Sunday, May 21, 2023
LNG carrier in open sea during daytime

Crippling Heat Deepens Asia’s Reliance On Russian Energy

By Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) –The extreme heat that’s been scorching Asia in recent weeks has produced one clear beneficiary — Russia. As

May 21, 2023
Total Views: 2610

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Germany Offshore Wind Farm

Offshore Ship Shortage: Why Asia’s Offshore Wind Plans Are Stuck At Sea

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Asian nations counting on offshore wind farms to meet clean energy goals are facing an increasing shortage of ships for installing the

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 2491

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Shipping Logjam Is Forcing Major Companies To Rethink Their Manufacturing Hubs In Asia

By Siddharth Cavale and Corina Pons (Reuters) – Major clothing and shoe companies are moving production to countries closer to their U.S. and European

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 4155

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
offshore wind farm

`Dawn’ of Asia’s Offshore Wind Boom Lures Japanese Trading Houses

By Chisaki Watanabe and Ichiro Suzuki (Bloomberg) — Untapped offshore wind is luring Japan’s biggest commodity houses to invest in projects in Taiwan

May 29, 2018
Total Views: 42

Monday, April 30, 2018
offshore wind turbines

Taiwan Emerging as Battleground to Expand Offshore Wind in Asia

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, April 30 (Reuters) – Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world’s top offshore wind developers as

April 30, 2018
Total Views: 29

Monday, April 3, 2017
DSME Shipyard South Korea
Maritime News

Opinion: Zombie Companies (Like DSME) Threaten to Eat Asia’s Future

By Michael Schuman (Bloomberg View) — Any horror aficionado knows that the only good zombie is a dead zombie. Don’t risk trying to bring one back to

April 3, 2017
Total Views: 8

Monday, February 29, 2016
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Maritime News

Biggest LNG Buyers Seek Alliance to Boost Bargaining Power

By Tsuyoshi Inajima and Emi Urabe (Bloomberg) — Japan’s Jera Co. said it’s in talks with other LNG companies to create an alliance of buyers that

February 29, 2016
Total Views: 7

Friday, January 8, 2016

Traders Eye Alaskan Crude Exports to Asia with Ban Lifted

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen and Liz Hampton SINGAPORE/HOUSTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Oil traders in Asia are running the numbers on importing Alaskan crude,

January 8, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, October 23, 2015
Maritime News

To Beat Congestion, Asian Box Terminal Operations Need Revolution, Not Evolution

  By Sam Whelan in Shenzhen, The Loadstar The waves of port congestion that regularly beset Asian container terminals can be overcome through an industry

October 23, 2015
Total Views: 16

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Maritime News

Dry Bulk – Capesize Rates to Fall on Excess Tonnage, Uncertain Demand

  By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Freight rates for capesize bulk carriers are set to slide further next week, after falling to their

August 20, 2015
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Asia Piracy and Armed Robbery Incidents Up 22% in 2014 [REPORT]

ReCAAP reports a 22% increase in the total number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asian waters in

February 3, 2015
Total Views: 11

Monday, October 7, 2013
Cruise Ships

Genting Hong Kong Orders New Cruise Ship to Meet Asian Demand

Genting Hong Kong Ltd., the largest shareholder in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., ordered a 1,682-passenger-cabin cruise ship from Meyer Werft for 707.2

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 7

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It’s Time to Lower Expectations for a Shipping Recovery

The World Bank lowered its economic growth forecasts for 2013 and 2014 for China and most of developing East Asia. It cited slower growth in the world’s

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 8

Friday, September 27, 2013
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Pressure on Dry Bulk as Asia’s Economic Prospects Show Steady Decline

The Bloomberg consensus forecast for Asia’s 2014 GDP growth has slipped steadily during the past four months from 6.9% at the beginning of May 2013

September 27, 2013
Total Views: 2

Sunday, August 4, 2013
OOCL Orient Overseas Container Line

Asia’s Exports Stutter, Missing Out On U.S. Revival

By Wayne Arnold and Choonsik Yoo HONG KONG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy may have stopped sneezing, but Asia’s exports are still laid up with

August 4, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
STX Pan Ocean Vanguard

Asia’s Shipping Industry Downturn Draws Private Equity Interest

U.S. private equity and investment funds are betting Asia's shipping industry, hit by a restructuring wave that has already swept Europe and the United States,

July 2, 2013
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Crowley Expands Presence in Asia

New Singapore office and equipment will allow Crowley to better service customers in the region.

June 26, 2013
Total Views: 5

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Arabdrill 50

Get Jacked…Up!

Yet another successful launch for Keppel Corp in Singapore.  The offshore and marine giant set afloat the Mobile Offshore Self-Elevating Drilling Unit (SEDU)

September 2, 2012
Total Views: 8

Friday, March 23, 2012
Yantian china maersk line shipping container port

Maersk Increases Container Shipping Operations Within Asia [REPORT]

COPENHAGEN (Dow Jones)–Danish shipping and oil company A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (MAERSK-B.KO) has ramped up its intra-Asia shipping operations

March 23, 2012
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
British Progress BP VLCC Very Large Crude Carrier

ASIA TANKER: VLCC Rates May Firm; Summer Demand Supports Clean Product Shipping

Image (c) BP p.l.c. SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Asia’s crude tanker market may begin to recover due to declining availability of vessels in early

July 19, 2011
Total Views: 22