Katherine Si

Katherine Si

China Correspondent


With extensive experiences in writing, research and social media promotion, China-based Katherine focuses on shipping and transport sectors. She had worked for maritime industry since 2008 and had been well connected with local industry players.

Following the newbuilding contract for ten Newcastlemax bulkers signed earlier this month, Cosco Shipping Bulk ordered three more from CSIC Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry.

The world largest iron ore supplier Vale’s Beijing representative met with the Transportation Department of Jiangsu Province, China with an aim of strengthening the bilateral cooperation.

New Swedish shipping company Wallenius SOL has ordered four LNG-fuelled ro-ro vessels at CIMC Raffles based in Yantai, China.

Chinese energy enterprise, Zhejiang Energy Group has inked a sales and purchase agreement with ExxonMobil for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply over a period of 20 years.

Chinese heavy equipment manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) signed the contract for two shipbuilding factory gantries with Karachi Ship Building and Engineering Construction Plant of Pakistan.

CSCL Mercury, a 14,000 teu container vessel operated by Cosco Shipping Lines, became the first to call at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Cosco Shipping Bulk has inked a contract for eight 210,000 dwt bulk carriers newbuildings, plus options for two more with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province.

Rizhao port in Qingdao province has launched four new berths for crude oil, iron ore and bulk cargo operation.

China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) inked a EUR120m ($135.5m) Bulgaria port project construction contract with Logistic Center Varna EAD to jointly develop port infrastructure in the port of Varna.

The chairman of the board and executive director of Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited, Dr Sit Kwong Lam, was vacated as he was adjudged to be a bankrupt by the High Court of Hong Kong.

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