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Latest throughput figures from Hamburg, Stockholm and Port Everglades

The Port of Hamburg reckons it has increased its market share in the first nine months of 2019

 

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Latest throughput figures from Hamburg, Stockholm and Port Everglades

Hamburg, Germany: The Port of Hamburg has reported an overall increase of 3.2% in cargo throughput in Q1-Q3 2019, to 104 Mt. Containerised traffic increased by 6.9% in unit terms to 7M TEU, of which sea-to-sea transhipment traffic accounted for 2.6M TEU (+ 4.3%).

 

Port-hinterland traffic grew by 8.6% to 4.4M TEU. Of this, intermodal rail accounted for 2.1M TEU, a gain of 11.9% year-on-year and a market share of 47%.

 

The number of calls by mega-ships with a nominal intake of ≥ 18,000 TEU increased by 18.3% to 123.

 

A total of 31.6 Mt of bulk cargoes were handled in Hamburg in the first nine months (- 2.1%).

 

Hamburg states that it "regained market share up of 0.7 percentage points in competition with other major container ports, whose growth averaged 3.4%. The excellent container handling trend in the rail segment also boosted seaport-hinterland services.

Containers and new automobiles are up at Port Everglades
Containers and new automobiles are up at Port Everglades

For the sixth consecutive year, Port Everglades’ container throughput exceeded 1M TEU, with a preliminary result of 1.05 M TEU in FY19 (ended 30th September). “We anticipate similar stable numbers over the next two years as we continue with the Southport Turning Notch Extension to add new cargo berths and the new [low profile] super post-panamax gantry cranes,” said Acting Chief Executive and Port Director Glenn Wiltshire.

 

New automobiles highlighted the year as Horizon Terminal Services, which opened a new terminal in January 2018, increased the number of new vehicles moving through Port Everglades by 76% year-over-year to nearly 51,000. “New vehicles are a new business line for the Port, and further diversifies our revenue stream,” added Jim Pyburn, Port Everglades’ Director of Business Development.

 

Port Everglades and Colombia’s Port of Barranquila have signed a MoU as part of a joint Sister Seaports agreement reached during the AAPA’s Latin American Congress of Ports 2019 convention, held last week in Miami.

 

In recent trade with Colombia, Port Everglades handled 33,207 TEU from October 2018 to June 2019. Top import commodities included aluminium, wood, fruits, beverages, glassware, ceramic, plastics, and vegetables. Top export commodities included printers, machinery, vehicles, furniture, iron, steel, wood, essential oils, and perfumes. Nearly a third of Colombian o/d trade over Port Everglades was with the Port of Barranquilla, primarily aluminium, glass, and ceramic commodities.

Momentum is building ahead of the opening of the new Norvik terminals, says Ports of Stockholm
Momentum is building ahead of the opening of the new Norvik terminals, says Ports of Stockholm

Ports of Stockholm:During the period January to October, container volumes rose by 7% compared to the same period last year. This is seen as a god platform for the forthcoming new container terminal at Ports of Stockholm’s (SHAB) Norvik facility.

 

“The Stockholm region is growing and accounts for around 50% of Sweden’s consumption," said Nicklas Ebersson, SHAB’s Marketing Manager, Cargo. "The continuing rise in container volumes is a message of strength before the opening of the Stockholm Norvik Port in 2020."

 

Stockholm Norvik Port has a natural depth of 16.5m and the size and capacity needed to be able to handle the largest vessels operating in the Baltic Sea. Its location, short approach lanes from the fairways and good connections to major roads and railway routes, make it an efficient and sustainable transport hub in Sweden, argues SHAB.

 

When Stockholm Norvik Ports opens in 2020 it will replace the container terminal at Stockholm’s Frihamnen Port. The new container terminal will be run by Hutchison Ports. During 2020 the ro-ro section of the new port will also open. This will be run as part of SHAB’s own business operations.

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