Terminal operators and logistics industry executives in Hong Kong must have thrown up their hands in frustration during a welcome address by the city’s Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung at the inaugural Global Port Research Alliance conference held here recently.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
17 May 2015
Container throughput at Hong Kong in April tumbled 11.7 percent year-over-year, the second month of double-digit declines, data from the government’s Port Development Council showed.
15 May 2015
The U.S. West Coast labor dispute that choked California’s ports for months may have been resolved but the effects continue to lift volumes at the world’s largest air cargo carrier, Cathay Pacific.
13 May 2015
In January, 10 boxes of Japanese carrots were imported into Hong Kong from Chiba prefecture in Japan through the Kwai Tsing container terminal and found their way to market in the city, part of 15,000 tons of annual fruit and vegetable imports from Japan.
07 May 2015
Hong Kong sellers using global e-commerce platform eBay have embraced overseas warehouses as a way of boosting sales and avoiding disruption and rising logistics costs during peak shipping seasons.
29 Apr 2015
The frustration of Hong Kong’s container terminal operators was evident in a local newspaper column by the industry association head urging the government to implement its own recommendations to keep the port competitive or lose out to regional ports.
27 Apr 2015
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust recorded a fall in first-quarter net profit of 49 percent, as a one-off gain in March last year and slowing foreign trade hit the performance of its Pearl River Delta terminals.
24 Apr 2015
External contractors for Hongkong International Terminals have agreed to pay an above-inflation 5.5 percent increase in basic salary for dockworkers in the coming year, averting a threatened strike that would have heaped further misery on the struggling port.
23 Apr 2015
Container shipping lines cannot get out of the large vessel arms race and excess capacity will be a permanent problem, according to Orient Overseas International Ltd. chairman Tung Chee Chen.
20 Apr 2015
Kerry Logistics has formed a strategic partnership with China’s state-owned rail operator as it begins to tap into Beijing’s One Belt One Road national trade strategy that was announced in March.
17 Apr 2015
China’s slowing exports put the brakes on runaway volumes at the world’s largest air cargo carrier in March as throughput on Cathay Pacific-Dragonair tumbled into the single digits after a robust start to the year.