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  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swire Shipping makes changes to its North Asia service by calling Japanese ports prior to South Korea.

  • 16 December 2015

    Swire Shipping, the liner shipping division of The China Navigation Company (CNCo), is enhancing its North Asia-Pacific multipurpose liner service. The improvements will see additions of direct calls to Qingdao and Nuku’alofa along with connecting Qingdao, Busan and Yokohama to the South Pacific. According to Swire Shipping the upgraded service is set to start from January 2016. […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Chunyuan Gu as head of its business in China and the North Asia region as of Jan. 1, 2014. Gu, born in China in 1958, joined ABB in 1989 and has enjoyed a long career in ABB’s businesses in Europe and Asia. He is recognized […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swire Group’s marine services arm The China Navigation Company (CNCo) will through its liner shipping division Swire Shipping take delivery of four new multipurpose 22,100 dwt “Chief Class” vessels from Ouhua Shipyard over the next two months.  After the deliveries, Swire plans to launch a new express service between North Asia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia in July […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL is launching a new weekly U.S.-flagged service that will, as of November, connect North Asia with the U.S. West Coast. The port rotation of the service named Eagle Express (EX1) is: Qingdao – Shanghai – Busan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Dutch Harbor – Yokohama – Busan – Naha – Qingdao – […]

  • 11 November 2014

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, has set up two regional arms in Asia, CLIA Southeast Asia and CLIA North Asia, so as to meet the needs of the growing cruise industry in the region. CLIA Chief Executive Officer, Christine Duffy, said the transition to CLIA Southeast Asia and CLIA […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL intends to launch the China Australia Service 3 (CA3), a new weekly service connecting North Asia to East Coast Australia.  The new service will start sailing from Yokohama, Japan, on May 21. “The new CA3 service will be characterised by its strategic connections across North and Central China, Japan and Korea […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container line APL is launching a new weekly U.S.-flagged service that will, as of November, connect North Asia with the U.S. West Coast. The port rotation of the service named Eagle Express (EX1) is: Qingdao – Shanghai – Busan – Los Angeles – Oakland – Dutch Harbor – Yokohama – Busan – Naha – Qingdao – […]

  • 6 January 2017

    Demand for LNG and thermal coal for power generation in North Asia has risen on the back of low winter temperatures.

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    “We’ve been on a real roller-coaster,” says Tim Smith, Maersk Line’s North Asia CEO, but he is “hopeful that the good strong shipments we’ve seen in December will continue a little bit into the new year.” In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Tim Smith reflects on 2012 being quite a volatile year. “The year started […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      APL, the world’s seventh largest container shipping line, today announced the appointment of Wong Siew Loong as Regional President of its North Asia business. “Siew Loong brings with him 15 years of experience within the company. I am confident he is the right person to steer our North Asia business, an integral part of […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, 66 cruise ships are being deployed in Asian waters, a 53 percent growth since 2013 when only 43 ships were cruising in Asia, a new report released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) finds. Five of these are mega ships (more than 3,500 passenger capacity), 13 are large (2,000 to 3,500 passengers), 26 […]

  • 23 November 2018

    Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reportedly declined 10 percent this week to a more than three-month low due to a slide in oil prices and forecasts for a warmer than average winter. Spot prices for January delivery in North Asia LNG-AS were estimated at $10 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), 90 […]

  • 17 March 2015

    Venture Global LNG said that Stephen H. Del Regno, formerly head of marketing for Chevron’s North Asia LNG, has joined the company as Senior Vice President LNG Marketing.

  • 17 March 2015

    Venture Global LNG said that Stephen H. Del Regno, formerly head of marketing for Chevron’s North Asia LNG, has joined the company as Senior Vice President LNG Marketing.

  • 19 November 2013

    Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for December delivery to Asia increased 11.5% from November to $17.689 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), as North Asian buyers began to build inventories ahead of the peak winter months, according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery. The monthly average Platts JKM for delivery […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    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. The slowdown affected both the North Asia and Southeast Asia export markets. After six months trade from North Asia to Australasia was down by 3.5% to 773,000 TEU, […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cargo demand for Asian containerized imports has remained strong through the typically slower winter season and heading into the Lunar New Year holidays, according to container line data collected by the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA). TSA lines said that the current environment has encouraged them to move ahead with revenue improvement measures which they say […]

  • 18 November 2015

    Prices of spot LNG for December delivery to Asia averaged US$7.280 per million British thermal units, according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker data for month-ahead delivery.

  • 17 January 2017

    Australia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are expected to reach almost 60 million tonnes in 2017, up by 63% year-on-year, according to a monthly report by energy analyst, EnergyQuest.  LNG exports will rise as the Australia Pacific LNG project and Gorgon LNG project continue to ramp up and new projects such as Wheatstone and Ichthys come […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for May delivery to Asia fell 12.3% to $15.464 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu) on decreased demand, according to the latest monthly Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery. The monthly average Platts JKM for delivery in May was assessed over the period of March 18 to April […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL, part of CMA CGM, plans to launch the New Zealand Express II (NZ2) service, starting from late December. The new weekly service, linking New Zealand and North Asian ports, is said to complement the company’s New Zealand Express (NZE) service. With the launch of the NZ2 service, APL said it will […]