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BHP Billiton has announced approval of $917m in pre-commitment funding for the construction of the 100m tpa Port Hedland outer harbour facility associated with its Pilbara iron ore operations in Western Australia.

Thursday, 02 February 2012

Samalaju Port progresses

Bintulu Port Holdings (BPH) says it is in "advanced discussions" with Malaysia's federal government, Sarawak's state government and other relevant authorities with regard to developing Samalaju Port on the island of Borneo.

31/1/12: Australia's New South Wales (NSW) government has turned down plans by Hunter Ports to build a A$2.5bn ($2.7bn) coal terminal within the Hunter Valley.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

CCCC lowers its sights

China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has reportedly slashed the size of it Shanghai IPO by 75%, from RMB 20bn ($3.2bn) to RMB 5bn. 

Sunday, 29 January 2012

KMP upgrades coal handling

29/1/12: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) is to invest approximately $140m expanding its coal handling facilities along the US Gulf Coast.

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Rubis completes Delta deal

Rubis reports that it has completed the acquisition of a 50% shareholding in Delta Petrol, "which owns and operates the largest independent oil terminal located in the Mediterranean" and which will be renamed Delta Rubis.

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Essar scoops GMB contract

29/1/12: India's Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has awarded Essar Projects an EPC contract worth INR 2.3bn ($46.7m) to develop two ro-ro ferry terminals at Gogha and Dahej.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Forth Ports acquires TCS stakes

26/1/12: Forth Ports has acquired full ownership of UK-based Tilbury Container Services (TCS) from DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) having been a one-third shareholder since 1998.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

POLB lease deal advances

The Port of Long Beach's (POLB) Board of Harbor Commissioners has now given preliminary approval to a 40-year, $4.6bn lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Port's Middle Harbor property.

China’s Sinopec is reportedly close to achieving full state approval for a $2.8bn LNG import facility on an artificial island near Beihai having received the thumbs-up from the country’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).


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