China Suspends Investigation in 18 Carriers

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has suspended its investigation into a number of ...

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COSCO Shipping Holdings Books USD 1.4 Bn Loss

Shanghai-listed COSCO Shipping Holdings Co, a unit of China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited (Cosco Shipping), ...

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Video: Norwegian Joy Heads for China

Norwegian Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s first custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, began its journey ...

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China Fines Vessel for Violating Sulfur Cap Regulation

Maritime Safety Administrations (MSAs) in Chinese Hebei Province and Tianjin Municipality have fined a foreign ...

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UK Turns to China to Boost Maritime Ties ahead of Brexit

The UK is steering its way to China to foster maritime ties ahead of the looming triggering of Article 50 which ...

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Odfjell to Order Two More Chemical Tankers

Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell has signed of a letter of intent for two additional chemical ...

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Challenges and Solutions in 2017 Cruise Market

China’s rapid economic evolution has attracted more people to leisure travel opportunities and the number of ...

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North Korean Ship Sinks off China, 27 Crew Rescued

Twenty seven crew members were rescued from a North Korean general cargo ship identified as Kum San that sank on ...

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Fincantieri Confirms Chinese Cruise Ship Order

Italy’s Fincantieri has entered into a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with China State Shipbuilding ...

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China Punishes 14 Carriers for Not Reporting Freight Tariffs

China’s Ministry of Transport has fined 14 international container shipping companies because they either ...

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Chartworld Shipping Orders Capesize Duo in China

Greece-based Chartworld Shipping Corporation has placed an order for two Capesize vessels at China’s Jinhai ...

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China Abolishes Regulation on Garbage Disposal from Ships

China’s Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has decided to abolish the regulation which requires ocean-going ...

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Clarksons: China Sees Record Iron Ore Imports

At the start of 2016 the outlook for Chinese iron ore import growth appeared challenging, however, the imports went ...

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Finland, China to Join Convention on Removal of Wrecks

Finland and China are scheduled to join The Nairobi International Convention On The Removal of Wrecks starting from ...

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ECA Extended to Eleven Chinese Ports

The requirement to use fuel oil with a sulphur content not exceeding 0.5% mm when berthing has been extended to key ...

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Maersk Line Scraps 8 Panamaxes

Maersk Line has sent eight of its Panamax containerships to be recycled in shipbreaking yards in India and China. ...

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Top Chinese Ports within ECAs Enforcing Sulfur Cap

Starting from January 1, 2017, eleven key ports in China within the three designated emission control areas (ECAs) ...

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Coal Shippers Not Cashing In on Import Surge in China

Dry bulk shipowners are not feeling the positive impacts of a surge in China’s coal imports due to a change ...

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Shipping Industry Should Not Ignore China's OBOR Project

The European shipping industry cannot afford to ignore China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) policy, dubbed the ...

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Clarksons: China to Shorten White List to 59 Yards

At the start of October 2016, a set of revised criteria was introduced for China’s White List of domestic ...

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Fincantieri, HRDD Ready for First Joint Project in China

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri and Shanghai-based shipyard Huarun Dadong Dockyard (HRDD) have expanded ...

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