Hutchison Ports announces major investment in Egyptian Port Project including the development of a new container terminal in Ain Sokhna Port and B100, a new container terminal in the Port of Alexandria. (Picture)
Hutchison Ports and King Salman Energy Park (“SPARK”) signs a concession agreement to manage and operate a dry port and bonded logistics zone in the world's most leading mega energy hubs in Saudi Arabia. 
Boluda Towage, the world’s largest tugboat operator, announces its strategic investment in Hongkong Salvage and Towage Services Limited (“HKSTS”) allowing it to expand its business portfolio into Asia and enhance HKSTS service offerings of salvage and towage services. 
HPH Trust integrates 5G in its operations in Hong Kong, becoming the city’s first 5G-operated terminals and setting industry benchmarks for innovation and technology. 
HIT launches Hong Kong’s first two quay cranes equipped with solar panels installed on top of machinery house. The solar energy collected will power auxiliary systems, including air conditioning and lighting systems in the quay cranes. 


Hutchison Ports expands its cooperation with the Egyptian Government through the initialing of concession agreements for two new concessions to operate world-class container terminals in Ain Sokhna Port and El Dekheila Port. (Picture)
Port of Felixstowe becomes the largest UK port to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things. The port deploys its first autonomous trucks (AT) into mixed traffic container terminal operations and is the first port in Europe to introduce AT to container terminal operations.
Hutchison Ports Jazan in Saudi Arabia commences operations to the new multipurpose terminal in September.
Hutchison Ports Thailand and Nawarat Patanakarn Public Company Limited signs a contract for the construction of the remaining phases of Terminal D at Laem Chabang. The six autonomous truck (AT) operating at Terminal D handles over 120,000 moves of containers since 2020 and the port receives an addition of nine new AT with improved specifications to the existing fleet, moving towards its smart port transformation.
Hutchison Ports YANTIAN accommodates six 400-metres long vessels simultaneously for the first time after berth upgrade. YANTIAN can handle six 200,000-DWT-class vessels at the same time. The port also receives the world’s largest LNG-powered containership for the first time in South China and becomes the fourth port in the world capable of providing LNG bunkering service.
Huizhou Port Industrial Corporation new 50,000-tonne oil terminal receives the import/export approval certificate from relevant local government departments, indicating the new terminal has gain approval for commercial foreign trade.



Hutchison Ports signs an agreement to operate multipurpose terminals in the large-scale industrial city of Jazan City, for Primary and Downstream Industries ("JCPDI"). The port will consist of a container terminal and a general cargo and dry-bulk terminal in two phases.
Hutchison Ports acquires APM Terminals Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The new terminal is branded as Hutchison Ports Delta II.
Hutchison Ports is the first port operator to achieve 'true' mixed traffic mode terminal operations implementing AI autonomous truck technology into daily operations in Laem Chabang Terminal D, Thailand.
Port of Felixstowe will be the largest UK port selected by the government to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things to enhance productivity, efficiency and safety.
Freeport East will be centred upon the Port of Felixstowe and Harwich International Port as one of the eight new Freeports in UK. It will be developed as a hub for global trade and green energy.
Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe announce major investment in new equipment to help decarbonise its operations. The UK's largest container port has placed orders for 48 battery-powered terminal tractors and 17 zero-emission Remote controlled Electric Rubber-Tyred Gantry cranes.
PARIS Optimal Transport Planning Solution ("PARIS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hutchison Ports, and Ocean Network Express ("ONE") Inland Operations collaborate on a new project in pursuit of reducing carbon emissions embedded within their container transport operations.
Hutchison Ports YANTIAN starts to develop YANTIAN East Port with Yantian Port Group with an annual handling capacity of 3 million TEU upon completion.
Hutchison Ports HIT receives Cyber Security Enterprise Excellence Award to promote and advocate cyber security, and demonstrate good practices and high standards in cyber security preparedness.
Hutchison Ports BEST receives the ‘Best Container Terminal in Europe’ while Hutchison Ports YANTIAN the ‘Best Green Container Terminal’ awards at the Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards ("AFLAS").
Hutchison Ports YANTIAN (China), Port of Felixstowe (UK), Pakistan and LCT (Mexico) handle their 200th, 100th, 3 and 1 millionth TEU respectively.
Congratulations to these terminals for their anniversaries:
• Hutchison Ports YANTIAN - 28th Anniversary
• Hutchison Ports Sohar – 15th Anniversary


