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Hong Kong Shippers' Council

Shippers to divert cargo to Guangdong to beat dock strike

Shippers have worked out a back-up plan to move Hong Kong cargo through ports in Guangdong with no end in sight to the Kwai Tsing dock strike. The Hong Kong Shippers' Council also said Guangdong customs had agreed to speed up clearance of diverted shipments.

Saturday, 20 April, 2013, 5:07am 8 comments

Hong Kong set to lose No 3 port rank to Shenzhen

Shenzhen is set to overtake Hong Kong as the world's third-busiest container port this year for the first time ever on an annual basis.

This comes as total box volumes through Shenzhen's four main facilities have continued to climb despite the downturn in global trade.

By comparison, volumes through Hong Kong have dropped, especially from river trade and barge business.

26 Nov 2012 - 2:28am

Hurting exporters want fairer way to set rates

Wrangles between exporters and shipping lines over soaring freight rates "is a war that has not ended", a senior executive representing cargo owners says.

Sunny Ho Lap-kee, executive director of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, made the comment yesterday after cargo owners experienced triple rises in freight rates on some routes.

7 Nov 2012 - 3:36am

Logistics industry urges government for more support

The government should give more support to the logistics sector if the city is to thrive as a regional distribution hub, industry trade groups say.

30 Oct 2012 - 4:25am

Government adviser rejects all but one competition complaint

A complaint against an internet auction service provider for abusing a dominant market position has been ruled not substantiated, because of insufficient evidence, according to the latest report by the Competition Policy Advisory Group.

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Council fails to win charge cut

The Hong Kong Shippers' Council has failed to win approval from Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement (TSA) representatives for a 30 per cent rate reduction in terminal handling charges (THCs).

Council executive director Clement Yeung said TSA members indicated they had to report the matter back to their presidents or principals.

2 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Anera agrees on licence fee

The Hong Kong Shippers' Council has clarified that it had objected strongly to the Asia North America Eastbound Rate Agreement's (Anera) imposition of a $400 licence administration fee from today.

However, after much discussion, Anera had agreed to impose the fee only in cases where incorrect information actually had been submitted by shippers.

1 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Anera licence fee imposed

The Hong Kong Shippers' Council has informed members that the Asia North America Eastbound Rate Agreement (Anera) has agreed to impose a $400 licence administration fee from Wednesday in cases where incorrect information has been submitted by shippers.

29 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Regional shippers' councils to meet in SAR

Three Asian shippers' councils - the Japan Shippers' Council, the Korean Shippers' Council and the Hong Kong Shippers' Council (HKSC) - will hold a regular tripartite meeting in Hong Kong on July 7 and 8.

This year's meeting will be the 18th since the first meeting took place back in 1981.

8 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

HK delegation on Macau trip

A Hong Kong Shippers' Council-led delegation starts a two-day visit to Macau and Zhuhai airports today.

The group will also hold informal discussions with the Macau Freight Forwarders' Association.

Richard Chan, Through Transport Mutual Services (Asia Pacific) divisional director of claims, will address the delegation on the 'Multimodal Bill of Lading'.

4 Oct 1996 - 12:00am