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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.


Latest From Cichen Shen

Shipbuilders set sights on supply chain decarbonisation

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Sustainability Shipbuilding

Seacon sets sights on climbing leading shipmanager ranks

The ultimate goal is to evolve into a ‘modern integrated marine services provider’ combining shipping with commercial and investment activities

Ship Management Asia Pacific

Shipping lines to absorb carbon costs but speeds will drop: HSBC

Capability to offer carbon-neutral shipping solutions at scale will become a new source of competitiveness for carriers, says a research report from the bank

Containers Sustainability

China floats idea of mega port to rival Singapore

Multi-billion dollar project, including up to 50m teu of container capacity, envisaged as a strategic move to strengthen trade in Southern China and drive integration through one of the country’s largest economic power houses

China Asia Pacific

Caravel’s Angad Banga elected to lead Hong Kong Shipowners’ Association

Under his new leadership, the association will enhance efforts to promote co-operation, technology, environmental progress and effective policies

Hong Kong People

Industry anxiety grows as EU ETS draws near

Asian shipping stakeholders use platform of Hong Kong Maritime Week to air last minute ETS gripes, with concerns ranging from unsolved charterparty liability allocation to possible equitable competition

Sustainability Regulation
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