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.
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.
07 Dec 2015
The Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association is lobbying the Hong Kong government to increase the maximum height clearance limit for ships passing under a bridge that crosses the critical Ma Wan Channel.
03 Dec 2015
Hong Kong’s throughput woes could deepen if plans issued by a Shanghai government body for liberalizing cabotage in China come to fruition.
17 Nov 2015
Hong Kong’s Acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor could easily have been seen as oblivious to the plight of the city’s port as she delivered a keynote address to the logistics and maritime industry at a government-organized conference in Hong Kong the day after the release of the latest dismal port throughput figures.
22 Oct 2015
Hong Kong government measures to enhance the use of back-up land at its Kwai Tsing terminals, which it hopes will alleviate congestion and improve cargo handling efficiency and competitiveness of Hong Kong, have drawn a lukewarm response from port operators.
16 Oct 2015
There was no let up for Hong Kong in the month of September as container volumes fell for the 15th consecutive month.
03 Sep 2015
Hong Kong to Los Angeles has long been known as one of the most dominant port pairings in the container trade, connecting the trade’s two largest national players, the United States and China, but what has been happening on the trade recently?
14 Aug 2015
No decision on a block exemption for Hong Kong’s container shipping industry will be made before the new competition law comes into effect on December 14, leaving the container shipping industry in the bizarre position where its activity will be illegal from that date.
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