Our cover story in issue 4 highlights developments at Hutchison Ports terminals in Thailand and Pakistan. The exciting news is that both terminals will lead the way for the Group by introducing state-of-the-art equipment and technology, which will be rolled out throughout the global network.
In other stories we look at how some Intra Asia ports are encountering congestion problems, we find out why this is happening and what the potential solutions are. Empty containers cost the shipping industry billions of dollars each year, but now through new predictive technology and physical systems at ports – help is at hand to stem the losses.
Constantly in the news, cyber-attacks on shipping continue, we talk to Hutchison Ports in-house experts about the new cyber recovery programme, which aims to protect the company’s data from cyber criminals.
The new kid on the block is Synergy, a logistics company launched in Spain, continuing Hutchison Ports drive into the hinterland, offering a wide range of logistics services across Southern Europe. We speak to the senior executives about what makes the company different and future plans.