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  1. Court orders Japanese firm to pay for wartime contract dispute

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A Shanghai court has ordered Japanese shipping giant Mitsui OSK Lines to pay 190 million yuan in compensation to a Chinese family over a wartime contract dispute, the Chinese ... plaintiffs have won a compensation suit against Japanese defendants over wartime misdeeds. The decision, made by the Shanghai Maritime Court on December 7 but only reported by Xinhua yesterday, comes ...

  2. Talk prevents disputes erupting into court battles

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Shobha Nihalani

    ... in is the settling of international commercial disputes. Philip Yang, a past chairman of the HKIAC, who specialises in maritime arbitration and handled at least 20 such cases last year, said: ' Due to the history and experience, arbitration in maritime disputes is doing better in terms of economy and efficiency than it does in other areas of arbitration.' Despite all the advantages arbitration ...

  3. New plan for Bohai Sea unlikely to end crisis

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... aims to end a long-running dispute between maritime and environmental authorities over which department should take charge of the multi-billion-yuan clean-up. 'It is a plan on how ... to be released by year's end, involves the most comprehensive anti-pollution campaign yet for the sea, involving 10 central government departments, according to maritime sources. A clean-up campaign ...

  4. Hong Kong's important maritime heritage needs a proper showcase

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I wish to comment on the financial problems being experienced by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum ('That sinking feeling', August 12), which you say is 'under pressure to move, the repository of our sea heritage is fighting to survive'. It is no secret that Hong Kong is obsessed with benchmarking itself with New York and London. There are great 'civil' maritime ...

  5. Maritime Museum eyes pier for new home in Central

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Star Ferry facility superior to Stanley location, panel told The Maritime Museum in Stanley wants to move to the Star Ferry No 8 pier in Central when its lease at Murray House ... to the Hong Kong Harbour and occupies a strategic location in the maritime history of the city.' Mr Davies said the museum would be able to display all its 3,000 exhibits if it moved ...

  6. Equipped to take on maritime industry

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Graduating with an MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics, Iris Ko Pui-fun says the programme has equipped her better to pursue a successful career in the maritime industry. Ms Ko, deputy manager of the marine department at Houlder Insurance Brokers Far East, said what she had learnt from the programme, particularly in the aspect of maritime laws, would open up ...

  7. Repelling Asia's maritime pirates

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... on terror', there is a ray of sunlight: maritime piracy is down in Southeast and South Asia. The International Maritime Bureau in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, says in a fresh report that the number ... as pointing to more co-ordination among his nation, Singapore and Indonesia. 'The formation of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency and the increase in co-ordinated patrols among ...

  8. Shanghai makes bold move to poach HK's Maritime Museum

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford A large part of the city's maritime heritage is in danger of being lost to a museum in Shanghai. Maritime Museum director Stephen Davies said the Shanghai city government had made an audacious bid to take the collection from its 500 sq metre home at Stanley's historic Murray House to its own facility. Shanghai's National Maritime Museum ...

  9. Birthday No 2 for Maritime Museum

    Posted Aug 25th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... with Barclay Crawford The Maritime Museum might have outgrown its venue at Stanley but that doesn't seem to have stemmed the flow of visitors to the cosy venue at the bottom of Murray House. Amid talk of the museum becoming homeless once the lease expires in August 2010, as well as Shanghai's National Maritime Museum's bold bid to poach its collection, the museum ...

  10. Dual role to suit engineer with maritime experience

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... with at least 15 years' experience in maritime projects capable of filling a dual role. The design manager/senior project manager position promises to be challenging and rewarding. Director Michael ... a position in the middle of all that.' Design managing would be an office-based, hands-on job leading teams in designing maritime projects. Someone experienced in port design including ...




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