Marine link
 

Hong Kong To Build First Terminal Handling Pearl River Delta Cargo

Hong Kong is to build its first terminal designed to handle Pearl River Delta cargo, the Hong Kong government said. According to a statement issued by the Information Services Department, the river trade terminal will be part of the territory's massive new port project which will provide up to 24 new container berths by 2011. Plans call for the terminal to be built at Tuen Mun in the New Territories, to the west of the busy Ma Wan Channel and northwest of the proposed new container port on Lantau Island, the biggest outlying island in Hong Kong.

It will be built and operated by private enterprise with the first phase projected for completion by late 1997. Rapid growth in river trade between Hong Kong and China is projected by the Port Development Board. It said 20.7 million tons of freight carried by river last year will double by 2001 and quadruple by 2011.




Port Authority History

$148.6 Million Dredging Contract Awarded In Los Angele
A Partnership In Maritime Evolution
AAPA Names Environmental Award Winners
ACTU-VATOR: Folding Hatch Cover Innovation From The Main Deck, Inc.
Belgians Scoop Up dreding Contracts
China Port Expansion Spells Opportunity For U.S. Companies
Company Initiates Cruise Operation Between California And Mexico
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
Forest Products Nicho Looks Ripo For Expansion
IMO Secretary-General Calls For More Action On Bulk Carrier Safety
India An Emerging Economic And Industrial Power
Ingalls-Built USS Port Royal Commissioned
Lykes Lines Joins Mediterranean/U.S.Gulf/ Mexican Alliance
Mako Marine Delivers Patrol Boats To Colombian Coast Guard
MaK-Propelled Container Vessel Built For U.S.-Based Owner, Christened "Tropic Sun7
MarAd Sponsors Study On North American Shipping
Marine Terminals Corp. To Operate Oakland Terminal
National Waterways Conference Officers
Port Canaveral Will I lome for Disney Cruise Ship
Portland, Vancouver & Army Corps Place Mooring Buoys In Columbia River
Posidonia '94:
RoRo '96 Reflects Peak Activity Of Sector Orderbook
Second $7.9 Million Crane In Place At South port
Setchell Named TT Club Director
The Great Lakes Towing Co. Handles Two Significant Cargoes
TT Club Adds N e w Directors
U.S. Ports' Agenda: Focus Is On Infrastructure
VTS Analyzing Neeed, Cost & Safety In U.S. Ports
Wallenius Delivers 100,000th Deere Unit At Galveston
Worldport LA Receives Go-Ahead For Activation Of Foreign Trade Zone
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright