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European Ports: Introduction to Bremen Port

Map of Bremen Harbor

The location of Bremen Port is shown on the map.

Geographic longitude of Bremen: 8.8016937, latitude: 53.0792962. One of the main ports for inland routes in Europe

Natural conditions The port has a temperate maritime climate, with prevailing southwesterly winds, neither cold in winter nor hot in summer, and the temperature changes little. The average annual temperature is about 13 degrees Celsius. The average rainfall throughout the year is about 800mm. The average tidal range is about 3.6m. The port location is located in the lower reaches of the Weser River in northwest Germany, about 68nmiles from the mouth of the sea. It is the second largest port in Germany and an important transit seaport in Europe. The port is about 6km from the airport. The port began to appear in records at the end of the 8th century, when it was a commercial center and a member of the "Hanseatic League". In the 17th century, it declined due to the siltation of the river mouth. Since the 19th century, with the deepening of the river and the development of industry, it has become an important industrial city, railway hub and large port in northwest Germany. It is also the second largest port in Germany for importing automobiles and textile raw materials, and is the second largest port in the world after Kobe, Japan. A port specializing in cotton imports. Later, in order to meet the needs of larger ships, a new port, Bremen's outer port - BREMEERH-AVEN, was built on the right bank of the Weser Estuary. The main terminal berths in the port area distribution and berth conditions are as follows: terminal type berths (number) shoreline length (m) maximum water depth (m) BULK CARGO (general cargo) 16 3685 10.2 GENERAL CARGO (bulk cargo) 14 3170 11.5 CONTAINER (container) 11 2700 11.5 RO/RO (roll-on/roll-off) 14 2730 8.6 Storage yard and capacity: There is a container yard on the terminal of about 120,000 square meters, an oil depot with a capacity of about 148,000 tons, a grain depot with a capacity of about 150,000 tons, and a syrup storage capacity of about 26,000 tons. Ton. The warehouse area reaches 530,000 square meters, of which NEUSTADTERHAFEN is the most modern terminal in Bremen. It is a multi-purpose terminal responsible for loading and unloading containers, groceries and industrial equipment. Loading and unloading machinery and capabilities: Loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, gantry cranes, floating cranes, coal loaders, special cabin loading machines, etc. Among them, the maximum lifting capacity of floating cranes reaches 200 tons.

Bremen is an important shipping port in Germany. For more information about German ports, please refer to the list below.

Europe is located to the west of Asia and is part of the Eurasian continent. Its north, west and south sides are bordered by the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea respectively.The sea and the Black Sea are adjacent to Asia in the east and southeast, like a large peninsula protruding from the Eurasian continent to the west. From the perspective of sea and land position, Europe faces the Atlantic Ocean, has its back to the hinterland of Asia, and is located on the west coast of the continent. The main ports of European routes are: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVRE France, BREMEN Bremen Germany, SOUTHAMPTON Southampton UK, ZEEBRUGGE Zeebrugge Belgium , THAMESPORT UK, BREMERHAVEN Germany, GIOIA TAURO Italy.

Among them: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVER Le Havre France. These five ports are often called European basic ports, also called European ports.

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