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Karen Ng is Lloyd’s List’s Senior Reporter based in Singapore, covering all aspects of shipping in Southeast Asia. She joined us in September 2023 after more than a decade of reporting experience, primarily as a commodities specialist, with stints at S&P Global Commodity Insights covering refined oil products, petrochemicals, and at Fastmarkets covering alloys and base metals. Prior to covering commodities, Karen was a business journalist, covering mergers and acquisitions at Mergermarket. She began her career in business news coverage on Singapore’s Business Times publication.


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Having been involved in similar projects in Oman and Namibia, this project is the first the subsidiary business unit of the port of Antwerp has put together in Southeast Asia

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