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Xin Chen

Asia Reporter


Xin Chen is a Lloyd’s List news reporter based in Shanghai. She contributes to daily News Desk and is interested in a wide range of topics across shipping industry beats.


She graduated from The University of Hong Kong last year. Before that, Xin had spent many years working as a journalist at Dragon TV and Shanghai Media Group, and a multimedia journalist at Hubei TV and People’s Daily. She hopes that her journalism experience will enable her to report on Asia Pacific in a more objective manner.

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Cosco incurs $800m write-down on tanker fleet

The calculation has factored in a sluggish tanker market, the impact of the international emission-cutting requirements and an acceleration in renewing its fleet

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Pandemic uncertainty spurs V.Group to grow Chinese crews

V.Group aims to hire, train and deploy seafarers directly from China to fill the gap that has constrained its ability to grow

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

MSC invests in Shanghai’s empty container project

The project aims to speed up the turnover of empty boxes for shippers and carriers facing an equipment shortage due to the pandemic disruptions

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Yantian Port restricts container gate-ins amid congested storage

Boxships arriving from the US and Europe dropped 40% at Yantian, with schedule reliability ratios below 20% and average delays rising to more than seven days

China Containers

Zhonggu Logistics boosted by robust container market

Zhonggu gets a lift from bullish market, operational improvements and asset disposal gains

China Containers

SIPG to list its short-sea shipping subsidiary

SIPG says the move aims to improve ‘Jiangjing Shipping’s profitability in container transportation and sharpen its competitive edge’

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