1.Classification society Lloyd's Register has awarded Chinese shipbuilder Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd with Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 91,000-cubic-meter very large gas carrier (VLGC).
2.China’s busiest port of Ningbo-Zhoushan is on track to complete the construction of the new 10m teu container terminal at Meishan.
3.The completion volume of shipbuilding in China rose 6.7 percent year-on-year in the first nine months to 29.36 million deadweight tons (dwt), official data showed.
4.The first cruise liner to be built in the Chinese mainland entered the production phase on Friday, with the 135,500-metric-ton Vista-class vessel expected to showcase China's cutting-edge prowess in shipbuilding technologies.
5.On 18th October 2019, CMPort has signed Strategic Cooperation Agreements with China Africa Development Fund (“CADFUND”) and China-Portugal Cooperation Development Fund (“CPDFUND”).
6.In the week ending Oct-18, Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) issued by Ningbo Shipping Exchange (NBSE) quotes 655.4 points.
7.On October 18, 2019, the naming ceremony of the 82,000-ton bulk carrier "SEACON SHANGHAI" was held in the Longxue factory of CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard.
8.BIMCO has submitted two proposals to IMO to pave the way for easy exchange of port logistic operational data and allow for real-time updates (notifications) between ship and shore.
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