Thursday, August 20, 2020
Ships Avoid Bunkering In Hong Kong Due To Strict COVID Rules
By Elizabeth Low and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) – Ships are skipping Hong Kong for re-fueling after the city implemented strict quarantine regulations at its port to curb the spread of the...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
U.S. Warns Hong Kong to Avoid Tanker in Breach of Iran Sanctions
By Karen Leigh and Shelly Banjo (Bloomberg) — The U.S. warned Hong Kong that it could face penalties if it does business with an oil tanker headed for the city that allegedly...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Port of Hong Kong Ranking Falls to Lowest in at Least 40 Years
By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Hong Kong’s continued slide down the rankings of the world’s great ports has pushed billionaire Li Ka-shing’s freight-terminal operator to take action. HongKong International Terminals...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Friday, September 15, 2017
Hong Kong Port Looks to Ride Out Container Shipping Turmoil
By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s port expects a slight rise in container shipping volumes this year despite continuing global turmoil in the sector. The global container...
Monday, August 28, 2017
VIDEO: Eleven Rescued from Sinking Cargo Ship Near Hong Kong
Eleven crew members were rescued from a sinking cargo ship near Hong Kong on Sunday as Tropical Storm Pakhar hit China’s southern coast. Xinhua news reported that the Hong Kong Maritime Rescue...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Hong Kong Secures Shipping Hub Status with Nod to Vessel-Sharing Agreements
By Sam Whelan, Asia Correspondent (The Loadstar) – The Hong Kong Competition Commission has issued a five-year block exemption order for liner shipping vessel-sharing agreements (VSAs). However, it declined to...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Hong Kong Closes Beaches as Stinking Palm Oil Washes Ashore Days After Ship Collision
HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hong Kong has closed more than a dozen beaches after a palm oil spill washed foul-smelling, Styrofoam-like clumps ashore, the latest major environmental disaster...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Shell provides OOCL its integrated lubrication solutions for the world’s largest container ship
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), one of the world’s largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies, has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include...
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
That Time a Huge Containership Ran Straight Into a Hong Kong Football Field
There are those times when shipping accidents occur way out at sea, far out of view to majority of the public. Then there at those other times when accidents happen...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
Hong Kong Eyes Much Needed Shipping Boost from China’s Overseas Plans
By Jonathan Saul ATHENS, June 10 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s crucial shipping trade is hoping China’s overseas infrastructure plan and closer business ties with Iran will enable the city to...
Friday, April 15, 2016
All Bets Off for Stranded Casino Ship and Forlorn Crew Off Hong Kong
By Farah Master HONG KONG, April 15 (Reuters) – Captain Valerie Lyzhyn and his 45 crew are stranded in Hong Kong, big losers in a gambling slump triggered by a...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
VIDEO: Containership OOCL ATLANTA Passing Hong Kong in 4K HD
Film by JefferyHK from aboard the 8,000 TEU containership OOCL Atlanta as it the Tsing Ma Bridge headed for the port of Hong Kong. Check out Jeffery’s Mariner’s vlog on...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Declining Hong Kong Port Heralds a Grim Future: View
By Adam Minter (Bloomberg View) — A little more than a decade ago, Hong Kong was the world’s busiest port. Giant vessels competed to get into the city’s berths, waiting...
Friday, October 23, 2015
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Hong Kong’s New Low-Sulphur Regulations Enter Into Force
July 1, 2015 – Beginning today, ocean going vessels berthed in Hong Kong are required to use cleaner burning fuels or be faced with steep fines. Hong Kong’s Environmental...
Monday, June 29, 2015
Ship Photos of the Day – Quantum of the Seas Arrives in China
Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas arrived at its new homepage in Shanghai, China last week where it will sail three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round from Shanghai...
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