The mayor of the city-state of Hamburg, Social Democrat Olaf Scholz , has appointed the city’s new senate, Hamburger Abendblatt said in a preview of an article that will be published tomorrow, without saying where it got the information.
Immigration of workers to Germany stemming from the expiration of rules restricting movement among European Union countries will likely be limited to about 150,000 a year, Hamburger Abendblatt said in a preview of an article to appear in tomorrow’s edition, citing comments by Klaus Zimmermann , who heads the country’s Institute for the Study of Labor.
The German economy will probably grow more than 3 percent this year as the auto, engineering and chemical industries stay “strong,” Dieter Hundt, head of the BDA employers’ association, told Hamburger Abendblatt.
The planned deepening of the River Elbe, to allow larger ships to call at the Port of Hamburg, is likely to begin in the spring, Hamburger Abendblatt reported today, citing Hamburg Business Minister Frank Horch.
Carlsberg A/S, the world’s fourth- largest brewer, will spend 40 million euros ($54 million) on modernizing its breweries in Hamburg and Luebz in northern Germany, Hamburger Abendblatt reported today, citing Frank Massen, head of the Danish company’s operations in Germany.
German shipbuilder Fr. Luerssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG won’t bid for ThyssenKrupp AG’s Blohm & Voss GmbH after Thyssen’s management and employee representatives signaled they were opposed to a sale, Hamburger Abendblatt reported, citing comments by Friedrich Luerssen, head of the management board.
TUI AG, owner of Europe’s largest travel company, may announce an agreement on the sale of part of its stake in Hapag-Lloyd AG on Feb. 15 before the company’s shareholder meeting, Hamburger Abendblatt reported.