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Shipping Timesweb site
MAY 23, 2000
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  • Local marine industry's output plunges 19%
    Shipbuilding, offshore sectors affected by regional competition
  • Penang port submits RM100m tourism project
  • Associated British Ports to sell property worth £650m
Air and Land Transport
  • Drop Star, join our alliance, Air France urges Thai Air
    But Thai national carrier confirms it is not leaving Star group, of which it is a founding member
  • Boeing enters race to build superjumbo
  • China's WTO entry expected to boost HK air cargo
  • Qantas' passenger volume up
  • Abu Dhabi airport's cargo traffic to rise 15%
  • Boeing's ties with Mitsubishi to expand
Features
  • Aussies lead in niche market
    Austal and Incat account for nearly half the global market for fast ferries, estimated at around US$1b a year

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Sched Netweb site
MAY 23, 2000
  • Maersk Logistics expands presence in South America
  • Axis ensures no tears for customers on onion shipment
  • Baltic alliance
  • Crowley forges union deal

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Cargowebweb site
MAY 22, 2000
  • BA-KLM will not be a merger, but a take-over
  • KLM to buy Air Europa in Spain
  • Big Totalfina order for Vos Logistics
  • Strike possible at P&O
  • 16,3 percent more net income Panalpina
  • United Airlines to resume 'round-the-world service
  • Alstom and Siemens together in high speed trains

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Exim Indiaweb site
MAY 22, 2000
  • NSICT orders seventh super post panamax crane, 6 more RTGs
  • Maersk sponsors 'Enterprise National Sailing Championship - 2000'
  • Grand Alliance & Americana Ships join hands on transatlantic trade
  • IOC move to float tenders for Sandheads FSO opposed
  • Core sector logs 6.6 pc growth in April
  • 4 EPZs agree to convert to SEZs
  • ISO down-scales sugar output estimates
  • Dollar-denominated dumping duty imposed
  • Cabinet clears SCI plan to acquire 4 Aframax ships
  • Sima sets 3 prerequisites for boosting cotton yarn export
  • Decks cleared for FDI inflow to modernise ports
  • Andhra CM to meet Sinha over Vizag Steel Plant
  • Telecom FDI cap to be retained at 49 pc
  • Patwa defends Basmati grading for more forex
  • CII signs MoU in Chile
  • ICICI plans corpus for shipping industry
  • Tea Board to handle coffee promotion overseas too
  • Lanka tea quotas on the web
  • Cabinet clears Fema tribunal
  • Govt may soon scrap excise duty on tea
  • Edible oil imports rise by 32 per cent

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 22, 2000
  • TotalFina starts eTrading of marine fuels world-wide on BUNKERSTEM
  • Petrobras to further successful offshore operations
  • IPE restructures business development division
  • Bunkerworld.com launches daily bunker pricing service for Istanbul
  • Crude stable as the US increase pressure on OPEC
  • BP Amoco Gets Go-Ahead for Purchase of Burmah Castrol

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 23, 2000
  • Transpetrol to delist Benor
    BENOR Tankers has joined the steady flow of shipping firms to exit global stock markets blaming a lack of interest and knowledge of shipping shares.
  • Belize flag dismisses substandardinspectors
    IMPROVED reporting systems, a new network of inspectors in principal ports worldwide and an increasingly hard line on non-compliant owners form part of an initiative by the Belize Register that it hopes will make the Central American country's flag more respectable in the eyes of the world.
  • Teekay poised for breakthrough
    AFRAMAX specialist Teekay Shipping is poised to make a breakthrough in the quality of its earnings.
  • Recovery at Team Shipping
    TEAM Shipping, the Norwegian product and chemical transporter, swung to a first quarter net profit of $0.55m from last year's loss of $0.78m due to reduction in offhire days and an expanded fleet, writes Rajesh Joshi, Oslo.
  • Liverpool bid to host dock forum
    SACKED Liverpool dockers are bidding to house the world headquarters of the fledgling International Dockers' Council at their Hope Street base at a summit in Tenerife next month.
  • Seafrance Monet bought by Navieres Armas
    The French passenger/ro-ro-ferry Seafrance Monet has been bought by Spanish ferry operator Navieres Armas. The 1974-built vessel had been withdrawn from service after sustaining hull damage in a collision with the quay while berthing at the port of Calais on March 29. The Seafrance Monet is due to leave Dunkirk in tow for a Spanish yard where she will be repaired.
  • Asian owners oppose regional action
    MEMBERS of the Asian Shipowner's Forum have come out strongly against unilateral regional regulation after considering the European Commission's proposals for new measures to eradicate substandard shipping.
  • Ageing ferry a lifeline for Freetown
    A TIDE of humanity surges down the ramp of the Freetown ferry, a lifeline across the mouth of the Sierra Leone River in a city balanced between war and peace since the start of May.

