International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Wolfgang Hurtienne
Managing Director
Hamburg Port Authority
Do mega-ships need mega-ports?
12:45 - 14:15Friday, 29 May 2015

Wolfgang Hurtienne was appointed Managing Director of Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) in August 2009. Since the reorganisation of HPA began in 2008, has been a member of the management board and is currently responsible for the Strategy Division. Prior to this he had been head of the Port Planning and Development Division for many years. During this time, projects such as the Altenwerder port expansion, large restructuring projects and the current expansion measures for intensifying the usage of the Port of Hamburg have taken place. Hurtienne is Chairman of the Port Planning and Development Committee of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH), Tokyo, and a member of the German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning.