News Release
14th November 2000

Official Opening of Balboa Container Terminal

Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC) announces the official inauguration of its world class Container Terminal at the Port of Balboa.

News Release
9th November 2000

New Customer for Balboa Container Terminal

The 4,300 TEU’s Panamax vessel Marchen Maersk inaugurated the services when she called yesterday (Sunday) at the Port of Balboa Container Terminal.

News Release
3rd November 2000

Harmonious labor relations at JICT

PT Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) and PT JICT Labor Union (Serikat Pekerja PT Jakarta International Container Terminal) are pleased to announce that they have agreed to exchange Letters of Commitment to mark the harmonious labor relations that have been achieved in recent months.

News Release
26th October 2000


The transaction whereby Hutchison Atlantic acquired a 35% interest in ECT was notified to the EU Commission in November 1999 under article 81 of the EU treaty.

News Release
25th October 2000

Hutchison to develop major Container facility at Harwich

Bathside Bay adjoins Harwich International Port, which will be further developed as a new container facility within the Harwich Haven ports area, which includes the UK’s largest terminal at Felixstowe.

News Release
24th October 2000

Prince Philip visits Port of Felixstowe

His Royal Highness arrived at the Port by launch from Harwich where he had inspected Harwich Haven Authority’s Vessel Operations Centre.

News Release
23rd October 2000

New World Alliance Back in Felixstowe

The New World Alliance has commenced calls in Felixstowe on its new Atlantic Pacific Express route, which forms part of a three string service operated jointly with Maersk Sealand.

News Release
20th October 2000

Port of Felixstowe Applies to Improve Capacity for Largest Container Ships

The Port of Felixstowe has submitted an application to the Government to construct a 270 metre extension to the current quayside at its Trinity Terminal.

News Release
18th October 2000

HIT and Orange team up to offer Hong Kong’s first Mobile Terminal Message Service

The new service commencing 24th October 2000 allows tractor drivers to obtain terminal information such as container movement instruction through their mobile phones, providing them with a more speedy and efficient way to complete the gate processes.

News Release
3rd October 2000

Official Opening of Port of Cristobal Cruise Terminal – Pier 6

With a total berth length of 2,060 ft, the Cruise Terminal is able to accommodate two of the world’s largest cruise vessels simultaneously.