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Mainland ports see surge in cargo

The mainland's two largest ports - Shanghai and Shenzhen - saw container throughput volumes rise 3.5 per cent last month, about half the combined increase in the value of the country's foreign trade.

Wednesday, 11 April, 2012, 12:00am

No need for Terminal 10 until 2018, says Wharf

Modern Terminals, the port arm of Wharf and Hong Kong's second largest container terminal operator, says there is no need for a 10th terminal until at least 2018.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Jinhai wins big order from British firm

Graig Group, the British shipowner, ship design and ship services firm, has ordered up to 26 feeder container ships from mainland shipbuilder Jinhai Heavy Industry, to take advantage of a boom forecast in intra-Asia trade.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai and Shenzhen set cargo records

Container volume growth at Shanghai and Shenzhen ports rose at a double-digit pace to historic highs last month, surpassing the expectations of some analysts.

Shanghai overtook Singapore as the world's busiest container port in April and Shenzhen displaced Hong Kong as the world's third-busiest in July.

10 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Singamas container output rebounds

Singamas Container Holdings, the world's second-largest container maker, has seen box manufacturing rebound to almost 2007 levels following the recent recovery in global trade volumes.

The Hong Kong-listed company said its 12 mainland factories were producing about 65,000 20-foot equivalent units (teu) a month.

6 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Companies brace for tough year when any profits will be prized - Ports

The ports of China and Hong Kong, battered by the economic downturn, are expected to see a slow and fragile recovery in 2010.

1 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Tianjin Port posts loss as it awaits recovery

Tianjin Port Development's empty container boxes would remain a drag on company profits in the second half, since export and import trade showed no sign of strong recovery, management said yesterday.

27 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai port data sparks rise in shipping stocks

Shares of shipping and port companies rallied after Shanghai port demand rebounded last month, pointing to a recovery in exports to the United States and Europe.

Shanghai Port, the largest on the mainland, saw container terminal throughput rise 7 per cent month on month to 2.14 million 20-foot equivalent units (teu).

4 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Mainland ports see volumes drop further

Preliminary data suggests throughput at the mainland's leading ports worsened last month from May, although other indicators such as the purchasing managers' index, which measures manufacturing activity, improved.

3 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai Port eyes top spot after net rises 22.7pc

Shanghai International Port Group said net profit increased 22.7 per cent to 3.64 billion yuan (HK$4.05 billion) last year and announced plans to surpass Singapore as the world's largest port in two years.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am