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Vincent Wee

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Hong Kong
Vincent Wee is Lloyd’s List’s Asia-Pacific news editor based in Hong Kong. He handles coverage through Asian hours, co-ordinating with the Asian team in Singapore and China editor Cichen Shen based in Hong Kong, and working alongside the global news team. He has previously covered the maritime industry at The Business Times in Singapore and as Seatrade’s Hong Kong correspondent, handling a wide range of industry issues.

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Australia detains Japanese car carrier with overdue crew

A number of seafarers on the vessel Metis Leader have been working on board in excess of the 11 months maximum permitted under the Maritime Labour Convention and the 14 months limit allowed by Australian authorities

Australia Crewing

Zim expands digital services with Alibaba.com tie-up

The move will help Zim expand its digital services for e-commerce customers as well as small and medium enterprises. Alibaba meanwhile will be able to tap Zim’s resources to help build a global logistics network

China Containers

Shipping forum told to expect patchy recovery and higher costs

India, the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand are seen as having the worst prospects over the next 12 months. With the first two of those being major crew source nations, this will have a serious impact on shipping industry costs

Asia Pacific Containers

Health crisis spurring impetus for digitalisation

Sea-based internet connectivity lags land-based broadband connections, while mindsets in the industry are also behind their counterparts in terms of data sharing and the approach to technology in general. Digitalisation must be seen as part of an organisation's core strategy in order to be effective

Asia Pacific Containers

ICTSI invests $18m to boost Ecuador port neopanamax capacity

ICTSI unit Contecon Guayaquil SA created the first port in Ecuador capable of handling neopanamax vessels in 2019, following the dredging of the 95-km port access channel at the port of Guayaquil. Many other ports in the region have added new facilities to take advantage of the added capacity made possible by the expanded Panama Canal

Ecuador Containers

China Navigation launches project cargo division

The new projects arm will be based in Singapore, but will have global coverage with representation in Europe and the Americas. The division will work with recently spun off Swire Bulk in the wind energy and heavy civil infrastructure segment and Swire Pacific Offshore for offshore projects

International Dry Bulk
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