The BAYERISCHER LLOYD Group, headquartered in Regensburg, offers comprehensive forwarding and logistics services throughout Europe and worldwide. Thanks to a wide-ranging intermodal network, the Bayerischer Lloyd Group has access to all important ports and can therefore always call up the necessary services. We present the most important ports for you here:
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The port of Amsterdam is the largest port in the area of the Amsterdam seaports. Other ports are in Velsen / IJmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad, which are combined in the Amsterdam port group.
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The port of Rotterdam is one of the largest seaports in the world and the largest deep-water port in Europe. The port, located in the Rhine-Maas Delta at the mouth of the Rhine, handled 469.402 million tons of sea freight in 2019
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The port of Antwerp is the largest port in Belgium. In terms of cargo volume in tons, it is the second largest port in Europe and the seventeenth in the world. Antwerp is the world’s largest port for general cargo. The port of Antwerp is also home to the world’s second largest chemical industrial park after Houston.
The port of Agigea or Constanța is the largest port on the Black Sea and fourth largest in Europe and thus an important trading center for Romania. Konstanza is a port traditionally oriented towards the Danube, through which large quantities of ores, coke and coal from Ukraine, among others, are handled for the Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine.
The 80,000-inhabitant city of Izmail is located on the Kilija River, where it flows into the Danube. The port is the largest Ukrainian port in Ukraine and an important transshipment point for the Black Sea. Izmail is the center of the local food industry. It is also a base for the Ukrainian Navy and riverside units of the Ukrainian Sea Guard Izmail.
The port of Hamburg is the largest seaport in Germany and the third largest in Europe after the port of Rotterdam and the port of Antwerp. About two thirds of the handling of goods takes place in general cargo and one third in bulk cargo (ores, mineral oil, coal, crude oil, oil fruits, fertilizers, grain, building materials).
The Swiss Rhine ports (formerly Rhine ports near Basel) are an institution under public law owned by the cantons of Basel-Landschaft and Basel-Stadt, which manages three parts of the port along the Rhine. These inland ports represent Switzerland’s most important import and export hub.
Belgrade lies on the Danube, which connects the countries of Western and Central Europe with the countries of Southeast and Eastern Europe. The port complex on the Danube covers an area of 120 hectares and is one of the centers for freight transport. On this area there are 290,000 m² of closed warehouses and 650,000 m² of open storage spaces as well as a container terminal of 44,000 m².
The west port of Berlin is an important transshipment and storage point for inland shipping. It is divided into two parallel port basins. It is connected to the Spree and Havel via the Westhafenkanal and Berlin-Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal (called the Hohenzollern Canal in a westerly direction) and is integrated into the supra-regional waterway network between the Elbe and the Oder.
The port of Bratislava in Slovakia with connections to the Black Sea and via the Main-Danube Canal to the North Sea consists of two parts: the passenger port in the old town and the freight port in the eastern part of Ružinov. Around 1.5 million tons of goods are handled annually.
The Bremen ports comprise the port groups Bremerhaven and Bremen. The Bremen ports are the second largest German and fourth largest European seaports (after Rotterdam, Antwerp and Hamburg). The ports of Bremen are part of the so-called “Hamburg-Antwerp Range” in Europe, the sea ports on the southern North Sea, and are in competition with the other ports in this area, in particular with Rotterdam and Antwerp.
The free port for cargo handling in Budapest includes three docks as well as container terminals and warehouses, where Ro / Ro ships can also be loaded. It covers an area of over 150 hectares. In the 19th century, Budapest was the largest port along the almost 3,000 kilometers long Danube.
The Duisburg-Ruhrorter ports are considered to be the largest inland port in Europe, and when all public and private port facilities are taken as a whole, they are the largest inland ports in the world. With a total area of 10 km², the area of the actual port stretches from the port basin at the mouth of the Ruhr along the Rhine up to Duisburg-Rheinhausen.
