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  1. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Cosco arm may dip toe into leasing

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Trading offshoot of shipping giant considers plan to charter out vessels to boost business Cosco arm may dip toe into leasing Cosco International ... policies to help with vessel financing, including tax breaks. Cosco International may also consider expanding its ship trading operation from the sale and purchase of Cosco vessels to cover ship ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Marine insurers warn of Arctic route risks

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:47am by JING YANG

    ... between Asia and Europe. "You may sit in front of the computer calculating the returns from taking the Arctic routes, but it's not all about money when it comes to trading ... International Union of Marine Insurance conference. "It's an enormous area and I don't think many people understand how big and remote it is, and the potential consequences if something ...

  3. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    China Cosco Holdings buys 5 container ships for US$618m

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:35pm by JING YANG

    ... carriers and five 9,400 teu container ships. China Cosco said it plans to finance the latest orders, to be built by Shanghai Jiangnan-Changxing Shipbuilding Company, with internal resources ... Both K Line and China Cosco, through its subsidiary Cosco Container Lines, are members of the CKYHE alliance that co-operates on east-west trade lanes. The three other partners are Yang Ming ...

  4. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Beijing's help sought for Hong Kong trade deal with Asean

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:31am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Anita.lam@scmp.com Exclusion from Southeast Asian bloc's pact with China leaves the city's ports business vulnerable Beijing's help sought for HK trade deal with Asean Hong Kong should seek help from Beijing to join the Asean-China free-trade agreement, amid warnings that exclusion from the region's biggest free-trade network would harm ...

  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Cosco International seeks acquisitions to boost profits

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... an eye out for acquisitions Cash-rich Cosco International, the shipping services offshoot of China's largest shipping firm Cosco, is eyeing acquisitions both inside and outside its parent ... various businesses, which include marine fuel trading, marine paint manufacture and supply, marine equipment, ship trading and insurance. "We'll focus on shipping services," Ye ...

  6. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Congested Kwai Tsing port suffering from huge traffic jam on water

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Shipping traffic jam at Kwai Tsing container port is hurting retailers as they wait to unload cargo and damaging the key trade centre's reputation Hong ... congestion has become the norm. Both Modern Terminals and [Hongkong International Terminals] encounter the same situation," said Raymond Chan, South China & Hong Kong general manager at MCC ...

  7. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    US$1.1b tanker joint venture to boost China's energy shipping capacity

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:11am by JING YANG

    ... crude imports are unavailable. Sinopec, which controls trading vehicle Unipec, the world's largest VLCC charterer, said this year in an internal meeting that the four state-owned tanker ...

  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Increased freight rates start year on high note for container shipping lines

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 11:14am by Charlotte So

    ... would depend on the liners’ ability to control the supply in an effective way,” said Geoffrey Cheng, head of transport at Bocom International. Cheng expected rates on European trade lanes ... and supply situation this year, I believe freight rates will gradually go up in March,” Huang said. Global trade will expand 5 per cent this year, compared with 3.7 per cent last year, while ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Four container shipping lines team up to serve North East Asia-Oceania

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by JING YANG

    ... (OOCL), Shanghai-based China Shipping Container Lines, Singapore's Pacific International Lines (PIL), and France's CMA CGM are running a service departing from Shanghai to North East ... in container shipping with joint services, slot exchanges and vessel sharing agreements on various trade lanes, especially in all major trades, including intra-Asia trades, are very common," OOCL ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Maersk-MSC tie-up approval may run to late 2014

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 12:38am by JING YANG

    ... November but with additional conditions attached. Marketed as 2M, Copenhagen-based Maersk Line and Geneva-based MSC plan a vessel-sharing agreement for seaborne trade that straddles Europe, the US ... then came back with the 2M alliance, which involves a total of 185 vessels with a capacity of 2.1 million teu (twenty-foot equivalent units) on 21 trade routes. The reasons for the close scrutiny ...




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