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.
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.
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.