Efficiency gains from the remote-controlled crane and automated stacking system implemented by Hong Kong International Terminals at CT9 North will be felt by liner customers and improve the terminal's ability to handle large cargo surges from bigger vessels.
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.
09 Aug 2017
It took the Competition Commission of Hong Kong almost two years to grant liners a block exemption from anti-trust laws, but the exemption order has been greeted with grumbling by shippers and carriers.
20 Jul 2017
Hutchison said it continues to be impacted by ongoing structural consolidation within the container shipping industry and a consequent rationalization of services.
17 Jul 2017
On a year-to-date basis, throughput at the top 10 Chinese ports reached 70.4 million TEU.
19 May 2017
“Anything that puts restrictions on the largest vessels coming into Hong Kong impacts Hong Kong’s competitiveness.”
17 May 2017
Container shipping stakeholders are pressing the Hong Kong government to adjust the air draft clearance restriction of an iconic Hong Kong suspension bridge.
25 Apr 2017
There are signs potential negative effects of the new alliances on transshipment and tariffs may be overstated, according to the CEO of HPH Trust.
24 Apr 2017
The sold numbers come as other China government data indicates an improved trade and general economic environment.
21 Feb 2017
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust CEO Gerry Yim tells JOC.com how the launching of new alliances will impact the core facilities of his company.
16 Feb 2017
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.
13 Feb 2017
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust operates container terminals in South China, with major transshipment facilities in Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
24 Jan 2017
Growth at mainland China’s top eight ports slowed in 2016.
30 Dec 2016
Reliance on growth from an ever-expanding pie of box volumes growing in the high single or double-digits is a thing of the past for Chinese ports.
28 Dec 2016
China’s top ports continued a relatively strong second-half throughput performance in November.
20 Dec 2016
Three of Hong Kong’s container terminals entered a collaborative agreement in an effort to compete more effectively in an environment of increasing consolidation in the global liner shipping industry.
14 Nov 2016
Hong Kong received a timely and stark reminder of the precarious position of its container port via a study from one of its main private business schools.
25 Oct 2016
China’s top ports booked a healthy rise in throughput year-over-year in September.
22 Sep 2016
China’s main ports booked strong year-over-year growth in container throughput in August, fueling speculation of a possible trade recovery.
15 Sep 2016
Hongkong International Terminals has tried to shine a positive light on its role in the chaotic aftermath of Hanjin Shipping’s collapse following harsh shipper criticism.
14 Sep 2016
The proposed block exemption for liner shipping in Hong Kong is off for public consultation.
08 Sep 2016
The Hong Kong Shippers Council is putting pressure on the government to convince HIT to drop its high Hanjin container release charges or it will launch a court action against the terminal.
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.