18 July 2018
03 July 2017
The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) conducts Port State Inspection Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on international bulk carriers and bulk carriers converted from tankers.
18 January 2017
The Hebei Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) in China has recently released a case where the local regulator fined a ship that burned high sulphur content fuel.
14 June 2019
China and South Korea have agreed on exemption of ballast water exchange requirements for International ships sailing between People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea (South Korea).
26 September 2018
China officials have confirmed that there are no plans to impose a ban on open loop scrubbers in the country, as long as they are in compliance with prevailing regulation.
04 September 2018
China changes its ECA timeline again
07 January 2019
China has adopted new regulations concerning the reporting of fuel consumption and energy efficiency with effect from 1 January 2019.
21 June 2019
VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the aftermath of attacks on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz.
14 July 2010
Strong export figures from China prove that the global economy is out of the emergency room and has been moved into the recovery room
04 July 2010
China is still growing but at slowing pace according to latest PMI indices, which suggest a cooling of the manufacturing sector is ongoing