No decision yet has been made on whether Hong Kong’s Competition Commission will grant the liner industry a block exemption from new rules to be enforced from December that will effectively render container shipping activity illegal.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
11 Jun 2015
Most of Hong Kong’s container shipping activity will be illegal from next year if the competition law due to be implemented by the government on Jan. 1 is enforced in its current form, said Maersk Line’s chief executive of North Asia Tim Smith.
11 Jun 2015
The Hong Kong government this week said it would move forward with plans to expand container capacity at its Kwai Tsing Container Terminals. But move is unlikely to mollify critics who say the investment is too little too late to maintain the port’s market share of Pearl River Delta traffic.
09 Jun 2015
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Ltd. (Pactl) continues to post record breaking throughput figures with May volumes rising 10.7 percent compared to the same month last year.
28 May 2015
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.
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.