begin with the latest, the exclusive interview with DSC Dredge President, Mr. Bob Wetta that was conducted in November 2014, continuing in reverse order until the first one.       Exclusive Interview with DSC Dredge President DSC Dredge LLC, […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remaining transport companies of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) significantly increased their container transport by 21.1 % to 883 thousand standard containers (TEU) in the first nine months of the 2013 financial year. This is primarily due to new connections within Germany, with Austria and with the Polish sea ports. Throughput volume at […]

  • 13 December 2011

    At 8 & 9 December 2011, the Business Offshore Conference took place in Hamburg. Organized by Schiff&Hafen I Ship&Offshore, the first edition of the conference welcomed 140 delegates at the Hotel Hafen. The group of delegates consisted of German offshore professionals as well as delegates coming from the United Kingdom, the United States, Denmark and […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four new gantry cranes arrived last week at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. These state-of-the-art container gantry cranes are designed for the latest generation of mega-ships. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is therefore laying the foundations for being able to handle ships carrying 18,000 standard containers (TEU) at its facilities. Following an eight-week voyage […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput to 3.5 million standard containers (TEU) in the first half of 2012. Revenue fell by 5.0 percent to € 566.3 million following the realignment of the Intermodal segment and changes in consolidation methods. The operating result (EBIT) rose by 1.2 % to € 94.2 million. […]

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  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nick Zerwas, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, last week presented his legislation, HF2820, to the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. According to the official statement, the bill funds $1.5 million – with a local match – for the City of Elk River to dredge Lake Orono. “Lake Orono is a […]