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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

    ... of Shanghai. While the venture constructs large-sized bulkers and very large crude carriers, the firm builds liquefied natural gas carriers only at its yard in Sakaide on the Japanese island ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

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

    ... line. Wah Kwong owns a fleet of 27 ships, including dry bulk vessels, tankers and liquefied petroleum gas carriers. It plans to increase the size of the fleet to 40 by 2016. Chao believes ...

  3. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Swire denies closure of HUD repair business

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... ship-repair business but a Swire director denied industry speculation that ship-repair operations were being closed and equipment sold. Swire executive director John Rae-Smith said "HUD has ... dry dock to handle larger container ships that would double the size of the workforce. But the scheme has yet to be approved by HUD's joint Swire and Hutchison board. "Swire wanted ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - SHIPPING

    Norwegian investors' new shipping bank to fill funding void

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and medium-sized shipping companies that have seen funding shrink and are perceived as riskier. "Risk is an element with many faces," Sveen said. "We have seen over the past years that huge ...

  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Orient Overseas slumps to first-half loss

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

    ... both size and efficiency. If that can be achieved by obtaining new builds, we will not be held hostage by financing." That said, the firm has no plans to expand its fleet despite low ...

  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Carrier lobby groups secure nod for merger

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... the US to Asia. Cargo owners and exporters have given a muted response to the merger. John Lu, the chairman of the Asian Shippers' Council, which represents 18 shippers' groups in Asia ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - SHIPPING

    Leasing firm seeks to double portfolio

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... arrangement. Yang said ICBC Financial Leasing had not set a target for its fleet size, but sources close to the bank said the Bourbon deal was relatively small compared with the amount of money it had ...

  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong ship owners seize chance as Africa trade soars

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... needed, and were recently chartered out to a major shipping line. "There is no specific fleet size we aim for," said Fairclough. "It will all depend on the opportunities which ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Fuel cost key to survival, says Swire

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis in Singapore keith.wallis@scmp.com Hughes-Hallett sees offshore vessels business as 'perfect hedge' to airline industry with high oil prices driving exploration and development Fuel cost key to survival, says Swire Fuel price is the biggest issue facing the airline and shipping industries, the chairman of John Swire & Sons said yesterday. James Hughes-Hallett ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Time to buy dry bulk bargains, says chief

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... US$10 million to buy. Berglund said Pacific Basin was mulling plans to order 38,000-39,000 dwt bulk carriers direct from a shipyard because secondhand tonnage of this size did not exist ...




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