2002

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News Release
24th October 2002

New Japan Service Starts at SICT

A new direct service between Shantou and Japan commenced on October 24, 2002 with an inauguration ceremony held at Shantou International Container Terminals (SICT).

News Release
17th October 2002

Highest Ever Container Moves at The Port of Balboa

Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC) handled its highest ever container volume from a single vessel, the Maersk Marit, with 1,784 container moves, at a productivity rate of 34 moves per hour, on Monday, 14th October 2002.

News Release
14th October 2002

New Mediterranean Service for the Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe welcomed the first vessel for new customer Turkon Line, the 1,100 TEU Besire Kalkavan, on Sunday 13th October 2002.

News Release
11th October 2002

Port of Felixstowe Expansion Moves a Step Closer

The Secretary of State has made the Harbour Revision Order for the further development of the Port of Felixstowe’s Trinity Terminal.

News Release
10th October 2002

Compensation Land Earmarked for Bathside Bay Development

As part of its plans to develop a modern container terminal at Bathside Bay, Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, owner of Harwich International Port, is proposing to create compensatory intertidal mudflat through alterations to the positions of sea walls.

News Release
7th October 2002

Millionth container on ECT Delta Dedicated West Terminal

On Monday the 7th of October, the one millionth container was handled at the ECT Delta Dedicated West Terminal (DDW); the container was taken on board of the MOL Solution.

News Release
30th September 2002

Jakarta International Container Terminal Takes Delivery of 9 New RTGCs

The ZPMC (Zhenhua Port Machinery Company Limited) cranes were delivered to JICT Terminal 1 with the arrival of equipment carrier Zhen Hua from Shanghai at 23.00 hours on Sunday.

News Release
28th September 2002

MSC Adds XICT to Mediterranean Service

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) extended its Mediterranean service (Dragon Express) to XICT with the maiden call of “M.V. MSC Hudson” on 27 September, 2002.

News Release
27th September 2002

HIT Wins Best Container Terminal Operator

“In light of the increasing regional competition, we are very pleased to have received this recognition,” commented Mr. Eric Ip.

News Release
25th September 2002

Hanjin Extends Service to XICT

12 vessels are deployed, ranging from 5,302 to 5,752 TEU in capacity, in the PDS westbound service.

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