Posts Tagged ‘Asia’

Financing emerging Asia infrastructure, Geographic inequality and the rise of economic hubs

Financing emerging Asia infrastructure, Geographic inequality and the rise of economic hubs
. Commentary: Financing emerging Asia infrastructure By Jang Ping Thia in Beijing Despite much discussion and effort, private capital is still not playing the role it can or should in financing infrastructure projects in emerging Asia. Increased geopolitical uncertainty and shifts in terms of sources...
February 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand

Superyacht arrivals reach a new record in Thailand
… Asian governments have been hard at work improving the facilities and easing the regulations to attract more superyachts to cruise in the region and spend time in their marinas. The value of this category of marine tourism is high and brings with it many benefits for the economy generally, the...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia for January to September 2018

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia for January to September 2018
Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia for January to September 2018 Single-sheet Summary for ReCAAP ISC 3rd Quarter 2018 Report (Pg 1) Summary   A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships (comprising 50 actual incidents and 14 attempted incidents) reported in Asia during...
October 12th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018

Piracy and Sea Robbery Situation in Asia in July 2018
.. In July 2018, a total of seven incidents (all actual incidents) of armed robbery against ships were reported All incidents have been verified and reported to the ReCAAP ISC by ReCAAP Focal Points and Contact Point Compared to the preceding month of Jun 2018, there has been an increase in the...
August 8th, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video

Your safety matters – IMO rolls out ferry safety video
Overcrowding is dangerous. Listen to crew. Follow instructions. It could save your life. These simple but key messages to ferry passengers are included in a new one-minute animated IMO safety video, to be shown in ferry terminals across the Asia and Pacific region and on national TV channels. The...
June 22nd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, IMO, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM

UOB the first bank in Asia off the starting block with Fitbit PayTM
UOB – Ms Choo Wan Sim Singapore, 9 November 2017 – United Overseas Bank’s (UOB) cardmembers will be the first in Asia to be able to make Fitbit PayTM contactless payments through the new Fitbit IonicTM smartwatch. UOB’s latest innovation in payments is set for the lifestyles and payment...
November 9th, 2017 | Banking, Clubs, Consumers Market, Health and Safety, News | Read More

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month

Chilling revelations to be made at Cool logistics Asia in Hong Kong next month
Alex von Stempel Chinese consumption continues to drive fresh produce import growth. But can the logistics industry rest on its laurels?   HONG KONG, 14.08.2017 – According To Andrew Tilton of Goldman Sachs, mid-year economic projection for China points towards continued growth in consumption...
August 14th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line

Evergreen named Best Asia-Africa Shipping Line
… July 06, 2017 — Evergreen Line has been awarded Best Shipping Line – Asia-Africa by Asia Cargo News at the 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS). The accolade was presented at a ceremony in Singapore last week and was accepted on behalf of the carrier by Ms. Molly...
July 6th, 2017 | Awards, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Liberian Registry strengthens Asia team to meet growing demand

Liberian Registry strengthens Asia team to meet growing demand
Chiang Wan Ching The Liberian Registry has announced strategic new appointments in a number of key areas within the Asian regional offices operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Ms. Wan Ching Chiang has been promoted to Registrations Manager...
January 9th, 2017 | Flags | Read More

New Asian hub for IUMI

New Asian hub for IUMI
IUMI President, Dieter Berg Today, in Hong Kong, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) announced the opening of a new overseas hub in Asia – this is the first time in the organisation’s 142 year history that it has established a permanent presence outside of Europe. Making the announcement...
October 24th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance | Read More

Evergreen Line Enhances Asia-Australia Network

Evergreen Line Enhances Asia-Australia Network
An Evergreen containerhsip October 19, 2016 – In order to offer shippers a more comprehensive service on Asia-Australia trade, Evergreen Line is teaming up with OOCL, MOL, “K” Line and YML to offer a new joint North East Asia – Australia Express (NEAX). This weekly service will...
October 19th, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 1, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 1, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street traded mixed on Friday, as higher oil prices were largely shrugged off by a weaker-than-expected Q2 GDP growth. Elsewhere, Asian shares...
August 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Zika virus: ITF releases guidelines for seafarers

Zika virus: ITF releases guidelines for seafarers
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has issued an information factsheet in a bid to help seafarers around the world to protect themselves from the Zika virus. 19/02/2016 – The virus, caused by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito, is currently...
February 19th, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, ITF | Read More

