At Neustädter Hafen in Bremen, we operate Europe's largest break bulk terminal for break bulk and heavy cargo. On an area of approx. 100 hectares, including some 240,000 m² of covered storage space, we handle around 1.4 million tons of steel and forestry products, machinery and equipment as well as project cargo. Neustädter Hafen port is ideally connected to the European road, rail and waterway networks. Liner and charter vessels link Bremen with global destinations. Neustädter Hafen meets high standards of quality, environmental protection and safety in compliance with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.
BREAK BULK TERMINAL BREMEN: LOADING FOR GLOBAL SHIPPING AFTER FLEXIBLE STORAGE IN BREMEN
At our break bulk terminal in Neustädter Hafen, Bremen, we lift cargo with unit weights up to 200 tons. As well as having all the specialized equipment needed to handle the different products, we have built up many years of experience and expertise, which is absolutely vital for the proper handling of very diverse products. Neustädter Hafen has approx. 450,000 m² of open storage space and operational area as well as some 240,000 m² of covered storage space. These capacities allow us to accommodate large quantities of goods at any time in the port before shipping, or to store them on a long-term basis. We handle almost all products from the product groups:
- steel products (pipes, coils, sheets, slabs, beams etc.)
- forestry products (paper, pulp, sawed lumber etc.)
- machinery / equipment (break bulk, heavy cargo, rail vehicles, road vehicles etc.)
Neustädter Hafen in Bremen is Europe's largest terminal for conventional cargo. The terminal not only has a quay length of 2.1 km, it is also equipped to handle almost all types of conventional cargo:
- Covered storage areas: 240,000 m²
- Open storage areas: 450,000 m²
- Crane capacities: up to 200 t
- Fork-lift trucks up to 52 t
- Reach stackers: various
- Ro-ro ramps: up to 100 t
- Railroad tracks: 18 km
Neustädter Hafen has ideal trimodal transport connections. We have a direct, congestion-free link to the road network via the A281. We are connected to the European waterway network via the Weser river and the German Midland Canal. With around 18 km of railroad trackage at the terminal and the upstream station of Bremen-Grolland, we are able to dispatch multiple block trains simultaneously, or to take delivery of rail vehicles long before shipping. Liner and charter vessels link Neustädter Hafen with ports in North and Central America, the Mediterranean region and worldwide destinations.
We offer our customers tailor-made solutions from one source: from technical consulting to complete project logistics including upstream and downstream processes for heavy cargo logistics. Many years of experience, extensive technical expertise and closely meshed terminals ensure smooth loading and shipping of project and heavy cargoes. Technical and nautical specialists in the BLG team support the loading process. Various value added services complete our service range, including customs clearance, export declarations (AES), stowage inspection, dispatch according to NCTS, freeport warehouses:
- Reliable, on-schedule forwarding processing for imports and exports
- Individual consulting and complete transport performance
- Transport monitoring – on request from the factory gates to the port of destination
- Consulting, planning and performance of load securing
At the Neustädter Hafen terminal, we can provide assembly space directly alongside deep-water berths. All the necessary equipment is available in the form of reach stackers, self-propelled modular transports (SPMT) and mobile harbor cranes with a capacity of more than 200 t. On request, we can also supply conventional mobile cranes, elevated platforms and scaffolding.
Our associated company Schultze Stevedoring GmbH + Co. KG, in which BLG Cargo Logistics holds a 50% share, offers stowing and lashing operations along the river Weser. Whether heavy cargoes, high-value steel or easily damaged forestry products: we would be happy to provide you with consulting, planning and implementation of load securing on board ship.
BLG Cargo Logistics inspectors work hand-in-hand with the inspectors from Schultze Stevedoring. Joint planning of loading and unloading work guarantees fast ship processing.
Hansa Marine Logistics GmbH is a full subsidiary of BLG Cargo Logistics GmbH and offers the following services:
- Ship clearance (Weser ports and German North Sea ports)
- Dry-docking in Bremen / Bremerhaven / Hamburg
- Port cost calculations
- Crew changes
- Supply of provisions and spare parts
- Coordination of ship repairs
- Cargo documentation
Find out more about clearance activities: www.hml-bremen.de
We serve our customers as a one-stop shop for proposing and planning lashing concepts, giving technical advice on loading project and heavy cargoes and implementing every aspect of handling operations.
Our experienced engineering team develops tailor-made, holistic concepts for your requirements. Included in our service portfolio are not only technical planning of all transport, storage and handling processes, but also developing and setting up modular storage, transport and carrier systems and compiling method statements.
Together with our associated company DCP Dettmer Container Packing GmbH + Co. KG, we offer extensive services on all aspects of container handling: container freight station, container depot, container repairs. The large buildings of our Packing Center cover a total area of more than 30,000 m². They are ideal for the storage and picking of break bulk and palletized cargoes. A feeder service directly links the Neustädter Hafen to the container terminal in Bremerhaven.
Whether you want to transport valuable steel coils, rolls of paper, heavy construction machines, offshore plant components or complete subway trains: Professional handling of heavy goods is all in a day's work for us.
We offer you expert support for your heavy transports: It starts with the organization and performance of pre-carriage to the terminals and continues with onward carriage from the terminals plus assembly work prior to transport and dismantling after transport. We always focus on your requirements.