Hutchison Port Holdings

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.

28 Aug 2015
Hutchison Ports Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia agreed Friday to return to the negotiating table, preventing a looming court action and paving the way to an end of a bitter fight over layoffs at Hutchinson’s Brisbane and Sydney terminals.
14 Aug 2015
An Australian federal court Thursday granted a temporary injunction preventing Hutchison Ports Australia from making 97 dockworkers in Brisbane and Sydney redundant, allowing the workers to return to work after they had been locked out earlier this month.
12 Aug 2015
The Maritime Union of Australia has taken legal action in federal court against Hutchison Port Holdings’ decision to terminate 97 members of its 222-strong Australian.
10 Aug 2015
Union picketing is disrupting operations at Hutchison Ports Australia’s terminals in Sydney and Brisbane, even after the terminal operator denied accusations that it slashed workers at its facilities to bring in more automation.
07 Aug 2015
Hutchison Port Holdings will close its Sydney terminal three years after entering the Australian market, and has locked out workers at the facility and its Brisbane terminal.
05 Aug 2015
Hutchison Port Holdings is facing labor backlash on multiple fronts in Australia over plans to slash its workforce and turn to automation in a bid to cut costs, spurring work stoppages for four hours on July 30 in Brisbane and August 3 in Sydney.
05 May 2015
The cargo of the world’s largest retailer contributes to the slightly more than 200 20-foot-equivalent units hauled on the Kansas City Southern network weekly from the port of Lazaro Cardenas to its Houston area intermodal terminal
09 Feb 2015
The challenging environment faced by Hutchison Port Holdings Trust terminals in Hong Kong was reflected in the financial results of the Singapore listed port operator as goodwill impairment charges took its net loss to $2.4 billion in the fourth quarter.
06 Feb 2015
“The market rumor is unfounded,” was the terse response of Hutchison Port Holdings when asked to comment on a report that the global container terminal operator was planning to sell a 40 percent stake in the business to a China consortium.
19 Jan 2015
Hong Kong port ended a year it would rather forget with annual container throughput falling for a third consecutive time, registering 22.2 million TEUs in 2014 that was down 0.3 percent on the previous year's numbers.
05 Nov 2014
The terminal at the center of the congestion crisis in Rotterdam over the summer has just set a new port record for the number of containers loaded on and off a ship at Europe’s largest container hub.
27 Oct 2014
The mainland taxman hit Hutchison Port Holdings Trust with a 131 percent tax increase in the third quarter, eroding the strong performance of terminals in Yantian and Hong Kong and pulling revenue for the period down by 9 percent.