Intermodal Asia returns to Shanghai for 2016

Intermodal Asia returns to Shanghai for 2016
          Intermodal Asia will return to Shanghai from 22nd – 24th March 2016. Last year the second annual Intermodal Asia saw a growth of 30%, as an influx of over 7, 000 visitors joined 130 exhibitors and over 40 speakers, across three days at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition...
February 9th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade…

AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade…
Christophe Grammare, Managing Director of AAL’s Liner Services Division AAL set to enhance Asia to East Cost Australia multipurpose liner trade through sharing agreement To proactively combat economic challenges facing the Australasia region, leading breakbulk, project, and heavy lift shipping operator,...
December 7th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

2015 on track for record hidackings in south east Asia

2015 on track for record hidackings in south east Asia
High demand for illicit oil, together with a well-established black market, will continue to drive maritime attacks in South East Asia over the coming months, meaning small tanker owners face operational, financial and security threats, warns leading maritime security provider PVI.  PVI, one of the...
August 11th, 2015 | Associations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Troels Larsen appointed director of global clients

Troels Larsen appointed director of global clients
  Troels Larsen As a result of Wrist’s increased focus on Global Key Clients, Troels Larsen has been appointed Director of Global Clients. Troels Larsen comes from a position as CEO for Wrist Far East and will with his solid experience contribute to the strengthening of Wrist’s growth both globally...
August 10th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Ship Supplies | Read More

Lessons from an acquisition – The OMFIF Commentary 27 Jul 2015

Lessons from an acquisition – The OMFIF Commentary 27 Jul 2015
What FT takeover means for Japan and Asia,  By David Marsh A lot of the commentary on the announced takeover of Britain’s Financial Times newspaper by Japan’s Nikkei media company has focused on issues of editorial control and style. However we need to look at the £844m acquisition from a wider...
July 27th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Communication, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Press and Media, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Global shipping industry concerned by protectionist U.S. approach to energy exports

Global shipping industry concerned by protectionist U.S. approach to energy exports
The United States Congress signalled last week its firm intention to approve major free trade deals with Asia and Europe. But the global trade association for merchant ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has voiced serious concern about the potentially protectionist approach...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Energy, International Chamber of Shipping, LNG, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HSH Nordbank strengthens focus on Asia in international shipping business

HSH Nordbank strengthens focus on Asia in international shipping business
Torsten Temp Collaboration with Korea Eximbank and city of Busan Joint projects planned in the maritime sector Torsten Temp, member of HSH Nordbank’s Management Board: “Collaboration creates proximity to major global shipping loca-tion.” HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is shifting its focus...
May 13th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

WSS still perfectly placed to serve growing Asian cruise business

WSS still perfectly placed to serve growing Asian cruise business
With Royal Caribbean’s headline-grabbing Quantum of the Seas home-ported in Shanghai for 2015 and TUI Cruises launching its inaugural Asian season; all eyes are on Asia’s rapidly expanding cruise market. However, while Asia may be unexplored territory for many cruise owners and ships service suppliers,...
March 17th, 2015 | Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

IMarEST investigating ‘Green Ship Technologies’ in Asia

IMarEST investigating ‘Green Ship Technologies’ in Asia
Despite ships being by far the most efficient form of transport, there is growing concern about climate change, the environmental state of the world’s oceans and the air quality close to major shipping routes and ports which has led to ever more stringent legislation on emissions to both sea and air. As...
January 7th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Evergreen Expands Asia – South Africa Network

Evergreen Expands Asia – South Africa Network
An Evergreen containerhsip In order to offer a more comprehensive service on the Asia-South Africa trade, Evergreen Line is to adjust its existing joint service with COSCO as well as contribute vessels to the service currently operated by K Line, MOL and PIL.  Both moves will take effect in October. Evergreen...
September 25th, 2014 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

IMarEST calls for papers for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2015

IMarEST calls for papers for INEC@IMDEX Asia 2015
Themed “Adapt and Transform”, the International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC) will be held from 20-21 May at IMDEX Asia 2015. Singapore,  24 September 2014 – The International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX Asia), Asia Pacific’s premier international...
September 24th, 2014 | Associations, IMarEST, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Neptune provides safe port in storm

Neptune provides safe port in storm
Neptune Maritime Security has successfully delivered crisis management training to bolster defences at major ports in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA) amid increasing instability in the region. An expert team from the company’s Dubai head office and operational support centre recently performed...
August 11th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals | Read More