Demand for Chinese goods creates shipping container shortage 

Business Jan 7, 2021

Demand for Chinese goods creates shipping container shortage 

Global demand for Chinese goods has been so strong recently it’s creating a shortage of containers and driving up shipping costs, potentially impeding the nation’s exports in coming months. Exports have been on a tear since July last year, fueled by pandemic-related purchases like medical ...

Typhoon Haishen halts search for ship survivors near Japan

National Sep 5, 2020

Typhoon Haishen halts search for ship survivors near Japan

Japanese authorities on Saturday resumed, and then later suspended, searching for dozens of missing sailors from a cargo ship that sank in a typhoon, as waves and strong wind caused by an approaching storm hampered the operation. The Japan Coast Guard found a second survivor ...

Business Sep 1, 2020

Nippon Yusen and others to test fuel cell commercial ships

Major Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen K.K. said Tuesday that it will conduct a trial to put high-power fuel cell commercial ships into practical use with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp. and others. Using hydrogen as fuel, the ships will ...