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.