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Shipping Timesweb site
MAY 16, 2000
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  • S'pore port masterplan gets cautious thumbs-up
    High cost of transponders a concern among members of shipping community
  • APL to use own ships on N-S America service
  • Los Angeles port's shipments hit new high in April
  • Collision in Yangtze
Air and Land Transport
  • Aussie safety group reviews Qantas facility
    It will decide this week whether to follow US move to suspend carrier from parts repair
  • National carrier accused of using bullying tactics against Impulse
  • United cancels 130 flights due to crew shortage
  • Swissair, Sabena, American Air get anti-trust immunity
  • M'sian railway expects to transport 5m tonnes of cargo via landbridge
Features
  • Shippers continue to battle 'unfair' liner conference system

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Sched Netweb site
MAY 16, 2000
  • Coscon and Zim in slot share agreement
  • Information service for shipping community
  • Maritime London Week
  • K&N opens logistics centre in Dresden
  • DHL builds Changi hub
  • FAA slap United with $72,000 fine for damaged generator
  • Kitty Hawk files for bankruptcy
  • Carnes elected BAX president
  • Brazilian airline owner invests in domestic market

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Cargowebweb site
MAY 15, 2000
  • TNT Express with electronic document service
  • Expansion of Danzas in China
  • Swisscargo with fuel price index
  • APL with string of ships in Latin America Service
  • Alliance eLogistics and KPMG

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Exim Indiaweb site
MAY 16, 2000
  • Rules set to ensure tax breaks only for genuine STPs, FTZs
  • Cambodia Ship Registry sets new record
  • Global box traffic at 200 m TEUs
  • Petrochem demand projected to grow by 10-12 pc
  • CCEA okays vessel acquisition for Lakshadweep
  • Italian firm to establish coir eou in Kinfra
  • Inflation rate drops to 5.94 per cent
  • 190 pc rise in companies in last decade
  • Govt withdraws quota, tariff concession for Lanka tea
  • Less lucrative year for palm oil exporters feared
  • Synthetic, rayon textiles scale new peak
  • Private players entering EPZs gains momentum
  • Korea urges India to liberalise investment regime
  • Silico manganese units upbeat as China limits exports
  • EOUs boost cotton yarn exports in Jan.-April 2000
  • Seafood exporters sail into EU markets again
  • Indian pepper prices rally sharply
  • CII moots immediate free trade agreement with US
  • 3 firms bag National Export Award
  • PIL announces new service
  • Govt clears Rs 94-cr. 'India Trade Mart' at Noida
  • Saleable steel exports up by 53.77 pc

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 15, 2000
  • Off-shore supply companies form alliance
  • Singapore starts week on softer note
  • Ports to tighten tanker control
  • Rotterdam opens firm despite softer crude trend
  • OPEC stays calm after hectic week in oil

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Marine Logweb site
MAY 15, 2000
  • Busy agenda for key IMO meeting
    IMO should "consider undertaking a global consideration of safety issues pertaining to passenger ships, with particular emphasis on large cruise ships" says the UN agency's Secretary-General Mr. William A. O'Neil in a paper submitted to the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC).

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Cargonews Asiaweb site
APRIL 24, 2000
  • Expansion planned for Aden terminal
  • Transport net for Melbourne
  • Yang Ming bond issue to fund upgrade
  • Grand Alliance gets P&O-Nedlloyd slots
  • Lines adjust deployment

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 16, 2000
  • Preussag floats Hapag stake
    GERMAN industrial conglomerate Preussag plans to float a minority stake in its shipping and logistics subsidiary Hapag-Lloyd to fund its £1.8bn ($2.73bn) acquisition of UK tour operator Thomson Travel Group.
  • New dawn
    P&O's newest cruiseship Aurora passes the Belltower of Hamburg's Landungsbr'cke as she leaves Blohm+Voss following repairs to the mechanical defect which caused her maiden voyage to be cancelled two weeks ago.
  • Benor held back by drydock programme
    BENOR Tankers, the Bermuda-headquartered tanker company, said a heavy dry-docking programme and tonnage locked into older, low-rate charters prevented it from taking full advantage of vastly improved market conditions during the first quarter.
  • Ocean Rig dragged down by legal fees
    LAWYER'S fees for continuing litigation and huge exchange losses induced by a strong dollar have dragged Norway's Ocean Rig further into the red, writes Rajesh Joshi.
  • Dutch create dredging giant
    THE world's biggest dredging company has been created following yesterday's agreement of an outright merger between Dutch groups Royal Boskalis Westminster and Hollandsche Beton Groep.
  • Tug operator URS heading for a profit
    BELGIAN tug operator Unie van Redding en Sleepdienst hopes to report a net profit of about BFr100m ($2.2m) in 2000 after a loss of BFr43.5m last year, said managing director Dirk Mertens.
  • Moscow claims cut in ship accidents
    A REPORT by the Russian Ministry of Transport on maritime safety claims there has been a recent reduction in shipping accidents and safety violations.
  • Swissair and Lufthansa to publish fuel price indices

