Edition 14/2016
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The first full containership departed New York in April 1966 for Europe heralding the start of the containerization era. Standardizing and streamlining container transport were significant prerequisites for globalisation. Fifty years later, ports face huge challenges. The Hamburg Port Authority has announced the formation of a harbour network called ChainPORT linking several international ports with each other. This global platform will provide crucial information for linking partner ports with each other and form a basis for working on solutions together.

This news and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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