April 20 - The German port of Hamburg took the message that heavy lift and project cargo activity is important to it to the Intermodal South America show in S

Participating in the Hamburg joint booth in were Buss Group, Polzug Intermodal, Saco Shipping, TCI International Logistics, TCO Transcargo and TFG Transfracht International. The exhibitors considered attendance at the trade fair presentation and visitor feedback to be a great success and are contemplating returning next year.

In terms of sea freight at Hamburg, Brazil ranks third on the list of Hamburg's top trading partners with around 5.6 million tonnes. General cargo handling accounts for around 2.1 million tonnes. Exports from Hamburg to Brazil predominantly involve machinery, plant equipment, vehicles and chemical products. The Grimaldi shipping company also provides port customers with cargo holds for rolling and project freight on its ConRo vessels.