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A total of seven incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia - five actual incidents and two attempted incidents - in January 2018, compared to 16 incidents reported in December 2017, according to regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC.
News ID: 78485    Publish Date : 2018/02/12

Taiwan On the Map:
The concept of the ‘Taiwan miracle’ is not a new one. Today, Taiwan plays a critical role in the global technology supply chain, is an important market for global trade – and is a location that is increasingly ripe for foreign investment.
News ID: 77829    Publish Date : 2017/12/23

The eastbound Asia to West Coast North America market continues its six-year run of strong demand growth, but weak spot rates will damage carriers’ income, shipping consultancy Drewry said.
News ID: 77811    Publish Date : 2017/12/21

South Korean container shipping company SM Line Corporation looking forward to working with its larger compatriot rival Korean flag carrying ocean-going shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) as it looks to start services to the US West Coast, reported Business Korea.
News ID: 77809    Publish Date : 2017/12/22

Drewry’s new global container port connectivity index shows that sometimes, smaller ports can equal or better the liner connectivity of larger ones.
News ID: 77664    Publish Date : 2017/12/12

Freight rates for large dry cargo ships on key Asia n routes, which hit three-year highs this week, are likely to rise further on a shortage of ships available for immediate charter, brokers said.
News ID: 77541    Publish Date : 2017/12/04

The number of incidents of piracy against ships in Asia in October increased compared to the same period in 2016. Nine incidents were reported in October 2017 compared to seven incidents reported in October 2016.
News ID: 77237    Publish Date : 2017/11/13

While the intra- Asia trade has been held up as the next great thing the container industry, there remains debate about the perception that it is notoriously difficult to make money from.
News ID: 77178    Publish Date : 2017/11/08

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on maritime piracy.
News ID: 76823    Publish Date : 2017/10/18

In 2017:
“While the Asia n cruise market has grown tremendously within the past four years – it has the potential to capture a much larger percentage of the Asia n population, which could catapult Asia ’s capacity share ahead of competing markets,” said Joel Katz, executive director, CLIA
News ID: 76211    Publish Date : 2017/09/11

The number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia in August 2017 had increased slightly compared to the same period in 2016, said ReCAAP ISC.
News ID: 76190    Publish Date : 2017/09/10

Asia to Australasia container traffic experienced its first quarterly slump in at least five years, falling by 11 percent in the second quarter, shipping consultancy Drewry said.
News ID: 75971    Publish Date : 2017/08/29

The International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected by the IMO to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region.
News ID: 75341    Publish Date : 2017/08/01

State-run Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) has shortlisted six countries and will choose one from them as a partner for its planned US$2 billion receiving and distribution facility for imported LNG, Reuters reported.
News ID: 75211    Publish Date : 2017/07/26

The global bunker industry will most likely witness steady to slightly lower demand in the second half of 2017, extending the trend that the market witnessed in the first six months, as the industry battles with the twin woes of bulging overcapacity as well as a plethora of new regulations.
News ID: 74956    Publish Date : 2017/07/15

A new report by U.S.-based One Earth Future Foundation Inc.'s Oceans Beyond Piracy program found that seafaring incidents involving kidnap for ransom jumped in 2016. Asia led the way with 125 instances of piracy, while West Africa had 95.
News ID: 74343    Publish Date : 2017/06/07

Asia now accounts for a dominant 60% of seaborne trade, and has plenty of potential to grow, according to statistics provided by the world's most famous shipping analyst, Dr Martin Stopford.
News ID: 74308    Publish Date : 2017/06/03

Though the rate of growth of the world fleet has slowed over the past seven years it is still considerable, and is often the case when something to do with shipping is in expansion mode, Greek shipowners are among the drivers.
News ID: 74119    Publish Date : 2017/05/25

The ro/pax ferry Mutiara Sentosa 1 suffered a serious fire on Friday evening during a transit of the waters of the Masalembo, the Southeast Asia n equivalent of the Bermuda Triangle.
News ID: 74026    Publish Date : 2017/05/21

A rising incidence of maritime crime with 48 criminal incidents reported in just the first quarter “poses real danger to the maritime industry,” warns UK-based maritime security security specialist MAST (Maritime Asset Security & Training).
News ID: 73833    Publish Date : 2017/05/09

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