News Release

31st March 2003

XICT Handles One Millionth Container


[31 March 2003 – Hong Kong] – On 29 March 2003, Xiamen International Container Terminals (XICT) handled its one millionth container from COSCO’s vessel “M.V. Wan He”. The vessel, on a US West service, is also the first international line-haul service of Xiamen introduced in April 1999.

Mr. Patrick Lam, General Manager of XICT commented, “We have been striving to contribute to the growing international container liner business in Xiamen. The one millionth container milestone is a significant accomplishment to XICT in relation to our terminal services, operations performance, customers’ support and co-operation of the Government, Customs and related parties.”

Being the only terminal in Xiamen capable of handling the 6th generation container vessels, XICT provides a comprehensive line-haul service network covering the US, Europe, Mediterranean and Australia.