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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

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

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

    ... 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 ... of the free-trade area, cargo from Asean countries entering China through Hong Kong must present a certificate to prove its origin before it can enjoy tax exemption," Tung said. "Shippers who ...

  2. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Shenzhen port chiefs bid to lure container shipping lines from Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by Anita Lam

    ... of 0.53 per cent. Several mainland cities including Guangzhou were already lobbying Beijing to further open up the coastal sea trade following the setting up of a free-trade zone in Shanghai eight weeks ago. Authorities have relaxed the ban on foreign-flagged ships owned by mainland companies conducting domestic trade, and Shanghai's maritime and port regulators were fighting ...

  3. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    No festive cheer for shipping industry, Maersk boss David Skov says

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Triple Es- which are said to consume 35 per cent less fuel than the company's fleet average- would be shared with its two rivals. As for the Shanghai municipal government's move to allow mainland vessels under foreign flags to do transshipment in the city's new free-trade zone, Skov said he hoped the authorities would consider opening the sector to foreign vessels ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Guangxi gets moving on freight

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... in the past 10 years. A free-trade agreement that came into effect from 2010 eased tariffs on 90 per cent of the products traded between China and six members of the bloc, covering nearly 8,000 product categories. The free-trade agreement will from 2015 cover all 10 members of Asean, bringing a windfall to the likes of Fangchenggang. "Guangxi will benefit from a trade spurt ...

  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Asian exports to fuel orders for big container ships

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... added that "intra-Asia trade would grow even more rapidly" by about 4.5 per cent this year, buoyed by the impact of free-trade agreements. Alan Murphy, chief operating officer ...

  7. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Surging orders give shipbuilders hope

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 01:21am by Charlotte So

    ... after the boom in 2010, with Handymax vessels having fallen 17 per cent year on year, said Lawrence Li, analyst at UOB Kay Hian Securities in Shanghai. Some dry bulk operators who pre-empted ...

  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

    ... in the week to January 3, according to the latest JPMorgan report, citing the Shanghai Export Container Freight Index. The spot rate from China to the Mediterranean Sea rose 14 per cent week on week, ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong warned fuel slug may turn lines away

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:58am by Anita Lam

    ... a low-emissions zone in the waters around the Pearl River Delta, but steps taken by its mainland neighbour remain based upon voluntary action by carriers. Hong Kong is taking a tougher line ... on the sidelines of a maritime seminar on Friday that Hong Kong has been in talks with Shenzhen to create a common low-emissions marine zone around the Pearl River Estuary, but she did not expect any solid ...

  10. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Shanghai port hit by falling container volumes

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Decline blamed on weak Western demand, as Hong Kong also suffers fall Shanghai port hit by falling container volumes Container throughput in Shanghai ... 14.1 per cent drop in 2009 during the global financial crisis, the Hong Kong Port Development Council said. Shanghai's container throughput was 2.77 million twenty-foot equivalent units ...




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