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  1. Tsing Yi gets nod for Container Terminal 10

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Tsing Yi, rather than ecologically sensitive North Lantau, has been chosen as the site for Container Terminal 10 on environmental grounds. This ends the threat the structure ... and transport experts welcomed the idea. The logistics sector questioned the need for another terminal as growth in container throughput continues to drop. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said ...

  2. Fuel change to cut port emissions

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... the container port. The Maersk Line has become the first shipping line to voluntarily use low-sulphur fuel instead of heavy fuel oil while at anchor and while berthed at Kwai Chung to load and unload ... most container shipping lines that use Hong Kong's port. Under the charter, container lines with offices in Hong Kong will propose to their head offices that their ships switch ...

  3. Student artists add colour to containers

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung More than 500 primary and secondary school students participated in a global art project in which they met local artists and created their own mini art container boxes. The best creations will be exhibited overseas, alongside 37 full-size containers decorated by established local artists. The Art Container Project, organised by Mere Independent Artists (MIA) ...

  4. Training blitz after fatal cargo terminal accident

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at container terminals. The Observatory has developed the half-day course in response to a fatal accident early this month caused by typhoon-strength gusts of wind. A driver was killed and another two men were injured when the wind toppled empty containers onto their trucks at the Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT). All cargo terminals are required to employ full-time safety officers ...

  5. Deal for 30 container ships shows confidence in China, says Maersk

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Moves by Maersk to spend up to US$5.7 billion buying 30 container ships capable of carrying 18,000 teu (20-foot equivalent units) reflect continued confidence in China's ... ports in China- Hong Kong, Yantian, Shanghai, Xiamen and Ningbo- serving the Asia-Europe trade. Container volumes were expected to grow by 5 to 8 per cent per year up to 2015 between Asia ...

  6. Worker tries to 'rescue' containers

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung A worker plunged into the sea and tried to recover two empty containers that fell into the water off Kwai Chung No5 container terminal, at noon yesterday. He retrieved one but the other sank. Marine police and fire service vessels arrived at the scene, but the worker swam back to shore unhurt. Workers later used machinery to recover the second container. ...

  7. 2 burned as blaze leaps from container

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Unsuspecting workers engulfed by flames when one opens door Two cargo terminal workers were seriously burned yesterday when fire burst out of a shipping container of rubber ... A 25-year-old terminal worker who was walking near the container was also seriously injured when the flames escaped. Firemen, who put out the blaze within 11 minutes of arriving at the scene, said ...

  8. Container hire firm in HK$1.5b offering

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com China Shipping Nauticgreen, a container leasing arm of China Shipping Group, is to raise as much as HK$1.5 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong. As one of the top 10 container leasing companies in the world, Nauticgreen owns and manages 283,538 containers, representing 456,416 20ft equivalent units (TEUs). The company expects ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Emotive arguments separate two groups

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Park View estate residents say they have suffered enough noise, pollution and danger from the growing number of container trucks using Fairview Park Boulevard over the past 10 years. 'The more container trucks on the boulevard, the higher the probability that accidents will occur,' said Janet Fung, who has lived in the up-market estate for more than 20 years. ...




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