Hong Kong in 12-Month Container Free Fall

Volumes have fallen for the twelve consecutive month at the Port of Hong Kong, down to 1.7 million TEU in June, 2015 in comparison to the 1.9 million in the same period in 2014

The port system in northern China

Only 20 years ago the Chinese port system was still in its infancy stage. Hong Kong acted as the only container gateway to China. Since the second half of the 1990s, throughput at Chinese mainland ports started to accelerate. In recent years, shipping lines have been dedicating higher capacities and deploying larger vessels to cope […]