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. 

/ 28.09.2015
Certified Quality
The Terminals Altenwerder (CTA) and Tollerort (CTT) have once again received one of the most prestigious certifications: the Container Terminal Quality Indicator (CTQI).
/ 14.09.2015
Hafen-Scouts Explore Maritime Logistics
HHLA supports fascinating learning trips through the Port of Hamburg for Hamburg primary school pupils.
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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.


Additional information for truckers

Up-to-date information about traffic and detailed maps of the terminal make the trip easier for truck drivers.


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.