Shipping Industry

Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

Sabrina Chao only became chairwoman a year ago, and has had to grapple with a wildly gyrating freight rates. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Sabrina Chao Sih-ming's life hasn't been plain sailing since she took control of 61-year-old Wah Kwong Maritime Transport a year ago.

Saturday, 8 March, 2014, 4:37am 4 comments

Shipping lines say proposed EU emissions rules will hamper their operations

The EU wants carriers to report the total weight of fuel and cargo on each vessel. Photo: Reuters

Shipping lines are fighting a new environmental regulation that they said will not only lead to stringent control over their operations but will also pave the way for a carbon trading policy resembling the one that sparked controversy in the aviation sector.

29 Nov 2013 - 1:13am