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Shipping Timesweb site
MAY 9, 2000
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  • PSA subsidiary to offer new e-commerce services
    Lines will be able to trade empty containers globally through portal
  • New head for IT unit
  • Hamburg's Canadian, US cargo traffic up last year
  • New round of bidding for Lisco
Air and Land Transport
  • Airbus plans to replace A300-600 with new A330 jet
    New version will be called A330-100 and will have fly-by-wire technology
  • Qantas plays down aircraft mishap in HK
  • CAL pilot dies after heart attack on flight
  • United Air's April load factor up
  • KLM expects new partnership plans before year-end
  • New pact means less red tape
    We look at freight rates in the evolution and mechanics of the conference system of pricing

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Sched Netweb site
MAY 9, 2000
  • Fuzhou terminal on the rise
  • MPA hosts maritime seminar
  • Nigeria wants GSP
  • Malaysia Airports Holdings bullish in 2000
  • BA announces UK-Japan freighter service
  • AeroMexico going to Vegas
  • Crumbling Tower Air

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Cargowebweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • Split of KLM and Alitalia not definite
  • BAA in sole negotiations with New York over airports
  • Internatio-Möller and Stork intend to merge
  • with NextLinx
  • Agreement between UTC and KLM
  • American Trans Air to acquire 47 Boeing 737s and 757s
  • US Airways with Airbus A330-300 to Paris

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Exim Indiaweb site
MAY 9, 2000
  • CWC's CFSs in JNP region make steady progress since inception
  • CMA-CGM & Norasia expand east-west alliance
  • Garment exports surge by 24 pc in April
  • Malaysia may lower CPO export duty to regain Indian market
  • Paris food fair to promote Indian market
  • Lloyd Triestino enters fray in Mediterranean
  • Scrap customs duty on pharma R&D kits import: IPA
  • Rs 125-cr credit guarantee fund for SSI on anvil
  • Move to boost trade with neighbours
  • 6-member CII team in UAE scouting locations in free zones
  • Sinha: Crucial decisions on divestment in fortnight
  • Plastics exports may show turnaround
  • Seafood industry in for sea-change
  • Gujarat lures Kerala for JV partners
  • Inflation peaks 70-week high of over 6 pc
  • Bank strike on May 11
  • NCAER forecasts 6.4 to 7.2 pc real GDP growth

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • Worldwide market snapshots: Soft start to week
  • Oil supported by Norwegian strike and OPEC comments
  • South Africa: Richards Bay back in business
  • Soft start for fuel oil in Rotterdam
  • Russia with Another window on Europe

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Marine Logweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • $22 million contract for NASSCO
    National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), has received a contract worth up to $22 million to complete the second phase of a program to convert a U.S. Navy Strategic Sealift Program ship to meet the enhanced readiness capabilities of the U.S. Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Force.
  • Marad announces RRF management contracts
    U.S. Maritime Administrator Clyde J. Hart Jr. last week announced the award of 33 contracts, awarded on a competitive basis, to nine American ship owning and operating companies to manage 74 ships which are maintained to support America's armed forces.
  • MODEC restarts MOSES TLP construction
    MODEC International LLC has recommenced construction of the "MOSES" tension leg platform under its contract with El Paso Energy Partners, L.P.
  • Rowan commits to Super Gorilla XL
    Rowan Companies, Inc. has committed to the design and construction of what is described as the "world's most capable bottom-supported mobile offshore drilling unit."
  • RINA adds more exclusive surveyors
    Italian classification society RINA has appointed eleven new exclusive Asia.
  • ExxonMobil Marine Fuels moves into e-trading
    The world's largest supplier of marine fuels has moved into e-trading.
  • Visma Marine in e-commerce alliance
    Visma Marine has has reached an agreement with e-commerce service provider Arena to distribute and integrate the SpecTec AMOS fleet management software with Arena's internet portal,
  • Dredges, too, face tough air emission regimes
    An interesting aspect of recent orders of machinery for dredges is the tighter requirements on exhaust emissions because they are often operating close inshore or in waterways and channels.
  • Contract for Alaska adventure cruise vessel
    Townsend Bay Marine LLC (TBM), a yachtbuilding and repair company based in Port Townsend, Washington, has received an order from Glacier Guides to construct Alaskan Grandeur, a 67-foot (20.42-meter) composite vessel that will be used to carry passengers on adventure cruises in Alaska.
  • FirstWave and A&P Group UK in strategic alliance
    FirstWave and A&P Group UK say they have "formed the cornerstone of the first global network dedicated to marine repair."

