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Copyright: PORT OF KIEL

End of Cruise Season 2022

PORT OF KIEL draws a positive conclusion after 243 calls and almost 835,000 cruise passengers.

The port continues to focus on sustainability with future investments in shore power infrastructure.

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PORT OF KIEL welcomes new generation of RoPax ferries

PORT OF KIEL welcomes „Aura Seaways“ in Kiel as first ship of the new generation of RoPax ferries of DFDS.

Test run shows that modernization projects at Ostuferhafen have been a success.

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Contract for shore power facilities goes to Siemens AG

Offering shore power at four terminals as of 2023

The company SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG has commissioned Siemens AG with the construction of two shore power systems in the Ostuferhafen.

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Cruise season, Tom Körber

Start of Cruise Season 2022

PORT OF KIEL welcomes "Hamburg" as first ship of the season.

With a total of 249 planned calls, this year is expected to be the most international cruise season ever in Kiel.

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Forst Products Ostuferhafen / Picture: PORT OF KIEL

7.6 million tonnes of goods handled in record quantities at the PORT OF KIEL

922,000 passengers indicate clear upward trend

The seaport of Kiel handled a cargo volume of 7.6 million tonnes in 2021.

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Digitest D-Tech-Base / Graphik: PORT OF KIEL

PORT OF KIEL receives funding for digital test field

Frontrunner in the digitalisation of RoRo terminals

Test fields for the new terminal communication and traffic control.

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Environmental Report / Foto: Tom Körber

PORT OF KIEL describes path to climate neutrality by 2030

Three-stage plan concretises the port's BLUE PORT concept    

The PORT OF KIEL already avoided more than 6,200 tonnes of CO2.

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Terminal 28 / Photo: PORT OF KIEL

Building Owner Prize to the PORT OF KIE

High architectural quality: Terminal 28 at Ostseekai

With the award, Kiel is setting a strong signal for building culture in the city.

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6.5 hectare area acquired / Photo: PORT OF KIEL

Coal power plant is gradually becoming history

Coal fired power plant is sold

The PORT OF KIEL acquired a 6.5 hectare area of the former power plant
site.

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Landstromanlage am Ostseekai / Foto: Markus Bollen

On-shore power system wins German Lighting Design Award

Façade illumination makes climate-neutral ship supply visible

The lighting visualises the function of the on-shore power system, the climate-neutral supply of electricity to ships.

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Intermodal cargo handling / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Additional capacity in intermodal cargo traffic

Seaport of Kiel gets connection via Hanover Lehrte to Verona

Via the MegaHub Lehrte, five new train pairs run weekly from Kiel in Alpine transit to Verona.

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"AIDAluna" in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Kieler Woche kick-off with "AIDAluna"

Eleven visits by six cruise vessels during Kieler Woche

The focus of the world's largest sailing event this year is on sailing and the waterside programme.

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"Fjordnes" arrives in Kiel / Foto: Stephen Gergs

FJORDNES christened at Ostseekai during Kiel Week

New heavy-lift bulk carrier in operation for Mibau Stema

Mibau handles about 600,000 pieces of chippings at the norhtern pier in Kiel Wik every year.

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Photovoltaik at Ostseekai / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

More solar energy in the PORT OF KIEL

Photovoltaic system installed at the cruise terminal

The PORT OF KIEL is increasing its own production of climate-friendly solar energy.

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RoRo-cargo handling in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Significant volume growth in the seaport of Kiel

Cargo handling increased by 8.25 % in the first half of the year

Ferry traffic grew disproportionately and even achieved an increase of 12.7 percent.

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Shore power connection in Kiel / Foto PORT OF KIEL

On-shore power plant at Kiel's Ostseekai inaugurated

Important step on the way to climate neutrality in port

On-shore power plant with 16 megawatts of output can supply two ships in parallel.

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AIDAsol at Ostseekai in Kiel / Foto PORT OF KIEL

Port of Kiel opens cruise season on Whitsun weekend

"AIDAsol" and "Mein Schiff 1" depart from Ostseekai

Maritime tourism is of great regional economic importance and brings back a piece of freedom to the people.

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RoRo-Freighters in Kiel / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Kiel can nearly maintain its cargo handling volumes

Normalisation in passenger traffic expected for late spring / summer

A total of 6.92 million tons of cargo has been transhipped in the port of Kiel. This represents only a slight decrease of 1.2 %.

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LED Facade / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

LED façade of the onshore power supply plant presented

Stena Line ferries will be supplied with eco-power in Kiel

With this LED-façade the PORT OF KIEL has literally created a little highlight in the City of Kiel.

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Daniel Günther / Foto: PORT OF KIEL

Presentation of redesigned port apron in Ostuferhafen

Minister-President hands over grant notice for 5.44 million Euros

The PORT OF KIEL has redesigned the port apron in Ostuferhafen, which is the freight and logistics centre on the Fjord.

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