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Northeast Asia Correspondent
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.
Latest From Cichen Shen
The Wilhelmshaven terminal will have a capacity to import 7.25m tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year and is expected to come onstream in 2023
The 10-year loans are signed against 12-year bareboat charters for the vessels, which will be delivered in 2021
Upbeat Chinese analysts argue the missing target is actually “hidden” in the other announced government efforts to stabilise the country’s economy, but others are less optimistic
The merger of China’s two largest state shipbuilding groups has gained the combined entity more weight in the eyes of Beijing’s policymakers, enabling it to win more support from state-owned shipowners and leasing houses amid the market downturn
Brightoil had earlier disposed of its 15-ship fleet to reduce debt pressure
The deal marks the successful delivery of Landbridge Wisdom, the last of the six VLCCs that the Chinese privately run energy player previously ordered at a domestic yard