Kiel is the major intersection for transports between Norway, Sweden, Russia and the Baltic States and the urban and industrial centers in western and southwestern Europe. As the farthest southwestern ferry port in the Baltic Sea, Kiel affords short and quick connections to the trans-European traffic networks which connect Kiel to the continental European centers in the hinterland. Thus the harbor and logistics location of Kiel also qualifies as a turntable for cargo flows to and from Finland or Denmark.
Based on a sound business environment Kiel, the capital of the German land Schleswig-Holstein, offers a wide variety of facilities, opportunities and space for allocation and development of trade, industry, transport, port and logistics as well as for business and industry related services. Each industrial estate within the GVZ has its particular, individual advantages due to its location and specialisation in the overall context. more..