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Hamburg port adds jobs as cargo handling hits record levels

More employed in handling terminals than in 2008 boom

Published Wed, Aug 20, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[FRANKFURT] The Port of Hamburg, Germany's gateway to the Baltics and China, is adding jobs as a surge in sea freight boosted cargo handling to record levels in the first six months of the year.

Europe's third-largest commercial harbour handled 4.8 million standard containers, or TEUs, an increase of 6.8 per cent, Port of Hamburg Marketing said in a statement on Monday. …

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