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Hamburg holds steady

November 15 - The Port of Hamburg's overall results for the first nine months have been characterised by export growth and an import downturn. In the first nine months of 2012 the German port achieved a total throughput of 98.1 million tonnes (down 0.8 pe

In the first nine months of the year, the container throughput at 6.7 million teu so predominant at Hamburg fell by 0.6 percent. A positive result on general cargo was caused mainly by growth in the handling of loaded containers, while the trend for exports, including one million tonnes of conventional cargo, was positive (up by 2.6 percent), throughput of imports at 545,000 tons was weaker (down 36.2 percent).

The positive development of exports of conventional general cargo is primarily attributable to exports of vehicles, heavy lift cargo and project cargo, the port said.

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