Taiwan's ports can no longer compete on shipping volumes but hope to use their status as free-trade zones to entice rivals from across the strait to cooperate rather than compete.
China Merchants Holdings (International), one of the world’s biggest port operators, reported first-half net profit attributable to shareholders up 11.1 per cent to HK$2.15 billion from the same period last year as the company started to realise gains on previously invest
A land rezoning exercise at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal is likely to spark competition for valuable sites among stakeholders and threatens to wipe out the losers.
Shenzhen overtook Hong Kong's port business this year in a move that was widely expected, and anyone who thought it was a temporary phenomenon, induced by a labour strike, had better think again.
Slowing growth in mainland terminal throughput in May and uncertainty about global export markets in the second half are worrying Hong Kong-based port operator China Merchants Holdings (International).
Cosco Pacific says it is in advanced talks to buy ports on the mainland and in Southeast Asia and Greece because of their attractive prices.
A port operator at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals is seeking an injunction to force hundreds of dockers back to work as their strike for a pay rise entered its fourth day.
Ningbo stands a fair chance of overtaking Shenzhen as the mainland's second-busiest port and the world's fourth-busiest in a few years.
Key mainland ports such as Shanghai could boost container volumes and revenues if they are allowed to let foreign carriers transship international cargo at Chinese hub ports, according to a senior maritime executive.
China Merchants Holdings (International), a major port operator on the mainland, is on course to expand its portfolio into emerging markets by buying a half-stake in a container terminal in West Africa for €150 million (HK$1.46 billion).