Additionally, the company's intermodal arm took care of 782k TEUs (+9.6% year-on-year), of which 610k TEUs (+9.3% yoy) were carried by rail and 172k TEUs (+10.8% yoy) by road.
Commenting on the results, Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman, HHLA's Executive Board, said, "The results achieved in the first half of the year confirm our expectations of reaching the targets forecast for 2019."She then went on, "However, these results only represent one step in our strategic plan to secure the success of HHLA in the mid- and long-term future. It goes without saying that, in addition to the continued development of our core business and tapping into further business fields, sustainability and climate protection are integral elements of our business model. We are aware of our responsibility - not only for HHLA's economic development but also towards society - and have already done a lot of work in this area."