Huizhou Port Industrial Corporation (HPIC) signs the Letter of Intent of Huizhou Port GLP International Logistics Centre Project to develop a state-of-the-art logistics warehouse and distribution centre located at Quanwan Port Zone.
The group also extends its network of ports via an online signing ceremony partnering with the Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt.
Hutchison Ports Pakistan’s Regional Operation Centre accomplishes a record-breaking vessel planning of 601 vessels remotely within a month after the migration of vessel planning system from Hutchison Ports HIT and COSCO-HIT in Hong Kong.
On-site autonomous trucking test begins at Hutchison Ports Thailand’s Terminal D, a major step forward to becoming a “smart terminal.”
COSCO-HIT terminals in Hong Kong launches its first remote-controlled RTGC operations.
Hutchison Ports terminals in Busan (South Korea), Laem Chabang (Thailand) and Gydnia (Poland) handle their 40th, 30th and 4th million TEU, respectively.
Congratulations to these terminals for their anniversaries:
• Hutchison Ports YANTIAN - 27th Anniversary
• Hutchison Ports ICAVE - 25th Anniversary
• Jiangmen International Container Terminals - 25th Anniversary
• Hutchison Ports Tanzania - 20th Anniversary


Hutchison Ports celebrates its 50th anniversary and is the world’s first operator to achieve a cumulative global throughput of 1.3 billion TEU.
The group is involved in some new exciting developments, such as the signing of memorandum of understanding with Energy City Development Company to jointly develop, market and operate the Logistics Zone & Dry Port within the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK). The Logistics Zone is designed to support Saudi Arabia’s vision and its role as an integral driver of international trade to connect three continents.
Joins forces with KA Petra Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s pioneer and leading Ship-to-Ship transfer specialist, by signing a Heads of Agreement, to jointly develop the world’s largest Ship-to-Ship Transfer Hub in Malaysia.
The new Hutchison Ports ICAVE terminal commences operations at the new port of Veracruz in North Bay, Mexico. The new terminal offers 40 per cent more capacity upon completion, a better highway and rail network connectivity and 15.5 metres water depth to service the latest mega-vessels.
Hutchison Ports continues to improve its proprietary Terminal Operating System (TOS) in standardising nGen International Version 12 to 14 business units (BUs) with the latest nGen upgrade to Hutchison Ports Gdynia. TOS upgrade to nGen Version 12 will continue to extend to Hutchison Ports BUs in Mexico and Pakistan within the next two years.
Hutchison Ports Pakistan organises a groundbreaking ceremony marking the commencement of the construction of Phase II of the terminal. The project is expected for completion in 2020.
Hutchison Ports Thailand handles its 25 million TEU and has introduced remote-control crane technology, which is the first of its kind at Laem Chabang Port, Terminal D. The remote-control technology will improve safety, accuracy and productivity at the terminal.
Hutchison Ports Dammam handles its 23,456,789 million TEU.


In Asia and South East Asia, Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the only terminal with remote quay crane operations in the region, is formally inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Pakistan and senior government officials. With a joint partnership warehousing project committed last year, Hutchison Ports SITV and Cargill Vietnam officially opened an 80,000 MT grain and oilseed warehouse to enhance operation efficiency.
In Europe, Hutchison Ports BEST, located in Spain, commence operation to the new state-of-the-art real time operation centre to expedite terminal performance, service levels and productivity. Our terminal in United Kingdom, Hutchison Ports Harwich, marks the official start of construction to the operations and maintenance base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.
In the Middle East and Africa, the newly introduced National Operating Centre begins to offer shared services to business units in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), such as Hutchison Ports Ajman, Hutchison Ports UAQ, Hutchison Ports RAK and Hutchison Logistics (UAE). At Oman, Hutchison Ports Sohar celebrates its 12th anniversary and opened a new security control centre at Terminal C to monitor terminal and office activity.
Hutchison Ports Yantian, a member of HPH Trust, celebrates its 25th Anniversary.


