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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong urged to act on port congestion as pressure builds for more capacity

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by Charlotte So

    ... companies expanded and they would take action if nothing was done, said Jessie Chung Wai-yin, the chairman of the Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association. "If we don't react quickly enough, the liners will leave for other ports," she said. Congestions and delays at Hong Kong port are common as it lacks enough land to expand its operations. Barges, which carry ...

  2. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Maritime bureau aims to shore up Hong Kong's role as shipping hub

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Charlotte So

    ... city's sea hub role The Hong Kong government plans to set up an inter-departmental body to provide a one-stop shop for the maritime sector, which has steadily lost ground to Singapore ... as brokerage, finance and insurance services. "What we should do now is to upgrade Hong Kong to be on par with London as an international shipping service hub," lawmaker Miriam Lau Kin-yee ...

  3. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong port loses out to bigger berths in Shenzhen

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:24am by Charlotte So

    ... to bigger berths in Shenzhen Hong Kong port could lose further business to Shenzhen because an alliance of three shipping companies would need bigger berths for their large vessels and more space ... terminal, said Sunny Ho Lap-kee, the executive director of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, quoting a report by shipping consultant Alphaliner. The packed layout of berths and shorter berth ...

  4. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Tenth Hong Kong container terminal, costing HK$100b, may not be financially viable, consultants say

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:23am by Anita Lam

    ... terminal thrown in doubt A tenth Hong Kong container terminal costing close to HK$100 billion is unlikely to be financially viable, according to a consultancy report due out next month. With only ... of the city's container business came from trans-shipments- cargo moved from one port to another via Hong Kong. But port authorities in Shenzhen and other cities are lobbying hard for Beijing to open ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Floating junk a threat to ships in Hong Kong waters

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by THOMAS CHAN SAMUEL CHAN

    ... poses a hazard to ships in Hong Kong waters, with objects including double beds, refrigerators and gas cylinders being spotted, a veteran skipper and a fisherman said after a ferry crash ... if they were dark-coloured. His comments were echoed by Keung Yiu-man, director general of the Hong Kong Fishermen Consortium. "I have seen beds, refrigerators and the wreckage of a sunken boat ...

  6. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Shenzhen port chiefs bid to lure container shipping lines from Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Port chiefs advise big foreign carriers to skip Hong Kong, threatening transshipment trade Shenzhen tries to lure container lines from HK Port authorities in Shenzhen are working aggressively to persuade foreign carriers to skip Hong Kong as a transit hub and do business directly with them, the Post has learned. Shenzhen is well-placed to overtake Hong ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:48am by Charlotte So

    ... A-levels in a boys' boarding school," she told the South China Morning Post. Hong Kong could be a maritime hub positioned right between London and Oslo SABRINA CHAO After graduating from ... Industry Council, Chao is keen for the city to remain an international maritime centre. "Hong Kong could be a maritime hub positioned right between London and Oslo," Chao said. Hong Kong ...

  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    OOIL earnings tipped lower on oversupply, freight rates fall

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:40am by Charlotte So

    ... is the single largest trade lane for the company, according to company statements filed with the Hong Kong stock exchange in January. Asia-Europe freight rates dipped 9.5 per cent while transpacific ... through more aggressive pricing," said Johnson Leung, analyst at Jefferies Hong Kong. Geoffrey Cheng at Bocom International said the fact that OOIL's average revenue per teu ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong warned fuel slug may turn lines away

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:58am by Anita Lam

    ... turn lines away Ships calling at Hong Kong will face higher costs when legislation requiring vessels to switch to cleaner marine fuel upon berthing is passed next year. Some carriers may, ... a low-emissions zone in the waters around the Pearl River Delta, but steps taken by its mainland neighbour remain based upon voluntary action by carriers. Hong Kong is taking a tougher line ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Beijing's help sought for Hong Kong trade deal with Asean

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:31am by Anita Lam

    ... with Asean Hong Kong should seek help from Beijing to join the Asean-China free-trade agreement, amid warnings that exclusion from the region's biggest free-trade network would harm the city's port terminals. Tung Chee-chen, the chairman of Hong Kong's biggest container line Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) and a member of the Hong Kong Port Development Council, ...




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