2017

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News Release
8th September 2017

US$450 Million invested on the New Port of Veracruz

With an investment estimated on 450 million dollars, the first stage of the Specialized Container Terminal (TEC) along with the a75% advance , the New Port of Veracruz has become a reality, as it was informed by Mr. Jorge Magno Lecona , Executive Director of Hutchison Ports.The directive , in presence of Mr. Ramón Poo Gil , major of Veracruz, as well as distinguished authorities and company members, stated that phase 1 of the project will be inaugurated on June 30th , 2018; It will have state of the art technology and spaces to perform maneuvers required by big-sized vessels carrying containers.

News Release
16th August 2017

London Thamesport Receives First Train Move for Armitt Group

The first train has arrived at Hutchison Ports London Thamesport bringing steel coil for UK shipping agent and logistics company, The Armitt Group. Operated by DB Cargo, this is the first train to use the Group’s fully integrated 120,000 square feet specialist handling facility at the port.

1,000 tonnes of steel coil was transported by rail from the Tata Steel manufacturing plant in South Wales. The steel is due to leave the port by road, destined for customers throughout Europe.

News Release
28th July 2017

Hutchison Ports TILH operates simultaneous crossborder services

Hutchison Ports TILH ( Hidalgo’s Intermodal Logistics Terminal) simultaneously operated two cross border services towards the United States, moving a transformer and 45 wind tower sections, adding a total of 2, 784 tons.

News Release
24th July 2017

New and Improved Cranes at the Port of Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has ordered two new gantry cranes for its Berths 8&9 and work has started to raise 10 of the existing cranes on Trinity Terminal at the port.

The new cranes, ordered from ZPMC in Shanghai, will bring to 12 the number on the port’s newest terminal. They will have a 59.5 metre outreach from the quay, sufficient to allow them to handle future generations of container vessels with containers stowed up to 24-wide across the deck.

News Release
22nd June 2017

World’s Largest Container Ship calls at the Port of Felixstowe

The world’s largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, has made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.

The call represented a double celebration it also marked the return of OOCL to the UK’s largest container port after a 17 year absence.

News Release
7th June 2017

Another Record Breaker at the Port of Felixstowe

The largest container ship to call in North Europe so far has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe.

The 20,568 TEU Madrid Maersk, operated on the 2M NEU2 Asia to Europe service, has arrived at the port with over 6,000 TEU for the UK loaded in China and Malaysia.

News Release
29th May 2017

Port Operator of the Year Award in Lloyd’s List Americas Awards 2017

Hutchison Ports PPC (Panama Ports) is awarded with Port Operator of the Year Award at Lloyd’s List Americas Awards 2017.

News Release
17th March 2017

New Rail Service from BEST to Miranda de Ebro

Hutchison Ports BEST, member of the Hutchison Ports group, is pleased to announce the launch of the first rail service that connects the Catalan capital with Miranda de Ebro in the northern region of the Iberian Peninsula. This new regular service with a capacity of 72 TEU will be managed by the logistics operator, Hutchison Logistics Spain, will gradually increase in frequency in the coming months.

News Release
13th March 2017

Hutchison Ports Signs Operating Contract for Norvik Port

On 17 February, Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port.

The new port, which is near Nynäshamn 60km south of the Swedish capital, will have better access, deeper water and greater capacity than the city-centre facilities it will replace.

News Release
20th January 2017

Hutchison Ports FCP receives new equipment as efforts continues to restore operations

On 20th January, Hutchison Ports FCP received two new Super Mobile Harbour Cranes as part of its post-Hurricane Matthew efforts to quickly restore full terminal operations. These new harbour cranes are capable of handling large container vessels and will restore FCP handling volume to approximately sixty percent. They have been put into commission in 10 days and are now operating.

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