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 Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) signed a contract with Miami-based SunStone Ships to build a seventh Infinity-class expedition vessel.

China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) signed a deal with Shanghai Style Cruise Industry Development Co., Ltd for a 37,000gt cruise ship with options for three more.

China Merchants Heavy Industries (Jiangsu), the cruise shipbuilding arm of China Merchants Group, is co-operating with China’s communication industry players Ericsson and China Mobile (Nantong) Branch to apply a 5G network in the shipbuilding base of China Merchants at Haimen, Jiangsu.

China’s southern province of Hainan was approved by the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to launch pilot cruises to nowhere for Chinese-funded cruise ships flying flags of convenience.

A steel-cutting ceremony for the L3 mock-up project was held at CSSC Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding as China State Shipbuilding Corp. prepares to build a large cruise ship for Carnival Corp. & plc's Chinese joint venture.

More cruise ships and passengers than ever before visited Xiamen in southern China in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest statistics from China's Ministry of Transport.

Explorer Dream, the new member of Dream Cruises' fleet, debuted in Shanghai and will launch its maiden voyage heading to Japan today.

Guangzhou Nansha International Cruise Homeport Operation & Management Co. held an opening ceremony to mark the commencement of operations.

The southern Chinese city Wenzhou is to have three homeport cruises by Costa Atlantica this year, starting April 12. It is the largest cruise ship to call at Wenzhou.

Chinese cruise ship operator Bohai Ferry signed a letter of intent for the strategic cooperation on the development of cruise routes between China and Nampo, North Korea.

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