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  1. Team player wanted to lead feasibility studies

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Consultants Asia. Projects may also include the design of container terminals and cruise terminals. 'We're even in the process of coming up with maritime design for the cruise ship terminal ... infrastructure. 'He [the maritime engineer] is involved with designing things inside a container terminal such as paving, lighting, refer stacks, drainage, electrical substations and anything ...

  2. Tianjin Port to build three container berths

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Tianjin Tianjin Port Group will build three container berths at Beigangchi port in the northeastern city of Tianjin for about three billion yuan, according to its senior management. Two shipping lines were in talks to buy as much as 40 per cent of the project, the unlisted container terminal operator said. 'We are negotiating with French shipping lines CMA CGM ...

  3. Container falls on truck, killing driver

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Agnes Lam Man, 55, crushed in pier accident A 55-year-old driver was crushed to death yesterday when a shipping container plunged 12 metres from a crane onto his truck. The truck had been waiting under the crane on a Kwai Chung pier for the container to be loaded. Union leaders described the accident as rare but said some truck drivers were concerned about ...

  4. China Shipping Container Lines earnings sink 76pc as rates fall

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China Shipping Container Lines, the country's second-largest container shipping company, said profit declined 76 per cent because of falling freight rates and a rise in fuel cost. Net profit shrank to 859.2 million yuan, or 14 fen per share, from 3.58 billion yuan a year earlier as sales rose 7.5 per cent to 30.5 billion yuan. Sales rose as the company ...

  5. First-half boom spurs CSCL to mull A shares

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China Shipping Container Lines, the world's sixth-largest container shipping company, plans to issue A shares this year to fund its expansion. CSCL revealed its plan ... ports across the mainland with 30 berths and container leasing and manufacturing businesses owned by its parent company, China Shipping (Group), said Li Shaode, the chairman of CSCL. Shares ...

  6. Box terminals help lift Cosco earnings 14pc

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... in its container terminal division. The company posted net income of US$93.99 million for the three months to September, up from US$82.63 million a year earlier. Sales grew 21 per cent ... to US$246.8 million while sales fell 3 per cent. 'The container terminal and container leasing businesses grew gradually which did not surprise the market,' said Roslyn Ji Yongdi, an analyst ...

  7. Asia likely to be hardest hit by scanning of US-bound containers

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Sabine Borgia

    ... shipments bound for the US, constituting approximately 13 per cent of all shipments arriving in the US. Under the initiative, US-bound containers leaving Hong Kong via a designated Modern Terminals ... the successful 2004 launch of a pilot project, known as the Integrated Container Inspection Systems (ICIS), at terminals operated by Modern Terminals and Hong Kong International Terminals, to scan ...

  8. Miracle escape as container crushes taxi

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Chester Yung and Felix Chan A taxi driver and his passenger miraculously survived after the back of the vehicle was crushed by a container that fell off a truck in Tsuen Wan yesterday ... and thought to have been overloaded, tipped onto its side and the container it was transporting fell on the taxi, which was exiting the roundabout and entering Tai Chung Road. The 36-year-old ...

  9. Superliner to sail in for a view of- containers

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... at the container terminal in Kwai Chung. It's out of the way and a bit of a letdown. Potentially, it's a poor reflection on Hong Kong.' A fleet of shuttle buses has been arranged to ferry ... Dennis Eng Passengers on the super-luxury liner Queen Mary 2 looking forward to experiencing Hong Kong tomorrow morning will disembark amid stacks of containers at Kwai Chung. ...

  10. Wuhan Port Container taps boom through 1.4b yuan dock expansion

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Shanghai Wuhan Port Container, 55 per cent owned by Shanghai-listed Shanghai International Port Group, will invest 1.4 billion yuan to build seven berths and port-related ... has served as a transport hub for highways and railways as well as for trade on the Yangtze River for years. Container throughput had increased 45 per cent annually for the past four years ...




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