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Hong Kong unveils incentives for maritime sector

Hong Kong unveils incentives for maritime sector

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam announced a raft of incentives and measures for the maritime and shipping sectors in her 2018 policy address, including for ship...

Hong Kong overtakes London in shipping centre index

Hong Kong overtakes London in shipping centre index

Hong Kong has overtaken London to take the second spot in the International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD), while Dubai has moved into the top five for the...

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North Korea

By Jite Eriabie  South Korea briefly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-registered ship in November for transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching...

Iranian containership runs aground off Hong Kong

Iranian containership runs aground off Hong Kong

By Jite Eriabie  The 4,922-teu Iran-flagged containership Touska ran aground on a tiny islet off the southwest coast of main Hong Kong island on Sunday night....

DP World: London court rules Djibouti contract as valid

DP World shows interest in Hong Kong cruise terminal

By Jite Eriabie  Dubai-based port operator DP World is interested in exploring Hong Kong’s cruise terminal business. The ambition was revealed during a meeting held...

Hong Kong port reopens after typhoons Hato, Pakhar

Hong Kong port reopens after typhoons Hato, Pakhar 

Port operations in Hong Kong have resumed but congestion and delays can be expected at the terminals following the passing of typhoons Hato and Pakhar. Last week, port...

Hong Kong closes 13 beaches over smelly palm oil pollution

Hong Kong closes 13 beaches over smelly palm oil pollution

Hong Kong has closed more than a dozen beaches after a palm oil spill washed foul-smelling, Styrofoam-like clumps ashore, the latest major environmental disaster to...

Hong Kong port June volumes almost flat

As a higher base effect started to kick in, throughput at the port of Hong Kong slowed dramatically in June, with overall volumes almost flat at 1.66m teu and rising by...

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COSCO deal to make ex-Hong Kong chief, family $1bn richer

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa and his family will be about $1 billion richer with the sale of their container shipping line to Cosco Shipping Holdings...

Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Hong Kong on maiden visit

Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Hong Kong on maiden visit

China‘s first aircraft carrier sailed into Hong Kong waters on Friday; its latest show of growing military might at a time of rising regional tension. Tourists and...

Customs and Excise Department officials attend news conference in Hong Kong

Hong Kong seizes largest ivory haul in 30 years

Authorities in Hong Kong this week made their largest haul of contraband ivory in more than 30 years, amid surging illegal wildlife seizures fuelled by lax regulations...

Customs and Excise Department officials attend news conference in Hong Kong

Hong Kong seizes largest ivory haul in 30 years

Authorities in Hong Kong this week made their largest haul of contraband ivory in more than 30 years, amid surging illegal wildlife seizures fuelled by lax regulations...