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03.08.11

Hutchison Port Holdings to operate Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre

HUTCHISON PORT HOLDINGS TO OPERATE ENFIELD INTERMODAL LOGISTICS CENTRE  (NSW)

The NSW Government announced that Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has been appointed operator of the Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre (ILC), which is located 18 kilometres west from Port Botany within the Sydney region.

Sydney Ports Corporation Chairman, Bryan Smith said that the appointment of HPH, which is also the operator of the new third container terminal at Port Botany, was a major milestone in the intermodal project. "In terms of logistics and efficiency, it is only natural for a port terminal operator to also operate a key inland facility of this kind - and HPH has the international experience and expertise to do so", Mr. Smith said.

Hutchinson Port Holdings has reached an agreement with the NSW Government and Sydney Ports Corporation to operate the third container terminal at Port Botany and will be the third stevedoring company in competition with DP World and Patricks.

HPH has recently commenced the 'fit out' of the terminal.

Hutchinson Port Holdings is a subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited which On March 2011, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPHT) announced that the company will IPO through Singapore Exchange for about $5.4 billion.

HWL currently operates in 54 countries and employs around 230,000 staff worldwide.

The company has five core businesses:

  • Ports and Related Services
  • Property and Hotels
  • Retail
  • Energy, Infrastructure, Investments and Others
  • Telecommunications

Hutchinson also has logistics businesses in cruise ship terminals, airport operations, distribution centres, rail services and ship repair facilities.