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COVID-19: Singapore implements first full crew change 

Hong Kong to allow unrestricted crew changes 

  In a major step forward in getting crew changes moving again, Hong Kong is to allow unrestricted exchanges of seafarers.  Efforts led by the Hong Kong...

ICS and Liberia welcome amendments to ballast water convention

Hong Kong accedes to Ballast Water Management Convention

  China has extended its compliance with IMO’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention to include the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Effective 13...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong frees 3,600 quarantined cruise ship passengers 

Coronavirus: Hong Kong frees 3,600 quarantined cruise ship passengers 

  About 3,600 people held aboard the cruise ship World Dream at the Kai Tak cruise terminal in Hong Kong were allowed to disembark on Sunday after its 1,800 crew...

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Hong Kong port container volumes dip by 6.3% 

  Once the world’s largest container port, Hong Kong volumes declined last year by 6.3% to 18.36 million TEU.  In a year that saw the formation of the Seaport...

Hong Kong new Marine Director

Hong Kong new Marine Director

Agnes Wong Tin-yu will take up the post of Director of Marine in Hong Kong from 14 May as the current Director, Maisie Cheng Mei-sze moves to the role of Permanent...

Hong Kong arrests another Nigerian woman with cocaine in her vagina

Hong Kong arrests another Nigerian woman with cocaine in her vagina

Barely three weeks after a Nigerian woman, Kudirat Afolabi, was executed in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking, Custom officers at the Hong Kong International Airport...

Hong Kong seizes rhino horns worth $1m

Hong Kong seizes rhino horns worth $1m

Airport authorities in Hong Kong arrested two men smuggling a record number of suspected rhino horns worth $1m (£780,000) on Thursday. Some 24 severed rhino horns...

China Merchants Port to increase investment in Djibouti joint venture

Legal battle for control of Djibouti ports shifts to Hong Kong

DP World has sued a Chinese state enterprise, China Merchants Port Holdings Company in Hong Kong over alleged infringement of its exclusive port agreement with...

Hong Kong impounds $8m pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Hong Kong impounds $8m pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Hong Kong Customs on Friday said it intercepted a record HK$62 million, ($7.90 million) worth of pangolin scales and ivory tusks from Nigeria in a shipping container...

Hong Kong impounds $8m pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Hong Kong customs impounds $8m pangolin scales, ivory from Nigeria

Hong Kong customs on Friday said it intercepted a record HK$62 million, ($7.90 million) worth of pangolin scales and ivory tusks from Nigeria in a shipping container...

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Cosco, 3 others form Hong Kong Seaport Alliance 

Cosco Shipping Ports Limited announced that, COSCO-HIT Terminals (Hong Kong) Limited (CHT), Asia Container Terminals Limited (ACT), Hong Kong International Terminals...

One dead, two missing as fire rages on chemical tanker ablaze off Hong Kong

One dead, two missing as fire rages on chemical tanker ablaze off Hong Kong

A Vietnamese chemical tanker is on fire off Hong Kong following an explosion that has left at least crew member dead, two missing and 21 rescued. In the latest in string...