Chalermchai Mahagitsiri

Healthy dry bulk rates and rising OSV utilisation contribute to the surge in bottom line.

Ship scrapping in the Asian sub-contentinent

A high number of ships have been sold in recent months, weakening fundamentals impact on market.

Meridian Express

More MR tankers being contracted amid refinery expansion.

The club’s Asian operating company, Standard Asia, has entered a co-operation agreement with China’s biggest general insurer, Ping An.

 Land & Water’s amphibious and soft-terrain, long-reach excavator, WK90. Credit: Land & Water

Land & Water is to develop a wetland near Rainham, UK, to create a habitat for protected migratory bird species through the re-use of dredged material.

Egyptian port Alexandria

As utilisation levels increase, Egypt’s ports are looking to both domestic and international investors to fund expansion projects.

Sultan bin Sulayem

Rapid economic expansion in Ethiopia has highlighted the need for additional transhipment hubs in east Africa to support growing trade.

Sinotrans Shanghai

The Chinese state-owned group established a joint venture in North Korea before sanctions were imposed; commercial issues could arise

D’Amico group chairman Paolo d’Amico

Paolo d’Amico will take up his new role at DIS on 1 January 2019, the day after current chief executive Marco Fiori is due to stand down for personal reasons.

Ren Yuanlin

The largest non-state-owned Chinese shipbuilder, which is listed in Singapore, disclosed its ambition when it announced results for the third quarter of 2018 on 7 November.