Congestion at Hong Kong’s container terminals has reached a “critical stage” and the city’s container terminals and shipping lines have called on the government to urgently make land available for port logistics and additional barge berths.
Port of Hong Kong
Port of Hong Kong
25 Sep 2014
Surcharge-weary container line customers are preparing for a new and largely unspecified bunker levy from January as carriers start tallying the costs of a mandatory switch to low sulphur fuel in Europe and North America.
15 Sep 2014
Hong Kong’s container throughput in August slid into negative territory for the first time since February, down almost 3 percent year-over-year as the summer peak season momentum began to slow.
02 Sep 2014
From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
25 Aug 2014
The persistent congestion clogging major gateway ports in the U.S. and Europe is raising a debate about whether it’s just peak-season volumes causing delays in import shipments or the inability of ports to handle the sharp growth in container ship sizes.
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
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.
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...
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.
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...
13 Mar 2014
The Port of Hong Kong got a much needed boost in its capacity to handle container mega-ships...