Port of Hamburg named Europe's best seaport

Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Award (AFLA) for port
16 September 2022
AFLAS Awards

The Port of Hamburg has won the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Award (AFLAS) in the "Best Seaport Europe" for the third consecutive time, a press release said Friday (September 9, 2022). Anne Thiesen, Representative of Port of Hamburg Marketing, accepted the award at the official ceremony in early September: “We are very honoured to be voted ‘Best Seaport in Europe’ for the third time running, which shows that the Port of Hamburg continues to enjoy a high reputation in Asia,” said Thiesen. A total of 49 awards in diverse categories were presented this year. The top four companies in each category reach the final.

AFLAS Awards Ceremony
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Deepak Saxena, Kerry Logistics, presents award to Anne Thiesen

Award in challenging times 

A delighted Axel Mattern, CEO of Port of Hamburg Marketing, remarked: “To be chosen in these challenging times as the best seaport in Europe is a high honour. It shows that the Port of Hamburg continues to successfully assert itself as a universal port against international competition. This will motivate companies in our port industry to do still better,” he stressed.

Annual awards

Asia Cargo News present the awards annually. Its 15,000 readers and subscribers to its e-News select the winners. The awards honour leading service providers such as airlines and shipping lines, airports and seaports, as well leading logistics and 3PL companies and other specialists in the sector.
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