Thursday, January 13, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port
Ports

Shipping Congestion Growing at World’s Biggest Port

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Ships looking to avoid Covid-induced delays in China are making a beeline for Shanghai, causing growing congestion at the

35 mins ago
Total Views: 179

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Shipping

Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Hits China

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption

23 hours ago
Total Views: 1100

Monday, January 10, 2022
yantian port
Ports

China Tightens Restrictions Near Key Port Amid New Virus Cases

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China tightened restrictions on vehicles entering Shenzhen, spurring concern that the delivery of goods to and from one of the

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1497

Friday, January 7, 2022
ningbo port congestion
Ports

Port Trucker Snarl Hits Ningbo’s Container Terminal

Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) A suspension of trucking services in several parts of East China’s Zhejiang province has slowed the transportation of manufactured

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 4548

Thursday, January 6, 2022
lng ship bunkering in fog
Maritime News

LNG Tankers Divert From China to Europe

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) More natural gas cargoes are being diverted away from China to Europe, as traders spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to take

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 7558

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
lng carrier
Shipping

China’s Largest LNG Importer CNOOC Signs Sale and Purchase Agreement for U.S. Gas

Arlington, Virginia-based Venture Global LNG has announced signing 20-year LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement with a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 1326

Sunday, December 12, 2021
coco development South Carolina
Maritime News

Chinese Seafarers Face Crew Change Challenges

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) Chinese seafarers weary of the pandemic are returning home to celebrate the Spring Festival early next year, adding to a shortage of

December 12, 2021
Total Views: 4327

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Maritime Security Incidents

Lithuania’s Goods Barred From Entering Chinese Ports

By Milda Seputyte (Bloomberg) –Lithuania’s dispute with China escalated after local media reported that goods from some of its companies were

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 2795

Monday, November 29, 2021
China Submarine Model Ship
Navy

As China Menaces Taiwan, the Island’s Friends Aid Its Secretive Submarine Project

By Mari Saito (Reuters) – For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat –

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 37824

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Maritime Security

Japan Plans To Double Military Spending In Rush To Bolster Air And Sea Defenses

By Tim Kelly TOKYO,(Reuters) – Japan plans to add $6.75 billion to its already record annual military spending in a rush to bolster air

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 1373

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Longshoremen China
Shipping

China’s Covid Zero Policy Towards Seafarers Escalates Supply Chain Crisis

By K. Oanh Ha and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) —China’s increasingly extreme Covid Zero policies are standing in the way of a full recovery for the

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 2694

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
BRP Sierra Madre
Navy

Philippines Busts Chinese Coast Guard Blockade

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) Navy vessels from the Philippines successfully completed a resupply mission on Tuesday at a South China Sea outpost, its

November 23, 2021
Total Views: 3881

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Shipping

Off The Grid: Chinese Data Law Adds to Global Shipping Disruption

By Jonathan Saul and Eduardo Baptista LONDON/HONG KONG, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from tracking systems following the

November 17, 2021
Total Views: 5140

Monday, November 8, 2021
Defense

China Builds Mockup of U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier, Destroyers at Missile Target Range

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) – China’s military has built mockups in the shape of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and other U.S.

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 13098

Sunday, November 7, 2021
Shipping

China Posts Record Trade Surplus in October As Exports Surge

By Bloomberg News(Bloomberg) –China posted a record monthly trade surplus in October as exports surged despite global supply-chain disruptions.

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 1159

Friday, October 15, 2021
Ports

Containership Traffic Jam in Southeast Asia Worst Since April

By Kevin Varley and Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Typhoon Kompasu has resulted in the worst container shipping traffic jam in months, one that now

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 4548

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
yantian port china
Shipping

China’s Exports Surged to Record in September as Demand Outweighs Power Crisis

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s exports surged to a new monthly record in September as strong demand ahead of year-end holidays and rising

October 13, 2021
Total Views: 627

Friday, October 8, 2021
yantian port china
Shipping

China’s Energy Crisis Is Hitting Everything From iPhones to Milk

By Jeff Sutherland and Tom Hancock (Bloomberg) — The hit from China’s energy crunch is starting to ripple throughout the globe, hurting everyone from

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 3290

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
ship loading coal
Shipping

China Power Crisis to Kick Off Global Race for Coal

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s power crisis looks set to spur it to import more coal from a wider range of producers, putting it into

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 3063

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Oil tanker in Ningbo Zhoushan port
Maritime News

China’s Electric Grid Stumbles Under Shipping Shortage

by Debby Wu (Bloomberg) China’s energy crisis is shaping up as the latest shock to global supply chains as factories in the world’s biggest exporter are

September 28, 2021
Total Views: 3241