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Hanjin Shipping

Xiamen gathers pace

Hong Kong: Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), with the maiden arrival of MSC Hudson at the weekend, became the eighth line-haul service to call at Hutchison's Xiamen International Container Terminals.

Tuesday, 1 October, 2002, 12:00am

Xiamen gathers pace

Hong Kong: Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), with the maiden arrival of MSC Hudson at the weekend, became the eighth line-haul service to call at Hutchison's Xiamen International Container Terminals. The Europe service of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping began calling last week.

1 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Snakeheads declared human cargo as toys

The 26 mainland stowaways were declared as toys by the snakeheads who booked the container to the United States through a bogus firm.

The offices of the company, which appeared to be a secretarial firm, were deserted when police raided a Tsuen Wan industrial building after the container's contents were discovered.

21 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Hanjin opens Kaohsiung terminal

South Korea's Hanjin Shipping has opened a container terminal in Kaohsiung occupying 190,432 square metres, with 10 straddle carriers and a designed handing capacity of 430,000 teu (20 ft equivalent units) a year.

The facility has a 320-metre berth with a water depth alongside of 15 metres.

23 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Hanjin takes container giant

South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co has taken delivery of its sixth 5,300-teu (20 ft equivalent units) container vessel from Hanjin Heavy Industries at the Yongdo shipyard in Pusan.

The vessel, named Hanjin Rome, will serve in the group's PS-Pendulum service, calling at ports in Asia, Europe and North America.

26 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Hanjin cuts SEA-Mexico times

Korea's Hanjin Shipping has introduced weekly direct calls to the port of Manzanillo in Mexico - the AWE-Pendulum service - with its 2,700 teu-class vessels, president Sooho Cho says.

9 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

South Korea port opens

Kwangyang port in South Korea's southern Cholla province, built at a cost of 537 billion won (about HK$23 billion), has commenced operations.

The port, comprising four container terminals with capacities to accommodate 50,000-tonne vessels, has an annual capacity of 960,000 teu (20 ft equivalent units).

7 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Long Beach facility ranks as second-largest in North America

Hanjin Shipping Co has officially opened its new exclusive terminal and intermodal operations at the US port of Long Beach in California.

The terminal, opened on Monday, has an annual throughput capacity of 700,000 teus (20-ft equivalent unit) and is projected to handle 580,000 teus next year.

17 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Hanjin takes Long Beach berth

South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co is moving into a new complex at the Port of Long Beach in California ready for services to start at the Pier A terminal site later this month. The port authorities also have spent $245 million on six container cranes built by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery that were first ordered by China Ocean Shipping Co for its new terminal.

17 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

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