The port of Glückstadt is located at the international shipping-route Elbe within the catchment of the metropolitan area of Hamburg and therefore the ideal place for regional traffic of general and bulk cargo. The regional traffic is characterized by an extensive hinterland. Various industries like i.e. paper, cement and wood as well as power stations are serviced via Glückstadt port. Also the supply of fertilizers, feedstock and grain is handled at Glückstadt port. Due to its special location, the port of Glückstadt is preferred when handling cargo directly from sea vessel into barge and vice versa. With its high capacity the crane can move heavy lifts as well. The port’s facilities are geared up for these purposes and multifunctional. Suitable facilities, modern gear and skilled staff optimize every operational process.