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 9, 2000
  • Jonathan Jones splits from backer
    JONATHAN Jones, one of the top Lloyd's insurers of hull and protection and indemnity risks, is to part company with his main backer, US-based Markel group.
  • London insurance and banking jobs hit hard
    BANKING and insurance broking have been hardest hit in terms of employment in the maritime services sector over the last 10 years, according to a new survey by British Invisibles, writes Sandra Speares.
  • Lloyd's report confirms losses are running high
    LLOYD'S must make an unswerving commitment to business change, chairman Max Taylor has warned as the market confirmed in its most important report of the calendar that losses have been running high.
  • Max Taylor gets '20,000 bonus
    Lloyd's chairman Max Taylor received a £20,000 ($32,000) performance bonus in 1999, according to the annual report of the Corporation of Lloyd's.
  • Germanischer Lloyd nears D-day
    GERMANISCHER Lloyd, the German classification society, says it will decide in the next month whether to ally with one or other of its foreign rivals.
  • Ro-ro traffic rise at Zeebrugge
    ZEEBRUGGE Port Authority said freight traffic through the port in the first quarter fell 7,012 tonnes to 8,942,352 from a year earlier.
  • MarAd seals $1bn reserve contracts
    THE US Maritime Administration has announced $1.1bn in vessel operating contracts for the Ready Reserve Force, appearing to draw the veil at last over a controversial award process that had dragged on for more than two years.
  • Pilots unite in opposing safety body sell-offs
    COST-cutting by governments around the world through the privatisation of marine safety bodies has been fiercely criticised by maritime pilots.

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Fairplayweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • DPI wins Djibouti concession
  • UK tour operator drops cruise ship
  • Daewoo may hold EGM on restructuring
  • 40 lost as Indonesian ferry sinks
  • O'Neil slams 'failure of the safety net'
  • Rostock terminals hit by fire
  • Mosvold to raise $11.5M
  • Norden 'will beat forecast'
  • Norwegian unions reveal preconditions for talks
  • Korean oil imports up two per cent
  • South Korea sends fertiliser to North
  • BC Ferries buys back ferry
  • Italy nabs containerised contraband
  • SAAM picks up Iquique Berth 2
  • Australia will supply LNG for Gopalpur
  • Italy to outlaw single-skin tankers
  • Aurora suffered shaft lubrication failure

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 9, 2000
  • Judge tells ILWU to end protest; crane operators' walkout continues
  • FMC defines ocean common carrier
  • SAirLogistics buys minority share of GF-X
  • China Air boosts all-cargo flights to Europe, begins Frankfurt run
  • ATA names electronic commerce director
  • BDP expands logistics services via partner
  • Brazil truckers return to work after six-day strike
  • Cosco plans shuttle route between Genoa, New York
  • MTC cites fuel, charter costs for 'disappointing' first quarter
  • Group puts spotlight on London's maritime role
  • Indonesian navy to create anti-piracy task force

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
MAY 9, 2000
  • France: le président Chirac s'engage pour Lyon/Turin
    Le Président français, Jacques Chirac souhaite que le projet franco-italien de liaison ferroviaire dite Transalpine aborde dans les meilleurs délais une phase encore plus opérationnelle. Ce qui devrait permettre de décider une mise en chantier rapide lors du sommet franco-italien prévu pour se tenir à l'automne prochain.
  • Le nouveau patron de BA prêt pour l'offensive
    Le nouveau CEO de British Airways, l'Australien Rod Eddington, va lancer la première vague de licenciements forcés de l'histoire de la compagnie afin de comprimer les coûts. BA envisagerait aussi de vendre entièrement ou partiellement sa filiale low-cost.
  • Fusion entre Internatio-Müller et Stork
    Les conseils d'administration d'Internatio-Müller (I-M) et du groupe technologique Stork ont trouvé un accord sur une fusion des deux entreprises. Cette opération aura lieu avant la fin de l'été et se traduira par l'émergence d'une "entreprise full-service fortement tournée sur les prestations intégrées de services techniques dans un certain nombre de segments de marché précis". La nouvelle entreprise devra proposer une gamme complète de services et de produits pour l'industrie, les travaux publics, le marché des travaux infrastructurels, la navigation aérienne et maritime et l'industrie du textile, selon un communiqué. I-M déclare pourtant dans le même temps vouloir se défaire de ses activités portuaires. La valeur de la nouvelle entreprise tournera autour de 1,1 mia. d'EUR (2,2 mia. de NLG).

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Marine Linkweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • AP Moller Unit Orders $300M Oil Rig
  • Hyundai Wins Container Terminal Order

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International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 8, 2000
  • B737-800 for SAS
  • Clarion opens Jebel Ali logistics center
  • Navigation pact for the Mekong
  • Emery launches a new web site
  • PSA creates Pte Ltd

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