The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is pushing for greater development of the city state's maritime insurance and finance sectors, including possibly a war risk mutual.
Seatrade has championed the Asian voice in world shipping for a number of years now, both through the biennial Sea Asia event in Singapore, and Seatrade Global sister publication Seatrade Asia Week. The need for Asia to have a proper voice in world shipping is an obvious one. It is the world’s largest shipowning region and the biggest driver of global shipping trade. Achieving this voice in a meaningful and coherent way has been rather more difficult.
SSA’s Port of Lazar Cardenas, Mexico began vehicle handling operations at the earlier this month.