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 and at home, buoyed by favorable government...

May 29, 2018
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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 they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology...

April 30, 2018
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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 life. It’ll just...

April 3, 2017
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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 account for more than...

February 29, 2016
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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, after the end of a four-decade ban...

January 8, 2016
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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 mind-set shift, Andy Lane, partner...

October 23, 2015
Total Views: 9

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 lowest level in five...

August 20, 2015
Total Views: 3

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 2014.

February 3, 2015
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Monday, October 7, 2013

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 million euros ($960 million) to meet Asian demand.

October 7, 2013
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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 most populous country as well...

October 7, 2013
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Friday, September 27, 2013
asia 2014 gdp growth

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 to 6.3% as of September 23rd.  For...

September 27, 2013
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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 a nasty cold....

August 4, 2013
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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, is the best spot to ride a recovery from the industry's worst downturn in three decades.

July 2, 2013
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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
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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) Arabdrill 50 (Hull B325) on 31 August...

September 2, 2012
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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 significantly to benefit from strong growth in the region, reports Danish daily Berlingske Friday....

March 23, 2012
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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 August, while increased gasoline demand during summer is also supporting ships carrying...

July 19, 2011
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

GL strengthens support of green ship recycling in Asia

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has recently intensified its efforts to help shipyards, ship owners, suppliers and recycling facilities in Asia to comply with the forthcoming International Convention for the Safe and...

May 4, 2011
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Friday, April 16, 2010

Tokyo MOU identifies lifeboats as most frequent detainable deficiency for 2009

Yesterday, the Tokyo MOU released its Annual Report on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region for 2009, summarizing the results of inspections carried out by member Authorities.  For this...

April 16, 2010
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Lloyd’s List Asia Awards – Results

Yesterday, Lloyd’s List held their annual Lloyd’s List Asia Awards in Singapore, awarding the best of the best in various sectors of the maritime industry.  You can read a detailed...

October 16, 2008
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