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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

Crew-change crisis highlights fundamental industry problems

Getting crew off vessels as scheduled is possible and must be done because this is the deal they signed up for, says Anglo-Eastern chief executive officer Bjorn Hojgaard. The pandemic has also shown up the attitudes of governments quite blatantly, he adds

Asia Pacific Crewing

Hong Kong shipmanagers end difficult year on positive note

Hong Kong is simply seen as a great place to do shipmanagement because of factors such as the fundamental commitment of the government to support shipping and shipmanagement. However, the shipbuilding sector is not expected to come out of the crisis doing as well, and the global consolidation process among shipyards will likely be accelerated

Hong Kong Ship Management

Westports absorbs lockdown impact as volumes rebound

As many countries emerged from lockdowns and movement restrictions in the third quarter, volumes also rebounded. Various forms of curbs on movement have been reimposed in the fourth quarter. However, Westports expects a less adverse impact as societies and economies adjust to these latest measures

Malaysia Containers

Keppel wins $75m FPSO conversion contract

The current project is Keppel O&M’s 140th floating production storage and offloading vessel conversion project. Extra precautions are being put in place as the threat of coronavirus-related work issues remain a concern

Singapore Tankers and Gas

Hong Kong well positioned but dependent on external forces

There is not much Hong Kong can do to control its external environment and this will inevitably affect its fate as a small, open-trading economy. However, maritime industry leaders are optimistic the city can play to its strengths to prepare it for the future

Hong Kong China

Rainmaking conquers start-up challenge in Singapore

In Asia, infrastructure must be put in place first before start-ups can be attracted, but this is not necessarily a bad thing as it could help to attract talent. Rainmaking hopes to use its participation in several Singapore schemes, as well as its recently launched maritime innovation advisory network Ocean Ventures Alliance, to fast-track the process

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