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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan considers permanent armed ships to patrol disputed Spratly island

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 01:39pm by Reuters in Taipei

    ... Ping, is the only island in the Spratlys large enough to accommodate a port – currently under construction. Taiwan had previously said the port, expected to be completed late next year, would ... to reporters. Experts believe China prefers Itu Aba to remain under Taiwan’s control rather than fall into the hands of other rivals, given its ultimate goal of reunification. But Taiwan ships ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1617574/taiwan-considers-permanent-armed-ships-patrol-disputed-spratly-island
  2. Business - Companies - MERGER

    Billionaire Fredriksen merges bulk carriers to catch shipping recovery

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:43am by Bloomberg

    ... of which 36 are under construction, in a market suffering from oversupply since the financial crisis in 2008. The Baltic Dry Index, which tracks shipping rates for dry cargo, has fallen about 90 ... controls, Golden Ocean and Knightsbridge Shipping, to prepare for a consolidation and position himself for a recovery in the market. Golden Ocean shareholders will receive 0.13749 share ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1612429/billionaire-fredriksen-merges-bulk-carriers-catch-shipping
  3. 'Trim tab' your way to success

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer In his wide-ranging workshop on 'Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times', Stephen Covey uses a short film interlude to explain the principle of the 'trim tab'. On a large ocean-going vessel, this is the small rudder operated by the steersman on the bridge that causes the main rudder to swing, slowly changing the direction of the ship and making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728260/trim-tab-your-way-success
  4. Business - Economy - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen in 200m yuan push for green shipping

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by JING YANG

    ... Shenzhen in push for green shipping The Shenzhen government plans to spend 200 million yuan (HK$252.7 million) a year on cash rebates to encourage shipping lines to switch to low-sulphur fuel while ... provides subsidies for extra costs incurred," Dong Yanze, director of the Construction Management Office of Shenzhen municipality's Transport Commission, said yesterday. In 2011, 19 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1599745/shenzhen-200m-yuan-push-green-shipping
  5. Order cancellations unlikely to weigh on anchor chain maker

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... but there is little doubt it will arrive. When the mainland shipbuilding industry started to take off in the late 1990s, ship equipment suppliers also experienced substantial growth. The mainland ship ... by the industry downturn. 'We will not be hard hit unless ship orders continue to fall in 2011 to 2013,' he said. But he said the company had already seen a change in market sentiment when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693368/order-cancellations-unlikely-weigh-anchor-chain-maker
  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki to construct LNG tankers in China

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japanese shipbuilder strives to win market share from South Korean rivals by taking advantage of lower construction costs in China Kawasaki to build LNG tankers in China Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries plans to construct gas carriers abroad as it strives to lower costs and take market share from Korean rivals. At present currency levels, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1540542/japanese-shipbuilder-kawasaki-construct-lng-tankers-china
  7. Slight pick-up in HK port traffic fails to impress

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and monthly figures can be attributed to the fact that July has one day more than June, skewing the figures slightly. The months of June, July and August are traditionally important shipping months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690051/slight-pick-hk-port-traffic-fails-impress
  8. Yards in line for huge ship orders

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... regulatory and other issues, a senior shipping analyst has said. Jon Windham, Asian maritime analyst at Barclays Bank in Hong Kong, estimated that VLOCs were up to 30 per cent more fuel-efficient per tonne of iron ore than traditional Capesize vessels. VLOCs carry up to 400,000 tonnes of ore, while Capesize ships typically carry 160,000 to 170,000 tonnes. Shipbrokers say VLOCs consume 103 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001064/yards-line-huge-ship-orders
  9. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China rejects Philippine proposal for construction ban in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:39pm by AP

    ... coverage and a 24-hour satellite television station, according to the government. It also has its own supply ship that brings in food, water, construction materials and people. Tensions in the area ... Associated Press in Beijing China rejected a suggestion by the Philippines for a regionwide ban on construction in the South China Sea after Beijing began building a school on a rugged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1533893/philippines-propose-asean-moratorium-south-china-sea-construction
  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices lose their fizz as construction booms in city

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... as construction booms Twenty-one cranes loom over the south bank of the River Thames from Battersea Power Station to the St George Wharf tower. Here, in the biggest concentration of residential projects ... is redeveloping the Battersea station as part of a plan to turn the neighbourhood into a prime address. As the blocks of flats rise, the price increases that underpinned the construction boom have come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611459/london-home-prices-lose-their-fizz-construction-booms-city

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