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Cichen Shen

APAC Editor

Hong Kong

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.


Latest From Cichen Shen

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Biggest challenge comes from inflated asset value and elevated interest rates

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Leasing broker faces 15-year prison sentence in China anti-corruption case

Prosecution alleges founder of Smarine Advisory was involved in taking $21.9m of bribes in his former role at the Export-Import Bank of China

Law Finance

China Merchants to offload controlling stake in Ningbo terminal

The tender will give a chance for Ningbo-Zhoushan Port Co to gain the control over the facility and better consolidate its terminal resources

China Merchant Port Holdings Ports and Logistics

HMM boxship detained in Taiwan after collision with quay

No casualties or oil leak has been reported. Vessel is restricted from leaving the port even though it ‘maintains perfect conditions to sail’

HMM Casualty

CDB Leasing offers $284m for two LNG carriers from GasLog

Bermuda-registered sellers are linked to two large-sized LNG carriers under GasLog Partners and GagLog Ltd, data shows

Gaslog Lng Sale and Purchase

Samsung Heavy teams with Kongsberg Maritime to develop automatous LNG carriers

Builder expects the next-generation ship will reduce operational risk and cost for its customers’ fleets

Asia Pacific Tankers and Gas
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