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Cichen Shen

Northeast Asia Correspondent

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.

Latest From Cichen Shen

K Line to cut 52 vessels amid ‘harsh business environment’

Company’s net losses stood at ¥955m in the first quarter compared to the year-ago net profits of ¥7.8bn

Asia Pacific Containers

Chinese shipper accuses carriers of profiteering

Lockek: ‘Not only is the price high, many exporting companies also need to book the slots more than 20 days in advance. And even if the slots are booked, it’s possible for the cargo to be rolled’

Asia Pacific Containers

Cosco boosted by record transpacific rates

The recent waves of consolidation in the container shipping sector has led to a ‘better than expected’ capacity discipline, which benefited major carriers, such as Cosco, says CICC

Asia Pacific Containers

Jiangnan Shipyard clinches VLGC trio from AW Shipping

AW Shipping is a joint venture between China’s Wanhua Chemical Group and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding

Zhuhai bids $270m for rival Chinese port

The majority shareholders of Xinhua have already entered an irrevocable undertaking agreement with Zhuhai

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Australia bans Chinese dry bulker over underpaid crew

Disembarked Burmese crew are now said to be stranded in Brisbane due to the lack of flights to Myanmar, with all expenses covered by the shipowner and shipmanager

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk
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