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Cichen Shen

APAC Editor

Hong Kong

Based in Hong Kong, Cichen Shen is the APAC Editor for Lloyd’s List. He is responsible for steering the APAC editorial team and covering a wide range of maritime sectors, from shipbuilding and ship finance to logistics and regulations.

Previously Lloyd's List's China Editor, Cichen is a consistent provider of first-hand news and insights about the country’s fast-changing maritime industry and its influence on world trading patterns. 

Outside of shipping, Cichen is a fan of literature and is working on his first novel-- a love story derived from fragments of dreams. 

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


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Containers Sustainability

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‘Seafarers are innocent, and shipping is innocent and we should not be targeted in this indiscriminate manner,’ IMO secretary-general Arsenio Dominguez told guests during the gathering

Red Sea Risk Containers

IRS chief defends classing Russia-trading dark tankers as fleet doubles

The IRS continues to follow the existing sanctions regime, but as long as the vessels are not directly related to Russia, it does not turn them away

Risk and Compliance Tankers and Gas

MOL bolsters wind propulsion roll-out with seven more eco-newbuilds

Six dry bulkers will be equipped with the Wind Challenger hard sail systems, co-developed by MOL and Oshima Shipbuilding, which the Japanese shipping group claims can reduce vessel GHG emissions by up to 16%

Sustainability Technology and Innovation

State-owned CHN Energy boosts shipping foray with 11-ship purchase

By taking over the ships of its domestic peer, CHN Energy Leasing has become another Chinese leasing company to venture into the shipping industry

Dry Bulk Energy

China military drills around Taiwan test shipping’s nerves

Seaborne traders with a stake in this vast market must note the renewed tension in the Taiwan Strait as a stark reminder of the potential risks they face should the security situation worsen

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