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  1. News - China - MARITIME

    Mainland cruise ship Henna sets sail for home after operator posts bail

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... being stranded in South Korea's Jeju Island since Friday over a business dispute with Hong Kong shipping firm. The Henna sailed from Tianjin on Wednesday with 1,659 passengers and 650 crew for a six-day voyage. It was due to leave Jeju for Incheon on Friday afternoon, but was prevented from leaving port after Shagang Shipping, a Hong Kong-based shipping service company, obtained a seizure ...

  2. News - China - MARITIME

    Cruise ship passengers stranded in South Korea flown back to Beijing

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 07:17pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... ship passengers were flown back to Beijing last night after being stranded for 40 hours on a liner that was prevented from leaving port on South Korea's Jeju Island by a local court. Zhang Ling, chairman of cruise operator HNA Tourism, yesterday protested strongly to the South Korean authorities over the incident, saying the Jeju court had no jurisdiction to detain the ship ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MARITIME

    Ferry crash raises safety questions about HK shipping hub

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 05:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Kong is one of the world’s busiest ports, with more than 425,000 vessels arriving and departing in 2010, according to official figures. On any given day, scores of cargo ships can be seen moored in clusters around the port, and at night the horns of passing leviathan container vessels ships echo towards the city. But fatal accidents are rare on Victoria Harbour’s crowded waters, ...

  4. News - China - MARITIME

    Rescued fishermen tell of giant waves swallowing their boats during Typhoon Wutip

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... reported. Fourteen more were rescued on Monday but 58 remained missing last night. The Hainan Maritime Affairs Bureau said 22 ships and four aircraft were searching an area covering 11,000 square ... could only hold onto a lifejacket and drift more than two hours until a rescue ship found me and the others," Li said. "I have never seen such a strong typhoon in my 30 years ...

  5. News - China - MARITIME

    Chinese vessels put Japanese on alert around Diaoyus

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Raymond Li

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo and Raymond Li Ships spotted amid row after former Japan PM admits he understands Beijing claim to islands China vessels put Japanese on alert around Diaoyus Three Chinese government ships entered waters around the disputed Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea yesterday, the Japanese coastguard said. The Chinese surveillance vessels approached within ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MARITIME

    Hong Kong still beats China as yachting hub, elite boat builder CRN says

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... might outsource part of its production, such as the construction of ship hulls, but works that involved sourcing of materials, and ship assembly and finishing, would continue to be done ...

  7. News - China - MARITIME

    As China's navy grows, end of Deng's dictum of keeping a low profile?

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... commanded the largest wooden ships in history on far-ranging voyages for the glory of the Ming emperors, decades before Columbus' explorations. Many historians blame the the later withdrawal ... to the end of Deng's diplomatic dictum. Since 2008, the Chinese navy has conducted escort missions in the Gulf of Aden to protect cargo ships from pirates. China has been embroiled ...

  8. News - Asia - MARITIME

    South China Sea strategic complexities sharpen into focus

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the United States Navy. Not only will they be able to track foreign naval and paramilitary ships around the Vietnamese coasts, "the Kilo submarines will provide a deterrent against ... to further boost Indonesia's so-called "maritime domain awareness"- its ability to locate, identify and track foreign naval ships and submarines passing through its vital straits ...



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