China denied that it had imposed an unofficial ban at its ports for commercial vessels with Indian crew. It said that Beijing has never imposed any restriction and the reports were inaccurate.
The All-India Seafarer and General Workers Union raised allegations that China has at present imposed an unofficial ban on all the Indian seafarers.
On July 15, China’s first 174,000 cubic meters floating LNG-FSRU “TRANSGAS POWER” was independently developed and built by Hudong Zhonghua, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, signed and delivered.
The container build-up at China’s Yantian Port could be worse than the Suez Canal blockade in March, experts have warned.
Thirteen Filipino seafarers have long been stranded in China. They are lamenting and begging for help so that they can leave the vessel they have been stuck in for 17 months.
Wärtsilä will introduce a combined engine plus SCR packaged product aimed at complying with China’s Stage II marine engine emission standard that enters into force in July 2021.
China has expanded its naval fleet with the entry of a new advanced amphibious assault ship called Hainan. The type 075 vessel has been deployed in the South China Sea in the command of the Southern Theatre.
A china bound cargo ship loaded with nuclear material has been expelled by Sri Lanka. The situation arose when the nuclear cargo-carrying ship reached Hambantota port due to a technical fault.
After months of being stranded on Chinese waters, distraught seafarers of Australian coal-carrying cargo ships might be repatriated as China is set to allow the unloading of cargo.