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  1. Business - Companies - LOGISTICS

    Cosco Pacific container throughput up 10pc as interim profit triples

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... one-off gain from the disposal of a container manufacturing unit. Profit at its terminal business dropped 5 per cent year on year to US$92.8 million on an increase in tax and losses at its new port in Xiamen. Container throughput grew 9.7 per cent in the first half from the same period last year. The 40-day strike at Hong Kong Kwai Tsing Terminal in the first half dented the profit ...

  2. Business - Economy - LOGISTICS

    Call for cut in operator numbers at Kwai Chung

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... in port operator numbers The number of port operators at Kwai Chung container terminal should be reduced if Hong Kong port is to maintain its operating efficiencies after the introduction of ultra-large container ships, a senior Hutchison executive said yesterday. Eric Ip, the deputy managing director of Hutchison Port Holdings, said having five terminal operators at Kwai Chung ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LOGISTICS

    Kwai Tsing port business suffers 'huge' 11pc drop from dockers' strike

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... strike in Hong Kong's history caused a "huge" drop of almost 11 per cent in container volume at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals last month. Port operator Hongkong International ... in the city's container throughput was 12.2 per cent last month. It declined 8.1 per cent in the first four months of the year. Tsui said the strike had affected local terminals other than those in Kwai ...

  4. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Grim outlook for container makers amid unstable global recovery

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Shipping lines are also affected amid an unstable global economic recovery and weak demand Uncertainty for container makers as profits decline Container manufacturers wobbled along with shipping lines amid an unsteady global economic recovery in the first half, with the outlook for the second half equally uncertain. China Shipping Container Lines, ...

  5. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Hong Kong faces mainland China challenge as ports expand

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... container terminal shows no sign of ending, the council has advised vessel operators to divert their cargo from Hong Kong to Guangdong ports. Right now, Guangdong ports are reaching the limits ... billion yuan of that will be spent on port projects, including the third phase of Nansha, container terminals at Yantian port in Shenzhen, container terminals in Gaolan port in Zhuhai and a coal ...

  6. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    China Shipping orders five 18,000 teu monsters

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... giant freight carriers China Shipping, the mainland's second-biggest shipping group, is set to splash out US$2.2 billion on a fleet of gas carriers and ultra-large container ships capable of carrying 18,000 20-foot containers. China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) will become only the second box line globally, after the Danish shipping giant Maersk, to operate the 18,000 teu (20-foot ...

  7. Business - Commodities - LOGISTICS

    Arctic route has little allure for shipping industry

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and the risks haven't been figured out enough to price insurance correctly." Others say the commercial potential is unlikely to be viable for container ships, which transport consumer goods, ...

  8. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    China Cosco to sell assets in fresh bid to avoid loss

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... stake in China International Marine Containers to sister company Cosco Pacific, but CCB International Securities analyst Winnie Guo said it was not a prudent move, because it reduced any future ... cash and cut costs. It placed orders for 15 new dry-bulk ships and 10 new container ships. Its container shipping unit, Asia’s second-biggest, reported a net loss of 2.24 billion yuan, while ...

  9. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Dalian Port plays down impact of China floods as stock falls

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... as the worst to hit some areas in a century by CCTV - would slash corn output and the firm's container throughput, demand for other grains, such as soya beans, would help make up for the losses. ... much impact on our total throughput as our business is pretty diverse," Xu said. "Container cargo is only one of our sectors." The volume of corn, the port's major revenue ...

  10. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Onshoring trend is overhyped, say shipping chiefs

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Andy Tung Lieh-cheung, the chief executive of Orient Overseas Container Line, said: "China will still remain competitive, at least for a period of time." "There is a supply chain ... of manufacturing back to countries closer to key Western markets- "is a bit overhyped". Tung's views were echoed by other container shipping industry executives. Teo Siong Seng, the managing ...




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