10. Investments

As of 30 June 2018, total capital expenditure throughout the HHLA Group (excluding expenditure connected with the acquisition of Transiidikeskuse AS) amounted to € 44.2 million (previous year: € 63.6 million).

The largest investments up to the end of the first half of 2018 were made in the Container and Intermodal segments. HHLA’s investments included large-scale equipment for horizontal transport, infrastructure expansion at the HHLA container terminals in the Port of Hamburg and the acquisition of additional wagons. In the previous year, HHLA made investments, including in container gantry cranes at HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai and at HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort.

As of 30 June 2018, the Intermodal segment accounted for the bulk of investment commitments at € 28.5 million.