Autumn 2018

Issue date 3 September 2018
issue number 22

The fact that Hactl’s vast ‘SuperTerminal 1’ remains one of the world’s most advanced air cargo terminals two decades since its construction tells us a number of things – both about that facility and the way air cargo handling has developed in the last 20 years.

One thing to note is that the US$1 billion terminal was ahead of its time, setting the standard for multi-storey, highly automated air cargo terminals around the world. Indeed, in an interview starting on page 14, Hactl CEO Wilson Kwong describes it as having been “light years ahead of any other air cargo handling facility globally”, adding that ST1’s continuing leading position was partly because it really was so revolutionary, but also because of a “constant and never-ending” programme of enhancements and upgrades.

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