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Chinese firm starts work on $1bn Panamanian megaport; local workforce concerned

From Global Construction Review:

A $1bn project to build a new deepwater port and container terminal near the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal has begun. Both its developer and the firm building it are Chinese.

China Landbridge, a privately owned company based in the northern Chinese port of Rizhao, bought Panama’s largest port, at […]

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Panama gives green light to new $600 million Colon container terminal

The Panama Maritime Authority has announced the approval of a new US$600 million container terminal in Colon at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal.

The terminal, with an initial capacity of two million TEU, will be constructed by a consortium of Asian developers under the name Panama Colon Container Port LLC (PCCP).

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