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Thursday, 01 March 2012

Ennore to issue bonds worth $204m

India's Ennore Port reportedly intends to issue tax-free bonds worth INR 10bn ($204m) to finance expansion work.

Thursday, 01 March 2012

Tauranga expansion on schedule

The Port of Tauranga in New Zealand reports that it is "on track" to complete the first stage of expanding the Tauranga Container Terminal by early 2013.

Monday, 20 August 2012

Key Trends in Ports M&A

PFI Conference Presentation. The port industry plays a vital role for the European economy. Growth and development in the port sector, especially in view of the recent economic downturn, are very important in order to secure the competitiveness and economic stability of Europe.

Monday, 20 August 2012

Competition policy and ports

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The port industry plays a vital role for the European economy. Growth and development in the port sector, especially in view of the recent economic downturn, are very important in order to secure the competitiveness and economic stability of Europe.

PFI Conference Presentation Valencia, Spain 2012. Infrastructure investments have been on the radar of foreign investors for some time. However, investing in foreign port assets importantly requires comprehensive knowledge and thorough understanding of the country’s or region’s peculiarities.

The recent economic downturn has proven that investing into ports can be a risky business. In the aftermath of the recession, investors strive to ensure that their old and new investments are better protected from future turbulence.

Monday, 20 August 2012

An insight into APM Terminals

PFI Conference Presentation. p>APM Terminals is with over 60 ports one of the largest global port operators. Christian Moller Laursen, CFO and Vice President, APM Terminals, spoke to Port Finance International about the recent financial crisis, its effect on the port industry and an outlook on the future.

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India has been on the radar of international port investors for some time. With its coast line of more than 7000 km, the country possesses 13 major ports and 186 non-major (private) ports, 66 of which are fully operational, whilst 120 are open for investment.

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Global investment in ports and terminals has changed significantly over the last few years. Where ports and terminals were traditionally owned by governments, private capital participation has become more and more important.

Buying a port is a comprehensive undertaking. Greg Haigh, Director - Global Maritime Business at Arup, has fathomed what needs to be considered when buying a port, especially focusing on how to understand the value and liabilities of a port’s physical assets.

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