Asia's leading consolidator CWT Globelink was formed in 1988 to provide international freight forwarding
services. With headquarters in Singapore and a network including Australia, China, Croatia, Egypt, Hong Kong,
India, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Pakistan, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand,
UAE, Vietnam as well as agents covering all major ports of the world. CWT Globelink ships customer's cargoes
to over 120 ports reaching 1200 destinations worldwide.
Today, CWT Globelink Pte Ltd has expanded its footprint in Asia with the opening in Hong Kong of its 88th office
in 19 countries, specializing in the LCL consolidation cargoes. The company is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mr Jacky Or, GM of Globelink Hong Kong, who has more than 18 years experience in NVOCC
operations in the Hong Kong market and is very familiar with the export markets. Mr Andrew Tan from HQ, has
joined the Hong Kong Office as Vice President, Hong Kong.
Strategically located in the heart of Asia and at the entrance to the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong has maintained
its position as one of the world's busiest container ports, a major international maritime centre and a world class
logistics centre. In 2009, Hong Kong was the world's eleventh largest trading economy and one of the busiest
and most efficient ports. The value added of the maritime transport industry contributed 1.4% of Hong Kong's
Hong Kong is a very important office for CWT Globelink as it is one of the world's biggest cargo hubs with
excellent sea and air connections and we expect the business to grow significantly in the coming years. Hong
Kong is also an important gateway port for South China with the hinterland of Pearl River Delta of which major
cities which include Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Dongguan, Foshan, Zhaoqing, Jiangmen as
well as Macau. The Pearl River Delta has specific advantages and significant potential as a consumer market, a
trading hub, a manufacturing base, a services market and as a destination for investment, which are conducive
for the development of the Globelink Hong Kong Office.
South China remains a significant focus for Globelink with the rapid development of markets in the region. The
launch of Globelink Hong Kong will help us to meet the growing demand and enable us to expand our services
from the Hong Kong market. The new office also provides CWT Globelink with an alternative transhipment hub
to drive expansion and respond to market trends and customer needs throughout Asia.
Tapping into a global network of offices and agencies with close rapport with shipping lines, Globelink Hong
Kong ensures professional handling of cargoes with speedy and reliable delivery. Globelink Hong Kong offers
different shipment possibilities including FCL, LCL, etc. connecting to anywhere in the world. We have
comprehensive facilities to manage the entire delivery process of your cargoes until it is delivered safely and on
time to its final destination.
Globelink Hong Kong currently provides a wide range of sea freight forwarding services with our core business
being an NVOCC operator specializing in cargo transshipment and consolidation services. The immediate
focus shall be to build upon the fundamental trade lanes to strengthen the services which are intra-Asia
including China and Southeast and Europe, Middle East, Scandinavia, South America, Africa, etc.
With an experienced team of staff to manage the warehouse and transportation network and reliable sailing
schedule, Globelink Hong Kong targets to double its immediate handling throughput of about 300 TEUs per
month by early 2011. As an efficient transshipment hub, we would deliver to our customers reliability, efficiency,
flexibility and best value added services, achieving our motto : In Unity, We Link The Globe!