The Chinese port of Shanghai has recorded an increase in container handling volumes in July compared to the year-ago period, according to statistics from the Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).
Shanghai-headquartered Wison Offshore & Marine (Wison) has announced that its newly developed floating storage regasification and power generation barge (W-FSRP) has received an approval-in-principle from classification society Bureau Veritas (BV).
China’s Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) has officially launched the Belt and Road shipping indices to track freight data among involved countries, following the completion of a two-year trial, reports said.
China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) offically opened a new logistics centre in the Yangshang free trade zone in Shanghai which will enable it to facilitate lifecycle services and flexible solutions for the entire CSSC product portfolio.
Engine maker CSSC Wartsila Engine (CWEC), a joint venture between Wartsila and China State Shipbuilding (CSSC), is keeping an eye on opportunities in specialised vessels, in view of the prolonged slowdown of the conventional vessels market.
Shanghai Maritime University has launched a new regional centre on Monday that will provide leadership in promoting ship energy efficiency and technologies and operations, and the reduction of harmful emissions from ships.