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  • Economic Watch: China becoming important player in int'l cruise industry

    Since its maiden voyage at the beginning of year, China's first domestically built large cruise ship Adora Magic City has completed 34 journeys and received nearly 150,000 tourists so far.

    May27,2024


  • Four global shipping giants extend OCEAN Alliance partnership to 2032

    Four global shipping giants on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding in east China's Shanghai to extend the cooperation period of OCEAN Alliance to the year 2032, reported Shanghai Securities News.

    February28,2024


  • China, Greece explore potential to boost cooperation on shipping, trade

    Chinese and Greek officials and business representatives explored ways of boosting bilateral cooperation on shipping and trade during an investment event held at Piraeus port on Tuesday.

    April26,2023


  • China, Greece sign strategic cooperation agreement on shipping finance

    The Lujiazui Financial City Council in Shanghai, China, and the Association of Banking and Financial Executives of Hellenic Shipping signed a strategic cooperation agreement on shipping finance during an online event held on Friday.

    February13,2023


  • Shanghai port remains world's busiest container port in 2022

    Shanghai Port remained the world's busiest container port for the 13th straight year in 2022, despite the COVID-19 epidemic, port data showed Monday.

    January03,2023


  • China's weekly export container shipping index up

    China's index of export container transport rose in the week ending Friday, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.

    May30,2022


  • China's weekly coastal bulk freight index drops

    China's coastal bulk freight index fell in the week ending Friday, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE).

    May30,2022


  • China-made very large ethane carrier delivered in Shanghai

    A China-made very large ethane carrier (VLEC) with a capacity of 99,000 cubic meters was delivered in Shanghai on Monday, its manufacturer said.

    May17,2022


  • English version of the International Shipping Hub Competitiveness Index Northeast Asia Report 2021 released

    The English version of the International Shipping Hub Competitiveness Index Northeast Asia Report 2021 was officially unveiled recently. Jointly contributed by China economic Information Service (CEIS) and Baltic Exchange, the report marks another world-class port and shipping evaluation index launched globally, aiming to evaluate the competitiveness of international shipping hubs in Northeast Asia and boosting their sound and sustainable development.

    January19,2022


  • Shanghai aims to build world-class int'l shipping center: mayor

    Shanghai will speed up the construction of a world-class ports and airports cluster in the Yangtze River Delta, in a bid to build it into a world-class international shipping center, an official said Thursday.

    November05,2021


  • S. China's Hainan FTP simplifies registration process for ships

    Local authorities in south China's Hainan Free Trade Port (FTP) recently issued a plan to simplify the procedure for ship registration by implementing joint procedures among relevant departments in the Yangpu Economic Development Zone, reported the Xinhua-run Xinhua Finance Thursday.

    July29,2021


  • N.China Tianjin launches new shipping route linking to B&R countries

    North China's Tianjin Municipality launched a new international shipping cargo route linking to countries such as Singapore and Malaysia on January 29, marking the first direct shipping route along the Belt and Road (B&R) opened by Tianjin in 2021, reported Economic Daily Monday.

    February02,2021


  • China's Guangzhou Port Group launches new route to S. Korea

    Guangzhou Port Group Tuesday announced it has launched a new shipping route to South Korea and opened the new era of direct shipping to the country, to better facilitate Guangzhou's exports of steel and home appliance to South Korea.

    July09,2020


  • New fruit shipping route links NE China port, Vietnam

    A new fruit shipping route linking the Dalian Port in northeast China's Liaoning Province and Vietnam opened on Monday.

    April28,2020


  • China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index up slightly

    The China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI), a wind vane of China's busiest port's freight rates for the international container shipping market, stood at 938.2 points on Jan. 31, up 0.2 percent compared with last Friday.

    February04,2020


  • Thai National Shippers Council lowers 2019 export forecast

    Thai National Shippers Council (TNSC) has lowered its 2019 export growth forecast, which is a drop of between 2.5 percent to 3 percent, following export decline of 4.5 percent in October and 2.5 percent in the first 10 months, according to TNSC Chairperson Kananyaphak Tantiphipattanaphong.

    December05,2019


  • China issues guideline to further develop intelligent shipping

    Chinese authorities on Tuesday unveiled a guideline to further develop intelligent shipping as a new business model.

    November20,2019


  • Low shipping demand growth may become "new normal", Group Managing Director of Drewry

    The low growth in shipping demands may become a "new normal" in the future facing the international shipping markets, noted British shipping consultancy Drewry Group's Group Managing Director Nigel Gardiner.

    July18,2019


  • FFA hedging critical in an increasingly uncertain world, SGX commodities chief

    The use of shipping derivatives, such as Forward Freight Agreement (FFA), is a critical and effective solution in an increasingly uncertain world, especially for Chinese-owned ships, said William Chin, head of commodities at Singapore Exchange (SGX), in a recently released report.

    July18,2019


  • (Diagram)2019 Xinhua-Baltic Exchange International Shipping Center Development Index

    The 2019 Xinhua-Baltic Exchange International Shipping Center Development Index was unveiled jointly by China Economic Information Service and Baltic Exchange in east China's Shanghai on Thursday. 

    July11,2019


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