Katherine Si

Katherine Si

China Correspondent


With extensive experiences in writing, research and social media promotion, China-based Katherine focuses on shipping and transport sectors. She had worked for maritime industry since 2008 and had been well connected with local industry players.

China’s east port of Lianyungang commenced construction of a rail shuttle project connecting the cruise port and city.

 

China’s Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal is to offer inbound duty-free shopping by the end of this year. It will be the first inbound duty-free shop in China.

 

Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, mainland China’s busiest cruise port, set a new record with a total 26,000 cruise passengers either disembarking or embarking in one day.

 

 

 

Yang Wei Xin, chairman of cruise ship and ferry operator Bohai Ferry, has resigned.

China’s Guangzhou Nansha has completed the construction of a new cruise terminal.

China’s Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp. (CSSC) officially announced that it has set up a specialized team for the design of large cruise ships.

China’s leading northeast cruise port city of Qingdao released plans to encourage more cruise ship calls and will provide subsidies to attract more cruise lines and resources to the city.

The recent opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge sees Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) planning to develop cruise tourism in the mainland China and Macao hinterland offering Bridge+Cruise travel products, according to Peter Lam, board member of HKTB.

Shanghai has granted approval for 30 multinational enterprises, including MSC Cruises, to establish regional headquarters in the city.

Bohai Ferry, China’s largest ro-pax operator, announced that the company is exploring more cruise opportunities in the coming year.

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