Posts Tagged ‘China’

Stipanovic rules and men’s 470 leaders ready for gold fight in Qingdao

Stipanovic rules and men’s 470 leaders ready for gold fight in Qingdao
Date: Friday 18 October 2013 – The action will heat up on the final day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao with equations and what ifs running through sailors heads after an intriguing penultimate day of racing in Qingdao, China. Light winds and a strong current made racing a tricky affair for...
October 18th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Focus and Fitness tested in Qingdao

Focus and Fitness tested in Qingdao
Thursday 17 October 2013 – Sailors focus and fitness were tested on the fourth day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao as a teasing light southerly breeze played its way across the race tracks. Qingdao has showcased a whole host of conditions taking the 131 sailors from 24 nations from...
October 17th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Back in business at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao

Back in business at ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao
Wednesday 16 October 2013 – Exciting close knit racing was the dish of the day in Qingdao, China as racing ramped up on the third day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao. The cool front that brought strong winds the day prior passed through enabling racing to commence at 11:00 local time. Northerly...
October 16th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao starts the Santander journey

ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao starts the Santander journey
Date: Tuesday 15 October 2013 – ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao marks the start of the journey to the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships for the 131 sailors from 24 nations. Santander 2014 is the first qualification regatta for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition and hopeful sailors...
October 15th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

BV to class largest container ships built in China

BV to class largest container ships built in China
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class three Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCSs) to be built for China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and chartered to French operator CMA CGM. The ships are due for delivery in 2015.  The 16, 000 teu vessels will be the largest...
October 10th, 2013 | Classification Societies | Read More

World champions to charge a ISAF sailing world cup Qingdao

World champions to charge a ISAF sailing world cup Qingdao
Date: Monday 7 October 2013 – Racing at the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup Qingdao commences in one week with the 2013 World Champions in the Laser Radial and Women’s 470 ready to lead the charge. The inaugural event gets going on Monday 14 October through to the Medal Races on Saturday 19...
October 7th, 2013 | Sailing, Yachting | Read More

Success of inaugural Oceanology International China paves way for 2014 repeat

Success of inaugural Oceanology International China paves way for 2014 repeat
Busy stand at OI China 2013 The inaugural Oceanology International China (OI China), held in Shanghai in early September proved so successful that before it had closed over 70% of the space available for the next show in the series, being held 3-5 September 2014 at INTEX Shanghai, had been reserved. “Our...
September 19th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange
  The Baltic Exchange London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today, Tuesday the  17 September 2013,  opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise the world’s leading shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of...
September 17th, 2013 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, LNG, LPG, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Market blues et al

Market blues et al
John Faraclas outside the Greek Parliament: Watch this space… Once again the John Faraclas live interview to Lilian Margaritis took place at the SBC TV studios last Thursday the 29th  of August 2013, and was primarily focused on the markets, war, maritime tourism, the  Greek coastal services...
September 1st, 2013 | Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG, Markets, News | Read More

Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador…

Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador…
Henrik Christensen Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador to champion regionally the renowned maritime business strategy course Shipping industry virtuoso Henrik M Christensen is to take on the role of Ambassador in the China/Hong Kong region for the world-renowned Blue...
August 5th, 2013 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

Chinese Ship Owners See Advantage of Fuel-Sharing Mode

Chinese Ship Owners See Advantage of Fuel-Sharing Mode
More LNG Carriers employing 51/60DF engines MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the contract to supply the engines for six Chinese LNG carriers (LNGCs). The order for the 30 × MAN 51/60DF dual-fuel engines is a significant development for both Chinese shipyards as well as the LNGC market. The configuration...
July 17th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The shipping markets, the shipbuilding industry et al: caution and uncertainty

The shipping markets, the shipbuilding industry et al: caution and uncertainty
The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Nike Lymperakis of SBC TV last Friday the 12th of July 2013; please log below, listen and comment: Faraclas explained that there is an oxymoron with the unexpected small rise of the Baltic Dry Index  to 1, 149 points,...
July 15th, 2013 | Disputes, European Union, Labour Disputes, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance | Read More

LR China supporting first dual fuel LNG carriers to be built in China

LR China supporting first dual fuel LNG carriers to be built in China
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed the classification contract for six 174, 000 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers to be built by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd. The project is a key milestone in Chinese shipbuilding and a key indicator in the development of China’s LNG ambitions....
June 27th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Events | Read More

Powerful keynote address confirmed for inaugural Oceanology International China 2013

