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  1. 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
  2. '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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    China Shipping Development pays HK$1b to boost stake in Beihai Shipping

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:41pm by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com China Shipping Development, the country’s largest tanker operator by fleet size, is acquiring a 20 per cent stake in a mainland tanker company for HK$1 billion from parent China Shipping (Group) in a bid to capitalise on the growth of hauling petroleum along China’s coast and inland waterways. The latest purchase raises China Shipping Development’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1590787/china-shipping-development-pays-hk1b-boost-stake-beihai
  7. News - World - ITALY

    Final voyage of the Costa Concordia: ship to be broken up and its parts recycled

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... or reused. Between 40,000 and 50,000 tonnes of steel will be melted down and reused in the construction industry- or possibly for building a new ship- while undamaged copper wiring, plumbing, ... Agence France-Presse in Genoa Tragic ship towed to port for dismantling; most of its remains will be recycled and reused 'A beautiful sight': The final voyage of Costa Concordia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560792/final-voyage-costa-concordia-ship-be-broken-and-its-parts-recycled
  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. Comment - Insight & Opinion - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Rising wages for construction workers pressure mainland developers

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:44pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Construction boom forcing firms to pay more to recruit workers as HK also under strain Mainland developers feel pressure of rising wages Hong Kong developers and contractors have long moaned about a labour shortage at the city's construction sites, but wage pressures have also been building up across the border. In a recent chat with a top manager ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593085/rising-wages-construction-workers-pressure-mainland
  10. News - World - DEFENCE

    China sends surveillance ship to monitor US naval drill off Guam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com China sends ship to monitor US navy's Guam drill China sent a surveillance ship to waters off Guam to monitor a US naval drill, the exercise's operational chief said yesterday. Over the past week, the Chinese Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence- or AGI- ship has been in waters near the site of Exercise Valiant Shield, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597010/china-sends-surveillance-ship-monitor-us-naval-drill-guam

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