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Osaka Gas wins Taiwan LNG terminal consulting work

May 17, 2018

Japanese city gas supplier Osaka Gas says its subsidiary has won consulting work for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals planned by Taiwan's state-owned CPC Corp and Taiwan Power Co.The subsidiary, Osaka Gas Engineering, will handle basic design for all of the planned LNG terminals in Taiwan…

GAC Taiwan Wins DSLNG Contract

Apr 30, 2018

GAC Taiwan won an agency contract from Donggi Senoro Liquefied Natural Gas (DSLNG), Indonesia’s leading LNG provider, to handle its vessels’ calls and provide discharge agency and husbandry services at the ports of Taichung and Yung An.Managing…

Britannia Appoints Exclusive Correspondent in Taiwan

Feb 20, 2018

In a move to maintain the highest possible service levels to its Members in Asia, Britannia P&I has recently made two important changes. In April last year, Britannia’s Managers, Tindall Riley, acquired the club’s Exclusive Correspondent in Japan…

German Boxship Collides with Crane at Keelung Port

Jan 10, 2018

A German-flagged container ship Hansa Meersburg ran into a crane while berthing at Keelung Port, Taiwan resulting in the damage of containers and port infrastructure, CNA reported. The 2007-built freighter, operated by German-based Leonhardt…

Yang Ming Posts Year-on-year Profit Increase

Nov 12, 2017

Yang Ming announced an increase in third quarter profits of 23.4 percent from the same quarter last year. At its board meeting on November 9, the company approved the financial report that showed revenues for the third quarter of 2017 rising to $1…

APL Renews Terminal Lease at Port of Kaohsiung

Oct 17, 2017

An agreement has been signed between American President Lines LLC, Taiwan Branch and Taiwan International Ports Corporation Ltd, to renew APL’s terminal lease at the Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The signed deal retains APL’s current terminal plot…

ZIM Seven Stars Express Service to Add a Kaohsiung Call

Oct 16, 2017

ZIM is pleased to announce that starting November 2017, ZIM’s popular Seven Stars Express Service (Z7S) will add a call in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, offering unique advantages to customers, said a company press release. The service includes: Direct access to New York Maher terminal…

Kalmar Delivers RTGs to Evergreen

May 22, 2017

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has successfully delivered five rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corporation in Taiwan. The cranes will be used in Taoyuan Inland Container Terminal and Hsichih Inland Container Terminal…

iContainers Opens Rotterdam Branch

Jan 20, 2017

iContainers, the 100 percent online global freight forwarder, said it has opened a new branch in the shipping hub Port of Rotterdam, marking the Spanish company’s fourth global establishment. In the last two years, the Barcelona headquartered…

GAC Opens new office in Taiwan

Jan 03, 2017

GAC has set up a new office in Kaohsiung, Taiwan to cater to the growing demand for ship agency services in the country.Since entering the Taiwanese market in 1999, GAC’s prime focus has been on its mainstay logistics business, and it has…

SUNY Maritime, NTOU to Begin Student-exchange Program

Oct 20, 2016

Rear Adm. Michael Alfultis, president of SUNY Maritime College, recently signed a memorandum of agreement to begin a student-exchange program with National Taiwan Ocean University.The agreement, signed at NTOU’s campus, stipulates that each…

DP World to Develop Kaohsiung Port's Terminal 7

Jul 27, 2016

Global trade enabler DP World and the state run Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan. The agreement marks the beginning…

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants Opens Hong Kong Office

Jul 14, 2016

LUKOIL Marine Lubricants has opened a new branch office in Hong Kong to tap into an increasing market share in Hong Kong and the greater China area. The official opening ceremony was held on Friday, May 27, 2016, and was attended by more than 50 guests from Hong Kong and Taiwan…

Taiwan Maritime Negotiations with Japan

May 26, 2016

Taiwan’s Foreign Affairs Minister David Lee said  that the government is slated to start maritime negotiations with Japan by late July in an effort to better protect Taiwan fishermen's rights on the high seas. Taipei and Tokyo will kick…

Taiwan Launches its Highest-Capacity Container Ships

May 10, 2016

State-backed shipbuilder CSBC Corporation, Taiwan has launched two domestically developed and constructed vessels in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung, reports Taiwan Today. YM Window and YM Width are 368 meters long, 51 meters wide and can carry 14…

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