Hong Kong's shipping register has started the new year with the addition of five vessels of 150,000 gross registered tonnes (grt).
A Marine Department spokesman said the register had 489 vessels with a total of 5.81 million grt.Friday, 16 January, 1998, 12:00am
Some Asian shipowners feel frustrated and powerless to influence changes which affect them on issues such as bulk carrier strength or the International Shipmanagement Code, a shipping executive says.2 Apr 1997 - 12:00am
NORWEGIAN P&I club Skuld has decided on a 5 per cent general increase in premiums for the 1996-97 year to meet an anticipated rise in claims.
The decision was taken at the club's committee meeting in Copenhagen earlier this week.24 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
A JAPANESE team has returned after a two-week visit to Europe to campaign for the elimination of substandard vessels.
The mission was sent by the Joint Committee for Shipbreaking Promotion, formed by the Japanese Shipowners' Association and the Shipbuilders' Association of Japan.20 Jun 1994 - 12:00am