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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Regional :: Asia Pacific

AET orders four new shuttle tankers for Petrobras contract

Singapore-based AET Tankers orders four more DP2 shuttle tankers as it wins long-term contract from Petrobras

Tankers and Gas Shipbuilding

Short-term prospects for capes dim on strikes

Average weighted time charter earnings on the Baltic Exchange have fallen from $20,801 per day on May 14 to $11,177 at the close on Friday

International Asia Pacific

Changing Lanes: The emerging picture on the Asia-South America trade lane

Mergers and acquisitions have required reshuffles to meet regulatory requirements

Asia Pacific South America

Will China’s leasing majors embrace ‘tier-II owner’ Scorpio Tankers?

Scorpio Tankers may be a second tier shipowner, but the main Chinese leasing financiers appear to like it

Asia Pacific North America

Shipowners back call to boost Hong Kong’s maritime financing and leasing sector

Hong Kong came in seventh in the Menon Economics ranking of leading global maritime capitals last year, compared with Shanghai, which was fourth and Singapore, seen as its closest regional competitor, came in first

Asia Pacific Hong Kong

Trump cancels summit meeting with Kim

 Noting that the summit cancellation comes barely a fortnight after he withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, BMI Research said Trump has shown that he has an appetite for massive risks and that global risks are rising again.
Asia Pacific North Korea
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Asia Pacific :: China

Moderate long-term growth in sight for Chinese seaborne iron ore

Steel production to grow at a slower pace of 1%-1.5% during the coming years, JP Morgan says

Asia Pacific China

BHP expects well-run bulker firms to take advantage of rate environments

Strong seaborne trade demand from China and rising bunker prices point to healthy freight earnings for bulker owners

Asia Pacific Australia

China to reduce tariffs on imported cars amid trade talks

Shares of US carmaker General Motors rose $0.19 to $38.28, while those of Ford were up $0.01 at $11.52 on the news. China imported 1.2m cars last year, which accounted for roughly 4% of the vehicles sold in the country

Asia Pacific China

OOIL finance executive confident on merger with Cosco

All parties are working together with CFIUS to obtain approval ‘with the same timeframe’/p>

Asia Pacific China

Guinea bauxite mine strike to hurt dry bulk trades

Guinea’s strike has interrupted bauxite loadings resulting in increased vessel supply in the Asia-Pacific and Atlantic basins

Asia Pacific China

China Merchants to integrate Shenzhen port

After restructuring Chiwan will become the de facto controller of Hong Kong-listed China Merchants Port

China Merchants Group Ports and Logistics
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Asia Pacific :: Japan

BHP expects well-run bulker firms to take advantage of rate environments

Strong seaborne trade demand from China and rising bunker prices point to healthy freight earnings for bulker owners

Asia Pacific Australia

NYK offers industry’s first green bonds at 0.29% coupon

The Japanese shipping giant intends to use the proceeds to fund environmentally friendly LNG-fuelled vessels, ballast water treatment systems and scrubbers

Japan Finance

Tsuneishi Shipbuilding and Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding team up amid rising foreign competition

The move comes as Japanese yards are facing an escalating rivalry with competitors in China and South Korea

Asia Pacific Dry Bulk

Japan could become an Asian LNG bunkering hub

The world's largest LNG importer already has 40 LNG terminals on its coast

Asia Pacific Japan

K Line posts full-year net profit of $95m

The company intends to shrink its exposure to the dry bulk segment

International Asia Pacific

ONE-related restructuring charges drag MOL to $446m loss

Company projects profit of ¥30bn for current fiscal year

Asia Pacific Japan
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South Korea

Set Alert for Lloyd's List Asia Pacific :: South Korea

DSME stays in the black as operations stabilise

Seoul-listed shipbuilder benefits from lower labour costs because of restructuring

South Korea DSME

Fears grow for Yang Ming and HMM as carrier consolidation reaches ‘end game’

Entering the group of super carriers is a ‘tall order’, SeaIntelligence Consulting chief executive says

Asia Pacific South Korea

Looming US sanctions weigh on Tehran newbuilding plan

IRISL could find it more difficult to secure employment for the vessels being built at HHI

Middle East and Africa North America

DSME loses Excelerate FSRU deal

A letter of intent signed by the two sides in February 2017 did not materialise into an order

Asia Pacific South Korea

Letter to the Editor: International efforts to address shipbuilding overcapacity

There are compelling needs for establishing normal competitive conditions in the shipbuilding industry

Japan China

HHI faces struggle for profit in the face of Chinese competition

South Korean shipbuilders to focus on gas carriers and other hi-tech vessels

Asia Pacific South Korea
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Asia Pacific :: Australia

BHP expects well-run bulker firms to take advantage of rate environments

Strong seaborne trade demand from China and rising bunker prices point to healthy freight earnings for bulker owners

Asia Pacific Australia

New South Wales Ports to support lower emission vessels

NSW Ports plans to introduce the incentive scheme by January 1, 2019

Asia Pacific Australia

US extends tariff exemptions for EU, Canada and Mexico

Month-long delay on fair-trade tariffs for key allies, but South Korea nets a permanent exemption after agreeing to cut steel exports to the US by 30%

China US States

Rising Australian exports boost LNG tanker demand

Australian trade dominated by 145,000 cu m-184,000 cu m ships in the Pacific basin

Australia Tankers and Gas

Hutchison Ports defends safety arrangements

Terminal operator hits back against union criticisms after incident in Australia

Australia Hutchison Port Holdings

Hutchison Ports' safety record in the spotlight after Port Botany incident

Worker in critical condition following fall from straddle carrier

Asia Pacific Australia
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