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China looks inwards as export demand remains weak

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on October 25, 2012

China became known as the world’s factory by offering manufacturing costs that could not be matched by the developed nations. Its wages paid to uneducated rural migrant labour were a fraction of the mostly unionized pay required in the West, and land for factories was plentiful and cheap.

Carriers rise to the emissions challenge in HK

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on October 13, 2010

Twenty of the major carriers calling at Hong Kong are apparently going to follow Maersk and APL's lead and change to cleaner fuel while in port, according to reports. This will certainly be good news for the people living in the heavily populated…