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Fairplayweb site
MAY 22, 2000
  • Liverpool seeks approval for second river terminal
  • Fiji ports open but Customs on strike
  • Australia signs trade pact with China
  • Minister relaxes pilotage requirements
  • Shareholders approve Daewoo HI split
  • Lines protest to Brasilia over cabotage
  • Malta denies shirking Erika responsibility
  • Flare report to be published on June 8
  • Wrede prepares for further liner consolidation
  • Libyan ferry detained in Malta
  • Shell plans deep-water terminal at Hazira
  • Manila port privatisation terms unveiled
  • Taiwanese president cautious on trade with China
  • Port workers accused of smuggling containers
  • Star Cruises rearranges finances ready for listing

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 23, 2000
Home
  • Dot-coms in transport industry: Opportunity, threat or both?
  • Expedited customs clearance may improve services in Caribbean
  • Australian trade minister: China confident on U.S. vote
  • APL appoints Schuhardt managing director, Central Europe
  • Hub cancels unit sale
  • MOL Group merging U.S. logistics units
  • Report: KLM wants to tango with Air Europe
  • Wisconsin two-person rail crew bill vetoed
Logistics
  • Swiss vote to tear down transport barriers with EU
  • Purchase by Target Logistics strengthens Hollywood ties
  • Beijing criticizes Taiwan's president for statement on direct shipping links
  • Express-1 wins ISO 9002 certification
  • 'Ghost plane' sightings horrify traffic controllers at O'Hare
Maritime
  • New rules considered after propane leak at sea
  • Hapag-Lloyd AG adds two new vessels to fleet, bolsters Grand Alliance

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
MAY 23, 2000
  • Vos Logistics décroche un contrat logistique de TotalFina
    TotalFina Petrochemicals et Vos Logistics ont signé un accord de collaboration suivant lequel la société néerlandaise construira un centre logistique à Feluy. La compagnie pétrolière franco-belge y construira une nouvelle ligne de production pour polypropylène, dont le groupe TotalFina deviendra le deuxième producteur mondial au second semestre de 2001. Vos Logistics interviendra pour les opérations logistiques de ces activités dès la fin de la ligne de production. Le contrat conclu par les deux entreprises porte sur le long terme. Wim Vos, président du conseil d'administration, n'a pas voulu préciser la portée exacte dans le temps, mais a clairement fait entendre qu'il s'agissait en tout cas de plus de cinq ans.
  • "Le transport routier s'engage pour une mobilité durable"
    Samedi s'est clôturé le XXVIIe Congrès mondial de l'IRU, qui a réuni à Bruxelles 1.700 délégués de 60 pays. Son thème était la mobilité durable, et le président David Green en a résumé les idées maîtresses. Que faire pour assurer la mobilité des personnes et des biens au-delà de l'an 2000? Il a passé en revue quelques considérations.
  • Quels sont les avantages et inconvénients des terminaux dédiés?
    Ce sujet a été traité récemment dans le cadre de la manifestation TOC qui s'est tenue à Rotterdam par Roger Roels, directeur de P&O ports Europe, qui a une longue expérience dans ce domaine, ayant fait la majeure partie de sa carrière chez Sea-Land, ayant suivi de près les implantations d'Algeciras et de Salalah. Aujourd'hui, il représente un opérateur de terminaux dit global.
  • Lancement officiel de TNT Airways à Liège Airport
    C'est en présence du ministre Serge Kubla, responsable pour l'Economie, les PME, la Recherche et les Technologies nouvelles de la Région wallonne, notamment chargé du développement des aéroports régionaux, que s'est effectué lundi dernier le lancement officiel de la nouvelle compagnie aérienne belge TNT Airways, basée à Liège Aiport.

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