The main product groups listed here correspond with how HHLA Purchasing is organised. The area is divided into three departments, each of which has its own specific strategic and operative role.

We look for partners who can address the requirements of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG while at the same time offering innovative and profitable solutions. To contact us, please register on our Supplier Portal.


The Equipment and Energy department is in charge of purchasing port handling equipment (large machinery/equipment), vehicles, maintenance and leasing as well as fuel and energy. In cooperation with our engineers and partners, special solutions are often developed in order to fulfil particular requirements. 

Excerpt from the product groups list for the Equipment and Energy department:

  • Ground-handling vehicles and hoists
  • Purchase and lease of equipment, vehicles and cranes
  • Energy and gas
  • Fuel


The Construction department deals with procurement in the areas of construction above and below ground, railway construction and facility management. This includes the corresponding planning and engineering services as well as maintenance and repair services. 
Due to the dynamic environment, our partners need to meet very high requirements when implementing and executing commissioned work. Innovation, quality, efficiency and observance of deadlines are therefore important criteria when selecting our partners. 

Excerpt from the product groups list for the Construction department:

  • Construction services (including planning)
  • Fire safety including maintenance and repair
  • Flood prevention
  • Cleaning services, winter road clearance 
  • Waste management and sewage technology

IT and Indirect Services

The IT and Indirect Services department covers the procurement of goods and services in the area of information technology and in the area of indirect services. Innovation, creativity and outstanding quality are prerequisites when considering partners. Expectations are extraordinarily high, especially when it comes to system solutions in the area of container throughput.

Excerpt from the product groups list for the IT and Indirect Services department:

  • IT services (for example consultation and programming services, maintenance and support)
  • Hardware, software
  • Telecommunications (for example telecommunications equipment, service providers and carriers, terminal equipment), mobile data communication
  • Business consultancy, auditing
  • Personnel services
  • Business travel

In order to gain access to the tenders, please register in the Supplier Portal or, as an existing supplier, get in touch with the respective contact person in the area of purchasing.

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