Hong Kong’s largest air cargo terminal has teamed up with a Pearl River Delta ocean shipping and logistics heavyweight to increase its regional reach and drive up air freight business through the airport.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
27 Jan 2016
Hong Kong slid to fifth place in the global port rankings after another dismal year of declining volumes, with the east Chinese port of Ningbo-Zhoushan stepping into fourth spot.
18 Jan 2016
Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair handled just short of 1.8 million tons of air cargo in 2015, recording growth of 4.3 percent despite a difficult year for the air freight industry as it struggled to balance capacity supply and demand.
24 Dec 2015
The Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association has applied for a block exemption order from the city’s competition law that came into effect on Dec. 14 and effectively outlaws the vessel sharing agreements that dominate shipping activity at the port.
15 Dec 2015
Hong Kong’s airport and its leading airline saw their hopes for a strong air freight finish to the year dashed as November figures fell back into negative growth that has gripped the world’s busiest airport for most of the year.
09 Dec 2015
The logistics arm of Hong Kong air cargo terminal, Hactl, has opened a depot in the Pearl River Delta city of Nansha that will target China’s fast growing e-commerce business.
29 Nov 2015
Cathay Pacific has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle litigation in Canada in a cargo anti-trust class action in which the carrier was a defendant.
23 Nov 2015
The Hong Kong Competition Commission will not take any action against industry sectors that have applied for a block exemption from the law that takes effect on Dec. 14 until the applications have been reviewed, according to the city’s liner shipping lobby.
17 Nov 2015
Hong Kong’s Acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor could easily have been seen as oblivious to the plight of the city’s port as she delivered a keynote address to the logistics and maritime industry at a government-organized conference in Hong Kong the day after the release of the latest dismal port throughput figures.
22 Oct 2015
Hong Kong government measures to enhance the use of back-up land at its Kwai Tsing terminals, which it hopes will alleviate congestion and improve cargo handling efficiency and competitiveness of Hong Kong, have drawn a lukewarm response from port operators.
16 Oct 2015
There was no let up for Hong Kong in the month of September as container volumes fell for the 15th consecutive month.