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Shipping Timesweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
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  • Booming trade at Viet container terminal
    JUST one year after its official opening, the Vietnam International Container Terminal (VICT) -- in which Singapore's NOL Group has a stake -- is running close to full capacity.
  • The importance of accurate job specs
  • China repatriates five illegal immigrants
  • Ship sales
  • Port shots
Air and Land Transport
  • No immediate plans to sell Qantas stake: BA
    [SYDNEY] Speculation that British Airways was on the verge of divesting its 25 per cent stake in Qantas Airways was dismissed yesterday by the Australian carrier, although the British flagcarrier said it was keeping its options open.
  • United Airlines hikes some US fares by up to US$200
  • No plans to sell Swissair, says group CEO
  • Railtrack boss quits amid UK travel chaos
  • Austal eyes boutique market
    AUSTRALIAN car passenger ferry builder, Austal Ships expects to maintain growth and offset the global downturn in the fast ferry industry through targeting the boutique cruise market.

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
  • EU probes forwarding, postal ventures
    Inquiries will focus on the cross-border joint venture for bulk business mail between TPG, the Dutch postal, air express and logistics group, the British Post Office and Singapore Post, and German forwarding operation BahnTrans.
  • Global needs spur historic PMA restructuring
    The group's first restructuring in a half-century reflects the growing importance of foreign-flag shipping lines in the U.S. trades, and increases the voting power of independent stevedoring companies that are not owned by shipping lines.
  • Is it just another business model?
    Ocean shipping portals herald a new era for dot-coms; and JoC Week's technology directory debuts.
  • Export ABCs: Non-resident exporters must follow export compliance rules
  • Clinton to visit Vietnam container terminal
  • U.S. South Europe conference adds countries
  • USDA requiring screwworm treatment for imported animals
  • Deadline nears for Customs symposium registration
  • Mexico publishes import procedures for new maquila programs
  • Corbett out as U.K.'s Railtrack chief
  • German transport minister resigns amid scandal
  • Mexico says textile maquiladora lists on the way
  • Con-Way forms consulting unit
  • No firm offer for government's RR stake: TFM

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Sched Netweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
  • Official opening of Balboa Container Terminal
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen on a roll in Shanghai
  • Beijing looks to get foreign investment back on track
  • Shipbuilders talk shop at APSEM 2000
  • Pilot Air Freight makes promise to deliver
  • BA unveils new loose cargo centre at Heathrow

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Cargowebweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • Brussels to investigate postal venture
  • Name your price service for cargo
  • Maersk Sealand no longer direct to Boston
  • P&O Nedlloyd in design of 10.000 Teu ships
  • Antwerp: Expansion in paper and China
  • Airlines not pleased with airport privatisation
  • 'South Korea shipbuilding guilty for crisis'
  • FedEx opens headquarters

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Exim Indiaweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
  • Now, ECU-Line New Zealand
  • FICCI seeks curbs on chea imports from china
  • Strong export demand seen for wheat
  • Dumping duty on strontium carbonate import from china mented
  • WTO panel to probe India's auto policy
  • Chemicals pharma exports may log 35.40 pc growth
  • Govt may curb cheap Chinese imports
  • Two sophisticated cranes inducted at Mundra Port
  • Need for rail road links for ports development stressed
  • Govt forms committee to formulate goodgrains policy
  • Three bidders shorlisted for Petronet's Dahej project
  • Exporters' woes on bar-coding will be considered: Addl DGFT
  • Rationalised Customs duty structure for CTVs urged
  • Hi-tech flora park may be set up in Pune
  • IMC-Taipei WTC to hold meet with Taiwanese team
  • 2-day conference on 'e-strategy' in city tomorrow
  • IMC tp establish 'Millennium Centre'-Plans second 'India Calling' conference
  • IMC-Brandwidth Expo announce 'India Money Show' from Dec.8
  • Air France, Delta fancy Air-India
  • Boeing wins $750-m Atlas order for 4 freighters
  • BA throws open Heathrow terminal for loose cargo
  • Gulf Air to start flights to Calcutta, Bangalore
  • Airborne Express receives 3-year contract with J. JILL
  • Kenya Airways signs MoU with KLM and Martinair
  • Frankfurt airport handles record cargo

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • Sinopec to boost refinery production in China
  • OPEC officials give mixed signals about production hike
  • Brazil bunker price update
  • Crude oil falls almost 2% on milder weather, OPEC hints
  • Average demand in Los Angeles and San Francisco
  • Prices high in Portland
  • MDO back to normal in Halifax
  • Competitive prices in New York and Philadelphia
  • Prices up by $10-30 in the US Gulf
  • Brazil bunker prices
  • Mixed avails in Panama
  • Chile and Ecuador: Slow demand

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International Transport Journalweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • EGL and Lanchile announce strategic alliance for Latin America traffic
  • Zim: new office in Vancouver
  • Official opening of Balboa container terminal
  • New Kazakhstan grain terminal
  • Railroad plans for Far East inch along
  • ESCO's ups and downs
  • The Latvian share game
  • ADB funds Uzbek projects
  • EIB funds for Romania
  • Interbox puts MOL domestic containers on-line for intermodal marketing company users

