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  1. Lack of space and facilities holding back Kwai Chung

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Poor land-use planning coupled with a shortage of logistics facilities could limit the capacity of Kwai Chung's container terminals and air cargo ... it was vital to provide additional land around Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi for container terminals and related uses as a first priority and that in the short term this would provide additional capacity ...

  2. No need for Terminal 10 until 2018, says Wharf

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Modern Terminals, the port arm of Wharf and Hong Kong's second largest container terminal operator, says there is no need for a 10th terminal until at least 2018. As global trade continued to slow in the second half of last year, Modern Terminals handled just 5.3 million teu (20-foot equivalent unit) at Kwai Chung Container Terminal last year, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Record-breaking giant of the seas Marco Polo sails in

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Terminals' container terminal seven, before continuing on to Chiwan, west Shenzhen. It will move on to the port of Yantian, in east Shenzhen, tomorrow. The maiden revenue-earning voyage, which ... container ships is delivered to Denmark's Maersk Line next year. Eric Ip, group deputy managing director at Hutchison Port Holdings, said this week that Hong Kong's five terminal operators ...

  4. At loggerheads

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government is pressing ahead with plans for a 10th container terminal. Is it right to do this, or do you agree with tycoon Li Ka-shing that a new terminal will not be needed for at least 20 years? Write to us. ...

  5. In brief

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cigarettes seized Customs officers seized $3.75 million worth of suspected counterfeit cigarettes hidden in a container at Kwai Chung Container Terminal. The container arrived from Singapore via Yantian on the mainland. ...

  6. New kid on container block leaves Kwai Chung kingpins at ease

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... at the outcome of the less than transparent bidding process managed by Citigroup, but rather a collective sigh of relief from Hong Kong's incumbent terminal operators. 'We won't get ... be nonplussed, but it appears there was nothing more at play than some good old-fashioned capitalist gamesmanship. PSA, meanwhile, still clings to its $2.3 billion bid for 57 per cent of Asia Container ...

  7. Li Ka-shing dismisses need for 10th terminal

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... The government is eyeing southwestern Tsing Yi as a possible site to build Container Terminal 10. It cites forecasts container throughput will continue to increase. A spokesman for the Transport and Housing Bureau said a new berth would be needed by as early as 2015. But Mr Li said: 'At Zhuhai's container terminals in Gaolan, the fees for handling cargo are cheaper than in Hong ...

  8. A homely solution to terminal decline

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and this was indeed the case when we built the Kwai Chung container terminals. But it is not so any longer and the Kwai Chung terminals are now destined for terminal decline. We live in Hong Kong by doing ... has gone past Hong Kong in container movements. This should not be surprising. Why go to the trouble of shipping goods by driving an extra distance through a busy city after crossing a border, ...

  9. Storm brings containers down

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Martin Wong

    ... containers toppled from their stacks at No 4 container terminal in Container Port Road South, Kwai Chung. The containers struck two trucks. Two men who were inside the trucks at the time were slightly injured and taken to Princess Margaret Hospital for treatment. Workers at the terminal were still trying to put the containers back in place late last night. The Observatory did not have ...

  10. Li voices against building terminal

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Hutchison chairman Li Ka-shing added his voice to those questioning Hong Kong's future as a shipping hub yesterday, saying it did not need to build Container Terminal 10 when 30 to 40 per cent of existing port capacity was not being used. 'All the factories and cargo are on the mainland. Why should the cargo be moved to Hong Kong?' he asked. 'Does it mean ...




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