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Tae-Jun Kang

Tae-jun is a Hong Kong-based container shipping reporter for Lloyd’s List, focusing on South Korea and Japan. Prior to joining Lloyd’s Lists worked at the Financial Times and its specialist publication in Hong Kong and Seoul, where he covered the banking and fund management industries in the Asia-Pacific. In the process of his coverage of institutional investors, pension funds, asset management companies and financial regulators, Tae-jun clinched the “Highly Commended Best New Comer” award in the 2015 State Street Institutional Press Awards Asia Pacific.

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Samsung Heavy Industries in talks with MSC over 22,000 teu newbuilds

Shipyard source says SHI negotiating to build six of 11 ultra large boxships for MSC, with Greek shipping line confirming the deal

Asia Pacific Europe

DSME to build five of MSC's 11 mega boxships

Update: MSC has split the order between two South Korean yards, with Samsung Heavy Industries to build six 

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Prosecutors are investigating Inha University's decision to buy corporate bonds issued by Hanjin Shipping before collapse

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Korean yards knocked by Chinese price in Vale’s newbuild project

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Asia Pacific China

Japan's Imabari completes $360m new dry dock

Imabari president Yukito Higaki expressed concerns over unfair competition from Korean and Chinese yards

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