In Europe, Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port and acquired a 50% shareholding in TMA Logistics with three sites in Amsterdam and one in Antwerp.
In the Middle East, new port operations were launched at Basra in Iraq (Hutchison Ports Basra); Ras Al Khaimah (Hutchison Ports RAK) and Umm Al Quwain (Hutchison Ports UAQ) in the United Arab Emirates.
At South East Asia, Hutchison Ports SITV and Cargill Vietnam mark the commencement of a joint partnership warehousing project. Hutchison Ports Thailand kicked off its digitalization journey with the launch of ubi app and celebrates the handling of the 20th million TEU since the commencement of operations in 2002.
In the Americas, Hutchison Ports ICAVE announced the first stage of the New Port of Veracruz will take place.
The largest container vessel OOCL Hong Kong with a capacity of 21,413 TEU called at Hutchison Ports Yantian, Felixstowe and ECT Euromax.
A number of anniversary celebrations were held this year. Hutchison Ports Alexandria in Egypt celebrates its 10th anniversary; Hutchison Ports EIT in Mexico, Hutchison Ports PPC in Panama and ports at Shantou & Xiamen in China celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Working with Go Green partners for the third year at neighboring port groups, Hutchison Ports business units from Argentina, Thailand, the Netherlands and China took part in green initiatives under the theme of Climate Change.


Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) becomes ‘Hutchison Ports’, with the brand line –The World’s Leading Port Network. The rebrand features a new brand identity, which rolls out across all our business units, and serves to more clearly reflect our position in the industry. This 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.
Hutchison Ports Sohar, Stockholm and Thailand celebrated the opening of Terminal C and inauguration of the Remote Control Crane Centre; the construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port and Norvik Logistics and Business Park; and the ground breaking of the construction of Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port in Thailand.
HPH Trust and COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited announced that HIT, COSCO-HIT and ACT enter into an agreement for the co-management and operation of 16 berths in terminals 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 of Hong Kong's Kwai Tsing Port.
Hutchison Ports Yantian acquired interests in Huizhou International Container Terminals Limited in Guangdong. Following the acquisition, HPH Trust owns an effective interest of 41.3% in the terminal.
In Europe, both Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam and Port of Felixstowe celebrated their 50th Anniversary.
Our Middle East terminal, Hutchison Ports Dammam, reached a productivity milestone by handling its 20 million TEU since the start of operations in 1997.


In Mexico, we launch the Mobile PORT application, which allows customers to monitor the movement and location of containers.
The launch of ‘Boxreload’, a ground-breaking web-based tool that helps trucking companies combine loads, cutting truck miles and emissions.
HPH starts the GO GREEN campaign, in conjunction with DP World, APM Terminals, PSA International, Shanghai International Port Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The initiative promotes environmental awareness and sustainability.
HPH Trust celebrates handling its 200 millionth TEU in Hong Kong with a ceremony attended by 350 guests including government officials, shipping line customers, industry partners and stakeholders.
Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) celebrates handling 10 million TEUs since the start of commercial operations in 1998, becoming the first container terminal operator in Pakistan to achieve this milestone and the first container terminal in Karachi Port to handle 1 million TEU in a single year.
The first phase of a 1.4 million square feet logistics park at Port of Felixstowe receives planning permission. The development will provide nearly 1 million square feet of warehouse storage space.


Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST) holds a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the next phase of its development.
In Australia, Sydney International Container Terminals (SICTL) is officially opened by the Hon. Michael Baird, MP, Premier of New South Wales, Minister for Infrastructure, Minister for Western Sydney.
Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) breaks its own monthly throughput record, handling 1,212,357 TEU, an 8 per cent increase on its previous monthly throughput record from August 2012.
HPH teams up with DP World for a Waste Reduction Campaign to combat global warming, with the theme ‘Recycling Begins and Ends with You’.
The world’s largest container ship, the 19,100-TEU CSCL Globe, calls at Westports Malaysia, Yantian International Container Terminals, Port of Felixstowe and Euromax Terminal Rotterdam on its maiden voyage.
Port of Felixstowe announces development of 1.4 million square foot warehouse on a 68 acre site.
Gdynia Container Terminal signs agreement for construction of additional stacking yards in Stage III Expansion programme, which includes construction of a new quay.


Port of Felixstowe handles its 70 millionth TEU since container operations began at the port in the mid-1960s and breaks ground on North Rail Terminal project which will double its rail capacity.
Intermodal Terminal Navarra (TIN), located at the Rail Logistics Centre in Pamplona, is officially inaugurated in a ceremony presided over by the President of the Autonomous Community of Navarra. TIN provides a rail service that connects the Spanish cities of Pamplona and Barcelona.
After eighteen and a half years, Yantian International Container Terminal handles its 100 millionth TEU and becomes the quickest of any container terminal operator to reach this milestone.
HPH Trust acquires Asia Container Terminals Holdings Limited from DP World ACT Holdings Limited, DP World 8 Limited and PSA China Pte Limited.


