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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GulfNav Orders Six Chemical Tankers from Wuchang

Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (GulfNav) has placed an order for six chemical tankers ...

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Report: Cosco, China Shipping to Merge Shipbuilding Yards

Two of China’s major shipping companies could merge 11 shipbuilding yards into a single entity, The Wall ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ready for Chinese Market

Miami-based cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) will soon launch the first purpose-built ship for ...

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China Nods to Cruise Joint Venture

Chinese central government has granted approval for a cruise joint venture between Carnival Corporation, China ...

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Shenzhen to Introduce Low Sulphur Rule from October

China’s Port of Shenzhen is planning to introduce a requirement for ships to use fuels with no more than ...

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Moody’s: Chinese Port Operators Under Pressure

Slower economic growth, deteriorating export competitiveness and weak liner profitability are narrowing the ...

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Chevron and JOVO Agree on LNG Supply Terms

Chevron Corporation has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., signed a key terms agreement ...

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