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Hamburg Port

Marine Container Terminals

We've got the key to successful container terminal operation

The constantly changing market requirements and the dynamics of the container shipping industry require continuous adaptions to meet these challenges. Core matters are coping with increasing volumes, getting the most out of available space and maximising productivity to manage peaks arising from large-scale vessel calls. Further, time is calling for getting your IT-setup ready for the age of digitalisation in order to meet your customers’ expectations and to be frontrunner regarding digital business models.

Why HPC?

Desiring to improve your terminal’s capacity, wishing to increase your operational productivity or having the big matters of terminal new build or expansion in mind: it is HPC’s bread-and-butter business getting the most out of your marine container terminal. Keeping in mind every facility’s individuality, the multidisciplinary requirements of terminal planning and development are our profession. Whether it is our longstanding operational background, the particularities of financial assessment or the selection and specification of the most suitable IT-setup and handling equipment: HPC is your partner of choice in all facets of marine container terminals.

Your benefits

Regardless, whether you are looking for capacity and productivity improvements, on-site assistance, training or management support: We will provide what it takes to make the most out of your potential. While we are the experts seeing the overall picture with all your opportunities, you will be able to focus on your strengths.


Our approach

No matter what the precise requirements of your specific objectives are, our work starts with both feet on the ground: at your terminal. Based on a precise fact finding carried out by our experienced experts, we always pursue the holistic approach. Whether the focus lies on a specific operational element or within the overall picture, we always consider the entire terminal set-up - being well aware that any chain is just as strong as its weakest link:

  • Quay
  • Yard
  • Gate and Hinterland Connectivity


  • Equipment
  • IT landscape
  • Labour

The core element of our planning approach is proven tools for integrated capacity assessment analyses for different layout alternatives. Bringing actual and achievable capacity face to face we are able to draw up year-basis development plans, clearly indicating the way forward for operators and investors.

Last but not least, our in-house terminal simulation tools – customised to your requirements – will bring the final bit of precision to our terminal development approach and allows assessing even the most critical dynamic question which may arise. Our in-house tools have been proven in a multitude of projects and underlay constant improvement to reflect all state-of-the-art industry standards.

Our strong operational background is key to successful terminal planning. Whether it is the definition of operational strategies or the detection of existing inefficiencies, our team combines both: longstanding senior experience and fresh-minded modern approaches.

With our feet on the ground, we are aware of the requirements towards increasing digitalisation and connectivity. Implementation and adjustment of a suitable and state-of-the-art IT landscape and TOS are one of our longstanding professions; no matter, whether you trust in our in-house solutions or third party input.

Our experience

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