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Vincent Wee

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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.

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Rainmaking to expand maritime start-up platform

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Singapore Dry Bulk

Can nuclear option solve shipping’s emissions problem?

The company is part of a consortium, including Bill Gates-backed TerraPower, that is bringing to market a small, modular, scalable nuclear power unit that is 95 times more efficient than conventional light water nuclear reactors, leaves minimal waste, has a lifetime fuel cycle of up to 30 years and running costs lower than marine gas oil and liquefied natural gas

International Dry Bulk

Singapore plans to vaccinate 10,000 maritime workers this month

The port, which is also the world’s top bunkering centre, suffered an outbreak of coronavirus on one of its bunker tankers earlier in January. MPA said harbourcraft and ocean-going crew who are Singaporeans and long-term residents will be given priority for vaccinations

Singapore Crewing

Shippers starved of options as China feeders face shutdown

Most mainline carriers have said they will stop accepting transhipment cargo into south China until after Chinese New Year as pandemic policies impact on feeder barge crews and cause an earlier than normal suspension of services

China Containers

Singapore gets first fully digitalised bunker trade

The system is anchored on Singapore’s TradeTrust standards and frameworks to increase transparency and visibility of a bunker transaction. Elements such as digital life cycle management, digital twin asset management capabilities, risk management and fraud prevention have become more important to bunker industry players in the wake of recent events such as the Hin Leong scandal

Singapore Tankers and Gas

Singapore bunker tanker link to coronavirus cases

The vessel has been quarantined and has ceased operations, while the company operating it will have to review all its procedures before it is allowed to resume operating. MPA announced stepped-up control measures earlier this week after two shore-based workers tested positive for coronavirus after reportedly breaching safe management measures

Singapore Tankers and Gas
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