Posts Tagged ‘China’

Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships

Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships
The Wärtsilä design will allow the new P&O ships to operate in challenging conditions in Papua New Guinea waters. Copyright: Wärtsilä. Customised Wärtsilä ship design chosen for two new P&O ships Wärtsilä Corporation,  26 March 2020 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä...
March 26th, 2020 | Container shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

LOC China appoints Shi Wenchao as Managing Director

LOC China appoints Shi Wenchao as Managing Director
LOC China appoints Shi Wenchao as Managing Director LOC Group, the premier international engineering and marine consulting firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shi Wenchao to the role of Managing Director of LOC China. Shi Wenchao will be based in Shanghai and will oversee the Group’s Chinese...
March 26th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical | Read More

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm
Carleen-Lyden-Walker Weathering the Storm Analogies are being made to pivotal times in our histories:  9/11, the Great Recession, the Plague and more.  What we know is that the maritime industry will power through it. There are some aspects that aren’t working as well as hoped, though.  Due to...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Markets | Read More

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference

Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference
Frances Baskerville, Secretary-General, CIRM Covid 19 – making the call to cancel a fully prepared conference There we are, preparing and enjoying the prospect of our best CIRM Annual Conference yet – more bookings than previously recorded, international delegates from all corners.  More sponsors,...
March 13th, 2020 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, IT and Communications | Read More

SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule

SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule
The MV San Felice completed her retrofit on 5th March at COSCO Nantong under the supervision of a SeaQuest team. SeaQuest achieves Chinese dry-docking ahead of schedule Despite the COVID-19 delays impacting many of China’s repair shipyards, SeaQuest Shipmanagement has ensured that a client’s handysize...
March 13th, 2020 | Shiprepair | Read More

US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes

US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes
Peter Sand US-China “Phase One” agreement fails to boost January volumes Even before the effects of the coronavirus, the ‘Phase One’ agreement between China and the US failed to boost volumes of the implicated goods in January. In fact, exports of the manufactured, agricultural and energy goods...
March 12th, 2020 | BIMCO, Markets | Read More

China’s PMI contracted to 35.7 index points in February – what does it mean for shipping?

China’s PMI contracted to 35.7 index points in February – what does it mean for shipping?
The BIMCO House Shipping number of the week: China’s PMI contracted to 35.7 index points in February – what does it mean for shipping? The latest PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) reading from the National Bureau of Statistics confirms what we all had expected: the coronavirus has dealt a merciless...
March 3rd, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unexpected consequences of Covid-19

Unexpected consequences of Covid-19
Unexpected consequences of Covid-19 How will we look back at the Coronavirus outbreak? To add to last week’s portents of doom, China (as you will no doubt have seen already) released dismal Purchasing Managers Indices last week. The official PMI, which covers mostly state owned enterprises, fell to...
March 2nd, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Reports | Read More

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more

Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more
. Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back, The future of payments and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 24-28 February 2020, Vol.11 Ed.7 Most-Read Commentary Amid virus crisis, Europe fights back: ‘Europe needs a project.’ This statement from...
February 29th, 2020 | Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety | Read More

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year

Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year
Shipping number of the week – Brazilian iron ore exports drop 19% – a slow start to the year Brazilian iron ore exports had a slow start in January with exports totalling 26.7 million (m) tonnes, a 19% decline year-on-year. Two thirds of total exports, 18m tonnes, went to China. The coronavirus...
February 28th, 2020 | Associations, BIMCO, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 27, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 27, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets remained under pressure earlier today and UST and German Bunds retained a firm tone, on the latest evidence suggesting that the spread of the coronavirus...
February 27th, 2020 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Are we heading for recession?

Are we heading for recession?
. Are we heading for recession? We consider some recent macro data to rate the chances The global economy has grown slowly since the financial crash of 2008, but it has grown consistently to recover lost production. Even in the UK, the government was recently pleased to announce that workers’ average...
February 24th, 2020 | Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 24, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets remained under pressure earlier today and government bonds retained a positive tone as the latest evidence suggest that the spread of the coronavirus...
February 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact

Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact
Jonathan Moss, Head of Marine and Trade at DWF  Coronavirus: The Insurance market impact 21st February 2020 Jonathan Moss, Head of Marine and Trade at DWF comments on the repercussions of the pandemic on the shipping insurance industry: Jonathan said “Increasing factory closures across China...
February 21st, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Medical, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 21, February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 21, 2020 Global Markets Risk-off mode prevailed in global equity markets earlier today, sovereign bonds firmed and gold advanced amid mounting concerns about the impact of the coronavirus outside...
February 21st, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Coronavirus causes China Crude disruption

Coronavirus causes China Crude disruption
Coronavirus causes China Crude disruption Using satellite tracking technology, we have compared China’s real time demand for seaborne crude oil from the Middle East in recent weeks against the same period last year. The coronavirus has coincided with Chinese New Year, so we have compared data...
February 14th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Oil Industry, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses?

Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses?
. Comment: How will the Coronavirus impact businesses? by to Phil Reuben, executive director of SCALA Consulting and chairman of SCALA’s Home Appliance Supply Chain Best Practice Forum “A great many of the goods we use every day are manufactured in China. Given this, a significant proportion of...
February 14th, 2020 | Comment, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
HotPort News from GAC 13-Feb-2020 TALLY SERVICES & CHARGES Tanzania STATEMENT OF CREW HEALTH Iraq PROCEDURES FOR CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK South Af r ica UPDATE OF CORONAVIRUS MEASURES (13 FEBRUARY) Ras Laffan & Mesaieed, Qatar SUBMISSION OF MARITIME DECLARATION OF HEALTH Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates PORT...
February 13th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 13 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 13 February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 13 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 13, 2020 Global Markets Although Wall Street surged to new record highs overnight, risk-off sentiment prevailed on Thursday morning as the number of reported cases in China’s Hubei province jumped...
February 13th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 10 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 10 February 2020)
.   GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 10 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 10, 2020 Global Markets Most global equity markets traded in the red on Monday on heightened worries of the novel coronavirus outbreak as the death toll has surpassed 900 so far in China,...
February 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 7 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 7, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment towards risk assets turned negative on the back of the latest coronavirus-related developments suggesting that the number of infections surpassed the 30,000...
February 7th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 5 February 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 5, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets traded higher on hopes that Chinese authorities’ measures should help to contain the negative impact of the novel coronavirus. Fixed income markets...
February 5th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 04-Feb-2020 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Q&A China USE OF SCRUBBER AND FUEL IN TURKISH WATERS Turkey HANDLING OF THE CORONAVIRUS Gothenburg, Sweden Novel Coronavirus Q&A Tuesday, February 4, 2020, China GAC China has prepared a list of answers to questions related to the current...
February 4th, 2020 | Emissions, Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 4, February 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 4, February 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 4, February 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS February 4, 2020 Global Markets The rapid spread of the virus keeps investors increasingly concerned about the repercussions on the Chinese and the global economy. Against this background, oil prices continued...
February 4th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Medical, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Feb-2020 PREVENTION AND SPREAD OF 2019-NCOV Philippines MARITIME DECLARATION OF HEALTH Singapore EXTENSION OF PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES Singapore SOUTHWEST PASS RECOMMENDED DRAFT LIMITATION New Orleans, United States NEW YEAR HOLIDAY FURTHER EXTENDED Tianjin/Chengdu/Beijing, China IMMIGRATION...
February 3rd, 2020 | Health and Safety, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More