Asia

Singapore-based Raffles Shipping International has booked up to six 19,700-dwt chemical tankers at China’s Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group.
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) has entered into a cooperation agreement with the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC) to promote maritime arbitration for the effective resolution of maritime…
Singapore’s Keppel FELS has entered into a settlement agreement with an unnamed global oil and gas services firm to terminate a contract valued at approximately SGD165m ($120.2m).
Wages for officers have stagnated over the last decade rising by 1% annually since 2008, and increases look set to remain modest in coming years.
Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018 (HKMW 2018) kicked off on Sunday with an orienteering race.
The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) appeared to be a tight rope walker this week on the verge of falling off from the 1,000 mark.
Tan Beng Tee, assistant chief executive of the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), has been conferred Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS).
Fuel tester Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) is not expecting major problems with compliant 0.5% low sulphur fuel oil set to be used to meet the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) has won an order for 10 capesize dry bulk newbuildings from China state-owned Shandong Shipping Corporation.
Mobile telecoms body Inmarsat has enhanced its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, with two new additions: intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers and a mobile training app for crew.
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