Based in Hong Kong, Cichen Shen is the APAC Editor for Lloyd’s List. He is responsible for steering the APAC editorial team and covering a wide range of maritime sectors, from shipbuilding and ship finance to logistics and regulations.
Previously Lloyd's List's China Editor, Cichen is a consistent provider of first-hand news and insights about the country’s fast-changing maritime industry and its influence on world trading patterns.
Outside of shipping, Cichen is a fan of literature and is working on his first novel-- a love story derived from fragments of dreams.
Prior to his roles at Lloyd’s List, Cichen worked as a reporter for China’s Caijing Magazine in Beijing and was a local producer for US National Public Radio (NPR) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), while based in Shanghai.
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Mullen is retiring and will become a senior adviser to the management
The shifting trade patterns and cargo flows being accelerated by the pandemic in China, and the West’s push for decoupling, are expected to benefit intra-Asia trade
Cancelled vessel newbuilding believed to be one of the three arc-7 icebreaking LNG tankers ordered by Sovcomflot October 2020. The cancellation overshadows the prospects of the remaining sister ships
Shipyard-affiliated lessor says the order represents ‘a strategic move’ for the company to expand the exposure to feeder containerships in its vessel portfolio
Enabling banks direct and authorised access to shipping and port companies’ shipment data to provide the proof for financing in a quicker and safer manner, stands at the core of the new products
Singapore-based owner expects to complete the installations on two of its tankers by the first quarter of 2023, with an option to equip three more vessels