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World Wide Shipperweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • Everett home of newly commissioned Coast Guard cutter, HENRY BLAKE
  • Matson Intermodal/ BNSF start new Pacific Coast Express service
  • COSCO and OOCL sign agreement for the use of shipping management system
  • Tugboat sailor wins Coast Guard Commendation Medal 44 years later
  • IMO votes to raise compensation limits to victims of pollution by oil tankers by 50%

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Traffic Worldweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • Samsung Signs UPS
  • British Fuel Protest Fizzles
  • FMCSA Goes Internet
  • FedEx Adds AF to LTL Group
  • C.R. England Adds Reefer Surcharge
  • Big IT Spenders

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Cargonews Asiaweb site
NOVEMBER 6, 2000
  • Oz and NZ ports team up
  • LA sees a boom in boxes
  • PTP reaches moves record
  • Felixstowe to play in big league
  • Westport adds Thai feeder
  • Transpac lines recommend rate hike
  • Yang Ming moots extra Atlantic loop
  • News from the high seas

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Lloyd's Listweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
  • Bill Clinton is greeted by schoolchildren
    Bill Clinton is greeted by schoolchildren while visiting the Vietnam International Container Terminal yesterday. Singapore-owned APL is the largest customer at the terminal, which opened last year.
  • Pegasus secures bond buy-back deal
    HOLDERS of bonds issued by panamax tanker operator Pegasus Shipping (Hellas) have agreed to sell their notes back to the company for 50 cents on the dollar.
  • Seavantage teams up online with Ariba
    FLEDGLING e-procurement site Seavantage has announced a technology partnership with platform provider Ariba to power its online ship supplies marketplace.
  • A Saudi visitor
    A Saudi visitor checks a model of an offshore drilling rig on show at an exhibition at the last day of the seventh Energy Forum at the Intercontinental Hotel in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.
  • Floating cranes lift ashore yacht from MWB dock
    IN a spectacular action the two Bremerhaven- based floating cranes Roland and Thor of Bugsier-Reederei have lifted the Bahamas flagged luxury yacht Golden Bay from the floating dock of MWB ashore.
  • Over-ordering warning
    OVER-ordering of very large gas carriers will have a detrimental effect on the liquefied petroleum gas market if demand growth is not sustained, according to H Clarkson.

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Fairplayweb site
NOVEMBER 17, 2000
  • SCI steps into cross-trading
  • MCA men would have been sacked
  • EU seeks $4Bn sanctions against US
  • Brazil sceptical on trade overtures
  • Canadian grain elevators to close
  • IMO 'should supervise class'
  • P&O expects Australia cruise rush
  • Adsteam set for more expansion
  • Colombo told to stop recruiting
  • H&W hit by 'disappointing' ruling
  • Dutch yards fear loss of tax break
  • UK ports warn on Brussels' move
  • UPA fate in the balance
  • Thai tanker owner in trouble
  • Hellenic sale moves ahead
  • US-Singapore in trade pact move
  • NZ ends duty for world's poor
  • USCG to scrutinise new flags

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TradeWindsweb site
NOVEMBER 20, 2000
  • Japanese shipbuilding joins dot com race
    Domestic yards and marine equipment suppliers link up in a bid to cut newbuilding costs.
  • Japan yard orders up in October
    Order intake shows substantial increase over preceding month, but is still dominated by bulkers.
  • US Gulf shuttle tanker plan axed
    Conoco and Maritrans are abandoning plans for a new generation of crude oil shuttle tankers for the Gulf of Mexico.
  • IMO defers decision on O'Neil
    UN maritime agency postpones verdict on future of elderly chief.
  • Bergesen closes in on LNG charter
    Norwegian owner finds work for speculative gas carrier newbuilding.
  • Profit boost for Gotland shipping
    Swedish shipowner reports near trebling of pre-tax profit for the first nine months.
  • New crisis for Harland & Wolff
    Future of Belfast yard in the balance following High Court ruling.
  • ING Barings back in at Volgotanker
    Fund manager Alexei Kalinin has joined the board at Russia's Volgotanker after ING Barings-backed Baring Vostok bought a 12.9% stake.
  • Lloyd Werft pulls out of Bahamas
    German shiprepairer to be replaced as partner in Caribbean venture.
  • Higher rates put K Line firmly into profit
    Japanese shipping giant K Line's first ever interim results show a healthy profit, but the company cuts its full year earnings forecast.
  • Strong yen and trade lift NYK interims
    Japan's largest shipowner has seen its interims lifted despite a hike in bunker costs.
  • IOS signs for supply vessel
    International Offshore Services, the Farstad Shipping and P&O Australia joint venture, has ordered a supply ship from Brevik.
  • Mixed fortunes for Japan's smaller shipowners
    Tanker owner Taiheiyo Kaiun and containership player Tokyo Senpaku have logged profits in the first half, but Tamai Steamship and Hinode Kisen are struggling.
  • USCG detains 11 ships
    Antares Naviera's LPG carrier tops list of ships detained by US port state control officials.

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