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   Vol. 23 No. 4
Thursday February 1, 2024

Japan Airlines Forklifting Champ

Chan Ka-lai, Wilson Kwong, Sai Hung Lam, Fred Lam Tin-Fuk, Dr. Johnnie Casire Chan Chi-kau

     In Hong Kong our Special Commentaries Editor Bob Rogers reports, it's all smiles as the Lunar New Year celebrations take off on February 10th.” In the picture at Hactl - Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (from left) Chan Ka-lai, Assistant Commissioner (Occupational Safety), Labor Department; Wilson Kwong, Chief Executive of Hactl; Sai Hung Lam, Secretary for Transport and Logistics; Fred Lam Tin-Fuk, Chief Executive Officer, Airport Authority Hong Kong; and Dr. Johnnie Casire Chan Chi-kau, Chairman of Publicity Committee, Occupational Safety and Health Council lifted everybody as teams from nine international airlines took part in the Hactl International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition at the SuperTerminal.
     “Forklifts with dance moves accurately and safely over navigated complex courses were each given one hour to build up as much cargo as possible,” Bob reports.
     “International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards and other best practices were the rules.
     “An audience of around 300 watched participants from Air Canada, Cargolux Airlines International S.A., Emirates, Finnair, IAG GBS Cargo, Japan Airlines, MASkargo, Nippon Cargo Airlines and Qatar Airways competing.
     “Japan Airlines was the big winner as Overall Champion and won the Forklift and Forklift Driving Competition.”
     The Pallet Building Competition went to Qatar Airways.
     Said Hactl Chief Executive Wilson Kwong: “We are delighted to welcome friends from around the world to take part in our 13th annual event once again, after being halted during the COVID.
     “We are proud to continue this friendly campaign for our industry, and hope to welcome many more teams in future years.”

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