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US-managed Victoria Cruises, which
operates river cruises in China, has
recently launched its largest and most
technically advanced river cruise ship,
the 'Victoria Jenna'.
The vessel sails a seven-night route
from Chongqing to Yichang and back.
Launched in September, the 10,000GT
vessel measures 133.8 metres by 18.8
metres with a 2.6-metre beam draught.
Achieving a speed of 14 knots, the vessel
can accommodate 396 passengers and
The 396-passenger Victoria Cruises vessel 'Jenna' will undertake river cruises in China
At the fifty-third Hong Kong Shipowners Association
Annual General Meeting, held on November 25, Kenneth
Koo of Tai Chong Cheang Steamship was elected Chairman
of the Association.
Mr Koo succeeded Peter Cremers of Anglo-Eastern Ship
Management, who had completed his two years as Chairman.
Alan Tung of Island Navigation Corporation International was
elected Deputy Chairman. Sham Chellaram of KC Maritime and
Wang Futian of COSCO (Hong Kong) Group were elected as
Ordinary Member Vice Chairmen and Alastair MacAulay of JSM
was re-elected as Associate Member Vice Chairman.
The Association accounts for 2008/09 were approved, and as the
preliminary budget for the financial year 2010/11 indicated that the
association would continue to run a small surplus, it was agreed
that there would be no increase in subscription.
Mr Kenneth Koo, new Chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners' Association
Victoria Cruises launches large river cruise ship for China
International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI)
recently opened a new billing centre at its flagship terminal,
Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).
"As manager, operator and developer of the MICT, ICTSI is
committed to advancing port operations and processes by
improving systems, workflows and procedures, and by
introducing new media and technologies to address the
requirements of customers," said Christian R. Gonzalez, ICTSI
Vice President for operations and MICT General Manager.
Annexed to the ICTSI Administration Building, the centre
features comfortable and wide reception and waiting areas for
port users transacting business at the MICT. ICTSI also rolled
out an electronic queuing system that simplifies process flows
and reduces transaction time.
Enrique K Razon Jr., ICTSI Chairman and President, officially
opened the MICT Billing Centre with a ribbon-cutting
ceremony and the unveiling of a commemorative marker.
He was assisted by Oscar M. Sevilla, Philippine Ports
Authority (PPA) General Manager, Leopoldo F. Bungubung, PPA Port of Manila Manager, and Adelina SE Molina, MICT
ICTSI opens new MICT billing centre in Manila
Enrique K Razon Jr., ICTSI Chairman and President and dignitaries open the
MICT billing centre
HKSOA elects new Chairman
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