After being derailed by environmental concerns, the Colombo Port City Project may be back on track. The USD 1.4 billion project, funded by Chinese developers, will cover 20 hectares of Sri Lankan freehold land in the capital city of Colombo. This collaboration between China and Sri Lanka requires mutual understanding between the two governments and the regime change in March required the developers to resubmit their petition to the new government.
(World Maritime News)
Learn from the mistakes of the naughty Christmas elf as you and your loved ones celebrate the holiday season.
While the holidays are a characteristically joyous time of year, they can also be hazardous if simple safety precautions aren’t followed. Learn from the mistakes of the naughty Christmas elf as you and your loved ones celebrate the holiday season.
- Do not use electronic near water
- Never sleep with electronics under your pillow
- Keep batteries safely stored in their packaging they can be deadly if swallowed
- Do not leave space heaters unattended when in use
- Keep decorations at least 3 feet away from any open flame
- Never play with fire
- Do not run cords under carpets, rugs, furniture, or out of windows
- Do not overload outlets
- Sometimes less is more be careful not to over decorate
- Always turn off decorations when you’re sleeping or leaving your home
- Inspect all decorations and discard any that are damaged or worn
- Keep your natural Christmas tree hydrated and water it daily
(Source: United Van Lines)
Eleven of the world’s largest port developer/managers want to bid on Panama’s new port project. The Panama Canal Authority recently approved the development of a new transshipment port at Corozal near the Pacific entrance of the canal. The canal expansion will increase cargo volume and the new port is expected to support the resulting traffic increase.
(World Maritime News)
Emily Heftner, www.zillow.com “Condos See High-Rise Growth in Value After Slow Recovery” Zillow 10/27/2015. http://www.zillow.com/blog/real-estate-market-report-q3-2015-185943/.
After agreeing to comply with 48 environmental, social and economic requirements, HKND has finally received the go ahead to begin the construction process. The 171 mile canal project has been plagued by protesters concerned about the environmental impact, but according to the commission’s ecologist, Kamilo Lara, the canal project should, “restore the environmental damage we Nicaraguans have systematically caused.”
Jaime Lopez, news.co.cr “Nicaragua Canal Project Can Really Get Started No” The Costa Rica Star 11/5/2015. http://news.co.cr/nicaragua-canal-project-can-really-get-started-now/42569/.
The Maritime Executive “Nicaragua Canal May Face Additional Roadblock” www.maritime-executive.com 10/16/2015. http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/nicaragua-canal-may-face-additional-roadblock.
Let Crown help you move to one of the best cities for Millennials.
Time Inc. Network “Best Cities for Millennials” Time.com 9/25/2015.http://time.com/money/4000798/best-places-millennials.