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  1. Shanghai bets on Bubble to fulfil cruise ship hub dream

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the city's ambition to become the top cruise ship hub in Asia. The space-age glass building, officially the Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal but appropriately nicknamed the Bubble, is scheduled to open next year. It will be able to dock three mid-sized cruise ships at a time, each displacing about 80,000 tonnes, and handle a million passengers a year- 10 times the current ...

  2. Low bridge cuts cruise terminal down to size

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... compared with a larger one.' With Shanghai preparing for the 2010 World Expo, the new terminal opened on August 5 with the arrival of the Italian cruise ship Costa Allegra. Construction ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai's newly opened international cruise ship terminal, built at a cost of US$260 million, will not be able to receive the world's largest vessels ...

  3. Expo construction drives Tonva growth

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Infrastructure construction for the World Expo in Shanghai and the development of neighbouring Jiangsu province drove GEM-listed Shanghai Tonva Petrochemical's strong ... road and bridge construction revenue rose 66.7 per cent to 209.6 million yuan (HK$238.96 million) in the first quarter, accounting for 37.3 per cent of total revenue. The company last year won ...

  4. Shanghai set to expand port at Yangshan

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... growth,' Wang said. 'We were prepared for this new phase of construction.' Yangshan Port is a megaproject endorsed by the central government to reinforce Shanghai's bid to become a global shipping centre. The Yangshan Islands are connected to the coast by a 32-kilometre bridge. Benefiting from the affluent Yangtze River Delta, container throughput in Shanghai grew faster ...

  5. Shanghai in new spending spree

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'As the development of the Yangtze River Delta takes shape while Shanghai builds itself as an international financial and shipping hub, and [Shanghai's] 12th five-year plan pushes ... works and affordable housing. 'As the main infrastructure construction firm of the Shanghai government and Shanghai's largest infrastructure conglomerate, our funding needs ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Key Chinese cities and provinces set to receive stimulus- on the quiet

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... from many scholars and even some government insiders for being ineffective. According to an internal government memo seen by the Post, Agbank said it would support "the constructions of key international tourism and resort projects in Shanghai, in particular the Disneyland project" and it would also "play an active role in the construction of Shanghai's ...

  7. News - China - TRADE

    Shanghai plan to lure foreign investors to free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... financial services to shipping and transport, as part of its plan to create a Hong Kong-like free-trade zone in Shanghai. The plan, which could contain as many as 21 separate initiatives, ... and Microsoft make them within the zone. The sources said foreign companies would also be allowed to set up wholly owned healthcare insurance operations and foreign shipping firms would be able to set ...

  8. Shanghai unveils shipping hub master plan today

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou in Beijing Shanghai plans to announce details today of policy measures in a bid to develop the city into a larger regional shipping hub, sources said. The measures include tax ... stated ambition to attract more shipping agencies from around the world to use the city's suburban Yangshan port as a transshipment site for Asia-wide trade. The tax adjustments could help ...

  9. Without World Expo, investment pace slows in Shanghai

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Shanghai has started to feel the pinch of slowing infrastructure construction following the 2010 World Expo, threatening the city's role ... rail network, in the two years before the six-month World Expo, according to real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle. Analysts said the scale and pace of infrastructure construction, a major ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    China Development Bank loans point to stealthy economic stimulus

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, JANE CAI

    ... for road, railway and waterway construction projects. Hebei planned to use its funding to tackle the redevelopment of slum areas and construction for its new airport zone, said the source. The MOU ...




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