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Xin Chen

Asia Reporter


Xin Chen is a Lloyd’s List news reporter based in Shanghai. She contributes to our 24/7 news output, covering a broad range of sectors across the shipping industry's spectrum.
Xin graduated with a Master's degree in journalism from The University of Hong Kong, having previously worked at Shanghai Media Group for several years, including reporting for the influential  Dragon TV satellite channel.

Before that, Xin worked in Beijing for the People's Daily, China's largest newspaper group, where she helped cover the National People's Congress.

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese, Xin brings to Lloyd's List experience in, and understanding of, Chinese business and state matters, coupled with journalistic experience that adds breadth and insight into the objective reporting of maritime developments in the Asia Pacific region.

She is a travel aficionado,  a diehard fan of the San Francisco-based Golden State Warriors NBA basketball team and enjoys what she describes as 'power-pop' and 'post-rock' music. 

Latest From Xin Chen

Ningbo to offer subsidies to assist shipping start-ups

Large line operators could receive total subsidies of more than Yuan20m from different Chinese port cities every year

China Containers

China lockdowns accelerate supply chain diversion and box shipping review

The shifting trade patterns and cargo flows being accelerated by the pandemic in China, and the West’s push for decoupling, are expected to benefit intra-Asia trade

Asia Pacific Containers

CSSC shipyard secures order for mid-sized containership pair

Deal marks the second order RCL has placed at the CSSC shipyard, lifting the tally to four vessels

China Thailand

CDB Leasing offers $270m for LNG carrier pair

The terms of the vessel purchase agreements will be determined after arm’s-length negotiations with reference to the market price of vessels with similar specifications, CDB says 

China International

Jinhui agrees $24.6m charter for a dry bulker

Jinhui will continue to look for opportunities to maintain a reasonably modern and competitive fleet. It does not rule out any future disposal, acquisition or charter-in of vessels

China Dry Bulk

China Merchants sells VLCC as part of fleet renewal

The company will take the delivery of four eco-friendly tankers soon, including three VLCCs and one aframax

China Tankers and Gas
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