Press Release

Modern Terminals Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

05 September 2022

Modern Terminals Limited today (5 September) celebrated its 50th anniversary of operations in Hong Kong.  The Company welcomed the first container vessel TOKYO BAY at Berth One at dawn on 5 September 1972 and opened the first purpose-built container terminal in the city.  Since then, the terminal operator has been offering quality services to its customers.  In the past 50 years, Modern Terminals has handled over 140 million TEUs at its facilities in Hong Kong.

Senior management of Modern Terminals Limited and shareholders’ representatives toast to the continued success of the Company.

Mr Stephen Ng, Chairman, Modern Terminals Limited (centre) with the Company’s director Mr Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly, CEO of Jebsen & Co. Ltd. (extreme right); representatives from China Merchants Port Group Co., Ltd. Mr Erik Yim, Vice Chairman (second from right) and Mr Xu Song,  Chief Operating Officer and General Manager (extreme left); and Modern Terminals Limited’s  Group Managing Director, Mr Horace Lo (second from left).

Please click the below link for Modern Terminals’ 50th anniversary video with its important milestones in the past 50 years.