The 50 ‘white list’ of Chinese shipyards are handling the majority of China’s shipbuilding business in an industry with around 300 active shipbuilders, according to data from the ministry of industry and information technology.
China’s ministry of industry and information technology has removed Jiangsu New East Marine Equipment Co from the first batch of ‘white list’ shipyards, bringing the list down to 50 from 51.
China’s ministry of industry and information technology has revealed that it is still reviewing 21 Chinese shipyards for a ‘white list’ status, after the first batch of 51 yards was announced last Thursday.
The Chinese shipping market has removed around 4.2m dwt of elderly vessel tonnage in the first half of this year, bringing about a tighter market amid the industry slump, according to He Jianzhong, China’s deputy minister for transport.
The Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents' (FONASBA) European Committee (ECASBA) has voiced its support for the Athens Declaration.
Hong Kong is once again innovating and could in fact play a part in helping re-shape national policy in China as regards emissions control.