HPH celebrates the grand opening of its new semi-automated deep-water container terminal, Barcelona Europe South Terminal; presided over by His Majesty the King of Spain Juan Carlos I.
PFL holds a ground-breaking ceremony to launch the North Rail Terminal project. The new rail terminal is the third at Felixstowe and the first in the UK designed to handle 30-wagon long freight trains, capable of carrying 90 TEU.
The world’s largest container vessel, CMA CGM Marco Polo, makes its maiden call at Hongkong International Terminals and Yantain International Container Terminal with a carrying capacity up to 16,020 TEU, it becomes the largest container vessel to ever call in Hong Kong and Shenzhen.


Hutchison Port Holdings Trust ("HPH Trust"), the world's first publicly traded container port business trust, is listed on the Main Board of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
Hutchison Ports signs an agreement with Ajman Port Authority that paves the way for the development and operation of Ajman Port in the United Arab Emirates.


Saigon International Terminals Vietnam, located in the industrial Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, officially commences commercial operations.
Port of Gdynia Authority and Gdynia Container Terminal sign agreement to jointly develop deep-water berth at Bulgarskie Wharf at Port of Gdynia.
ECT partners with Combined Cargo Terminals B.V. to form Moerdijk Container Terminals.
ECT subsidiary, Trimodal Container Terminal Venlo, opens new barge terminal.


Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) launches the second stage of its Expansion Programme at Tanjung Priok Port, Indonesia's largest port.
Hutchison Ports seals agreement with Sydney Ports Corporation to develop and operate Terminal 3, Sydney International Container Terminals, at Sydney Port Botany, Australia.
Hutchison Ports partners with Mexican logistics group to jointly develop and operate an intermodal terminal and logistics park in Hidalgo.
Hutchison Ports and Huizhou Port Affairs Group Company Limited break ground on two container berths at Huizhou Quanwan International Container Terminals, Huizhou Port's first dedicated container terminal.


Europe Container Terminals (ECT) celebrates the official opening of the Euromax Terminal.
HIT deploys 17 electric Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes, the first phase of a HK$140 million crane-electrification programme to reduce emissions at Kwai Tsing Port.
An agreement is signed to develop Shenzhen Yantian East Port Phase I Container Terminal Project at Yantian Port.
HPH gains the right to operate the container terminal within Stockholm Free Port. The agreement leads to the development of a new container port at the Port of Nynashamn, Norvikudden.
Hutchison Ports signs agreement to lease two new container berths from the Port of Brisbane Corporation in Australia.
Hutchison Ports acquires Amsterdam Container Terminals in the Netherlands.
Trimodal Container Terminal in Belgium undergoes 3.5 hectare site expansion.


Hutchison Ports and the Karachi Port Trust sign an agreement to build a new deepwater container terminal at Keamari Groyne in Karachi, Pakistan.
The new Alexandria and EI Dekheila facilities of Alexandria International Container Terminals (AICT) commence operations.
Panama Ports Company (PPC) celebrates 10 years of successful operations at the ports of Balboa and Cristobal.
Hutchison Ports and Saigon Investment Construction & Commerce Company Limited reaches joint agreement to construct, develop and operate Saigon International Terminals Vietnam in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, Vietnam.
Hutchison Ports and Huizhou Port Affairs Group Company Limited enters joint venture to operate Huizhou Port International Container Terminals in southern China.


HIT handles its 100 millionth TEU.
Hutchison Ports enters joint venture agreement with Huizhou Port Group to operate existing port facilities at Huizhou Port.


Hutchison Ports enters into agreements with a consortium led by the Alexandria Port Authority to build and operate terminals at Egypt's ports of Alexandria and EI Dekheila.
Agreement is made to invest in and operate Oman International Container Terminal.
Hutchison Ports acquires Terminal Catalunya S.A. ("TERCAT") Port of Barcelona, Spain.
Europe Container Terminals acquires DeCeTe Duisburger Container Terminal, a large trimodal inland terminal in Duisburg, Germany.


An agreement is reached with the Port Authority of Thailand to develop and operate six container terminals at Chon Buri’s Laem Chabang Port.
Shanghai Mingdong Container Terminals, a joint venture between Hutchison Ports Waigaoqiao and Shanghai International Port Group, is founded to operate a new container terminal at Shanghai’s Waigaoqiao Port.
Hutchison Ports acquires general cargo terminal in the Port of Gdynia, Poland.


Shanghai Pudong International Container Terminals is established by the Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Stevedoring Company, Hutchison Ports Pudong, COSCO Pacific (China) Investments, and Shanghai Investment Infrastructure Holdings.
Hutchison Ports acquired Lázaro Cárdenas Terminals Portuaria de Contenedores in the port of Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico.


