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  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kiel has gained container wayport status by being added to the liner service network of Gothenburg-based shipping company TransAtlantic. With immediate effect, ships serving on the company’s Bothnia Line between Kerni/Oulu in Finland and Zeebrugge/Antwerp in Belgium are making a weekly stop in Kiel. Container part loads destined for overseas destinations via […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Only six days after her delivery from the Meyer Turku shipyard, the youngest vessel in the TUI Cruises’ fleet, Mein Schiff 4, arrived at the Port of Kiel on May 14th, marking her first passenger port call. In the early morning of May 14th, the Port of Kiel’s workers had a chance to watch the […]

  • 2 October 2013

    When the “AIDAcara” is heading out to Copenhagen at around 5 p.m. today, (2 October 2013), Kiel’s cruise shipping season will find its preliminary finish for the current year. Preliminary, as one more ship will again be welcomed in December on its Advent Cruise. So, Port of Kiel saw 128 calls by 22 different cruise […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Vessels

    Germany’s government has taken a decision to waive the Kiel Canal traffic dues until 31 December 2020.

  • 22 April 2015

    AIDAluna, a Sphinx class cruise ship, owned by US-based Carnival Corp and operated by AIDA Cruises, arrived in her base port of Kiel, Germany on April 20th. Dr. Dirk Claus, Managing Director Port OF Kiel (SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG) said: “For the very first time, Kiel serves as turnaround port for two vessels […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Kiel successfully maintained its sound handling result in 2013. With a performance of 6.32 million tons the result for the previous year was even slightly surpassed by 12,000 tons resp. 0.2 %. The ferry lines form the backbone of the port’s business, rising up to 5.1 million tons (plus 1.3 %) and […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday and for the very first time, the cruise ship “MSC Musica“ arrived in Kiel – its hub for this year’s summer season. The ship operated in South America during the winter months. This time, the Port of Kiel is the final destination of a transfer cruise which started 21 days ago in Buenos Aires […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 27 February 2018

    German authorities appoint a firm to remove the partially destroyed lock-gate at Kiel-Holtenau.

  • 23 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Work on extending operational areas at the Port of Kiel’s Norwegenkai Terminal has now been completed. Construction was officially brought to a close at a ceremony today involving the State of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Economics, Science and Transport, Jost de Jager, the Mayor of the Federal State Capital of Kiel, Peter Todeskino, and Dr Dirk […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Throughout the port of Kiel preparations are in full swing for the oncoming winter period. The 2,050 GT, 88m long and 13 m wide cargo ship “Julieta” arrived with a load of 3,200 tons of gritting salt from Morocco. Hans-Martin Burmann, Managing Director of Burmann Hafenlogistik, said “This is a premiere for Kiel. For the […]

  • 10 May 2019

    The stay of ships in Kiel becomes a pollution-free one.

  • 12 April 2013

    Lindenau will carry on their proud tradition of shipbuilding and repairs under their well-known name, since it stands for long-time experience and skills in German shipbuilding and many remarkable newbuildings. But with the new investor, the core business of the third shipyard of the Privinvest Group in Germany is changing. From now on, Lindenau will […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 1987-built general cargo vessel Mosvik discharged a part of its cargo near the entrance to the Kiel Canal on July 14 after it suffered a 30-degree list. It is estimated that some 25 to 30 wooden parcels were released from the ship in order to keep the vessel afloat, according to the Kiel police department. The […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ships transiting the Kiel Canal may be facing extended waiting times due to scheduled maintenance works at Brunsbüttel locks announced by the Kiel Canal authorities for the upcoming weeks. During daytime the Big Southern Lock will be closed due to diving and drilling works from 4th to 6th of November. Due to diving inspections the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    This year’s cruise shipping season in Kiel opened on Saturday April 5th when the first cruise ship of the year, the ‘AIDAcara’, berthed in the port after sailing through the Kiel Canal. During this year’s season, which will last until mid October, 22 different cruise ships are scheduled to visit Kiel a total of 125 […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The PORT OF KIEL – third largest turnaround port for cruises in northern Europe – is expanding its handling capacities for cruise ships. Construction work for the extension of Berth No.1 at Ostuferhafen has begun, so that large cruise ships can dock there this summer already. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director of the PORT OF […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 22 February 2018

    The extent of the damage to the southern lock-gate at Kiel-Holtenau is worse than originally anticipated.

  • 23 March 2012

    Work on extending operational areas at the Port of Kiel’s Norwegenkai Terminal has now been completed. Construction was officially brought to a close at a ceremony yesterday involving the State of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Economics, Science and Transport, Jost de Jager, the Mayor of the Federal State Capital of Kiel, Peter Todeskino, and Dr Dirk […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      As of today the contracts for the acquisition of the former HDW Gaarden GmbH in Kiel have entered into force. Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel GmbH starts with 172 employees, the facilities, equipment and infrastructure of the former HDW Gaarden, working on first orders of its target markets offshore, mega yachts and construction of special […]