China's first homemade polar icebreaker delivered

China's first homemade polar icebreaker delivered

China's first domestically built polar icebreaker "Xue Long 2," or "Snow Dragon 2," was delivered on Thursday in Shanghai, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. On its maiden voyage later this year, the ship …
Jul 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected. To cope with this trend, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. continuously strengthens its Asian …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Curious
World's first smart VLCC delivered in China (VIDEO)

World's first smart VLCC delivered in China (VIDEO)

An oil carrier the size of nearly three football fields has been delivered to its new owner in northeast China. It is the first “smart” carrier in the world, and has a loading capacity of 308,000 tons. The …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Yang Ming Announces New China-Thailand Direct Service

Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected. To cope with this trend, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. continuously strengthens its Asian …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
World’s largest silent research vessel built in China

World’s largest silent research vessel built in China

The world's largest silent research vessel built by China was officially put into use on Thursday, which will pave the way for the cultivation of innovative deep-sea talent and ocean science study. Caption: A …
May 31, 2019 /  Vessels
Cosco Shipping to acquire 5 units from Singamas Container Holdings

Cosco Shipping to acquire 5 units from Singamas Container Holdings

Shipping giants, China Cosco Shipping Co. will be acquiring 5 Chinese units from Singaporean rivals Singamas Container Holdings as the global container shipping market undergoes further consolidation. Caption: …
May 14, 2019 /  Curious
40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV), the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner. The multiple …
May 13, 2019 /  Vessels
CMA CGM to update its Russian Far East / China offer by upgrading its RUFEX service

CMA CGM to update its Russian Far East / China offer by upgrading its RUFEX service

CMA CGM updates its Russian Far East/China offer by upgrading its RUFEX service, connecting worldwide origins/destinations with inland points in Russia via Vostochny and Vladivostok. Caption: Containership CMA CGM …
May 3, 2019 /  Curious
CNOOC China Limited Signs a Petroleum Contract with PetroChina

CNOOC China Limited Signs a Petroleum Contract with PetroChina

CNOOC Limited announced on Wednesday (Apr24) that its subsidiary, CNOOC China Limited, has signed a Petroleum Contract with PetroChina Company Limited (PetroChina) for Beibu Gulf 23/29 Block and Beibu Gulf 24/11 Block …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Curious
FESCO changes the rotation and the names of container lines from China and the Republic of Korea to Far Eastern ports

FESCO changes the rotation and the names of container lines from China and the Republic of Korea to Far Eastern ports

As part of the development of FESCO Fast Forward services, FESCO Transportation Group (FESCO) is optimizing the rotation and changing the names of regular shipping lines from China and the Republic of Korea to Russia. …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious