October 25th, 2021: Mr. Stephen Ashworth, Managing Director of Hutchison Ports Thailand, was recently invited to join the ‘HSBC Tech Webinar Series: Building Smarter Infrastructure through Technology’ as one of the guest panelists. HSBC hosted the webinar, which gathered industry leaders to discuss the outlook for Asian infrastructure and how the latest technologies could be integrated with the development of countries across Asia Pacific. During the webinar, Mr. Ashworth shared his perspective on the necessity of autonomous technology in the ports and terminals industry and the challenges that port and container terminal operators are facing from the global pandemic such as congestion. Mr. Ashworth also provided an insight on how Hutchison Ports Thailand has optimized its operations at its Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port with self-driving trucks and remote-controlled ship-to-shore cranes.