Winner Announcement of CILTHK Student Day 2022

Due to the pandemic, the CILTHK Student Day 2022 was held online on 12th March.  The Judging Panel is formed by five Transport and Logistics experts, they are: 

  • Ir Dr. Vincent FONG, President, CILTHK (Chief Judge)
  • Mr. William CHUNG, Vice Chairman of New World First Bus Service Ltd. / Citybus Ltd.
  • Mr. Ben LUI, Head of Operating - South Region, MTR Corporation Ltd. 
  • Mr. Mark SLADE, Managing Director - Hong Kong & Macau, DHL Global Forwarding (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Mr. Patrick WONG, Assistant Commissioner for Transport / Management and Paratransit, Transport Department, HKSAR Government

There were seven teams competed for the Championship.  The impressive performance of students of The University of Hong Kong on the topic of “Matson Inc. can handle transpacific cargo within ten days with its container terminals.  Do you recommend liner shipping companies start owning their exclusive terminal?” won the championship of the year The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong were awarded the 1st runner up and 2nd runner up respectively. 


The University of Hong Kong


Case 3: Berthing challenge for new transpac carriers arriving on the west coast / Question: Matson Inc. can handle transpacific cargo within ten days with its container terminals.  Do you recommend liner shipping companies start owning their exclusive terminal?

First Runner-up

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Case 8: 4 passengers per square metre: New report shows MTR overcrowding during morning rush / Question: With more district lines built in past years, overcrowding did not improve.  Suggest ways to solve this problem during rush hours.

Second Runner-up

Hang Seng University of Hong Kong


Case 4: Tesla Autopilot and other mainstream assisted driving systems far from reliable, Chinese study finds / Question: Assess the opportunities and challenges of autonomous driving in Hong Kong, with reference to the recent report released from a car research facility in China. 

Merits (in no particular order)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong 


Case 1: Editorial:Impact of Omicron on Global Supply Chain  / Question: In wake of pandemic/Delta/Omicron unabatedly attacks globally, where and how can we ease the impact on the global supply chain?

HKU SPACE Community College


Case 6: Expert conference Cargo Bike Sharing Europe to debut in 2022  / Question: After the demise of in 2018, shall we look for another alternative approach in bike-sharing?

Hong Kong Metropolitan University


Case 5: Cargo-in-cabin innovation remains popular for some airlines  / Question: Cargo-in-cabin is a labour intensive and non-productive method in handling air cargoes.  So why do airlines still carry out such ineffective methods for loading cargoes? 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Case 7: Shortage of warehouse space in Hong Kong likely to continue  / Question: The warehouse is one of the value-added elements in supply chain operations. What methods/approaches can we do to curtail such a shortage in warehousing?