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Vincent Wee

News Editor

Hong Kong
Vincent Wee is Lloyd’s List’s Asia-Pacific news editor based in Hong Kong. He handles coverage through Asian hours, co-ordinating with the Asian team in Singapore and China editor Cichen Shen based in Hong Kong, and working alongside the global news team. He has previously covered the maritime industry at The Business Times in Singapore and as Seatrade’s Hong Kong correspondent, handling a wide range of industry issues.

Latest From Vincent Wee

Seafarers want training on digitalisation and new fuels, study finds

Training to handle the new technologies related to decarbonisation and digitalisation ranked highest among the concerns of the seafarers surveyed. Eight in 10 asked for training to work with advanced technology on board ships and almost 90% expressed the need for training required to handle emerging fuels like ammonia, hydrogen and methanol

International DNV GL Group

AMSA bans second vessel in a week

Taiwan-owned vessel Babuza Wisdom was given a 90-day ban in the past week. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority says it has twice contacted the vessel’s operator, Briese Heavylift, to warn it about its poor performance and the potential consequences of further detentions

Asia Pacific Australia

LR approves Hyundai yards’ multi-gas carrier design

The new design will be capable of carrying liquefied carbon dioxide, liquid petroleum gas, ammonia and vinyl chloride monomer and incorporates a new type of steel in its Type C tanks, which supports greater efficiency in the carbon capture. These features should interest owners looking for versatility in their vessels’ cargo capacity

Lloyds Register HHI

Abu Dhabi Ports develops ship repair facilities

Crystal Offshore will build a ship repair yard within Khalifa port, while MTQ Corporation plans to set up a fabrication and repair facility for oilfield equipment at a nearby industrial park

Ship repair Ports and Logistics

WinGD and Mitsubishi tie-up to develop ammonia-fuelled vessels

WinGD will develop a range of sizes for its X-DF-A engines, while Mitsubishi will design the vessels, set performance parameters for the engines and evolve its existing fuel supply systems

Fuels Ship repair

Singapore and Australia to set up green corridor by end of 2025

The two countries have followed up on the the Green Shipping Cooperation initiative outlined in the Singapore-Australia Green Economy Agreement in October 2022. Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and Australia’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts are the lead agencies and will work closely with port operators, relevant jurisdictions and maritime and energy value chain stakeholders

Sustainability Singapore
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