Asia

Singapore: Addressing the 21st Anniversary Gala Dinner of the Singapore Shipping Association last Friday, president S.S. Teo was able to disclose that membership of the association had reached a record…
London: Lloyd's Register has published a Chinese edition of its Port State Control (PSC) pocket checklist for shipowners and operators, which identifies the top 50 most common causes of ship…
New Delhi: The Indian government has approved a revised protocol, already agreed by Pakistan, that will allow third country-flagged vessels to lift cargo between the two countries for the first…
Sydney: Australian-based shipbuilding group Austal reports that its WestPac Express high speed vessel has notched up five years' continuous service for the Okinawa-based Third Marine Expeditionary Force of the US…
Shanghai: China Shipping has signed a contract believed to be worth $450m with China Shipbuilding Industry Corp (CSIC) to build four 308,000dwt VLCCs for delivery 2009-10. China Shipping already has…
Mumbai: To coincide with the state visit to India of Crown Price Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, the Indian National Shipowners Association (INSA) is hosting a special Indo-Norwegian…
Dubai: What is now the world's largest pure car and truck carrier (PCTC), the 7,920-unit Asian Empire belonging to Eukor Car Carriers of Korea, has called at Port Rashid on…
Tokyo: "K" Line has taken delivery of the 8,212teu newbuilding Humber Bridge from the Kure Shipyard of IHI Marine United Inc, the largest containership ever built in Japan. Humber Bridge…
London: Lloyd's Register has announced strong results for the year to end-June, with a 14% rise in group income to £425m, attributed largely to a 15% revenue increase in the…
Mumbai: State-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) announces it has ordered six LR-1 product tankers of 60,000dwt from Korea-based STX Shipbuilding in a deal worth $371m, the vessels due for…
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