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  1. Winds cause fatal container crush

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Terminals (HIT) logging the strongest winds at its terminals in two decades. A HIT spokesman said a gust of up to 135km/h was recorded at about 12.50pm at container terminal No 4 in Kwai Chung, where one of the two accidents took place. The first accident happened just after 12.30pm at the container depot outside terminal No 9 in Tsing Yi. The depot is also managed by HIT. Two trucks ...

  2. Container lines agree to cut ship emissions

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Some of the world's largest container shipping lines will slash ship emissions at the port of Kwai Chung after agreeing to use less polluting low sulphur fuel while berthed for loading and unloading cargo. The firms include the Tung family controlled Orient Overseas Container Line, Singapore's APL, Evergreen Marine from Taiwan, the French CMA CGM Group ...

  3. Pipeline blast damage may disrupt all Dalian shipping

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... At least one oil tanker has already been diverted to South Korea after it was unable to berth at Dalian to offload its cargo. Container terminal operations also came to a temporary halt over ... operations Dalian Container Terminal, which is 44 per cent owned by Singapore terminal operator PSA International and 51 per cent by Dalian Port, temporarily stopped over the weekend but resumed ...

  4. New Kai Tak terminal cruising towards losses

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Lau Ng Wai-lan lined up to applaud the signing of a contract with French construction company Dragages to build a terminal for ocean-going cruise liners on the site of the old airport at Kai Tak. After no private-sector developers proved willing to step up to and fund the project on the government's terms, the terminal is to be paid for entirely from public funds as one ...

  5. Trapped family of 3 dies in container home blaze

    Posted Dec 25th 2003, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A family of three died in a fire at their container home in Yuen Long early yesterday. Police received an emergency call from Chan Yiu, 69, just before 2am saying that he and his family were trapped in their container home after a fridge placed outside caught fire. Firefighters went to the scene near Fairview Park and found two stacked containers ablaze. The fire ...

  6. Worker severely burned when lighter sets off blast in container

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A worker suffered burns to 90 per cent of his body when his cigarette lighter set off an explosion, flinging him out of a shipping container yesterday. Ho Wai-keung, 44, was working inside a four-metre shipping container and needed some light. So he flicked his lighter and caused a spark that apparently set off the blast in a container yard in Lau Fau Shan Road, near ...

  7. Suspicion will remain until lines reveal terminal handling charges

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Here we go again. The fractious debate about terminal handling charges (THC) was thrown back on the fire again last week, in part by the resignation of the outspoken chairman ... the confidentiality agreements they sign when agreeing on commercial contracts with the terminal operators. Never have there been two such disparate interpretations to every twist of a story, and rest assured ...

  8. Dalian Port planning Shanghai IPO to fund major expansion

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... terminal, a 230 million yuan vehicle port and a 400 million yuan renovation of the old Dalian port district. The port in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian has a history of about 100 years of operations and is the eighth busiest mainland container port. For the first nine months this year, its throughput rose 14.2 per cent to 3.85 million 20-foot equivalent units. The company earlier ...

  9. Collapse of scaffolding kills worker

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan One man died and three were injured last night when scaffolding collapsed at a construction site in Kwai Chung. The accident happened just before 7pm at the Stonecutters Bridge work site next to Kwai Chung Container Terminal No 8. Twelve employees were working on a 13-metre-high scaffold when the structure, measuring two metres wide and five metres long, suddenly ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was taken to Caritas Medical Centre in stable condition. container Truck flip holds up traffic in mei foo Traffic was temporarily disrupted in Mei Foo after a 12-metre container truck flipped over yesterday morning. The truck turned on its side while negotiating a roundabout on Mei Ching Road near the container terminal at about 8am. The driver managed to climb out of the vehicle ...




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