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. 

/ 28.11.2017
“Fuhre 4.0” Initiative: HHLA Launches Slot-booking
HHLA Launches Slot-booking System Should Reduce Traffic at the Port of Hamburg. Trucks Can Only Enter Container Terminals at Pre-arranged Times.
/ 17.10.2017
Mandatory Slot-Booking From 29 November
Starting on 29 November 2017, the Hamburg container terminals will only be handling trucks that have booked a valid slot.
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15 years of CTA

HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder celebrates its 15th anniversary, and the underlying concept is being systematically further developed.


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.


In Charge

HHLA operates the biggest fleet of electric vehicles of any port in Europe - thereby setting standards in environmental protection.



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