Wah Kwong Chairman Sabrina Chao was elected President Designate of The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), Şadan Kaptanoğlu, managing director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping

BIMCO elects two women presidents

Şadan Kaptanoğlu, managing director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, was elected President of BIMCO. Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong in Hong Kong was elected as President Designate and joins the Board of Directors.

Fighting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

“We look towards the EU, China and the United States to join forces and deploy naval capacity in the Gulf of Guinea to end this constant threat to seafarers.”

China: No full ban on open-loop scrubbers

Chinese regulators have updated part of its domestic emission control area regulations with effect from 1 January 2019 but has not yet placed a full ban on open-loop scrubbers.