Establishment of the port

(Hydrography) a datum on which the tides are computed at the given port, obtained by observation, viz., the interval between the moon's passage over the meridian and the time of high water at the port, on the days of new and full moon.

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The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) signed the Co-operation Arrangement between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Establishment of the Port at the West Kowloon Station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link for Implementing Co-location Arrangement (Co-operation Arrangement) with the People's Government of Guangdong Province today (November 18), marking the first step by the two sides in taking forward the relevant tasks of co-location arrangement pursuant to the "Three-step Process".
He also expressed his pleasure at the pace taken for the establishment of the port.
Undertaking the statutory role of exercising all required jurisdiction over the water area of the Port, Captain Kufuna's role among others, is to provide safe and efficient access to the Port for Namibia's trading and fishing partners; and to ensure compliance to the Act of establishment of the Port Authority.
For example, Boyce discusses the incongruity of the Colonial Office sanctioning settlement whilst the humanitarians within it played, at the very same time, a significant role in the Select Committee on Aboriginal Tribes, the 1837 report of which prompted the establishment of the Port Phillip Protectorate in an attempt to avert the evils of settlement.
On the Iraqi affairs, the Council affirmed its support for the position of the State of Kuwait on the establishment of the port of Mubarak Alkabeer as it is being built on the territory of Kuwait and within the territorial waters, and on the borders drawn in accordance with resolutions of the United Nations.
He said there were fears that the establishment of the Port Inquiry into the murder of solicitor Rosemary Nelson is being granted huge resources, alongside a large scale inquiry into the death of Pat Finucane while the investigation into the murders of the two policemen is all but inactive.
Port Executive Director Larry Keller stated, "This establishment of the Port of Los Angeles Carl Moyer Program is an tremendous opportunity for the Port to lead by example in improving the air quality in the Los Angeles basin, to the benefit of those who live and work in the surrounding communities.
The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam; the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung; the Secretary for Security, Mr John Lee; the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Frank Chan Fan; and the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Patrick Nip, today (November 18) held a press conference on the Co-operation Arrangement between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Establishment of the Port at the West Kowloon Station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link for Implementing Co-location Arrangement as well as the 20th Plenary of the Hong Kong/Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference.
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