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  • 28 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Egypt Against Time to Finish New Suez Canal “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday.   Nicaragua Launches New Canal Project Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after year and a half of waiting, date for the beginning of construction work on the Nicaragua Grand Canal project has been revealed. Work on the $50 billion worth Canal that will link the Atlantic and the Pacific is set to begin on December 22nd after feasibility studies have been approved. “We are ready […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (HKND) broke ground yesterday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal. At the opening ceremony, Nicaragua’s Vice-President Omar Halleslevens stated that the new canal would change the history and the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s poorest countries. “With this great […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Among the five categories of the “2015 Latin American Projects of the Year Awards” at the 13th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, the Nicaragua Grand Interoceanic Canal was recognized by the judging panel and granted “Strategic Project of the Year Award” and “Job Creation Project of the Year Award.” Bill Wild, Chief Project Advisor of […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Official Start of the New Suez Canal Project Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.   Southampton Port Ready for Giants Associated British Ports’ […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Nicaragua and the Hong Kong-based company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s second main waterway. According to theaustralian.com, this document was signed by Nicaraguan deputy foreign minister and president of […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out off Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in its latest announcement. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dumb lighter, one backhoe pontoon, three bucket pontoons, one […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest marine department notice that, with immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out at the Marina Cove Basin and its Entrance Hebe Haven in Sai Kung. The works will be carried out by a dumb lighter, a hopper […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately six months, dredging operations will be carried out in an area off West Coast of Lamma Island, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department reports. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including two grab dredgers, two tugboats […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation work for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (Hong Kong section) is proceeding according to plan and original design, reports the government. The Highways Department made the statement today, refuting media claims another seawall collapse has occurred. The statement said that what the aerial photographs in the media report show is actually the construction of a temporary […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine works involving site investigation, dredging works and construction of tunnel will be carried out for the next 30 months in the area off Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom. According to the Marine Department of Hong Kong, the works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including three derrick barges, one hopper barge, one jack-up barge and some tugs. […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    KCAP + FELIXX have won the international competition for the redevelopment of the 130-kilometer coastline of Dapeng, a green peninsula in the bay between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. In September 2018, the typhoon Mangkhut damaged the infrastructure of the peninsula to various degrees. An international competition was launched to develop a plan to restore the […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Government yesterday revealed an ambitious plan for the construction of the Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands and related key projects under the Lantau Tomorrow Vision plan. According to Secretary for Development Michael Wong, the cost for the construction of Kau Yi Chau Artificial Islands, reclamation at Sunny Bay and Lung Kwu Tan, and the […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 13 months, marine works involving dredging operations and modification of finger pier will be carried out off Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, two hopper barges, two […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Studies have found that container throughput in Hong Kong will continue to grow in the coming years, and it is necessary to enhance the capacity of existing container terminals and related infrastructures to cope with the growth. The Study on the Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 and the Preliminary Feasibility Study for […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Council of Hong Kong has endorsed the three runway plan and asked the Airport Authority to take forward the project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion. Secretary for Transport & Housing, Anthony Cheung, has told the media that, as the current two runway system will be full soon, Hong Kong International Airport needs […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, marine works involving demolition of temporary seawall and construction of sloping seawall will be carried out at Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong Island West. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one dredger, four derrick barges, two hopper barges, some […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    A contract has been signed by EPN, the Nicaraguan Port Authority, and INTUR, the Nicaraguan Tourist Agency, with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a CSD350 Cutter Suction Dredger. The dredger is to be operated by EPN on a project to create and maintain a 200 km inland channel running along a section […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has awarded Fugro another significant land site investigation contract as part of the $18 billion three-runway system (3RS) project for the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport. Under the agreement, Fugro will perform geotechnical drilling and cone penetration tests on newly reclaimed land, and provide laboratory testing to acquire geotechnical […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 3 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter, one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat will assist […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chief Project Advisor of HKND Group, Bill Wild, met in late April with the Nicaraguan Chamber of Construction (CNC) in Managua, presenting latest developments of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project and cooperation opportunities for the local companies. Over 30 representatives from members companies including Rodrigo Pereira, the President of CNC, attended the meeting. Also present were representatives from the Chamber of […]