March 2 - WWPC members, Maxlines International of Taiwan and NVOCC Shanghai Ocean Knight Shipping of Shanghai have successfully completed the shipment between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan of a ship's steel block weighing 714.5 tonnes in a consignment c

The two longest pieces each measured 19.6m in length and weighed 107.5 and 108.1 tonnes respectively.

The ship's steel block was moved from Jiangyin port, China to a shipbuilding plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in a journey that took four days to travel the 170 nautical miles between the two cities across the Taiwan Strait.