Katherine Si

Katherine Si

China Correspondent


With extensive experiences in writing, research and social media promotion, China-based Katherine focuses on shipping and transport sectors. She had worked for maritime industry since 2008 and had been well connected with local industry players.

Explorer Dream, the new member of Dream Cruises' fleet, debuted in Shanghai and will launch its maiden voyage heading to Japan today.

Guangzhou Nansha International Cruise Homeport Operation & Management Co. held an opening ceremony to mark the commencement of operations.

The southern Chinese city Wenzhou is to have three homeport cruises by Costa Atlantica this year, starting April 12. It is the largest cruise ship to call at Wenzhou.

Chinese cruise ship operator Bohai Ferry signed a letter of intent for the strategic cooperation on the development of cruise routes between China and Nampo, North Korea.

Glory Sea, owned by Diamond Cruise International Co., Limited, was placed under arrest by Shanghai Maritime Court due to unpaid crew wages.

Xu Juehui, general manager of Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal Development Co., Ltd, is calling for legislation at the National People's Congress and the Chinese Political Consultative Conference to protect the rights of cruise passengers.

China’s east coastal province Guangdong is planning to forge Guangzhou into a cruise tourism development experimental zone.

The east China port city of Qingdao is offering cruise passengers free or low ticket prices to popular tourist attractions.

China’s east port of Lianyungang commenced construction of a rail shuttle project connecting the cruise port and city.

 

China’s Shanghai Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal is to offer inbound duty-free shopping by the end of this year. It will be the first inbound duty-free shop in China.

 

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