Notice for Tender

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd announces dredging tender.

Rising Demand to Push China's Chemical Freight Rates Up

Tanker

Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.

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NRF: US Retail Imports Set to Drop to Annual Low

Containers

US imports to drop to their lowest level in almost a year amid annual lull and a hold on tariff increase.

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Trump Delays Tariffs on USD 200 Bn of Chinese Imports

US President, Donald Trump

President Trump has delayed the additional Chinese tariffs, scheduled to take effect from March 1.

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ONE Expands LSF Surcharge in China

Containership ONE Aguila

ONE has unveiled a further expansion to the low sulphur fuel surcharge implementation in China.

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Stena Line Floats 1st Next Generation Ferry in China

Stena Estrid

Stena Line launched its first next generation RoPax vessel at the Avic Weihai Shipyard in China.

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China Stops Gas Leak from LPG Tanker off Dongying Port

LPG carrier

A South Korean LPG tanker leaked gas off the coast of Dongying, China, in the morning hours of January 12.

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South Korean Builders Claim the Throne in 2018

South Korea has reclaimed the crown from China as the top shipbuilding nation in 2018.

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China Bans EGCS Wash Water Discharge in Coastal Waters

Scrubber

China has banned the discharge of wash water from open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems in coastal waters.

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China Overtook the US as Largest Crude Oil Importer in 2017

China surpassed the US in annual gross crude oil imports in 2017, according to EIA.

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China Announces Tariff Cuts

Chinese flag

China plans to reduce tariffs on imports of more than 700 commodities as of January 1, 2019.

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Good News for Bulkers as China Buys US Soyabeans Again?

Bulker

It remains to be seen whether continuation of the U.S. soybean sale to China would help raise Panamax & Supramax rates.

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FSL Looking to Order LR2 Tanker Duo in China

Tanker

FSL Trust signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of two scrubber-fitted LR2 tankers.

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Evergreen Marine Orders Feeder Quartet in China

Evergreen vessel

Evergreen Marine placed an order for the construction of four feeder vessels at a Chinese yard.

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Singapore, China Agree to Promote Maritime Arbitration

SCMA

SCMA, CMAC signed a cooperation deal to promote maritime arbitration as a means for the effective resolution of ...

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ABB Signs Marine Automation Deal in China

Viking Line cruise ferry

ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China.

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Novatek Ships 1st LNG to CNOOC

Yamal LNG

Russian gas producer PAO Novatek expands its customer base in China.

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Myanmar, China Ink Framework Deal on Kyauk Pyu Port

Myanmar, China Ink Framework Deal on Kyauk Pyu Port

The scaled-down framework agreement includes the construction of two berths.

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South Korea Largest Long-Distance Importer of US Crude Oil

Tanker

US crude oil exports to China drop to zero for the second month in a row.

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CMA CGM Introduces Low Sulphur Surcharge in China

cma cgm

CMA CGM is implementing low sulphur surcharge from/to the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo in China.

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Eleven Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off China

China

Eleven seafarers are missing after a cargo ship sunk off China's Liaoning Province.

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Qatar Petroleum Pens 5-Year LPG Supply Deal with China

LPG Ship

Qatar Petroleum to directly supply China with 600,000 metric tons of LPG per year for a period of five years.

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