HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder is recognized worldwide as state-of-the-art. With its high degree of automation and its compact layout, HHLA’s newest terminal sets the scene for the future of container handling. The most advanced technology and innovative EDP system ensure efficient discharging and loading of large container ships, especially. The volume of standard containers has grown steeply since the terminal was taken into service in summer, 2002. 

/ 28.04.2016
HHLA Further Expands Germany’s Largest Container Rail Terminal
HHLA is expanding Germany’s largest container rail terminal at CTA: terminal’s capacity increases to 930,000 standard containers.
/ 27.04.2016
US Secretary of Commerce Pritzker visits CTA
Second visit of an US Secretary in 2016: CTA is viewed as groundbreaking in its use of automation processes.
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Handling Times during spring holiday period

Get informed on the Truck Handling times at the HHLA Container Terminals during the holidays in spring 2016.


Container handling filmed with a drone

Containers are moved from block storage to the ship: dynamic pictures from a bird’s-eye view.



The rail terminal holds the record with exactly 813,100 Containers, making CTA Germany’s largest rail terminal.



The port is one of Hamburg’s most popular places of interest. Take a look at it from a bird’s eye view.


Container ship very close

Have a look at Google+ and see some extraordinary impressions from aboard the mega freighter Ulsan Express.


As if by magic

A novel terminal layout and specially developed work processes have made container handling safer and more efficient. This is how it works.


Pictures from Altenwerder

Form your own impression of the Container Terminal Alternwerder! Impressive photographs, cutting-edge technology and portraits of our staff`s workplaces.


The time-lapse film shows what stages a container goes through from the ship to the truck or railcar at Container Terminal Altenwerder.