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  1. Dock workers say they are owed $5m

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong About 100 workers protested at the Kwai Chung container terminal yesterday, claiming they are owed more than $5 million in wages and severance payments. They worked ... During the protest that began at about 8.15am, disgruntled workers blocked the terminal's exits, forcing trucks entering and leaving the terminal to take detours. They also staged a sit-in ...

  2. Clearing the docks

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... Modern Terminals runs a tight ship at Hong Kong's shipping hub of Kwai Chung. Rosheen Rodwell reports FOR SOME PEOPLE, Kwai Chung is little more than a station they pass on the Tsuen ... an average 28 vessels call at Kwai Chung port. They load or discharge about 40,000 teu (20-ft equivalent units) in container volume. Taking advantage of intermodal transport links, the containers ...

  3. China's ports drag on Kwai Chung

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... for the fifth month in a row last month as exporters continued to ship their goods directly from the cheaper facilities across the border. Boxes moving across the docks at Kwai Chung shrank 2.7 per cent ... is the biggest factor causing the deterioration of the main terminals' business. docking trade Boxes moving across the docks at Kwai Chung last month fell 2.7 per cent to 1.03 million teu The river ...

  4. Truck drivers protest against low-pay tenders

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Truck drivers protested outside the Kwai Chung container port yesterday criticising the terminal operator for forcing 200 drivers to become jobless and 800 more to take pay ... slogans, 20 workers demonstrated outside the port demanding Modern Terminals explain why tender prices for truck services inside the terminal, which took effect from Tuesday, were down by 10 per ...

  5. Kwai Chung needs to reverse the tide

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling It's official. For the first time last year Shenzhen handled more of south China's direct shipments of manufactured goods than the main terminal operators at Kwai Chung. Although the writing has been on the wall for years, when the official figures are released tomorrow they will reveal that Kwai Chung handled just under 13.4 million boxes last year, up ...

  6. Iron workers march on third day of strike

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee About 600 iron workers continued their strike yesterday and marched from a construction site in To Kwa Wan to Yau Ma Tei MTR station in their fight for a pay rise. It was the third day of the strike, with employers refusing demands for a HK$150 pay rise to HK$950 a day and maximum work day of eight hours. Hundreds of workers protested at a site in Tin Kwong Road ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of stay. 5 hurt in karaoke attack Police arrested two men after two workers and three male patrons were assaulted by a gang in a karaoke lounge in Hart Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, at about 2.30am. ... at the Kwai Chung container port at about 5am. Investigators said the blaze was suspicious. ...

  8. Doubts raised over need for new container terminal

    Posted Jul 19th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... reliance on Hong Kong's port. Meanwhile, the government is pressing ahead with a preliminary feasibility study into plans to build container terminal 10 on the southern side of Tsing Yi ... and the relocation of oil terminals at Tsing Yi, have not been released but observers believe the cost would top HK$10 billion. A study into port cargo forecasts released in 2008 projected that Hong Kong ...

  9. HK customs seize military aircraft

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.16pm: Hong Kong's customs officials said on Tuesday they had seized a military aircraft- which had its engine and other parts already dismantled- at a container port earlier this week. A customs spokeswoman told SCMP.com that a 'non-civil use' plane was discovered on Sunday afternoon at Kwai Chung Container Terminal. She said its engine, ...

  10. Opinion split on need for CT10

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Justifying a tenth terminal, he said congestion at the Kwai Tsing container port last year 'was really, really bad', although several measures including increased productivity had improved ... Kong, said: 'We want to maximise or optimise what we have got already.' He said there was backup land for container storage in Kwai Tsing that would improve container terminal ...




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