A senior source close the matter told JOC.com that the government of Hong Kong had made its concerns known over such changes to Beijing.
Port of Hong Kong
The Port of Hong Kong is one of the busiest container ports in the world and a major transshipment hub that regularly makes JOC.com's rankings of the Top 50 Global Container Ports. It held the top spot on the list from 1999 to 2004.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
08 Aug 2016
The trend toward fewer services deploying larger vessels with multiple carriers pooling cargo will create winners and losers with the successful terminal operators most likely boasting strong connections to the dominant members of the alliances.
02 Aug 2016
Modern Terminals’ Chief Operating Officer Peter Levesque will succeed Sean Kelly as managing director.
27 Jul 2016
Container throughput at the world’s busiest container terminal operator, Hutchison Port Holdings, fell in the first half.
20 Jul 2016
The shipping industry is anxiously awaiting efforts by the Hong Kong government to help the territory's port cope with a number of issues it is facing.
16 Jul 2016
Hong Kong continues its downward trajectory that has seen volume decline every month since July 2014.
22 Jun 2016
Container throughput at China’s top ports stayed positive in May.
26 Apr 2016
The first meeting of the newly formed Hong Kong Maritime & Port Board will take place early next month. Chaired by the secretary for Transport & Housing, the body is an amalgam of the old Maritime Industry Council and the Port Development Council. It is designed to deliver more effective governance and strategy over the development of the territory’s port and maritime sector.
25 Apr 2016
China’s top container ports booked March throughput growth of 4.2 percent compared with the same month in 2015. The country’s top eight ports handled a combined 12.45 million twenty-foot-equivalent units in March, bringing their throughput into positive territory for the first quarter of 2016, with first-quarter volumes up 0.9 percent on the same period last year to 35.4 million TEUs.
22 Mar 2016
China’s main ports registered a slight drop in container throughput in February when compared with the same month last year with year-over-year volumes falling 0.8 percent to just over 10.3 million 20-foot-equivalent units.
14 Mar 2016
The extent of the challenge facing Hong Kong in 2016 was underlined by new figures from the Census and Statistics Department of the Special Administrative Region that show a precipitous drop in the port’s total throughput during the final quarter of 2015.