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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - SHIPPING

    Leasing firm seeks to double portfolio

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

    ... under construction, which are to be delivered within 14 months, are worth US$2.5 billion. Under the deal, ICBC Financial Leasing will buy the ships at market price with a vendor loan of up ... Keith Wallis in Singapore keith.wallis@scmp.com ICBC Financial Leasing looks to foreign shipowners to raise the value of ship assets this year after signing 51-vessel agreement Leasing ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Time to buy dry bulk bargains, says chief

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

    ... with the yard during design and construction of the ships and Berglund said they had delivered the highest returns of any ship in the firm's fleet. The firm made US$39.3 million in net profit from ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Head of Pacific Basin Shipping says prices for secondhand cargo vessels have bottomed out, after falling up to 50pc over the past two years Time to buy ...

  3. News - World - SHIPPING

    European ports prepare to greet giant Triple-E container ships from China

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London New Triple-E container vessels mean European destinations are having to undertake huge construction projects to welcome goods from China Ships so big, they're ... after 53 months of construction, the hole will become the world's largest lock. It will enable the biggest ships to enter all of Antwerp's docks. The €340 million (HK$3.4 billion) ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Canada celebrates 1812 war victories over the US with ship names

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:45am by WASHPOST

    ... to be named after US defeats by Canada, but they may not be the last. "If an additional joint support ships vessel is constructed, the names of other prominent war of 1812 battles ... Foreign Policy Magazine Ships names may leave US miffed US warships will some day be sailing alongside the Royal Canadian navy supply ships Queenston and Chateauguay, perhaps on a Nato ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Invention prevents ships from colliding with nearby bridges

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... "Constructing a bridge costs billions of dollars. In many cases, the ships responsible [for damage to bridges] cannot be identified. But even if they were and the owners brought to court, they would pay ... years, using the Second Jiaojiang Bridge in Zhejiang province as a research subject. When the bridge was under construction last year, a ship collided with it. Another accident involving a vessel ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan plans satellites to monitor foreign ships in territorial waters

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... as Chinese government ships sailed in waters around islands controlled by Tokyo and claimed by Beijing. Nine satellites were planned for launch in the next five years to counter piracy and monitor the movements of foreign ships intruding into Japanese territorial waters, business daily Nikkei reported. They will also collect data for forecasting natural disasters such as tsunamis, it said. ...

  7. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Chinese ships resume patrol off disputed Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 02:42pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Three Chinese patrol ships entered waters around the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday. The Japan Coast Guard said the surveillance ships entered the 12-nautical-mile zone around the East ... the countries' leaders not long after tensions over the islands worsened last year. Beijing had proposed that both sides temporarily put aside their claims to the islands and keep all government ships ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    High Court adjourns ship surveyor's bid to overturn Lamma disaster findings

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 02:35pm by Austin Chiu

    ... will overturn the findings of a commission that investigated last year’s Lamma Island ferry disaster. In the Commission of Inquiry’s report on the disaster the now retired ship surveyor Wong Chi-kin, ... was wrongly presented [in the report] Former ship surveyor Wong Chi-kin The judge gave Wong 30 days to file additional evidence to support his application to overturn the report’s findings. The court ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For cleaner air, ships at Kai Tak need onshore power

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by KWONG SUM YIN

    ... Kwong Sum Yin Kwong Sum Yin calls for quicker installation of onshore power for ships Clear skies at Kai Tak are good for tourism, and health The Kai Tak cruise terminal opened in Hong ... and tourist dollars- to Hong Kong. But along with the economic benefits will also come the dark clouds of air pollutants. We know big ships emit pollutants that will damage public health, and we must ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin looks to expand its fleet

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Planned growth comes despite the challenging outlook for dry bulk market this year Pacific Basin looks to expand ship fleet The dry bulk operator Pacific Basin Shipping is planning to expand its fleet, even though the dry bulk market is likely to remain challenging in 2013, according to chief executive Mats Berglund. The firm, which has US$753 ...




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