The port of Düsseldorf is the third largest inland port in Germany due to the merger with Neuss port on the other side of the Rhine. The handling of the two opposite ports as well as the port of Reisholz totaled around 14 million tons in 2007.
The Osthafen Frankfurt, located on the northern right bank of the Main, in the Ostend district of Frankfurt, is a transshipment point for bulk and general cargo. The port, built from 1908 and opened by Mayor Franz Adickes on May 23, 1912, has a total of four basins and its own port railway.
The international free port Giurgiuleşti is the largest port and the southernmost point of Moldova and is located in the Rajon Cahul near the town of Giurgiuleşti in the triangle Moldova-Romania-Ukraine at the mouth of the Prut into the Danube on its north bank at river kilometers 133.8. It is an important logistics center on the border with the EU with a good transport infrastructure.
The largest port on the Upper Danube is in Linz. Equipped with handling facilities, warehouses and general cargo halls, container terminals, special warehouses for frozen and dangerous goods and maneuvering services, around 3.5 million tons are handled annually.
The Mannheim port is one of the most important and at the same time the fourth largest inland port in Europe. The port has 2,679,000 m² of water and 8,635,000 m² on land. Almost 500 companies with 20,000 jobs are located in the port area.
With an annual throughput of around 15 million tons, the inland port of Nuremberg with its freight center (GVZ) is the largest and most important of its kind in southern Germany. The trimodal GVZ is directly linked to the road, rail and waterway modes of transport and links these infrastructures for multimodal transport chains.
The port of Regensburg consists of several port basins and lands. It is the northernmost port on the Danube. The port of Regensburg forms a central hub between the emerging economic areas in south-east Europe and the core areas of western Europe. Regensburg is the relay station at the transition between the technically different fleets of the Rhine and Danube shipping and is the port with the highest volume of shipments in Bavaria. The BAVARIAN LLOYD Group is based her
The port of Ruse is the largest Bulgarian port on the Danube. The port occupies a key position in the pan-European traffic corridors VII (Rhine-Main-Danube) and IX (Helsinki – St. Petersburg – Moscow – Kiev – Bucharest – Ruse – Dimitrovgrad – Alexandroupolis). The port of Ruse has two freight terminals (Ruse-Ost and Ruse-West), a Ro-Ro terminal and a passenger quay in the center of the city.
The port of Strasbourg, known as the Port Autonome de Strasbourg, is the second largest French inland port. It is connected to the large seaports of Rotterdam, Anvers, Le Havre and Marseille via the Rhine and the rail network and, thanks to its high-performance facilities, is a hub for multimodal transport. 350 companies are based on the port area with a total area of 1360 hectares.
The port of Straubing-Sand consists of a port basin 700 m long and 90 m wide and a 120 m reversible basin. The BAVARIAN LLOYD Harbor & Warehouse Logistics GmbH , with its modern port logistics is based here. Product-specific storage technologies in the company’s own warehouses and spacious open-air storage areas represent the entire transport and storage logistics , especially in the area of handling bulk goods, heavy loads, roll-on-roll-off and combined transport .
The modern commercial and industrial port with a wide infrastructure is a trimodal freight center with a turnover of around 3.5 million tons. The Neckarhafen Stuttgart is the most important trimodal transport hub in the Stuttgart region.
The port of Trier is an inland port on the Moselle in Trier with a cargo handling of around 1.085 million tons. Mainly crude and mineral oil as well as ores and metal waste are handled. The handling of containers has also been possible here since 1998.
The Vienna ports are the largest public Danube ports and the most important goods distribution center in Eastern Austria with trimodal logistics. Above all, mineral oil products, road salt, building materials such as cement, sand or steel products or agricultural products such as grain and artificial fertilizers are handled on the three million square meter area.
The port of Würzburg am Main, which consists of three parts and handles more than one million tons annually, is the third largest port in Bavaria after Regensburg and Nuremberg. The length of the transshipment bank of all quays together is more than 2700 m. A total of eleven port cranes and two mobile cranes are available.
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