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PORT OF HAMBURG TOPS 5 MILLION TEUS

PORT OF HAMBURG TOPS 5 MILLION TEUS

   The Port of Hamburg has handled a record 5 million TEUs in 2002, setting a new record.

   The record-setting container arrived aboard a P&O Nedlloyd vessel, the 'Sydney.'

   Total transshipment volume is expected to reach 5.3 million TEUs by year end, which would mark a 14-percent increase over 2001, said Dr. Jurgen Sorgenfrei, chairman of Port of Hamburg Marketing.