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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This will be the first time that K Line has been involved in an overseas tidal energy project
The newbuildings have helped push Yangzijiang’s year-to-date new orders to 112 vessels, or $6.7bn in value terms, and its existing orderbook to 170 vessels, or $8.7bn — the highest in its history
A total of 17 scrubber-fitted 16,000 teu newbuildings have been ordered and linked to MSC since March, as the world’s second-largest container shipping carrier quickly expands its orderbook
The vessel was serving a wind farm project run by China General Nuclear Power Corp when the incident happened
China’s National Meteorological Centre has issued an orange alert, the second most-serious level, for the storm, which is expected to make landfall in the country’s Zhejiang province over the weekend with strong gales and heavy rainfall
Pickup and delivery of containers remain largely unaffected in Shanghai and Ningbo, but the ports might be forced to suspend services if the weather gets worse in the next a few days