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Friday, August 12, 2022



Hutch a step closer to taking over HK port

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on March 13, 2013

With 16 of 24 Kwai Tsing container terminal berths, the world’s biggest port operator has just Modern Terminals and one berth at CT3 to go before it can convert the entire Kwai Tsing container port into prime waterfront real estate when the sun inevitably sets on the Hong Kong box shipping business.

Ports and carriers make huge strides in cutting pollution

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on January 30, 2012

The anti-pollution brigade continues to rule the waves in port planning in California, imposing ever more strict standards every year. A conference/workshop in Long Beach earlier this month shows just how well the industry has done in keeping up with these demands. Long Beach is a prime example.

The Shipping Antitrust Law is Dead, while Long Beach's Reputation is at Stake

Posted to Martin Rushmere (by Martin Rushmere) on November 4, 2010

The TransPacific Stabilization Agreement is beaming with satisfaction while the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association is unhappy, following the national and state elections this week. James Oberstar's fall from power in Congress means that the anti-trust shipping law is all but dead.