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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki to construct LNG tankers in China

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japanese shipbuilder strives to win market share from South Korean rivals by taking advantage of lower construction costs in China Kawasaki to build LNG tankers in China Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries plans to construct gas carriers abroad as it strives to lower costs and take market share from Korean rivals. At present currency levels, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1540542/japanese-shipbuilder-kawasaki-construct-lng-tankers-china
  2. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China rejects Philippine proposal for construction ban in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:39pm by AP

    ... coverage and a 24-hour satellite television station, according to the government. It also has its own supply ship that brings in food, water, construction materials and people. Tensions in the area ... Associated Press in Beijing China rejected a suggestion by the Philippines for a regionwide ban on construction in the South China Sea after Beijing began building a school on a rugged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1533893/philippines-propose-asean-moratorium-south-china-sea-construction
  3. 'Trim tab' your way to success

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer In his wide-ranging workshop on 'Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times', Stephen Covey uses a short film interlude to explain the principle of the 'trim tab'. On a large ocean-going vessel, this is the small rudder operated by the steersman on the bridge that causes the main rudder to swing, slowly changing the direction of the ship and making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728260/trim-tab-your-way-success
  4. News - World - ITALY

    Final voyage of the Costa Concordia: ship to be broken up and its parts recycled

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... or reused. Between 40,000 and 50,000 tonnes of steel will be melted down and reused in the construction industry- or possibly for building a new ship- while undamaged copper wiring, plumbing, ... Agence France-Presse in Genoa Tragic ship towed to port for dismantling; most of its remains will be recycled and reused 'A beautiful sight': The final voyage of Costa Concordia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560792/final-voyage-costa-concordia-ship-be-broken-and-its-parts-recycled
  5. Order cancellations unlikely to weigh on anchor chain maker

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... but there is little doubt it will arrive. When the mainland shipbuilding industry started to take off in the late 1990s, ship equipment suppliers also experienced substantial growth. The mainland ship ... by the industry downturn. 'We will not be hard hit unless ship orders continue to fall in 2011 to 2013,' he said. But he said the company had already seen a change in market sentiment when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693368/order-cancellations-unlikely-weigh-anchor-chain-maker
  6. Slight pick-up in HK port traffic fails to impress

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and monthly figures can be attributed to the fact that July has one day more than June, skewing the figures slightly. The months of June, July and August are traditionally important shipping months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690051/slight-pick-hk-port-traffic-fails-impress
  7. News - Hong Kong - Public safety

    Elite rescuers go underground as MTR construction ramps up

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:06am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... below sea level has been part of the team's regular training. It is usually based on construction workers trapped deep below ground after blasting or excavation goes wrong. "Usually these sites have elevators, but there is no better substitute for men [to get people out] if machines break down," Chow said. Most underground construction now under way takes place at MTR rail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578554/elite-rescuers-go-underground-mtr-construction-ramps
  8. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Another broken-down cargo ship washes up on Hong Kong beach

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Broken-down cargo ship hits Butterfly Beach A 50-metre mainland cargo vessel ran aground at Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun yesterday after it suffered engine problems and drifted into shore, damaging the shark net. The vessel is the the second container ship to run aground in Hong Kong's busy shipping lanes this month and the fourth this year. All ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540527/broken-down-cargo-vessel-drifts-ashore-butterfly-beach
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Shops at Hung Hom Station closing ahead of transfer point construction

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Brain Yap brian.yap@scmp.com First phase of work begins soon to create new MTR connection to Central Hung Hom shops closing before construction Fifteen out of 32 shops and restaurants ... early this month, and all of them are expected to have been closed down by the time the work commences early next month," said MTR corporation construction manager Patrick Cheng Kai-shing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577148/shops-hung-hom-station-closing-ahead-transfer-point-construction
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with "out-of-the-box ideas" to protect the threatened Chinese white dolphin during construction of the proposed third runway. They were speaking on the last of three days' scrutiny ... that leave the area during construction will return. Tam also queried the effectiveness of a proposal to re-route the Skypier high-speed ferries to Macau and the Pearl River Delta and lower ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway

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