Hutchison Port Holdings

Hutchison Port Holdings, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based investment company Hutchison Whampoa Limited, is a major port investor, developer and operator.

Founded in 1994, the company has terminal operations in countries around the world, including Asia, Africa, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, Central America, North America and South America, including Hongkong International Terminals, Lazaro Cardenas Terminal Portuaria de Contenedores in Mexico, Panama Ports Co., and an array of Europe Container Terminals operations. In 2012, HPH’s port network handled a combined throughput of 76.8 million 20-foot-equivalent units.

HPH also has expanded internationally into other areas, including cargo security (Loadstar), logistics (including Hutchison Logistics in Hong Kong), airport operations and ship repair.

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.
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...
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.
TraPac terminal in Jacksonville
06 Feb 2014
After more than five years of inertia in the marine terminal business, the industry is beginning to churn. Some investors who spent billions of dollars in the mid-2000s to buy into container terminals want out, while others see this as a good time to invest in the industry.
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.
15 Aug 2013
Felixstowe, the U.K.’s biggest container port, has stepped up hostilities in a war of words with the new London Gateway terminal that will open for business in a depressed market before the end of the year.
01 Aug 2013
Hutchison Whampoa reported its throughput for its ports and related services division was 37.9 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the first six months of 2013, up 2 percent year-over-year.
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....
15 May 2013
Freeport Container Port, part of Hutchison Port Holdings, has ordered 10 Terex NSC 634 E ECO straddle carriers from Terex Port Solutions, with an option to purchase an extra 12 machines.
Hongkong International Terminals, Port of Hong Kong
06 May 2013
Hundreds of dockworkers at the Port of Hong Kong on Monday voted to end a strike that had disrupted operations at the world’s third-largest container port for six weeks.
03 May 2013
Hong Kong’s Hutchison Port Holdings and French shipping group CMA CGM are among the four bidders shortlisted for the contract to build and operate a third container terminal at the Port of Melbourne, Australia.
01 May 2013
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust reported its profit for the first quarter of 2013 fell to HK$642.0 million (approximately US$82.7 million), down 6.5 percent from HK$686.7 million in the same period a year ago.

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