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  • 10 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    New Suez: 62.9 Pct of Dredging Finalized Up to 157.260 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said executive director supervising the dredging process Wagdi Zaki.   Belgian Business Delegation Visited Managua HKND Group and […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On December 22 Nicaragua started the construction of Nicaragua Grand Canal, a 172-mile waterway to be constructed by Hong Kong-based HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co Ltd (HKND Group), Reuters reports. The groundbreaking ceremony was described as symbolic, as it involved starting works on a road at the mouth of the Brito River which is […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    MSC Rachele Runs Aground MSC’s containership Rachele has run aground on a sandbank in Western Scheldt (Westerschelde) estuary off Terneuzen, a city in the southwestern Netherlands, the Zeeland Veilig website reported.…Read more Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground Panamanian-flagged Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship ran aground on Friday, December 12 in General Santos City area, off […]

  • 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 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian consulting firm CSA Global has begun the aerial survey of the proposed Nicaragua Canal route, reported HKND Group in a release.  Representatives from Nicaragua Canal, Development Project Commission, HKND Group and CSA Global were present at the ceremony, held on September 21 in Managua. The survey will cover the 276km canal corridor connecting the Atlantic to the […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nicaraguans once again expressed their dissatisfaction with a USD 40 billion Nicaragua Grand Canal project by staging a protest in Nicaragua’s capital of Managua, according to Inside Costarica. The protesters expressed their concern over the effect of the Canal to local freshwater resources and the environment. Work on the Nicaragua canal will start on December 22, with the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first public consultation related to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project was held last Thursday, September 24th 2015 in Managua.  Over 400 people participated in the meeting, including representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, COSEP, AmCham Nicaragua, labor unions, Rama and Kriol Territorial Government, Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Nicaragua, the Grand Canal Commission and HKND group jointly held the commencement ceremony for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua at the House of the People in the capital city of Managua on December 22, 2014. President of Nicaragua, Mr. Daniel Ortega and Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group delivered key-note speeches […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Bernard Li, HKND Group PR Deputy General Manager, met on February 2nd 2015, in Managua with the Delegation of the EU in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and to the Central American Integration System, headed by Ambassador Mr. Javier Núñez Sandomingo.  Both side took the opportunity to exchange views on the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. Mr. […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The selected route for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua was announced at a conference held at the Hotel Intercontinental Managua on July 7, 2014. Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson for the Canal Project, chaired the conference and delivered the opening speech. He said that the Grand Canal has a very important meaning for the future of Nicaragua, […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group and Environmental Resources Management (ERM) handed over to the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture (INC) more than 14,000 precious archaeological artifacts, including primarily pre-Columbian ceramic sherds, during a ceremony held at the National Palace of Culture in Managua on February 4, 2015. This archaeological wealth, which dates back to 500 B.C. to A.D. 1519, […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Empresa Portuaria Nacional (EPN), the Nicaraguan port authority, is all set to take delivery of two newbuilds from Damen Shipyards Group. To meet the client’s requirements, Damen has executed a swift, efficient turnaround of the order. The vessels, a Damen Stan Tug 2608 and a Cutter Suction Dredger CSD350 are completed and underway. Damen Sales […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Technology

    The Manatua One Polynesia Cable project has been delivered by SubCom and is now officially ready for service. The announcement is the culmination of three years of planning, design, cable manufacture, and cable laying. Since completing the cable lay in January 2020, the focus has been on commissioning and testing. Despite disruptions from the global […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    A consortium responsible for the Manatua submarine cable has approved the installation operations of the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable.  The new optical fibre submarine cable will span the South Pacific transforming speed, capacity, resilience and affordability. Manatua Consortium executives from Office des Postes et Télécommunications (OPT) in French Polynesia, Avaroa Cable Limited (ACL) in […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    SubCom and the Manatua Consortium announced the contract is in force for the supply and installation of the Manatua submarine cable system. The Manatua Consortium is composed of: The Office des Postes et Télécommunications (OPT), the telecoms operator of French Polynesia; Avaroa Cables Limited (ACL), the cable operator of Cook Islands, Telecom Niue Limited (TNL), […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Telecommunications executives from the four partner organisations behind the Manatua – One Polynesia Cable have confirmed that the cable lay operations were successfully completed in January 2020. In an operation lasting more than 50 days, cable ship SubCom Reliance’s team placed the 3600-kilometer cable on the seabed of the South Pacific. Starting in Apia, Samoa, […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Avaroa Cable has confirmed that the Manatua One Polynesia submarine cable system has been brought ashore in Rutaki village, Rarotonga, Cook Islands. The cable will provide international connectivity to Rarotonga and Aitutaki when it goes live in May 2020 with a capacity of up to 10Tbps. It will connect Apia in Samoa, Tahiti and Bora […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Avaroa Cable has passed the halfway mark in manufacture of the 3600km Manatua Cable, connecting Samoa and Tahiti with branches to Niue, Cook Island and Bora Bora. The fibre optic cable, its six branches for landings across Polynesia and the 32 repeaters, are being manufactured in a specialist facility in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA. Cable […]