Ship and container reliability decreased in the second quarter of 2013, according to Drewry Maritime Research’s recently published quarterly Carrier Performance Insight report.
Port of Hong Kong
15 Apr 2013
Hutchison Port Holdings’ earnings are expected to struggle in fiscal year 2013, as labor disruption at the Port of Hong Kong is likely to drive up wages and limit Hongkong International Terminals’ subcontracted labor flexibility...
11 Apr 2013
Container shipping lines claim delays at Hong Kong tied to dockworker strikes at facilities operated by HIT are declining, but many carriers continue to reroute cargo to rival ports and terminals.
10 Apr 2013
Hongkong International Terminals insists it will not be financially liable for delays suffered by lines and shippers because of ongoing strikes by dockworkers usually deployed on its facilities.
08 Apr 2013
Shipment delays to and from Hong Kong are ongoing as productivity at facilities run by Hongkong International Terminals continue to be affected by shortages of crane operators and other key workers because of striking dockworkers.
08 Apr 2013
A strike at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminal in the Port of Hong Kong has entered a 12th day, with no negotiations planned to resolve the dispute, BBC reports.
04 Apr 2013
Strikes and demonstrations by dockworkers at the Port of Hong Kong have now entered their second week and vessel queues are continuing to lengthen, forcing the diversion of large volumes of container traffic away from the world’s third-busiest container port.
03 Apr 2013
The International Transport Workers’ Federation has condemned the temporary injunction that dismisses striking dock workers from Kwai Tsing Container Terminals in the Port of Hong Kong, citing it as a violation of global standards.
02 Apr 2013
Lines and shippers are making contingency plans in the event the dockworker strike at facilities operated by Hongkong Int
01 Apr 2013
Strikes by dockworkers at Hong Kong’s container facilities continued today, further disrupting truck operations to and from facilities in the Kwai Tsing area of the port.
11 Mar 2013
The Port of Hong Kong handled 5.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 9 percent year-over-year, according to Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department.
10 Dec 2012
Hong Kong’s total port cargo volume in the third quarter was 69.4 million metric tons (about 76.5 million tons), a 2 percent decrease compared with the same period in 2011...