HUTCHISON PORTS NEWS
Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) officially launched its new global rebrand on 24 September 2016. The new company name and brand line – Hutchison Ports, the World’s Leading Port Network – was officiated by Mr Eric Ip, Group Managing Director, at a company event which was attended by senior Hutchison Ports executives from around the world.
At approximately 1300 today, Trent Dale, Quay Crane driver on QC4 at Hutchison Ports Sydney made maritime history by lifting the 500,000th container to flow through Hutchison Ports Australia! The vessel was the 4200 TEU SEASPAN LUMACO operated by OOCL.
Hutchison Ports proudly supports the White Ribbon Campaign which is aimed at stopping violence against women – in particular by preventing violence before it occurs by challenging the deeply ingrained attitudes, social norms and power inequalities that give rise to men’s violence against women and gender inequality.
Hutchison Ports has been in discussions with the A3 consortium for a service to call at the Hutchison Ports Australia terminals. It now gives me great pleasure to announce that the A3 Southern Express loop will be serviced by Sydney International Container Terminals and Brisbane Container Terminals.
Sydney International Container Terminals has increased its container storage capabilities with the commissioning of three additional Automated Stacking Crane blocks in June 2015.
The additional Automated Stacking Cranes (“ASC”) are situated directly adjacent to the existing three ASC which have been operational since early 2014. ASCs enable higher and more densely packed container stacks without any manual handling. This improves the terminal’s ability to handle peak wharf or landside demand loads.
Sydney International Container Terminals says that the official opening today of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognises the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade.
Brisbane Container Terminals has increased it ship handling capabilities and reduced truck turnaround times, as development of the new terminal continues. Container Terminal Manger, Matt Carley, says the improvement is a result of the growing expertise of the BCT team...
Hutchison’s Sydney International Container Terminals at Port Botany is entering a three-year agreement with the Southeast Asia-Australia Service. The major international shipping lines UASC, Hapag-Lloyd, Hanjin, CSCL, RCL, OOCL and Hyundai are members of the...
2013 has been a landmark year on 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.
Hutchison Ports’ Australian operations are gathering pace with its Botany container terminal only weeks from completion of Phase 1, and on target to be operating before the end of the year.