Map of the area of the Port of Triest and the new HHLA PLT Italy terminal

HHLA completes acquisition of Port of Trieste terminal

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has completed the acquisition of 50.01% of the multi-function terminal Piattaforma Logistica Trieste (PLT) in the Italian seaport of Trieste. The completion was announced on 7 January. The handling facility will operate as HHLA PLT Italy and will begin operations in February 2021. Following approval by the Italian Council […]

HHLA takes majority stake in Port of Trieste

Hamburg Hafen and Logistik (HHLA) is taking a 50.01% stake in the the multi-function terminal Piattaforma Logistica Trieste (PLT) in the Italian seaport of Trieste. The agreement was signed on 28 September and will see HHLA position itself in a growing market on the Adriatic whose strategic position offers great opportunities for development. This will […]

MSC launches time-cutting Trieste-Ludwigshafen direct rail service

MSC will launch a new direct rail service connecting Trieste, Italy and Ludwigshafen, Germany. Available from 10 September 2021, the service will improve rail capacity and reduce transit time between Turkey and Germany to an estimated 12 days. The intermodal solution offers an efficient route from Turkish ports – Istanbul, Tekirdag, Gemlik, Derince on the ADRIAKIA […]

Port development and investment: digitalisation and the role of the PCS

Digitalisation is gathering pace across the maritime sector – and not before time. As far as ports are concerned, a strong commitment to digital solutions is vital in order to remain competitive. In fact, dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of having digitalisation at the core of successful operations. What does this […]

Port investment and development

Port Investment and Development

As the need to increase cargo capacity in terminals and ports continues, so does investment in expansion, development and new technologies. Few, if any, projects have been halted directly because of the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts continue at ports around the world to improve container capacity and operational efficiencies. In this edition of the Journal […]