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Vincent Wee

News Editor

Hong Kong
Vincent Wee is Lloyd’s List’s Asia-Pacific news editor based in Hong Kong. He handles coverage through Asian hours, co-ordinating with the Asian team in Singapore and China editor Cichen Shen based in Hong Kong, and working alongside the global news team. He has previously covered the maritime industry at The Business Times in Singapore and as Seatrade’s Hong Kong correspondent, handling a wide range of industry issues.

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MOL to cut 40 vessels from fleet to reduce costs

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Domestic logjams are main barrier in crew-change problem

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ITF acts to get seafarers off ships as deadline passes

‘Seafarers have done our part in this pandemic, and plenty more. If a seafarer wants off a ship, then the ITF, our affiliated unions and the ITF inspectorate will do everything we can to assist them’ — Steve Cotton, general secretary of the ITF

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