2000

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News Release
12th December 2000

First Vessel Call of Norwegian Cruise Line at Cristobal Cruise Terminal ¨C Pier 6

The cruise vessel “Norwegian Wind” on the Mystery Cruise Tour is the first cruise vessel to dock at a Panamanian Port at the city of Colon for a full-day excursion, arriving at 08:00 and departing at 18:00 hours.

News Release
12th December 2000

Lucayan Harbour Host Disney’s Christmas Gift-Giving

The FCCA’s annual gift-giving ceremony, aimed at children in the Caribbean was held for the fourth time on Grand Bahama
coordinated by the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board. Gifts for some 200 children were brought in by the Disney Wonder.

News Release
12th December 2000

HIT Extended EDI Link to Enable Accuracy & Efficiency Improvements

Container terminal operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) successfully extended the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) link service to clients Uniglory Marine Corporation (UGMC) and Wan Hai Lines Ltd. (Wan Hai).

News Release
6th December 2000

60 Millionth Container Handled at HIT

Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) marked a significant historical milestone by handling its 60 millionth container at a quayside ceremony on 6 December 2000.

News Release
6th December 2000

Florida Cruise Association to Play Santa at the Lucayan Harbour Cruise Facility

“To bring happiness and cheer to so many children during the special time of the year is indeed a very touching display of concern and compassion displayed annually by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association.”

News Release
30th November 2000

HPH’s Portsnportals Rebranded to LINE

LINE (Logistics Information Network Enterprise) provides logistics solutions that enable companies to move goods around the world in the simplest and most efficient way.

News Release
24th November 2000

M.V. “NYK Andromeda” is Added to the Grand Alliance’s Xiamen – Europe Service

On 21st November, Xiamen International Container Terminals (XICT) began servicing NYK’s M.V. “NYK Andromeda” as part of Grand Alliance’s Loop D service, a Europe service which was first launched at Xiamen in August 2000.

News Release
24th November 2000

M.V. “CSCL Xiamen” Christened at XICT

China Shipping Container Lines Company Limited (CSCL) christened the maiden voyage of its 2,478-TEU M.V. “CSCL Xiamen” at Xiamen International Container Terminals (XICT) on 12th November.

News Release
24th November 2000

YICT Achieved a New Operating Record

YICT was proud to announce that it had achieved a new record of operating rate 203.80 mph (last highest record of 158.58 mph on 17th November 2000) for a Evergreen vessel on 24th November, 2000!

News Release
15th November 2000

Freeport Bahamas Handles it’s First Scheduled Homeport Operation

The newly renamed ‘Lucayan Harbour’ Cruise Facility, in conjunction with Grand Bahama International Airport, welcomed Fred Olsen Cruise Lines M/V Black Watch to it’s newly developed cruise facility.

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