Posts Tagged ‘Shipping’

Shanghai Looks to Climb Into the Front Seat

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 10:36 No Comments

Following  my post last week  on Shanghai’s aspirations to overtake HK, I was sent Cheng Li’s recent article for China Leadership Monitor Reclaiming the “Head of the Dragon”: Shanghai as China’s Center for International Finance and Shipping (Download here): In March 2009, in the wake of the ongoing global financial crisis, the Chinese central government […]

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Shanghai Passes HK Throughput of TEUs.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:56 No Comments

While on a trip to Sinapore in 2001 with 30 Thunderbird students, we were given a behindthe scenes tour of the singapore port and its plans to develop.  the goal was simple.. surpase HK once and for all. Well, apparently it didn’t work out as planned, and as reported in the China and Shanghai Daily […]

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Youtube: See Lianyungang Port.. and Learn Some Chinese Too!

Friday, December 21, 2007 8:55 2 Comments

A few weeks back, Chris Devonshire said in the comments section of the post China’s Ports to Play Fair.. With Each Other that the real story was Lianyungang Port, not Zhangjiagang Port. Well… as luck would have it, here is a youtube video shot on location at the port, where staff of Linese Chinese School […]

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Eimskip Opens Qingdao Warehouse

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 9:22 3 Comments

With retail chains forming around China (Lianhua, Walmart, etc), there has been a lot of news recently on China’s sad state of affairs when it comes to cold storage. A lack of trucks, containers, warehouses, and just a generally difficult process for approvals for those who are wiling to invest. So, when Eimkip opened their […]

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BCG Report: Surviving China’s Rip Tide

Thursday, June 28, 2007 2:01 5 Comments

Following up on our post Accounting for Transportation Costs , I was forwarded a recent report by BCG entitled Surviving the China Rip Tide(PDF) Broken into several chapters, this report highlights a number of critical issues for companies to consider when planning out their China supply chain. At foremost concern is the effect that increased […]

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Dredging the Yangtze for the Greater Good

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 10:29 1 Comment

following our first post entitled “If you can’t got over it”, we continued to do a little deeper into some of the problems that shippers face on the Yangtze…. With the Yangtze being know for the amount of silt it moves downstream, it doesn’t take an expert to understand how this might affect river trade, […]

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Holy Ship.. China is Producing a LOT of Ships (Part 1)

Wednesday, May 2, 2007 0:18 No Comments

One of the most amazing parts of being in China, is seeing how fast things can change. It comes in waves, and before you know it an industry that once seemed dormant and non-existent in China (or at the very least behind the times) punches through the wall and gives viewers a peak into the […]

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Can’t go over it.. can’t go under it.. let’s go around it

Monday, April 30, 2007 10:08 No Comments

Finally! I have been able to put a childhood nursery rhyme into play as for the past several weeks we have been working on a Yangtze project, and through our interviews and research we came across what is perhaps going to be one of the biggest issues (man made) surrounding the containerization of the Yangtze:Its […]

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