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Cichen Shen

China Editor

Hong Kong

Based in Hong Kong, Cichen Shen is the China Editor for Lloyd’s List. He is responsible for covering a wide range of maritime issues, from the Cosco-China Shipping merger and the growth of Chinese lessors to the collapse of Hanjin and the integration between the Japanese carriers.

Cichen is a frequent interviewer of the top business leaders in Asian shipping.

Prior to his role at Lloyd’s List, Cichen worked as a reporter for China’s Caijing Magazine in Beijing and was a local producer for the US National Public Radio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Shanghai.

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Employees of China state-owned enterprises are seen as part of the public service, with senior executives and government officials often switching their roles

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Cosco enters shipping venture with SAIC Motor

New company is expected to be registered in Yangpu, an emerging economic development zone in Hainan, an island province at China’s southernmost point where Beijing plans to develop a free trade port

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Samsung Heavy settles Petrobras bribery case

Settlement comes as SHI is now gearing up to compete for a multi-billion-dollar contract to build two floating production storage and offloading units for Petrobras

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Grimaldi orders $500m con-ro ships at Hyundai Mipo

Newbuildings will replace old vessels two years from now upon delivery and will be deployed on trades between northern Europe and West Africa

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Maersk turns away from Cosco crewing arm

Maersk: ‘It is always our priority to ensure the welfare and well-being of all our seafarers and provide them with the most optimal service as an employee’

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