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  1. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Tenth Hong Kong container terminal, costing HK$100b, may not be financially viable, consultants say

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:23am by Anita Lam

    ... terminal thrown in doubt A tenth Hong Kong container terminal costing close to HK$100 billion is unlikely to be financially viable, according to a consultancy report due out next month. With only modest growth expected in the cargo business for the decade from 2020, it says the government should make better use of the 100,000 hectares of land at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal in Tsing ...

  2. Glut of unused containers as trade slumps

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Kai Tak eyed for shippers' empties Officials are seeking a site to house the hundreds of thousands of unused shipping containers expected to flood Hong Kong in the next few ... of container depots. But a Development Bureau spokesman said it had reservations about that and would seek other sites. There was no time to lose, the Hong Kong Container Depot and Repairer Association ...

  3. More land set for logistics operations, industry insiders say

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government intends to provide more land for logistics operations near Kwai Chung Container Terminal in the next two years, people familiar with the issue say. ... or incentives.' But the insider said more competition in the private sector could also bring down costs. Container Terminal Operators Association chairman Alan Lee Yiu-kwong, however, said the government ...

  4. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Shenzhen port chiefs bid to lure container shipping lines from Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by Anita Lam

    ... international carriers have diverted hundreds of thousands of boxes a month away from Kwai Chung Container Terminals. One port operator in Shenzhen, requesting anonymity, said other ports and shipping lines feared they might lose out if they did not adopt the same practice. Alan Lee Yiu-kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association, said they had raised the issue ...

  5. Business - Companies - PORTS

    Land rezoning to spur fight for storage space

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Small players at risk as Kwai Chung terminal operators seek more sites to place containers Land rezoning to spur fight for storage space A land rezoning exercise at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal is likely to spark competition for valuable sites among stakeholders and threatens to wipe out the losers. As Shenzhen steps up its efforts to supplant ...

  6. Mainland port expansion growing threat to HK

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Container terminals in Hong Kong face ever-growing threats from across the border, as robust port expansion on the mainland promises to spark a new round of price wars ... Statistics from the Port Development Council have shown that Hong Kong handled 22.6 million 20-foot equivalent units (teus) last year, a 2 per cent rise from 2004. But Hong Kong Container Terminal ...

  7. Air cargo volume continues to fall

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... fall in consumer demand for goods. Other major projects, including the construction of a third terminal and third runway at the airport and a 10th container terminal, are still being studied. ... and February. Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl) said export volumes were down 26.9 per cent year on year in March, at 96,500 tonnes. Export volume in the first quarter was down 28.4 per cent; ...

  8. No quick decision on logistics park

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to boost its flight-handling capacity. The government is also studying construction of the city's 10th container terminal. ...

  9. With giant bridge built at last, new road to airport set to open

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the bridge. Route 8 links Sha Tin to Chek Lap Kok via Cheung Sha Wan and container terminals in Kwai Chung. The section between Sha Tin and Cheung Sha Wan opened in March last year, cutting the journey time between Sha Tin and West Kowloon to five minutes and the journey time from the New Territories new town to the Kwai Chung terminals to 15 minutes. When the bridge enters service, ...

  10. Legislators fail to veto shake-up of taxi fares

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Container Terminal for a slow-drive protest at 10am, while 20 taxis staged another slow-drive protest from a liquified petroleum gas station in Kwun Tong to the nearby headquarters of the Electrical ...




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