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  1. Call to construct realistic policies

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... for government action to re-examine the education system to produce locally trained architects for its growing construction projects. The managing architect of Macau's leading design firm Steelman ... architecture or construction related courses,' Mr Wong said. 'Design related to the living environment is not on the education agenda. I think it is extremely short-sighted because ...

  2. Two killed, 53 injured in construction site gas blast

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang A gas explosion inside a tunnel at a construction site in Sichuan province killed two people, left two missing and injured a further 53, Xinhua reported yesterday. The blast ... in the same tunnel. Construction workers told local newspapers that sections of the tunnel had collapsed earlier on Tuesday, but the construction workers were still sent into the tunnel to work. ...

  3. Container lines agree to cut ship emissions

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Some of the world's largest container shipping lines will slash ship emissions at the port of Kwai Chung after agreeing to use less polluting low sulphur fuel while ... and German carriers Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud. Altogether about 13 lines out of the 21 container shipping members of the Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association agreed to sign its Fair Winds charter ...

  4. Pipeline blast damage may disrupt all Dalian shipping

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Merchant shipping operations at Dalian port in northern China could face delays as a result of Friday's oil pipeline explosion which spewed crude oil into the sea. ... on Monday. A senior executive at an European container line that has vessels arriving in Dalian later this week believed operations would remain normal. A spokesman for Singapore-based shipping line ...

  5. No need for US ships to ruffle the diplomatic seas

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it risks being unnecessarily provocative at this sensitive time. The confrontation this month between a US Navy surveillance ship and several Chinese vessels in the economic zone caused a spat ... of Japan, Taiwan and the Philippines for approaching their sea coasts, it has apparently not done so from Beijing. The stance that Beijing has taken on its exclusive economic zone over the navy ship ...

  6. Saving ships in the night

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Tiffany Wong

    ... and mobilising the necessary forces, Mr Hung is acutely conscious of the fact that lives may be on the line. On one shift, for example, almost 10 years ago, two ships collided near Lantau Island. One ... container ships and bulk carriers, private launches, cruise ships and inter-island ferries. In doing this the MRCC works in tandem with the Marine Emergency Unit to co-ordinate maritime search ...

  7. Sinking ship's oil slick pollutes Hei Ling Chau

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a correctional institute and a drug rehabilitation centre, there is a rim of black sludge. The cause of this environmental disgrace? A half-sunk 51.2-metre fuel-transport ship, the Gulf 16, which has ... 'The Marine Department has known the ship is here because we have seen their ships pass by. Maybe the ship is too big so they can do nothing about it,' he said. Mr Chan said he hoped ...

  8. Firemen test hose that can slice steel

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to generate enough force to cut steel, concrete, wood, glass and other construction materials. It can be used in areas containing flammable material and explosives, where other cutting devices which ...

  9. New Kai Tak terminal cruising towards losses

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Lau Ng Wai-lan lined up to applaud the signing of a contract with French construction company Dragages to build a terminal for ocean-going cruise liners on the site of the old airport at Kai ... overwhelmingly to the cruise operators, not to the economies of the ports where their ships call. That's especially true in Hong Kong. According to the Hong Kong Tourism Board, 780,000 cruise ...

  10. Oil-leak ship towed clear as second vessel is seized

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao MSC Ilona moved away for repairs to prevent more spills The container ship that leaked 1,200 tonnes of oil after a collision south of Hong Kong last week has been towed to a less environmentally sensitive site, while the ship that crashed into it has been seized by authorities. A Ministry of Communications official said the removal of the German-registered MSC ...




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