News Release

1st April 2006

Secretary of U.S. Homeland Security Visits HIT


[1 April 2006 – Hong Kong] Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) hosted a terminal visit for Michael Chertoff, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, at its flagship operation in Hong Kong, Hongkong International Terminals (HIT). Secretary Chertoff witnessed the Integrated Container Inspection System (ICIS) at work at HIT. ICIS is a non-intrusive inspection system which scans and detects radioactive materials in containers. Over 1.5 million containers have been scanned by the system at HIT to-date.