2001

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News Release
12th December 2001

LINE Launches Transport Link Service

From the moment a shipper places a cross-border container trucking request with Transport Link, their delivery request will be matched with truckers to maximize spare capacity on their return journey.

News Release
30th November 2001

HPH Receives EC’s Approval to Take Controlling Stake in Europe Combined Terminals (ECT)

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has received approval from the European Commission to increase its stakeholding in Europe’s leading container terminal operator Europe Combined Terminals (ECT) to 60%.

News Release
26th November 2001

HPH Signs Agreement to Develop Yantian Phase III

Scheduled to commence construction in early 2002, Phase III will be developed on 90 hectares of land and will comprise four deep-water container berths.

News Release
26th November 2001

XICT Welcomes New COSCO Service to Europe

The new Xiamen-Europe line comprises a fleet of eight container vessels of 3,000-6,000 TEU capacity.

News Release
21st November 2001

HIT Takes Delivery of New RTGCs

The eight cranes are part of a total order of 16 RTGCs, the remainder to arrive in mid-December.

News Release
4th November 2001

Jakarta Container Port Participates in Annual ASEAN Ports Association Conference and Maritime Exhibition

The team from JCP was led by President Director Mr. W.S. Wirjawan, and in addition to hosting a stand at the exhibition, a key note speech was made by Mr. Wirjawan to conference delegates, entitled “Indonesia – Creating the Hub Port for the Nation”

News Release
24th October 2001

FIRST VESSEL CALL OF THE CRUISE SEASON AT CRISTOBAL CRUISE TERMINAL – PIER 6

Located at the Caribbean entrance of the Panama Canal, Pier 6 allows the saving of valuable time for passengers looking forward to taking advantage of shore excursions.

News Release
12th October 2001

Panama Ports Company, S.A. Takes Delivery of New RTGs

Manufactured by Noell Crane Systems GmbH from Germany, these cranes can stack containers one over five high and straddle six wide plus a roadway, bringing the total number of RTGs at the Port of Balboa to sixteen.

News Release
14th September 2001

Chris Gray Announces Retirement

Chris Gray has been Chairman of the UKMPG for the past two years and it is also anticipated that he will stand down from that position at the end of the year having completed his term of office.

News Release
10th September 2001

Hutchison Delta Ports Makes Further Investment in XICT

Mr. James S. Tsien, Managing Director of Hutchison Ports China, signed two official agreements for the expansion of Berth No.4 and the construction of Berth No.1 on 9th September 2001 during the 5th Chinese International Fair for Investment and Trade in Xiamen.

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