China Communication Construction Company and Harbor Port Development Partners agree to fund technical feasibility study for NOVAPORTE
In his role as International Advisor to Harbor Port Development Partners (HPDP), The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada and Albert Barbusci, founding Partner of HPDP met with President Chen Fenjian of China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and much of Chen Fenjian’s senior management team. This meeting took place April 18th 2016 at CCCC’s headquarters in Beijing. The meeting formalized CCCC’s role in preparing the technical feasibility study for NOVAPORTE (the name of Sydney’s new container terminal). CCCC through its subsidiary will also supply state of the art cranes and other related equipment for the project. It is expected that CCCC will be an equity partner and play an important role in both the engineering and construction of the new port. Both former Prime Minister Chrétien and President Chen Fenjian’s of CCCC emphasized the opportunity for China and Canada to cooperate in financing and building future infrastructure projects. China Construction Communications Company is the largest engineering and construction firm in the world.
SYDNEY, N.S. — In mid-December, Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) announced they had reached an agreement to work together to promote, develop and manage Novaporte – a planned mega-terminal – in the Port of Sydney.
It’s clear sailing for the company with the sole marketing rights to Sydney’s port development after its exclusivity agreement with the Cape Breton Municipality was extended for five years.
On Monday, the CBRM council voted 9-4 in favour of extending the two-year agreement, reached on June 16, 2015, that gave Harbor Port Development Partners, since rebranded as Sydney Harbour Investment Partners, the exclusive rights to market and develop the Port of Sydney with the main objective of securing a container terminal for Sydport’s Greenfield site, properties the municipality purchased over time at a total cost of $6 million.
Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners Agreement on Marine Container Facility in Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Sydney, Nova Scotia, December 12, 2016 — Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners (SHIP) have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of Novaporte, the marine container facility in the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Mayor and First Nations leaders support “transformative opportunity” at Port of Sydney
Sydney, Nova Scotia, December 13, 2016 — MONTREAL, QUEBEC - The head office of Montreal’s Canderel was the setting for a historic meeting with key partners in Port of Sydney’s Novaporte and Novazone project.
'All the stars have aligned and we've seen the shippers see the vision,' says Jonathan Wener
Ports Day in Sydney has transformed in recent years into a hotbed of discussion about the potential of building a container terminal in the harbour — and this year, attendees from all facets of the shipping industry say the time is right to make it a reality. The big announcement this week came from the Canderel Group of Companies, based in Montreal.
Company has rights to market the port and attract financiers, builders, shippers and operator to get $1.5B plan started
SYDNEY – Speakers at the Port of Sydney Development Corp.’s Port Days event on Thursday were mostly preaching to the converted, but one after another laid out the case in favour of a container terminal and logistics park in Sydney Harbour.
'Let me say that the potential that this MOU provides is huge,' says Egyptian ambassador Motaz Zahran
Egypt's ambassador to Canada was in Cape Breton this week to promote business and education links between the island and his country. Motaz Zahran toured Sydney Harbour on Wednesday with Cecil Clarke, the mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, who pitched for Egypt to consider Sydney's port as traffic increases in the newly-expanded Suez Canal.