Hutchison Port opens the most advanced deep-sea container terminal in Thailand

Hutchison Ports Thailand, which is a member of Hutchison Ports Holdings Limited, the world’s leading port network operator incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, announced official opening of Terminal D at Laem Chabang port in Thailand. The company is planning to invest US$600 million in the terminal which will be the most advanced deep-sea container terminal in Thailand, attracting some of the world’s largest container vessels. It is also one of the world’s first container terminals fully equipped with remote control technology, which provides additional safety, efficiency and productivity for shipping lines and other port users.

On full completion, terminal D will increase port’s container handling capacity by approximately 40%. An initial phase of terminal D is now officially open for operations.

At Terminal D opening ceremony at Laem Chabang, Managing Director of Thailand & South East Asia of Hutchison Ports said: “Terminal D is now becoming a reality and is already receiving some of the world’s largest container vessels. It is a world-class facility and provides a significant boost to Hutchison Ports Thailand’s operational efficiency and productivity. The investments that have been made clearly demonstrate that Hutchison Ports continues to be a serious long-term investor in Thailand’s infrastructure.”

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