Hutchison Port Holdings

Hutchison Port Holdings

Hutchison Ports is the world’s largest network of ports, with over 30,000 employees located in several dozen ports and terminals in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia. Its headquarters are in Hong Kong.

In Asia, Hutchison Ports’ network of ports includes those in Hong Kong; Ningbo, Shanghai and Xiamen, China; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Jakarta, Indonesia; Yangon, Myanmar; Karachi, Pakistan; Busan, Korea; Chonburi, Thailand; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In the Near East, its network includes Alexandria, Egypt; Dammam, Saudi Arabia; Sohar, Oman and Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

In Europe, its network includes Gdynia, Poland; Stockholm, Sweden; London UK,  and Barcelona, Spain. In Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; 


In Latin America, it includes two ports in Mexico -- Ensenada, Baja California and Lazaro Cardenas, Veracruz --- and the Panamanian ports of Colon and Balboa. In Australia, Brisbane and Sydney. Hutchison Ports is a division of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, incorporated in the Cayman Islands.


CN taking more hands-on approach to create ‘Prince Rupert’ of the east
24 Jan 2020
CN’s new approach to developing the ports of Halifax and Quebec comes after its limited success in growing intermodal volumes out of the Port of Montreal.
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.
Yantian international container terminal. Photo: lzf /
10 Aug 2014
Asia’s ports reported strengthening of container throughput in the first half as the economic recovery of the U.S. and Europe drove up consumer spending and new export orders flooded into Chinese factories.
26 Jul 2014
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPH Trust) reported a 16 percent rise in first-half net profit on the back of improved U.S. and European cargo and greater transshipment volume.
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.
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.
29 Apr 2013
Dockworker unions at the heart of a five-week strike at the Port of Hong Kong hinted they might downgrade pay demands, providing the government with some hope that talks scheduled for Tuesday may yield an agreement.
25 Apr 2013
Ka-shing Li, a Chinese billionaire with investments in container port facilities around the world, including in Hong Kong, has moved to end a four-week strike at his docks in Hong Kong by hiring new workers...
18 Apr 2013
A strike by dockworkers at Hongkong International Terminals is entering its third week, but, despite the size and importance of Hong Kong as a gateway to China, the job action so far has had minimal impact on imports and exports at U.S. ports.
HIT at the Port of Hong Kong
08 Apr 2013
Shipment delays to and from Hong Kong are ongoing as productivity at facilities run by Hongkong International Terminals continue to be affected by shortages of crane operators and other key workers because of striking dockworkers.
Hongkong International Terminal, Port of Hong Kong
02 Apr 2013
Lines and shippers are making contingency plans in the event the dockworker strike at facilities operated by Hongkong Int
07 Mar 2013
DP World announced the sale of stakes in two container terminals and a logistics centre in Hong Kong for $742 million as
Yantian International Container Terminal
08 Jan 2013
Yantian International Container Terminals today handled its 100 millionth 20-foot-equivalent unit, a record achieved in less than 19 years.
28 Nov 2012
LONDON — Hutchison Ports withdrew an application to build a new container port in the U.K., throwing the $480 million fac
Port de Barcelona by Juanjo Martínez
16 Oct 2012
Barcelona Europe South Terminal, a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, yesterday launched a rail service, BEST-Pamplona Express...
25 Jan 2012
The port of Rotterdam will grow container traffic faster than its north European rivals over the next six years and its terminals will achieve higher utilization rates, according to a report by McKins
19 Dec 2011
Europe Container Terminals, the port of Rotterdam’s largest stevedore, is suing the Dutch port for $1.2 billion in compensation in an escalating dispute over a new container terminal.