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2021/04/21
Winner Announcement of CILTHK Student Day 2021


Winner Announcement CILTHK Student Day 2021

Owing to the current pandemic situation under COVID-19, the CILTHK Student Day 2021 was organised through video submission and an online Q&A session. The 7 participating teams from local tertiary institutions included: 

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong 
  • HKU SPACE Community College
  • The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • PolyU Hong Kong Community College
  • The University of Hong Kong

The impressive performance of students of The University of Hong Kong on the topic of “The shortage of container boxes in the recent liner trade causing chaotic and bewildering global trade. How will the overdrive in container manufacturing affect future global trade?” won the championship of the year.  The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong were awarded the 1st runner up and 2nd runner up respectively. 


Champion

The University of Hong Kong

香港大學

Case 2: India Set To Enter Container Manufacturing in Bid to Rival China / Question: The shortage of container boxes in the recent liner trade causing chaotic and bewildering global trade. How will the overdrive in container manufacturing affect future global trade?


First Runner-up

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

香港科技大學

Case 3: The 2021-22 Budget Speech by the Financial Secretary, the Hon Paul MP Chan / Question: Would the new fiscal policy achieve its intention (relieve traffic congestion and increase revenue) and/or are there other better alternative suggestions?


Second Runner-up

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

香港恒生大學

Case 5: Green light for new MTR project – Tung Chung East and West stations / Question: Given Tung Chung's population will surge to 170 thousand by 2026, and Tung Chung Line’s inherent design. Will the rail service is the best choice for the residents?


Merits (in no particular order)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

香港中文大學

Case 1: Why Hong Kong needs fewer bridges to nowhere and more escalators, lifts and footbridges / Question: With the ageing and dense population, building more escalators, lifts, and footbridges are more beneficial to Hong Kong’s society. Discuss the pros and cons of this statement.  

HKU SPACE Community College

香港大學附屬學院

Case 7: NFI Group company Alexander Dennis announces new order that takes Hong Kong operator KMB's Enviro500 double deck fleet to over 2,500 / Question: Is it a good strategy for KMB to purchase an Enviro500 bus instead of an E-bus?

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

香港理工大學

Case 6: SCRUB 2020 AWAY: HOW THE INDUSTRY IS HOLDING UP AFTER ONE YEAR OF IMO 2020 / Question: The expected full recovery of air freight is about 2-3 years. What appropriate strategies suit liner shipping for the coming 2-3 years in terms of costs and revenue?  

PolyU Hong Kong Community College

香港理工大學 - 香港專上學院

Case 4: DP World implements Zodiac System in Jebel Ali Port’s terminal-3 to enable 100% automation of facilities / Question: How the automated container port will affect the global economy and supply chain?