Powerful keynote address confirmed for inaugural Oceanology International China 2013
Prof. Ralf Raynor The inaugural Oceanology International China exhibition and conference being held in Shanghai from Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 September, will get off to a flying start with a powerful plenary session on the morning of Tuesday 3 September. In a conference session chaired by Professor Ralph...
June 26th, 2013 | Oceanology | Read More

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 billion Chinese canal to rival Panama’s

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 billion Chinese canal to rival Panama’s
MANAGUA (Reuters) – Nicaraguan lawmakers granted a 50-year concession to a Chinese companyon Thursday for it to design, build and manage a shipping channel across the Central American nation that would compete with the Panama Canal. The $40 billion proposal by HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment...
June 14th, 2013 | Canals, Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä X40 engine successfully passes Type Approval Test milestone

Wärtsilä X40 engine successfully passes Type Approval Test milestone
Wärtsilä Corporation, 10 June 2013 at 1 pm EET – Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider has announced that its Wärtsilä X40two-stroke engine has successfully passed its Type Approval Test (TAT). The testing was carried out in Zhuhai, China, at Wärtsilä’s...
June 10th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Junior company Century Iron Mines, with ambitions of becoming a significant iron ore exporter to China, welcomes expansion plans at Quebec’s Port of Sept-Îles

Junior company Century Iron Mines, with ambitions of becoming a significant iron ore exporter to China, welcomes expansion plans at Quebec’s Port of Sept-Îles
Century Iron trenching operations Junior company Century Iron Mines, with ambitions of becoming a significant iron ore exporter to China, welcomes expansion plans at Quebec’s Port of Sept-Îles,  By James Brewer  Iron ore – more and more. This is the scenario both for importer China, and for Canada,...
May 29th, 2013 | Mining, News | Read More

Construction begins for Wärtsilä’s joint venture company’s new production facilities in China

Construction begins for Wärtsilä’s joint venture company’s new production facilities in China
Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 May 2013 at 1 pm EET Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, the joint venture owned 50/50 by Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine Power Co. Ltd., today began construction of its new production facilities with a groundbreaking ceremony in  Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province of China. The...
May 28th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Agatha Christie would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?

Agatha Christie  would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?
Agatha Christie1  would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?2 By John Faraclas As time goes by, the crisis of the world economy, better said the world economic war… is underway and not only does it  loom in the background, as some pragmatists like to imagine, but it is developing...
May 26th, 2013 | Markets | Read More

Shipping: Caution on all fronts!

Shipping: Caution on all fronts!
The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos of SBC TV  last Friday the 17th  of May 2013: Thomakos opened the interview with an optimistic and positive view given the Greek Prime Ministers trip to China, the expected Chinese investments in Greece,...
May 20th, 2013 | Markets | Read More

MacGregor wins multiple offshore winch orders

MacGregor wins multiple offshore winch orders
CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  20 MAY 2013 AT 10.00 AM (EEST) MacGregor offshore winches have been specified for 22 new anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTSVs) under construction at three Chinese shipyards for several international owners MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured new offshore winch contracts...
May 20th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

PC Maritime ECDIS in 50-vessel China Shipping Group deal

PC Maritime ECDIS in 50-vessel China Shipping Group deal
PC Maritime ECDIS is fitted to newbuild Shen Hua 521 as part of a 50-vessel contract with China Shipping Group.” PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS has been chosen by China Shipping Group to be fitted to 50 newbuild bulk carriers. This large ECDIS fleet contract was negotiated by Bogerd Martin NV’s...
May 13th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments

Discipline and good planning the ingredients for Greece’s momentum to win investments
As the long summer period in Greece, with its climate blessed by the Olympian Gods, is on, the focus for all goes beyond traditional tourism and holidays; Marine Clubs all over Greece and in Attica, such as the Vouliagmeni Marine Club attract the business crowds faithful and the international sea sports...
May 11th, 2013 | Breaking News, Charity, Clubs, Marinas, Sports, Tourism, Weather, Yachting | Read More

World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come…

World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come…
John N. Faraclas World Economy, Greece and the shipping markets: a new world order still to come… The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos at the SBC TV’s studios last Thursday the 2nd of May 2013: Part A 1)The weather was as usual the opening...
May 8th, 2013 | Markets | Read More

Moore Stephens says shipping should explore leasing solutions

Moore Stephens says shipping should explore leasing solutions
Phil Cowan International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says shipping companies should explore leasing opportunities as a way of adjusting their self-owned and chartered-in tonnage balance in response to the radical changes that have taken place in ship financing in recent years. Phil...
April 26th, 2013 | Finance, News | Read More