A new pilot scheme in Hong Kong is expected to streamline the transport of outbound air freight coming from China’s Greater Bay Area, and Cathay Pacific is the first airline to be in the mix. The carrier together with Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, operated by Cathay Pacific Services Ltd (CPSL), are working with stakeholders to trial a sea-air link from Dongguan to Hong Kong airport. This means shipments can be accepted in Dongguan where the airport authority has developed the HKIA … [Read more...] about Cathay Pacific pilots sea-air cargo service from GBA
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Cainiao Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba, is establishing a strong logistics infrastructure at Hainan’s free trade zone as it looks to support trade between Singapore, Hainan and the Chinese Greater Bay Area. The company plans to make Hainan one of its key hubs by implementing technologies and digitalised services, as well as expanding its air network with new cargo routes to key countries for ecommerce like Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Cainiao aims to fly over … [Read more...] about Cainiao shares Hainan plans, targets 800 cargo flights
In recent years, China launched the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, as it is known, spans 36 kilometers and is estimated to have cost over 100 billion yuan (€12.95 billion). At least 15 years in the making, it was also one of the world’s most challenging projects in infrastructure. In many ways, the mega bridge represents the breadth and scope of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grand plan to turn Hong Kong, Macau, and … [Read more...] about The Greater Bay Area: How will China’s answer to Silicon Valley push on?