Asia

Singapore: "The maritime sector provides a compelling career choice" -  was the message to a few dozen youth (pictured) who joined some maritime industry leaders at the launch of MaritimeONE…
Shenzhen: The Chinese government has announced one-time concessions to entice international shipping companies and freight forwarders to the southern port of Shenzhen. Under the scheme, made public by deputy mayor…
Shanghai: China Shipping Container Line has announced a massive 64.7% decrease in its operating profits to RMB 1,670,031,000 ($216m) for the year ending December 2006. CSCL chairman Li Shaode (pictured)…
Zurich: Swiss power and automation technology group ABB has signed contracts worth  more than $110 million to supply 19 new vessels - a large number of which will be built…
Tokyo: Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Group chemical tanker operator - Tokyo Marine - has delivered the first biomass fuel ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE) ever imported to Japan. The 19,997dwt vessel…
Beijing: Despite this week's announcement by the China Iron and Steel Association  that the government has revamped the export tax rebate structure for steel products, steel exports unlikely to slow…
Hong Kong: Dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping (PBS) has signed a contact worth HK$419m ($53m) with Chinese shipyard Jiangmen Nanyang Ship Engineering for the construction of two new…
Dubai: Emirates Shipping Line (ESL) has launched a new Gulf Indian-Subcontinent Africa Service (GIA) as well as a new Africa Far-east Asia Service (AFA) - which will be run using…
Kuala Lumpur: Germanischer Lloyd celebrated a bumper anniversary in Malaysia this week, combining 20 years of its Malaysian-German oil and gas certification joint venture Germanischer Lloyd GLM with the 140th…
Hong Kong: Hutchison Ports Holdings and AP MollerMaersk Group are to take a majority stake in the Pearl River Delta's Dachan Bay Phase II container terminal, giving Hutchison its first…
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