Hutchison Ports acquires three deep-water container terminals at Busan and Gwangyang ports in South Korea.


Hutchison Ports acquires stake in Ningbo Beilun International Container Terminals.
Hutchison Ports adds eight new port operations to its portfolio in an acquisition investment project. These ports are located in Argentina, Mexico, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania and Thailand.
Hutchison Ports, Hyundai Merchant Marine Company, and Hanjin Shipping jointly establish Korea International Terminals Limited to operate and develop Phase II of Kwangyang Port.


Hutchison Ports acquires stake in KMT Westport and KOJA Terminal in Malaysia and Indonesia.


Hutchison Ports enters into a joint venture to operate Jakarta International Container Terminals in Indonesia.
Acquisition of a stake in Europe Container Terminals in the Netherlands.


Hutchison Ports acquires London Thamesport and Harwich International Port, both of which are located on the UK’s east coast.
HIT, Asia Container Terminals and Modern Terminals signs a land grant with the government for the development of Container Terminal 9.


Freeport Container Port (FCP) in the Bahamas officially opens.
Hutchison Ports is awarded a concession to operate the Ports of Cristobal and Balboa in Panama.


HIT is offered rights by the government to build and operate two berths at the Container Terminal 9 at Tsing Yi Island.
Hutchison Ports and River Trade Terminal sign joint venture.
Acquisition of a stake in Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa.
Hutchison Ports Xiamen and Xiamen Haicang Port Services Company enter into an agreement to own and operate two berths in Haicang.


A new Chinese joint venture, Jiangmen International Container Terminals (JMCT) begins operations.


In Hong Kong, Hutchison Ports is formed to hold and manage the port and related interests of the diversified Hutchison Whampoa Limited.
Hutchison Delta Ports is formed to oversee the Group's river and coastal ports in China.
Hutchison Ports acquires a stake in Mid-Stream Holdings in Hong Kong.
In the Caribbean, a joint venture with the Bahamian authorities results in the creation of the Freeport Harbour Company.
The COSCO-HIT joint venture at Container Terminal 8 East commence operations.
HIT’s annual container throughput reaches 4 million TEU.


Hutchison Whampoa and Port of Yantian sign joint venture agreement to own, operate and develop Yantian port.


Hutchison Whampoa takes a 50 per cent stake in Shanghai's container port.


HIT partners with China Ocean Shipping Company to jointly develop, own and operate Kwai Chung Container Terminal 8 East.
Hutchison Whampoa through HIT acquires Port of Felixstowe in the United Kingdom.


HIT's Container Terminal 6 is completed. It offers 29 hectare of container yard space and three berths with a handling capacity of 1 million TEU.


HIT is granted the right to develop Container Terminal 6. In return, HIT agrees to relinquish Container Terminal 2 to Modern Terminals Limited.


HIT acquires Container Terminal 2, as well as continuing to operate the recently developed Container Terminal 4.


HIT granted the right to develop Container Terminal 4 at Kwai Chung and reclaimed 17 hectares of land.


The Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Company's Hunghom Dock converts a variety of ships into container vessels, most notably for Orient Overseas Container Line.
Facilities at Hunghom are extended with a 180 metre berth and 9,000 square metres of yard for handling container ships and cargo which operates under the name Whampoa Terminals Limited.
HIT is established to co-ordinate container operations at Hung Hom, Kwun Tong and North Point.


The Hong Kong government acknowledges the need to develop dedicated container handling facilities and earmarks the Kwai Chung area for the development of Hong Kong's first large-scale container port.


The Port of Hong Kong is ranked the 10th largest port in the world and is quickly growing in importance as a strategic hub port in Asia.


Still active in shipbuilding and repair, the company builds the largest Chinese ship ever to be listed in the prestigious Lloyd's Register. The 'Ningshin' is an enormous 2,006 tonne vessel.


The Hongkong & Whampoa Dock Company owns and operates the ‘largest dock in the East’, the Admiralty Dock. With a length of 550 feet, the Admiralty Dock is capable of handling the largest vessels afloat at the time.


The Felixstowe Dock & Railway Company in the UK, the predecessor of the PFL, establishes itself as a provider of maritime and rail services.


With an eye on expansion, the company acquires dock facilities in Hunghom and Tai Kok Tsui to provide cargo handling services.


The Hongkong & Whampoa Dock Company is established as the 1st Registered Company in Hong Kong. At the time, the Company is actively involved in shipbuilding and repair services.