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Fairplayweb site
MAY 15, 2000
  • Clarksons silent on futures speculation
  • Hvide subsidiary to slash fleet
  • Hyundai HI on target in Q1
  • PPA shells out for stevedores
  • Weakening yen boosts builders' prospects
  • Dutch yards keep heads above water
  • Mindanao conflict hits passenger numbers
  • Kistefoss acquires Waterfront
  • Norwegian forum slams tax plans
  • Boskalis and HBG agree to merge
  • Steel price rise hits Chinese shipbuilding
  • India should ratify ILO conventions
  • New LPG facility relieves Colombo port
  • Keppel Hitachi Zosen eyes Lisnave
  • Port State crackdown on tankers
  • Aurora returns to Southampton

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 16, 2000
Home
  • Rates increase on cargo moving to Asia
  • Preussag to sell shares of container line
  • Swissair, Sabena, American to expand alliance
  • Alitalia leases 747-400 freighter from Atlas Air
  • Penske aquires assets of Marano Truck Leasing
  • British Airways appoints three new directors
  • Crowley announces Caribbean appointments
  • Air France names Boudier as executive vice president
Logistics
  • CF to buy air freight forwarder
  • Beatson resigns as Circle CEO, stock plunges
  • China line leases B-400 on Chicago cargo route
  • Israel, Jordan to jointly construct airport straddling their borders
Maritime
  • Europe-Med cargo rates to rise 7%
  • Evergreen to begin second Asia-East Coast all-water service

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
MAY 13, 2000
  • Inter Ferry Boats attire un trafic d'Exxon au terminal anversois Zomerweg
    Inter Ferry Boats, filiale de la SNCB spécialisée dans le transport combiné et la logistique, a attiré un tout nouveau trafic pour son terminal anversois Zomerweg: un train hebdomadaire venant de la région du Havre, chargé de containers d'Exxon.
  • Hapag-Lloyd met son liner au diapason de PC de 7.200 TEU
    Ainsi qu'évoqué précédemment, Hapag-Lloyd a passé commande chez Hyundai Heavy Industries d'une première série de quatre porte-containers d'une capacité unitaire de 7.200 TEU. Le premier de ces navires sera livrable à l'automne 2001, les trois autres suivront jusqu'au début de 2003. Cet armement a développé ces dernières années une stratégie en matière d'investissements en tonnage qui consiste à faire construire des séries homogènes de huit à neuf navires, de manière à pouvoir éventuellement assurer seul un service hebdomadaire sur n'importe quel segment de trafic sur la relation Est-Ouest.
  • Risque majeur de congestion dans les Alpes
    L'association italienne de transport routier et d'expédition Confetra a averti mercredi au cours d'un congrès à Rome que si des mesures ne sont pas prises, la congestion des infrastructures de transport risque de très fortement s'aggraver. Une des mesures demandées est la libéralisation du rail en Italie.
  • Expérience réussie d'un train Düsseldorf-Düren-Zeebrugge
    En début de semaine a eu lieu une expérience concernant un train de transport combiné qui a circulé entre Düsseldorf et Zeebrugge, avec chargements intermédiaires à Düren et Bressoux. La faisabilité technique est une chose, la rentabilité commerciale en est une autre. La Commission européenne contribue au financement de cette étude, coordonnée par le consultant SCI Verkehr.

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International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 15, 2000
  • International Shipping Congress opens Posidonia 2000
  • Danzas increases airfreight capacity from Hahn
  • Evergreen upgrades presence on Pacific

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