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Cuxhaven (DECUX)

Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony Bundesland, Germany

Port Code DECUX Port Name Cuxhaven
City Cuxhaven Country/Region Germany
Port Type Feeder Port Category Port City
Latitude 53.8640003 Longitude 8.708649635
Cuxhaven port (port code: DECUX) is a multipurpose port as well as a major fishing port in Germany. It is situated on the south bank of the Elbe Estuary, 56 nautical miles downriver from Hamburg and opposite the western entrance to the Kiel Canal.
The port has tidal and non-tidal berths, handling ocean going and coastal passenger vessels, ferries, Ro-Ro and container traffic. There are 8 tidal harbours: Faehrhafen, Jachthafen, Vorhafen, Alter Hafen, Ritzebutteler Schleusenpriel, Alter Fischereihafen and Amerikahafen. There is a locked fish dock, Neuer Fischereihafen.
The port handles approximately more than 2.1 million tons of cargo, 64,000TEU, and 397,200 passengers with 4,000 vessels annually. The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are general cargo vessels, accounting for about 21%; and fishing vessels and sailing vessels, each of both taking up around 6%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 244 meters. The maximum draught is 10.1 meters. The maximum deadweight is 63,550t.

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