April 30 - The Port of Hamburg, with its eight multi-purpose terminals and a total of 30 berths, is to be showcased at the Breakbulk Europe event, which takes place in Antwerp from May 22 to 24, by the Port of Hamburg Marketing and numerous member compani

Around 2.5 million tonnes of conventional cargo were handled in the Port of Hamburg last year, including oversize and especially heavy machines and plant components, cartons, palletised goods and metals, as well as factory equipment and other industrial building elements.

The port says it also handled an increase in imports of conventionally loaded metals, which at 185,000 tonnes achieved a notable rise of almost 26 percent in 2011.