Container terminals in Germany – HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder in Hamburg

The HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder was opened in 2002 and in considered one of the most technologically advanced and the most efficient container terminals in the world processing thousands TEUs a month. Most of the container handling operations done on the one square kilometre terminal are automatic where Driverless Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) move containers around the site and software-controlled portal cranes sort them into storage blocks.
Part of the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder is the Kombi-Transeuropa Terminal Hamburg (KTH) which is by far the largest rail cargo terminal in Germany build around 7 tracks each 720-metres long.

HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder GmbH
Am Ballinkai 1
21129 Hamburg

Available modes of transport: Rail / Inland waterway vessel / Ocean-going ship
No. of quays 4 / 1.400
Max ship length 400 m
Max ship width 52 m
Max depth 16.7 m
Gantry crane 15
Rails 7
Gantry cranes 4
Track length 700 m
Total area 1.000.000 sqm
Reefer connections 2.200

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