Shipping’s Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Collaboration and investment in technology development key for meeting IMO's targets

Report: Navig8 Adds More Ships to Orderbook in China

Navig8 Group has increased its orderbook with up to six more vessels, data provided by Asiasis shows.

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Shipping Fears Trade War Escalation between US and China

The trade war between China and the United States is brewing.

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It All Boils Down to China

Chinese seaborne imports of iron ore and crude oil have reached the highest levels ever recorded in 2017.

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China Building Asia's 1st Test Area for Autonomous Vessels

China has started the construction of a test field for autonomous ships in Zhuhai, Guangdong.

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NRDC's Container Handling Tariff Cut Credit Negative

China's NRDC announced a reduction in the benchmark container handling tariff for import and export containers.

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Chinese Owners Take the Lead in VLCC Market

VesselsValue: Chinese companies dominate the ownership of very large crude carriers.

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Hapag-Lloyd Recycles Seven More Boxships

Hapag-Lloyd is sending seven older container ships to be recycled in Turkey and China.

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Drewry: China's Waste Rules to Affect Container Shipping

Nearly 3% of world loaded container traffic at risk from becoming landfill as China introduces new waste rules.

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China Sets Sights on 'Polar Silk Road'

China wants to extend its Belt and Road Initiative to the Arctic region.

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Iranian Tanker Ablaze off China, 32 Missing

32 people are reported missing as fire rages onboard an Iranian oil tanker Sanchi.

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Report: Up to 500 Bulkers Stuck at Asian Major Coal Ports

Between 400 and 500 large dry bulk carriers are waiting to unload coal in Chinese waters.

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Ten Crew Missing after Ship Sinks off Shanghai

China searching for ten seafarers after their ship sank off the coast of Shanghai on January 2.

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Prima Marine Expanding Fleet with Four New Tankers

Prima Marine decided to expand its fleet as it ordered four tankers on December 23.

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Clarksons: China’s Independent Yards Under Pressure

China's independent yards have faced significant challenges in recent years against subdued global contracting.

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Chinese Shipbuilders Claim the Throne

Chinese shipbuilders have beaten their Korean counterparts this year having snapped the biggest share of orders.

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Chinese Yards Take the Bulk of Last Week's Bulker Orders

Chinese shipbuilders have secured the majority of last week's reported orders.

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China Gets Control over Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port

Sri Lanka has handed over Hambantota Port for operation to China under a 99-year lease deal.

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World's Biggest Automated Box Terminal Starts Trials

Port of Shanghai has launched trial operations at its brand new automated container terminal.

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Wison, CCS Join Forces on FSRU Developments in China

Wison Offshore & Marine will collaborate with China Classification Society (CCS) Wuhan Rules & Research ...

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China to Conduct Year-Long Ship Pollution Control in Hainan

China has launched a year-long inspection campaign on Ship Pollution Control in the Hainan Province as part of its ...

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Explosion Kills Two in China’s Port City of Ningbo

Two people were killed and four seriously injured in an explosion in Ningbo, a major port and industrial hub ...

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