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  1. China Shipping Development

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The group's principal activity is the provision of cargo shipping. Other activities include the purchase and sale of ships, repair and construction of containers, ship spare parts purchase and sale agency, consultancy and transfer of ship technology. Cargo shipping mainly consists of the shipment of oil and dry bulk cargoes along the coast of China. ...

  2. Naval architect makes design breakthrough

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis While efficiency remains the ultimate goal of port operators and shipping companies, the local and global shipping and maritime community is also working continuously ... is credited with one of the most significant breakthroughs in environmental ship design in recent years for the improvements he made to the structure of Capesize bulk carriers that are too large ...

  3. Spotlight on green alternatives

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to network and sell products or services to each other. The first project will look into the development on the former airport site at Kai Tak. Developments there will include parks, a cruise ship ...

  4. SeaTiger builds US$100m war chest for offshore shipping push

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... US$100 million to invest in the offshore shipping sector. Senior partner Julian Proctor said more cash would be made available if the right investments were proposed. 'Seacor has several billion dollars of cash,' he said, adding that Tiger Group's own backers had 'very deep' pockets. Tiger Group is closely linked to and helped create New York-listed shipping ...

  5. Race on to build polar research vessel

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Administration (SOA) signed a contract with a Finnish ship designer in Beijing on Tuesday for the vessel. It requires the blueprints to be ready in seven months and construction to be completed by 2014. Aker Arctic, based in Helsinki, will charge more than Euro5 million (HK$47.6 million) for a preliminary design of the ship. Details, such as the layout of pipes, and electric and communication ...

  6. Business - Companies

    Ship-owners to stick with voluntary emissions agreement for now

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 02:48pm by by SCMP.com staff

    ... Staff reporter A group of some of the world's largest shipowners have vowed to renew their voluntary initiative to cut emissions from ships in the region, but have warned that they might abandon the plan if the government does not pass laws requiring all ships to clean up their act while in Hong Kong. The 17 shipowners signed a ‘Fair Winds Charter 2013’ renewing until ...

  7. Results

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Final: China Petroleum & Chemical Corp April 10 Final: AAC Acoustic Technologies Holdings, Angang Steel, China Communications Construction, China Golden Development Holdings, China Mining Resources Group, China Shipping Container Lines, Enric Energy Equipment Holdings, GZI Transport, Hainan Meilan International Airport, Haitian International Holdings, Shanghai Forte ...

  8. Chinese yards making strong market gains

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Singapore keith.wallis@scmp.com Chinese shipyards were set to take an increasing share of the burgeoning offshore vessel construction market, shipping experts said at an offshore marine conference yesterday. Their comments come at a time when charter rates for specialist offshore ships and drilling rigs are set to soar on the back of resurgence in exploration ...

  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    US Navy ship removed from Philippines reef

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Minesweeper Guardian became stuck on World Heritage coral reef off Philippines in January Last of grounded US Navy ship removed Salvage teams yesterday removed the last piece of a US Navy ship that was stuck on a Unesco World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines for more than 10 weeks, the coastguard said. The stern of the USS Guardian ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cruise ships must use cleaner fuel at Kai Tak

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon Ng Simon Ng says a simple switch to cleaner fuel when cruise ships call at Kai Tak would greatly benefit us. If only the industry would agree Get on board Last Saturday, the 294-metre, 91,000-gross-tonne Celebrity Millennium became the first cruise ship to berth at the new Kai Tak terminal in a rehearsal, three months prior to the grand opening of the facilities. Another ...




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