Moving pictures provide the clearest impression of work at our port and rail terminals. Take a look at both the current and historical film recordings. You can also see our plans for improvements.

/ Current films

Panoramic view of the future

Flying over the most modern part of the Port of Hamburg with a 360-degree perspective, you can catch a glimpse of the future of container handling. Click play and use the cursor to get a panoramic view.


Vision for new means of transport

Transporting containers at high speed through a tube to and from the Port of Hamburg?


Key moment for the Digital Hub Logistics

A drone was bringing the keys for the opening of the international innovation hub.


"MOL Triumph" in Hamburg

The first mega container ship (+20,000 TEU) in Hamburg! We filmed the arrival and processing at Burchardkai.


A hub in the hinterland

A short animation shows the inner workings of HHLA subsidiariesʼ hub terminals in the European hinterland.


Three New Gantry Cranes for Burchardkai

A special ship has delivered three new cranes to Hamburg. This video shows how the huge equipment is lifted from the vessel onto the quay.


On the track with the a Metrans shunter

Through the Port of Hamburg accompany an engine driver from the freight railway station "Alte Süderelbe" to the container terminals.


A Giant Time Lapse

“CMA CGM Vasco de Gama” called in Hamburg. In less than 34 hours, 5,248 containers were handled at CTB. The film shows the arrival and handling of the ship in time-lapse.


From the port into the Hinterland

Who are the people that control and shift the flow of containers? Set to music composed of original sounds!

/ Historical films

Portrait of a universal port

A wonderful image film about Hamburg Harbour in the typical style of the 1970s (colour, 21 minutes).


A Harbour in Transition

A reportage about the transformation in port work and cargo handling technology at the beginning of the 1970s (colour, 20 minutes).