From 5-8 May, some 50 companies of the port, transport and logistics industry in Hamburg and the region will be showcasing their assets under the joint roof of “Gateway Hamburg” at transport logistic 2015 in Munich, the world’s largest logistics trade fair. The great variety of exhibitors will reflect Hamburg’s immense range of services as an universal port and logistics base: terminals for containers, bulk and multi-purpose cargoes, shipping companies; and liner agents; rail operators; transport service providers; container packing companies; experts on hazardous cargoes, chemicals and the environment; vocational and further training establishments will be participating at the show. The stand organised by Port of Hamburg Marketing and Logistics Initiative Hamburg will be located at the centre of Hall B3 (Stand 209/310). A total of over 1,900 exhibitors from all over the world are expected for transport logistic at Neue Messe München.
New Internet Platform
In good time for the fair, Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) will be introducing its new Internet portal www.hafen-hamburg.de. This re-structured online portal is notable for modern design and intuitive menu guidance and has been optimised for smartphones and tablets. One highlight is the Port Plan that allows ship movements and the status of road traffic in the Port of Hamburg to be monitored in realtime. The system contains data of more than 25,000 vessels, along with background information. On shore, webcams convey the traffic status on the roads. The range is supplemented by news of planned roadworks and up-to-the minute traffic bulletins.
Industry Platform PORTlog With More Than 800 Companies
Integrated into Hafen-Hamburg.de is the industry portal PORTlog.de. Launched two years ago for transport logistic 2013. PORTlog enables customers, PORTLog enables firms in trade and industry to quickly find the right suppliers for their imports and exports of transport, cargo handling, warehousing and other services in Hamburg, its metro region, and along the transport chain. Over 800 companies from 40 different industries meanwhile offer their services at PORTlog.
Talks With Experts At Gateway Hamburg
Another highlight will be the “Gateway Hamburg Fair Talk”. On the first three days of the fair, these 15-minute talk shows with representatives of the port and logistics industry, the public sector and the world of politics will be held four times a day at the “Gateway Hamburg” stand. Exciting topics up for discussion will include the smartPORT system innovations for handling mega-containerships, Hamburg’s candidature for the Olympics in the heart of its port, the advanced development of environmentally friendly hinterland services, and trends in the Port of Hamburg’s core markets, including the Baltic region. All talks will be hosted by the journalist Björn Helmke. The complete schedule of talks, a plan of the stand and data on co-exhibitors will be available at www.gateway.hamburg.de by early April.
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