EUROGATE Intermodal reinforces south-east services to Istanbul.
EUROGATE Intermodal (EGIM) is expanding its intermodal transport network and reinforcing Munich as a hub for rail transports to Europe’s southern ports, the Balkan states and Turkey. EGIM now offers two weekly connections between Munich and Budapest with block trains to Budapest-BILK freight station in a transit time of less than 24 hours without stops.
Container handling volumes hold up well.
In the just completed financial year 2016, the EUROGATE Group handled the same volume of standard containers (TEU) as in 2015. While the first six months of 2016 got off to a promising start, in the second half-year the turbulences in the shipping industry impacted on the total handling volume of the EUROGATE Group.
New managing directors for the container terminals in Bremerhaven and Hamburg.
Change of managing directors in Bremerhaven and Hamburg: Peter Zielinski, Managing Director at EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg since 1999, is retiring on 31.12.2016. The new man taking over from him at the Hamburg Terminal is his Bremerhaven colleague Wolfgang Schiemann, who is returning to the Elbe after 12 years away. Wolfgang Schiemann will for his part hand over the reins of EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven to the present operations manager Manuela Drews from 1 January 2017.
“Cool”: Eimskip comes to Bremerhaven.
Bremerhaven is pleased to welcome a “cool” new customer: from December 2016, the Icelandic shipping line Eimskip will be calling at EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven. Eimskip offers scheduled services in the North Atlantic, mainly to and from Iceland. The Blue Line service will soon include Bremerhaven as a port of call.
50 Years Later and Still Going Strong.
May 5, 1966 is a historic date: the dawn of the era of containerized transport in Germany. 50 years ago on this date, the first dedicated container ship was unloaded at Bremen’s Überseehafen by BREMER LAGERHAUS-GESELLSCHAFT (today BLG LOGISTICS).
EUROGATE increases net operating profit by over 13 percent.
EUROGATE can look back on a successful business performance in 2015. Despite difficult market conditions, the European terminal operator group increased net operating profit by 13.4% to EUR 73.5 million (previous year: EUR 64.9 million). Container handling volumes at the German EUROGATE locations grew faster than the market. In Bremerhaven, Wilhelmshaven and Hamburg, EUROGATE handled 8.2 million standard containers (TEUs) in 2015 – 1.5% more boxes than in 2014.