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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Shipping industry set to emerge from five-year downturn

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Dry cargo ships likely to see strongest recovery after a slump caused by years of overcapacity Shipping to emerge from downturn The shipping industry is poised ... rates will also rise as fleet growth is slowing, while strategic oil reserve projects in China and India should boost already solid Asian demand. The recovery will bring some respite to shipping ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:48am by Charlotte So

    ... A-levels in a boys' boarding school," she told the South China Morning Post. Hong Kong could be a maritime hub positioned right between London and Oslo SABRINA CHAO After graduating from Imperial College London, she dived into the testosterone-dominated financial industry. Still, she was apprehensive when she was asked to lead Wah Kwong in place of her father, George Chao, who ...

  3. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    US industry revival aids shippers as fewer empty containers cross Pacific

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Anita Lam

    ... years before the US could attain a more balanced trade relationship with China. Hsieh said five major industries including machinery, computers and electronics, plastic and rubbers had already ... Anita Lam in Shenzhen anita.lam@scmp.com An increase in exports over the long run will reduce the number of empty containers shipped back to China but US trade gap remains wide U.S. ...

  4. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    No festive cheer for shipping industry, Maersk boss David Skov says

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Slow global demand and low freight rates mean little festive cheer for the industry during what is traditionally a strong period for world trade No Christmas ... global demand and an "unsustainably low freight rate". David Skov, the Danish shipping company's head of South China operations, made the comments in Hong Kong yesterday, echoing ...

  5. Business - Commodities - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sees brighter prospects in second half of 2014

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 10:36am by Charlotte So

    ... this year. China is now a colossus in the global market for soya beans, used extensively for food and crushed for edible oil, and as animal feed. The United States Department of Agriculture projected total soya bean imports by China in the 2013-14 season at 68.5 million tonnes. This was expected to surge to 72.8 million tonnes in 2014-15, accounting for nearly two-thirds of world soya bean ...

  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Mega alliance brings sea change in industry

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... brings sea change in industry The shipping industry looks set for a shake-up next year as minor players seek to consolidate or strengthen co-operative agreements in response to the formation ... a Coscon executive said. But China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), initially believed to be planning a firmer alliance with CKYH, is now rumoured to be seeking to join the P3 instead. "The ...

  7. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Poor results sink shares of China Cosco, CSCL as industry suffers

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Industry facing 'very long winter' as capacity glut collides with slowing demand growth Poor results sink shares of China Cosco, CSCL Shares ... from the same period a year earlier, despite a 9.6 per cent increase in revenue to 15.3 billion yuan. China Cosco chairman Wei Jiafu said "the shipping industry is facing a very long ...

  8. News - Asia - SHIPPING

    One Chinese crew dead, eight missing after ships collide near Tokyo

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 08:41am by Agence France Presse, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... not suffer serious damage, the Seoul-based Dong Young Shipping said. The sea was not believed to be rough at the time of the collision, according to the coastguard. An officer on duty at the China Search and Rescue Centre in Beijing told the South China Morning Post that it had received a briefing about the collision from the Chinese embassy in Japan, and decided not to send a rescue ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Dry-bulk carriers ride new trend in energy industry

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Replacement of coal with wood pellets as new power source could double volume of sea trade Dry-bulk carriers ride new trend in energy industry The era of exponential growth in seaborne coal trade may have passed, but the steady rise in steel output and increasing domestic consumption in China and other emerging economies will support dry-bulk shipping ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong urged to act on port congestion as pressure builds for more capacity

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by Charlotte So

    ... needed to wait for up to four days before berthing during peak seasons. Many barge operators, given their highly fragmented industry, are not entitled to compensation for delays. "As ... all the smaller shipping lines are pushed out of business, we will have fewer choices." But for an industry that is highly cyclical and competitive, some industry veterans said more ...




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