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Contact Person:Michelle Lu
General Manager - Group Corporate Affairs, Hutchison Port Holdings
Telephone:(852) 2619 7557     Fax: (852) 2612 0083
E-mail:[email protected]
Date:9th March 2001

6,500 TEU M/V "Hyundai Kingdom" calls at HIT

[9th March, 2001 - Hong Kong] Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) recently handled the 6,500 TEU MV "Hyundai Kingdom", the largest Hyundai vessel ever to call at HIT. The M/V "Hyundai Kingdom", which called on 23rd February, is the first in a series of five new 6,500 TEU vessels to be delivered to Hyundai Merchant Marine this year and will be deployed to provide service between Asia - US West Coast (PSW Service).

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Note to Editor:

Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) is the largest container terminal operator in Hong Kong. HIT's operation accounts for over 50 percent of the throughput at the Kwai Chung Container Port. The Company has consistently won industry awards for its efficiency and high service standards and is at the forefront of new technology and innovation.

HIT is a member of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), an independent port investor, developer and operator with operations in 19 ports in Asia, Europe and the Americas.