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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PORTS

    Terminal operator seeks court order to end strike

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Terminal operator seeks court order to end strike A port operator at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals is seeking an injunction to force hundreds of dockers ... to continue the strike until their demands were met. Gerry Yim Lui-fai, managing director of Hongkong International Terminals, which operates five of the nine terminals, said: "I've signed ...

  3. Yangtze trade link faces hitch

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of multimodal networks has placed a huge burden on costs and efficiency. The railway containers venture is building a network of 18 container terminals at strategic locations, with depots in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Ningbo and Shenyang among the nine terminals due to open next year. DB Schenker, an offshoot of the German railway company, is also due to launch a daily rail container service ...

  4. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand fishing boat nets submerged wreck of light aeroplane containing dead body

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:42pm by Associated Press in Wellington

    ... Associated Press in Wellington Body believed to be that of missing Auckland pilot Daroish Kraidy discovered among remains of 5.7-metre aerobatic biplane trawled up from the ocean off northern New Zealand The crew of a New Zealand fishing boat on Thursday hauled up a surprising and gruesome catch: the wreck of a small plane containing a body. Authorities suspect the plane ...

  5. OOCL's terminal expansion moves ahead in Long Beach

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on a new container terminal at the west coast US port. The deal was approved by commissioners on the finance and administration committee in a meeting in Long Beach on Monday afternoon. A spokesman ... in principle last Thursday to sign the lease, after 12 months of talks. Under the plan, the port would spend US$1.2 billion to merge two existing container terminals into a 122 hectare terminal complex ...

  6. Container lines plan to boost westbound rates

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Shipping lines including Orient Overseas Container Lines and Cosco Container Lines plan to raise rates on their westbound transpacific routes next month in an attempt to reverse hefty losses. The freight rates for a 20-foot equivalent unit (teu) container shipped from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach would increase US$80 from December 1, according ...

  7. Container volumes up despite fears

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... comments came as Maersk Group, which has interests in container and tanker shipping, drilling and container terminals, posted a net profit of US$1.2 billion in the first quarter, up 1 per cent year ... cent to 17.3 million teu (20-foot equivalent units) in the first three months of this year. Cosco-HIT Terminals in Hong Kong saw container volumes rise 5.9 per cent to 1.6 million teu, while ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Subcontracting is not immoral

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... I presume the charges that Mr Yuen is referring to are the terminal handling charges, however, these are levied on the shippers by the shipping lines, not by the container terminals. These charges are not collected by the container terminals nor do the terminals levy charges on importers or exporters. The container handling charge is what the terminal operators charge the shipping lines and, in fact, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must help to contain Ebola

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial World must help to contain Ebola For Hong Kong there is a chilling reminder of the 2002-03 Sars epidemic in the latest- and worst yet- outbreak of Ebola, a viral disease with a mortality rate from 60 to 90 per cent. It has now swept across borders in west Africa, killing over 700 people in four countries. As with Sars, the victims include doctors, nurses and even ...

  10. Shenzhen ports move more containers

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu Container throughput in Shenzhen rose 17 per cent to about 930,000 teu (20-foot equivalent units) last month. Growth was particularly robust at Chiwan Container Terminals ... At neighbouring Shekou Container Terminals, operated by China Merchants, throughput rose 29 per cent to 140,000 boxes. Yantian remained the busiest port in Shenzhen, handling 420,000 boxes, up 10 per ...




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