CK Hutchison Holdings Limited - About Us > Milestones
Milestones
  • The first berth of Terminal 8 East at the Kwai Chung Port is completed and starts operations in early 1994.

  • Hutchison Telecom (UK) launches a digital PCN service branded 'Orange'.

  • The Group establishes a new company called Hutchison International Port Holdings Limited (HPH) to manage all of HWL's interests in port and port-related businesses in Hong Kong, the Mainland and overseas.

  • HPH forms a new subsidiary, Hutchison Delta Ports Limited, to hold and manage its river/coastal ports and related facilities in the Mainland.

  • The Group increases its ownership of the Port of Felixstowe to 100 per cent by acquiring the 25 per cent stake previously owned by OOIL (Orient Overseas International Ltd).

  • HPH signs a Memorandum of Understanding in July to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the Freeport Harbour Co Ltd to build and operate a deep water port in Freeport, Grand Bahama.

  • In October, Hutchison Telecom's joint venture company, Hutchison Max Telecom, is awarded a GSM mobile telephone license in Bombay. It also receives licenses to operate paging services in seven Indian cities: Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Vadodara, Ludhiana and Chandigarh.