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.

China Merchants Port Group, a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, has signed co-operation agreement with China Mobile and Huawei for 5G port industry development, and opened its 5G intelligent port innovation lab at Shenzhen.

Eastern Chinese port of Qingdao has inked strategy co-operation agreement with global information and communications solutions provider Huawei to jointly develop 5G technology.

China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) announced that, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of CCCC, is to invest in the Laem Chabang Port Phase 3, terminal F project in Thailand.

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) is forming a ro-ro shipping joint venture with a unit oChina Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) is forming a ro-ro shipping joint venture with a unit of Guangzhou Automobile Group.

China’s east port of Dongying is to build two new 100,000 tonne (aframax) liquid bulk cargo berths at Dongying port area, Shandong province.

China Ocean Industry Group disposing of a 60% equity interest in Nantong Huakai Heavy Industry Company at a price of RMB20m ($2.88m).

Liu Xiaoming, Vice Minister of China’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) takes over the former vice minister He Jianzhong’s role and will be responsible for maritime sector, according to the notice released by MOT.

Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant, a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), has signed contract with PowerChina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited to construct a 55-metres deep water self-jack up exploration platform.

Cosco Shipping Lines, the container shipping arm of Cosco Shipping Group, is to launch a service from Yangpu in Hainan, China to Yangon, Myanmar on 18 June.

China’s leading port machinery company Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co. (ZPMC) has announced the first contract for its intelligent straddle carrier with Hutchison Ports.

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