Asia

PSA International (PSA) has handled increased container volumes globally for 2018 over the previous year on the back of a slow but steady pace of container trade growth.
Incidents of piracy and armed robbery in Asia have declined in 2018 over the previous year, marking the lowest number of incidents since 2007 based on records kept by ReCAAP…
As is the case in most shipping sectors, the Greek footprint is becoming more evident in the transportation of gas.
China’s Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) retained its top position as the world’s busiest container port for the ninth consecutive year.
The Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) has affirmed its efforts on talent development and enhancing collaboration with start-ups and adjacent industries, according to chairman Andreas Sohmen-Pao.
Evergreen Line has opened four new offices in the in Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico in response to growing trade with the region.
The port of Singapore saw an 8.7% growth in container volumes to hit 36.6m teu last year, confirming the city state's position as the world's second largest boxport.
Singapore-listed First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust) is suing Torm for redelivering two bareboat chartered vessels in “untradeable” condition.
The pipelayer Star Centurion, part of the fleet of Vallianz Offshore, has sunk following a collision with a Pertamina tanker off Indonesia.
The recent insolvency of the Philippine yard of South Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has stirred interests of investment from Chinese companies, reports said.
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