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.