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Cichen Shen

Northeast Asia Correspondent

Hong Kong

Based in Hong Kong, Cichen Shen is the China Editor for Lloyd’s List. He is responsible for covering a wide range of maritime issues, from the Cosco-China Shipping merger and the growth of Chinese lessors to the collapse of Hanjin and the integration between the Japanese carriers.

Cichen is a frequent interviewer of the top business leaders in Asian shipping.

Prior to his role at Lloyd’s List, Cichen worked as a reporter for China’s Caijing Magazine in Beijing and was a local producer for the US National Public Radio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Shanghai.

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Yard-backed CSSC Shipping shares fall on debut after $250m IPO

Stock price closes at HK$1.24 on Monday, against the offer price of HK$1.34, which was already at the low end of the proposed price range

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Damaged tankers being assessed off UAE

Frontline says it will ‘exercise extreme caution’ when considering new fixtures in the Gulf region, although the cause of the explosions remains unknown to the shipowner

Middle East and Africa Tankers and Gas

Tanker attacks: Gulf attacks may lift tanker rates

Owners are said to be halting new fixtures on vessels for trading with the Gulf as their concerns are deepening over the safety of calling at ports in the region. The resulting shortage of vessel supply and increase in operating costs will likely give a lift to tanker earnings

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Tanker attacks: Owner contradicts US on cause of Kokuka Courageous explosion

While investigations into the causes of the incidents remain ongoing, the video suggests Iran was seeking to erase evidence of its involvement from the scene

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SIPG sets price for $700m bonds issue

Issuance at the Hong Kong bourse is expected to complete early next week

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