Port of Hong Kong

Port of Hong Kong

15 Apr 2014
Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) said port operators, contractors and workers — who have reached a settlement in wage negotiations that will give dockworkers a potential increase of 10.1 percent — were “all in the same boat” and would have to work together if the port was to remain competitive.
Kwai Chung, Hong Kong. Photo: LAI CHING YUEN / Shutterstock.com
13 Apr 2014
The Hong Kong port faces challenges on several fronts.
08 Apr 2014
Contracted dockworkers at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung Container Terminals have been told they will receive a 12 percent pay increase, but after last year’s successful strike...
Hong Kong port
26 Mar 2014
SHANGHAI, China — The Hong Kong government, in an effort to prepare for and attract mega-container ships, plans to deepen ports in the region, according to Hong Kong maritime officials.
Hong Kong container port
19 Mar 2014
The port of Hong Kong, which is already losing container market share to rival Chinese ports, faces further “significant” decline in volume following the launch of the P3 Network alliance...
Port of Hong Kong
13 Mar 2014
The Port of Hong Kong got a much needed boost in its capacity to handle container mega-ships...
Port of Shanghai
12 Mar 2014
Carriers’ schedule reliability from Shanghai to Oakland, Calif., showed the greatest variation in eastbound Asia-to-Southern California route performances...
21 Feb 2014
Despite fears of an economic slowdown and the Chinese New Year factory shutdown starting earlier this year than in 2013, most of China’s top container ports recorded healthy levels of throughput growth last month, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
Hong Kong port
17 Jan 2014
Despite a strong end to 2013, Hong Kong port still saw container volumes contract 3.6 percent year-on-year.
03 Sep 2013
Ship and container reliability decreased in the second quarter of 2013, according to Drewry Maritime Research’s recently published quarterly Carrier Performance Insight report.
This colorized infrared image from the Suomi NPP satellite shows Typhoon Utor on August 11th at 4:30 (UTC). It made landfall in the Philippines later that day. Source: NASA/NOAA.
14 Aug 2013
Typhoon Utor is causing transport chaos as southern China and Hong Kong prepare for the impact of heavy rain, strong winds and waves of up to 10 meters later today.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....