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  • Organization Profile
  • Modern Terminals was established in 1969 and has been committed to operational excellence and to providing its customers with the best service possible ever since it opened Hong Kong's first purpose-built container terminal in September 1972. Today, the Company owns and operates container terminals at Kwai Tsing Container Port, Hong Kong. In the Pearl River Delta, it operates and holds a majority of shares in DaChan Bay Terminals and also holds equity stakes in both Shekou Container Terminals and Chiwan Container Terminal.


  • Environment and Sustainability Highlights
  • Modern Terminals is committed to sustainability which is reflected in our Vision and Mission.  We aim to be a sustainable enterprise bringing sustainable development of local economies and improvement to people’s well-being.

    Modern Terminals is among the first container terminal operators in the region to publish a Sustainability Report prepared in accordance with internationally recognised sustainability reporting guidelines. The company’s ongoing sustainability efforts have been widely recognised with various awards, including the Caring Company Logo since 2007 and ISO 14001 accreditation since 2009.


  • 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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