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  • Organization Profile
  • Modern Terminals has been continuously aiming for service excellence ever since it opened Hong Kong's first purpose-built container terminal in September 1972. Apart from optimising its business in Hong Kong Port, Modern Terminals has also been actively expanding into China in recent years. The company has started its engagement in Shenzhen Port since 1998 and is currently a marjority shareholder of Da Chan Bay Terminal One, while also holding shares of Shekou Container Terminals and Chiwan Container Terminal. Modern Terminals has also established its presence in Yangtze River Delta by acquiring majority equity stakes at Taicang International Gateway since 2004. 


  • Environment and Sustainability Highlights
  • Being a responsible corporate citizen, Modern Terminals has been awarded the Caring Company Logo 2007-13 and ISO 14001 accreditation since 2009. In 2010, the company became the first local terminal operator honoured by Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency's (HKQAA) CSR Advocate Mark in recognition of its overall corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance. The company is also investing a total of HK$15 million over 6 years in assisting a secondary school in the local community in uplifting its total performance.

  • Organization Representative to BEC
  • Name: Kwok Tung LEE
    Job Title: General Manager – Infrastructure
  • Representative Biography
  • Mr K T Lee joined Modern Terminals Limited as Deputy Engineering Manager in 1994 and was promoted to General Manager of Engineering & Planning Department in 2006, before broadening his scope of responsibility to include procurement function in 2013. Mr Lee has a strong track record in delivering the type of long-term infrastructure developments that Hong Kong requires to remain competitive, as well as overseeing the planning, design, acquisition and maintenance of all facilities and equipment for container terminals in Hong Kong and China. In supporting the various environmental protection campaigns initiated by private organisations and government bodies, he formed the Environmental Committee in Modern Terminals in 2006 and became its first Chairman.

    Under Mr Lee's leadership, Modern Terminals adopted the Hybrid-system Rubber-tyred Gantry Cranes to reduce air emissions in its business in Hong Kong and China. To make further contribution to cleaner air and a quieter environment, he drove the investment of a total of $170 million in a massive project of converting electricity-powered rubber-tyred gantry cranes in 2011. With strong commitment from Mr Lee and senior management, Modern Terminals has been awarded ISO 14001 accreditation in recognition of its environmental management system since 2009. In addition, he introduces numerous energy saving devises and measures in the Company to reduce energy consumption from lighting and air conditioning.

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