Thursday, August 20, 2020
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Ports

Trump Ends Shipping Tax Exemptions For Hong Kong

by Bill Faries (Bloomberg) – The U.S. suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and ended reciprocal tax treatment on shipping with the former British colony, the latest salvo in...

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 37

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Ports

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...

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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Maritime News

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...

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Maritime News

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...

January 23, 2019
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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Interesting

Tanker Rocked by Explosions in Hong Kong

One person has died and two others are missing after a tanker caught fire in Hong Kong waters off Lamma Island. The fire on board the Vietnamese-flagged Aulac Fortune is believed...

January 8, 2019
Total Views: 32

Friday, September 15, 2017
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Maritime News

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...

September 15, 2017
Total Views: 2

Monday, August 28, 2017
News

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...

August 28, 2017
Total Views: 18

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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News

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...

August 10, 2017
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
News

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...

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Press Releases

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...

July 20, 2017
Total Views: 29

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Hong Kong Port
Maritime News

China Seizes Troop Cargo In Hong Kong

By Greg Torode (Reuters) Beijing on Friday warned countries against maintaining military ties with Taiwan, after Singaporean armored troop carriers were seized en route from the island that Beijing regards...

November 26, 2016
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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Maritime News

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...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 1798

Thursday, August 18, 2016
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Incidents

Hong Kong Group To Help Abandoned Crew

By Keith Wallis (Reuters) The Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA) on Thursday called on the city’s authorities to provide assistance to the crew of the bulker M/V Five Stars Fujian,...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 3

Friday, June 10, 2016
News

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...

June 10, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, April 15, 2016
Maritime News

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...

April 15, 2016
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Blog

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...

March 29, 2016
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Hong Kong Port
Maritime News

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...

March 16, 2016
Total Views: 7

Friday, October 23, 2015
News

Time-Lapse Friday: Hong Kong Waters in 4K HD

This is one of a series of videos created by Captain Florin, which he shoots himself as he travels around the world on a containership. The original idea behind the...

October 23, 2015
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
News

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...

July 1, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, June 29, 2015
Maritime News

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...

June 29, 2015
Total Views: 6