• Thursday
  • October 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:25pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 275 for ship construction

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Smaller shipyards could collapse in industry upheaval

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... the number of mainland shipyards capable of building ships for big export markets at 1,500 to 3,500. Mainland shipyards saw a resurgence in orders after the worst effects of the financial crisis ... for the next two or three years' while 'margins would be squeezed'. He thinks that China's shipbuilders will try to build everything from small dry-cargo ships to 420,000 deadweight ...

  2. Construction Bank eyes brokerage merger to compete with key rivals

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adam Chen in Beijing China Construction Bank plans to consolidate two associated securities arms to compete with key rivals in the brokerage business, according to a source. The source ... Investment Ltd was spun off as an investment company from China Construction Bank in 2004 and has a 43.35 per cent stake in CICC and other non-commercial bank businesses formerly held by China ...

  3. Quek takes $2.6b punt on KWah Construction

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Malaysian businessman Quek Leng Chan has become a strategic shareholder in K Wah Construction Materials after a $2.6 billion share purchase earlier this week. The unexpected acquisition is believed to be part of a share and asset restructuring of K Wah Construction, which could lead to the firm announcing a huge placement involving about two billion new shares to finance ...

  4. OOCL suspends cargo shipping at affected ports

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Orient Overseas Container Lines, the shipping company controlled by the Tung family, has suspended the shipment of cargoes to Sendai, Hitachinaka and Kashima following ... total global volumes. While OOCL's Tokyo office was temporarily closed and the company was reworking its shipping schedules, he said the company was 'not expecting any dramatic impact ...

  5. Shipping firms hit by lack of tax deals

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Hong Kong-based shipping companies are being forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in extra tax because of the government's failure to secure double taxation ... or reciprocal tax exemption agreements. The lack of tax pacts is believed to have been a reason why the John Swire & Sons shipping company, China Navigation, did not centralise all its operations ...

  6. Floating hotel is an incentive for meetings

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... or contemporary convention centres, and fancy something unusual? Hosting an event in a cruise ship could be an attractive alternative. The concept is popular in Europe and the United States. It is now ... rooms and boardrooms plus Wi-fi wireless and internet available on certain ships. 'This segment has experienced healthy growth with many corporate groups from India, China, Australia, ...

  7. Smugglers switch tactics to outfox law

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... to detect Cross-border smuggling syndicates have switched their powerful speedboats for less conspicuous container ships in a bid to evade detection following a successful crackdown on contraband ... syndicates. But he said a recent rise in the use of container ships had forced investigators to rethink their tactics and rely more on intelligence to collar offenders. Senior investigators revealed ...

  8. Cosco shakes up for H-share listing

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Restructuring has the potential to attract investors shy about pure shipping stocks China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) yesterday took a giant step closer to listing its ... per cent stake in blue chip Cosco Pacific into Cosco Holdings along with its 'entire interests in its container shipping and related businesses', Cosco Pacific managing director Sun ...

  9. 58,000 punished for mainland bank scandals

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Elaine Chan in Beijing Tens of thousands of officials from China Construction Bank (CCB) and Bank of China (BOC) have been blamed for the misappropriation of funds and the issuing ... to the property and construction sectors, which are notorious for accepting bribes. BOC is the country's biggest foreign exchange lender, playing a dominant role in the trade sector. While the two ...

  10. Cosco to get out of property sector

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) will dispose of its indirect holdings in mainland developer Sino-Ocean Land Holdings after Beijing ordered state-owned ... of China State Construction Engineering, closed 0.36 per cent higher at HK$16.96. Credit Suisse analyst Raymond Cheng said the Sasac order might help the consolidation of the property industry. ...




SCMP.com Account