Asia

Mumbai: Design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT has set up a new subsidiary BMT Consultants (India), headed by Suren Vakil, to offer technical and project management services to the…
Bahrain: Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard Co (ASRY) says there is every likelihood that 2006 results will exceed last year's record performance since revenues for the first three quarters were…
Seoul: Lloyd's Register Asia (LRA) is offering a new series of training courses for shipowners and shipyards in North Asia designed to improve awareness of shipyard safety. Initially developed by…
Houston: ExxonMobil has signed a preliminary agreement to sell all the natural gas it exports from Sakhalin-1 to China National Petroleum, underscoring the importance of the island's oil and gas…
Taipei: NYK and Mitsui & Co conducted a signing ceremony with Taiwan's Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC) last week for the 25-year long term contract, awarded in July, to transport 3m…
Dalian: Germanischer Lloyd is presenting a new software tool for design offices and shipyards called "GL ShipLoad" at the Shiport China trade show in Dalian this week. The Hamburg-based classification…
Singapore: Sea Consortium has launched two new weekly intra-Asian services this month. TIX (Taiwan Indonesia Express) deploys two 850teu vessels with port rotation Jakarta, Kaohsiung, Keelung, Jakarta and is claimed…
Marseilles: CMA CGM is pleased to announce the upgrading of its North China Express service to Europe with a final European call at Le Havre and a direct link to…
Panama City: The population of Panama approved by 78% the $5.25bn Panama Canal expansion in a referendum yesterday. Voters across the country believed that Panama should move forward with the…
Beijing: Cosco reports that its container line revenues for the third quarter were RMB9.2bn, up nearly 8% compared to the corresponding 2005 period, on traffic 16% ahead at 1.38m teu.…
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