Kwai Tsing Container Port / Port Facilities

Kwai Tsing Port is home to nine container terminals that are financed and owned by five private operators, they are: Hongkong International Terminals Limited, Modern Terminals Limited, COSCO-HIT Terminals (Hong Kong) Limited, Asia Container Terminals Limited and Goodman DP World. Each operator independenty undertakes its own commercial arrangements with its shipping line customers

The Hong Kong container terminals are renowned for their efficiency. In year 2014, Kwai Tsing Port handled over 17.6 million TEUs, roughly about 80% of the total container throughput of Hong Kong.

Altogether, there are 24 container berths with a total quay length of 7,694 meters in Kwai Tsing Port, providing currently an estimated capacity of 21 million TEUs per annum. With additional land support, Kwai Tsing Port will be able to increase its handling capacity to at least 24 million TEUs per annum.

Equipped with the latest quay cranes capable of handling 24-across container vessels and an alongside water draught of 15.5 meters, the Hong Kong container terminals are ready to handle the latest generation of container ships. At present, construction works are being carried out by the Hong Kong SAR Government to deepen the Rambler Channel and its approaching channel to 17 meters. Upon completion, it will further enhance the vessel handling capability of Kwai Tsing Port.

All terminals of Kwai Tsing Port continue to achieve high productivity and efficiency through innovation, customer focus and value-added services.

Kwai Tsing Container Terminal Facilities Chart

    Modern Terminals 1,2,5,9 (South) Goodman DP World HIT Terminals 4,6,7,9 (North) COSCO-HIT Terminal 8 (East) ACT Terminal 8 (West) Total
Number of berths 7 1 12 2 2 24
Total Area (hectares) 92.61 16.7 111 30 28.54 278.85
Length of main Berths (metres) 2,322 305 3,687 640 740 7,694
Length of lighter berths (metres) 170 - 305 448 - 923
Minimum Depth Alongside (metres) 15.5 14 14.2-15.5 15.5 15.5 -
Quay Gantry Cranes 30 4 48 9 8 99
Fixed / Rail mounted Barge Crane 3 - 4 4 - 11
Rail Mounted Gantry Cranes - - 24 - - 24
Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes 101 8 165 32 30 336
Warehouse Storage Area (sq metres) 132,000 620,000 377,741
Stacking Capacity (TEUs) 77,000 10,872 94,000 24,000 25,700 231,592
Reefer Power Point 3,480 378 3,399 696 750 8,703
* Updated in July 2016