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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

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

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Wah Kwong Maritime chairwoman Sabrina Chao enjoyed a profitable 2013, despite volatile shipping rates which hit many of her rivals Steering a course in a man's world Sabrina Chao Sih-ming's life hasn't been plain sailing since she took control of 61-year-old Wah Kwong Maritime Transport a year ago. It has been a year in which ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Asian shippers' groups take aim at US maritime sheriff

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com American industry veteran pledges to probe any 'proof' of collusion by container lines Asian shippers' groups take aim at US maritime sheriff Richard Lidinsky Jnr may not be public enemy No 1, but then again neither is the straight-talking, no-nonsense chairman of the US Federal Maritime Commission seen by Asian shippers' ...

  3. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Maritime bureau aims to shore up Hong Kong's role as shipping hub

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com New government maritime department will provide one-stop shop focusing on shipping services in order to compete with Singapore Bureau to shore up city's sea hub role The Hong Kong government plans to set up an inter-departmental body to provide a one-stop shop for the maritime sector, which has steadily lost ground to Singapore ...

  4. News - World - SHIPPING

    Panama Canal expansion works halted over costs dispute

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Panama City Talks with European consortium of contractors over US$1.6 billion cost over-runs break down with 30 per cent of the work still to be completed Cost dispute stops work to widen the Panama Canal Work on the ambitious Panama Canal expansion project has stopped after talks broke down on how to settle a dispute over US$1.6 billion in cost over-runs. ...

  5. 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

    ... under three big alliances- G6, P3 and CKYHE- which account for 70 per cent of the capacity of global trade lanes. The P3 group is expected to get approval from the Federal Maritime Commission ...

  6. Business - Money - SHIPPING

    Private equity funds bet US$5b on shipping rebound

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... Maritime Investments, which is in talks with debt investors about managing ships they may take over. ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Shipping industry set to emerge from five-year downturn

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

    ... prices for new tonnage at the peak of the market would still only break even this year, said Jayendu Krishna, senior manager at shipping consultancy Drewry Maritime Research. Buyers who paid up ...

  8. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    YPSN: Maritime industry needs future direction in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... maritime future needs direction, say experts A blueprint setting out the future direction of Hong Kong's maritime industry should be prepared and the government should then commit ... for transport covering maritime, logistics, and aviation should be set up to focus on developing these industries. "Further plans can be made once this basic infrastructure is in place." ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    KC Maritime on expansion course

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com With a crash in ship prices, the company wants to beef up its fleet of cargo vessels through new orders and on the second-hand market KC Maritime on expansion course Hong Kong shipowner KC Maritime is aiming to expand its fleet of dry bulk ships to take advantage of a crash in new and second-hand ship prices, which have fallen between 20 and 30 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Floating junk a threat to ships in Hong Kong waters

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by THOMAS CHAN SAMUEL CHAN

    ... yesterday. Captain Tony Yeung Pui-keung, the manager of the Maritime Services Training Institute, said it could be difficult for skippers to spot the floating objects at night, especially ...




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