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Expansion of Europe’s Largest Container Rail Terminal

Expansion of Europe’s Largest Container Rail Terminal

In order to increase capacity, the rail terminal of HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) was expanded from seven to nine tracks in record time.

Three New Gantry Cranes for Burchardkai

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Three New Gantry Cranes for Burchardkai

A special ship has delivered three new container gantry cranes from China to the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB). This video shows how the huge equipment is lifted from the vessel onto the quay.

Obligatory Pre-Announcement for Truck Handling

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Obligatory Pre-Announcement for Truck Handling

In order to ensure that all the advantages of the new TR02 version can be used as effectively as possible, pre-annoncement will become mandatory at HHLA terminals in Hamburg from November 2016. This means that in future, all containers will need to be pre-announced in advance. More information at our “Trucker info”.

Automatic Rail Processing at Container Terminal Altenwerder

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Automatic Rail Processing at Container Terminal Altenwerder

The HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) has introduced a traingate, which automatically records rail containers and feeds their data into the system. Another area of the terminal has therefore been automated.

A Glimpse at the Engine

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A Glimpse at the Engine

This multi-system locomotive pulls Metrans trains weighing up to 2,200 tonnes – and it does this in seven countries, each with their own electricity grid. We show what makes this locomotive so powerful.