Readers of the trade magazine Asia Cargo News have voted Hamburg their “Best Global Seaport” for 2019.
It’s the fourth time the northern German city has been honored from this magazine. Hamburg was also named “Best Global Seaport” in 2018 and “Best European Seaport” in 2015 and 2016.
“We are very pleased to be honored by for the fourth time by Asia Cargo News,” said Axel Mattern of the Port of Hamburg Marketing Association. “It puts us ahead of not just our competitor ports in Europe but also those in Asia.”
To win the award, Hamburg had to beat out Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Singapore in categories including reliability, customer management, innovation and quality of service. With a readership of more than 10,000, Asia Cargo News is among the most important logistics and air and sea transport publications in the Far East.