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  • 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


  • 2019 Xinhua-Baltic Exchange International Shipping Center Development Index unveiled in Shanghai

    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


  • Alliance on innovation dev. of Yangtze River Delta shipping industry set up in Shanghai

    An alliance to promote the innovation development of the shipping industry in Yangtze River Delta was established in Shanghai on Thursday.

    July11,2019


  • China COSCO Shipping inks deal with Russian firm to set up JV for Arctic shipping

    China COSCO Shipping inked a deal with the Silk Road Fund, Russian natural gas producer Novatek, and Russian maritime shipping company Sovcomflot last Friday in Saint Petersburg to establish a joint venture under the name of Maritime Arctic Transport LLC.

    June11,2019


  • COSCO Shipping, Kawasaki Heavy Industries jointly build up second dockyard

    The joint venture of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd and China COSCO Shipping Co., Ltd., in Dalian, has recently completed construction of the second dockyard, which has been operational since March 1, according to Chineseshipping.com.cn Tuesday.

    March13,2019


  • Tianjin Binhai New Area to quicken construction of international shipping hub

    Tianjin Binhai New Area intends to accelerate the pace of building itself into an international shipping center in northern China in 2019, reported the Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News on Tuesday quoting Tianjin Daily.

    February12,2019


  • China’s Shanghai unveils three-year plan to build int’l shipping center

    East China's Shanghai has recently released a three-year plan (2018-2020) for the construction of an international shipping center.

    June15,2018


  • China’s Shanghai unveils three-year plan to build int’l shipping center

    East China's Shanghai has recently released a three-year plan (2018-2020) for the construction of an international shipping center.

    June15,2018


  • E. China Zhoushan introduces first wholly foreign-owned int’l ship management firm

    The first wholly foreign-owned international ship management company invested by Erasmus Shipinvest Group has recently been established in east China's Zhoushan city, Zhejiang province.

    June13,2018


  • Iran seeks Norway cooperation in marine industry

    Iran's tanker shipping company plans to expand cooperation with Norwegian suppliers of parts for oil tankers, Financial Tribune daily reported on Sunday.

    November27,2017


  • Ships able to use shore power along China's Grand Canal ports by 2019

    Public ports along China's Grand Canal will all be able to provide shore-side electrical power for docking ships in the next two years.

    September26,2017


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