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Hong Glory eyes the Middle East

Shanghai: Hong Glory Shipping, a young breakbulk shipping firm based in Shanghai, is looking to expand into the Middle East market, Li Xin, Persian Gulf supervisor at the company, told Splash at Breakbulk China in Shanghai.

Li said the company has seen growing export demand for steel products, machinery products and construction vehicles in the region, and plans to add more capacity on the routes to the region.

The company has established partnerships with a number of large domestic groups including China National Petroleum Corporation, Ansteel, Baosteel and China Railway Construction.

The company was established in October 2013, and currently uses chartered vessels. It currently has five vessels on long-term charter and 15 vessels on short-term charter.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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