Carriers keep building their fast-growing orderbooks, with OOCL adding another 10 vessels to the already significant capacity the Cosco Shipping subsidiary has on order.
Kalmar's Shanghai factory delivers its 1,000th reachstacker to Wing Wah Container Depot Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
13 Aug 2020
Shippers and forwarders fear cargo-related charges in Hong Kong could surge given that terminal members of the Seaport Alliance handle about 90 percent of box cargo at Kwai Chung container port.
08 Jul 2020
Easing the height limit under Hong Kong’s Tsing Ma bridge ends a six-year campaign by the Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association. The structure spans the main shipping channel between Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung container port and the Shekou and Chiwan container terminals in western Shenzhen.
26 May 2020
Adrian Pinna, who retired this spring, had a style harkening back to what some consider the good old-days of container shipping, before a relatively young industry took on a more buttoned-up style.
06 Feb 2020
The air cargo business has just reported its worst performance in a decade, and now hopes for a possible recovery in 2020 are in doubt due to China’s coronavirus outbreak.
08 Jan 2020
A jump in pilotage fees at China’s Yantian International Container Terminal come as Hong Kong is already under pressure to maintain its position as one of the world’s top 10 container ports amid a continual shift of volumes to nearby Chinese ports and some shift in manufacturing from China to southeast Asian nations.
06 Jan 2020
Dockworker and other logistics-related labor unions in Hong Kong are looking to stem a decline in membership that began after a 2013 strike that disrupted operations at Hutchison Port Holdings’ Hongkong International Terminals (HIT).
13 Nov 2019
A worsening political situation and escalating protests have forced the cancelation of an important airline gathering in Hong Kong.
31 Oct 2019
Chinese customs officials are giving a closer look to some goods being shipped from China into Hong Kong amid ongoing anti-government protests, causing delays in freight arrival.
09 Oct 2019
Efficiencies gained by bringing together the four Hong Kong terminals into one joint venture will be passed on to the carriers and hopefully halt a long-running decline in the port throughput.
10 Sep 2019
Shippers worry “unreasonable” air freight fees, tighter cargo screening regulations, and the region’s dependence on transshipment could cause Hong Kong to cede more cargo to air and sea ports in southern China.