2005

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News Release
8th November 2005

Port of Felixstowe to Introduce Haulier Identity Cards

The Port of Felixstowe is set to enhance further security at its terminals with the introduction of identity cards for the thousands of hauliers that use it each day. The new initiative will be known as RHIDES, for Road Haulier Identity System.

News Release
8th November 2005

Yantian Port Expansion Project Signed – Over RMB10 Billion Committed –

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group and Shenzhen Yantian Port Group (YPG) officially signed a joint-venture contract today with a total investment of over RMB10 billion to develop the Yantian Port Expansion Project.

News Release
3rd November 2005

Hutchison Sets New Productivity Record HBCT Records 260 Boxes Per Hour

On 28 October, Hutchison Port Holdings’ (HPH) Group member port, Hutchison Busan Container Terminal (HBCT), operated by Hutchison Korea Terminals (HKT), achieved a Korean stevedoring productivity record when it moved 260 boxes in an hour from the vessel, KMTC Shanghai.

News Release
2nd November 2005

Thamesport Welcomes First of Evergreen’s ‘Green’ Vessels

In order to accommodate the new generation of larger vessels, Thamesport has recently completed an ambitious modification programme to five of its quayside cranes.

News Release
1st November 2005

HPH Ports in China Receive China Ports Association Top Awards

The annual event, organised by the China Ports Association Container Branch, attracted nominations from the Association’s 70 members.

News Release
25th October 2005

Thamesport Invests in Latest New Equipment

Thamesport (London) Limited has recently placed an order for 13 new terminal tractors, further evidence of the Medway port’s commitment to investing in the best equipment to maintain high levels of productivity and efficiency.

News Release
20th October 2005

Rail Volumes Reach All-Time Record at the Port of Felixstowe

The Port handled 32,386 containers from 1st to 30th September 2005, beating all previous records.

News Release
24th September 2005

Harwich International Port Welcomes New Nedlines Service

Harwich International Port today welcomes the first call of the new Nedlines BV’s Ro-Pax service.

News Release
22nd September 2005

Port of Felixstowe Signs Landmark Port Health Agreement

The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), signed in an official ceremony attended by senior representatives from Suffolk Coastal District Council and the Port, sets out a clear set of objectives and working practices for the timely and efficient inspection of containers at Felixstowe.

News Release
22nd September 2005

Harwich International Port Welcomes Largest Cruise Transit Call Ever

The Haven Gateway Partnership, of which Harwich International Port is a key partner, will be helping passengers to make the most of their Harwich stopover with free buses to take them into town for shopping and sightseeing.

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