Update 03 Warning strike in German seaports consequential effects

27. June 2022 | Operative Infos

Restriction of rail traffic

We want to inform you about the current situation and effects.


Important updates

  • The effects of the 24-hour warning strike on 24.06.2022 are massive.
  • As a consequence, numerous train cancellations from/to Hamburg, Bremerhaven nd Wilhelmshaven to be recorded.
  • Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) refused one export train and had to be parked in front of Hamburg.
  • Shunting movements are very sluggish.
  • We were informed by Eurokombi Terminal, Hamburg, that there is currently an above-average sickness rate days and unwilligness to do extra work (apparently due to failed collective bargaining), it is not possible to increase the number of staff above usual level.
  • Handling backlogs in Hamburg, Terminal Eurokombi approx. 24 hours.
  • Handling backlogs in Hamburg, Terminal Burchardkai approx. 24 hours.
  • Handling backlogs in Bremerhaven, Terminal Eurogate approx. 4 hours.
  • Handling backlogs in Bremerhaven, Terminal NTB approx. 4 hours.
  • The overall situation remains extremely tense, we expect further train cancellations from/to all 3 North German seaports in the next few days.

Delivery times or fixed dates cannot be guaranteed; these require unhindered transport by rail or road traffic.

As a precaution, we would like to point out that ROLAND Spedition accepts no liability for costs resulting from these events. Your contact person will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your transports.


Roland Spedition GmbH
Email: office@rolsped.com
Concorde Business Park 1/B2/32
A-2320 Schwechat

T: +43 1 728 37 43

F: +43 1 720 22 40

Terminalstraße 2
A-5071 Wals

T: +43 662 854 351

F: +43 662 854 169