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  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port. The new port, which is near Nynäshamn 60km south of the Swedish capital, will have better access, deeper water and greater capacity than the city-center facilities it will replace, Hutchison Ports said in its […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Hutchison Whampoa and Huizhou Port Affairs Group have announced completion of construction work on Huizhou Port container berth. The Huizhou Port container berth will start trial operation by the beginning of 2012. Hutchison Whampoa and Huizhou Port Affairs also plan to invest a total of US$309 million in a  two 50,000-tonne container berths in Quanwan, Huizhou […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s New South Wales state government said Friday that Hong Kong’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (0013.HK) has been awarded the right to operate the third container terminal at Sydney’s Port Botany, due to be completed in 2012… Source: The Wall Street journal ,December 18, 2009

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority has announced a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and CN (Canadian National Railway) to build and operate the new container terminal, known as project Laurentia (previously Beauport 2020). According to an official announcement, the $775 million project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. The […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, has officiated at a formal ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. Approximately 13 hectares of new paved container yard is to be constructed directly behind Berth 9 at the UK’s largest container […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hutchison Ports has just announced that a contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Port of Felixstowe. According to the announcement, VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will also include the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District held a public hearing on March 1 in Calabasas to present the National Environmental Restoration and Likely Locally Preferred Plan for ecosystem restoration along Malibu Creek and to take comments from the public about their concerns regarding the project. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs conducted the meeting for about 30 […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) held an event on Wednesday, 21 October, to mark the handling of 15 million twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU) of containers since the commencement of operations in 2002. HPT is Thailand’s largest container terminal operator and is currently managing and operating Terminals A2, A3, C1 and C2 at Laemchabang Port with 15 quay cranes […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 and […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 has been a landmark year for the Australian waterfront. It saw a third container stevedore enter the market in Brisbane and Sydney, and the Port of Melbourne Corporation begin its selection of a company to build and operate a third international container terminal. The New South Wales Government finalised the sale/ long term lease […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Botany’s newest container terminal, Sydney International Container Terminals Limited (SICTL), is now operating. It received its first ship on Wednesday night, the Forum Fiji. SICTL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator. SICTL is HPH’s second international container terminal in Australia. Brisbane Container Terminals […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Port Holding’s Sydney International Container Terminals at Port Botany is on track to begin its initial operations later this year. This week four specially built post-panamax quay cranes arrived at the company’s terminal. The cranes, each weighing in the order of 1600 tonnes, have special ‘shuttle’ booms that retract horizontally rather than the more […]

  • 9 July 2013

    On June 26, the UAE Company and the client Hutchison Ajman International Terminal (Hutchison Whampoa) jointly held the commencement ceremony and the ground-breaking ceremony for UAE Ajman Terminal Reconstruction Project. The representatives from Ajman Port Office, Hutchison Whampoa Ajman Terminal Operation Company and the UAE Company and the senior staff of the local government attended […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 26, CHEC and the project owner Hutchison Ajman International Terminal jointly delivered a launch & ground-breaking ceremony for the Ajman Port reconstruction project in the UAE. With a contract value of 86.3 million dirhams (some 24 million U.S. dollars), undertaken by CHEC, the project is a multi-system building project predominated by industrial cold […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe has received the prestigious ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ Award at the 27th Annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (the AFSCAs). The award was presented to the Port at a glittering ceremony held in Beijing. Commenting on the award, Clemence Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owners […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m pleased […]

  • 23 January 2013

    The grand opening of Huizhou International Container Terminals (HICT), the groundbreaking ceremony for a 50,000 tonne petrochemical terminal, and the launch of a 30,000 tonne oil terminal expansion project, was held at the Quanwan Port Zone (QPZ) on 22 January. About 400 guests, including Huizhou Party Secretary HUANG Yebin, Mayor CHEN Yiwei, officials from Huizhou […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week in the European Parliament the Intermed association, comprising the ports of Barcelona, Marseilles and Genoa, defended the excellent potential of Mediterranean ports to achieve more balanced and sustainable logistics in Europe. The president of the association and most senior representative of the port of Marseilles, Mr Jean- Claude Terrier, presented the paper “The […]

  • 19 October 2012

    APM Terminals announced that the construction works on the second container terminal at the Lázaro Cárdenas port will be delayed until mid-November. The main reason for this delay is Hutchison Port Holdings’ opposition to the project, according to portstrategy.com. Originally, this $900 million project was supposed to commence during October. Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal Portuaria de […]