Port City Colombo has just released this beautiful photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Wan Qing Sha, during her recent work on the Port City land reclamation scheme.
This capital project, conducted by China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), is a brand new city development built as an extension of the Central Business District of Sri Lanka’s vibrant commercial capital, Colombo.
According to the official project website, CHEC completed 68% of all land reclamation work so far.
South Asia’s premiere residential, retail and business destination
Spanning 269 hectares of reclaimed land from the sea, Port City Colombo will be South Asia’s premiere residential, retail and business destination, offering unmatched planned city living along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
The development will comprise of 5 different precincts including the Financial District, Central Park Living, Island Living, The Marina and the International Island.
When completed, Port City Colombo will have over 5.6 million square meters of built space
Construction of the Colombo Port City project was launched on 17 September 2014 by Sri-Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Chinese President Xi Jinping.