Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA)

HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder, recognized worldwide as state-of-the-art, is the world’s first container handling facility to be certified climate-neutral. 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. CTA includes Europe's biggest container rail terminal for intermodal services, Kombi-Transeuropa Terminal Hamburg (KTH)

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Technical data

Area: 1,0 km²

Length of quay wall: 1.400 m

Berths: 4

Maximum draught: 15,1 m

Container gantry cranes: 14

Automated guided vehicle (AGV): 95 (all of them battery powered)

Automated yard blocks: 26

Gate: 16 lanes

Transfer point for trucks: 104 lanes

Rail-mounted gantry cranes: 4

Number of rails: 9

Track length: 720 m

Reefer connections: 2200

Packing station: At the terminal CTB

Watch the way containers cross CTA.

* The calculation of the carbon footprint takes into account emissions from stationary and mobile combustion (natural gas, diesel), from imported electricity, emissions from commuter traffic and upstream chains of the energy sources used. The carbon footprint verified by TÜV NORD CERT GmbH according to DIN ISO 14064-3:2020 was offset by Gold Standard compensation projects in accordance with TN-CC 020 Standard.


Contact persons

Secretariat of the management

Secretariat of the management

Phone +49 40 3088-8121