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Shipping Timesweb site
MARCH 30, 2000
Shipping News
  • More companies urged to venture into region
    Those who do not move in may miss opportunities as region recovers
  • Westbound transpacific lines to impose fuel levy
  • Industry must face up to challenges of Internet era
Air and Land Transport
  • Europe's air passenger traffic expected to double
    Low-cost carriers will show substantial growth as they have become an integral part of market: report
  • Two China airlines expected to benefit from revenue-sharing scheme
  • Franch's airline passenger traffic up 8.9% last year
  • KLM, United Technologies to expand partnership
  • Chinese airline orders three B757-200 airliners
  • VW committed to Rolls-Royce until 2003
Features
  • Nothing succeeds like quality
    The negative public image of shipping has produced widespread concern about quality and safety in the industry
Logistics
  • CWT to invest $30m in chemical logistics plant on Jurong Island
    Centre will provide value-added services for the many chemical companies located there, reports Ann Toh
  • Inmarsat to venture into e-commerce
  • Greater supply chain visibility for bulk materials
  • FedEx wins best total logistics operator title
Columns
  • Cruise ship builders could face problems

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Sched Netweb site
MARCH 30, 2000
  • HPH establishes new e-commerce business
  • Hong Kong signs MOU
  • Indonesian delegation at PTP
  • Changes to Silk Service rates
  • Bright future for China's aviation industry exports
  • Massive Airbus not yet taken off
  • Carriers oppose tax

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Cargowebweb site
MARCH 29, 2000
  • Oil production increase agreed 'reluctantly'
  • Hutchison and Oracle in B2B exchange
  • Proposal for paid lanes instead of toll levy
  • Austrian joints Star Alliance
  • Bulk carriers jointly in Bulknet

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Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 30, 2000
  • Contship orders 3 ships of 4,100 TEUs for Europe-Australasian trades
  • Phased induction of barcoding for exporters in offing
  • QRs on SSI items may stay
  • Rayon textiles exports touch new high
  • TUF for SMEs on anvil
  • India may lower rapeseed meal prices to penetrate Asian markets
  • BoP surplus of $ 2,102 m in Q3
  • Cost of funds still too high: Sinha
  • TAMP classifying tariff items into 3 categories
  • 700 products to come under OGL list
  • APEDA launches virtual trade fair
  • Higher cashew output likely
  • Infrastructure sector registers 8.3 pc growth
  • Air cargo agents' plea to resume Air-India service to Tokyo
  • Tamil Nadu handloom exports net Rs 17.5 crore
  • CII lists steps essential to help exporters
  • 'SingaPort' event renamed 'Asia Pacific Maritime'
  • Coffee Board allows 86,106 t export in Jan. 1-March 24 period
  • 'Code of conduct' for exporters may govern global trade

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 29, 2000
  • Mexican price indications
  • Oil sharply lower, but analysts mixed about future prices
  • OPEC decision will take tanker rates higher
  • Off-spec cargo causes squeeze on avails in Singapore
  • IPE to suspend Fuel Oil Futures contract
  • Posted prices for Jeddah and Dammam
  • Elf Marine Bunkers relocates to Houston
  • Telemarine and IBM annouce eTrading of bunkers in the ARA region
  • Crude down following OPEC announcement
  • OPEC agree on 1.452 million barrels per day extra

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Marine Logweb site
MARCH 29, 2000
  • Another entry in marine e-commerce race
    The other day it was Inmarsat, today it's Stolt Nielsen. The marine market e-commerce race is underway.
  • European Commission finds Warnow Werft stuck to its capacity limitation in 1999
    Kvaerner Group can allow itself a slight sigh of relief. The European Commission has decided that Kvaerner Warnow Werft GmbH , Warnem'nde, (Mecklenburg -Vorpommern), Germany, has respected its capacity limitation in 1999.

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 30, 2000
  • Opec crude output rise fails to impress
    A COMPROMISE agreement by Opec to raise its production ceiling by 1.45m barrels per day is likely to provide further support to the tanker market, analysts believe.
  • Big cat breaks up during trials
    SEA trials for the giant Team Philips catamaran ended in failure off the Isles of Scilly yesterday after almost a quarter of the port section of the vessel broke away.
  • Lloyd's suffers £176m loss
    Lloyd's insurance market has reported a loss of £176m ($278m) for 1997, the latest closed year of account, reflecting what analysts describe as "very poor conditions" in global insurance markets.
  • HES Beheer plunges into the red
    HES Beheer, the holding company for the largest group of bulk cargo stevedoring interests in the Netherlands sustained a loss of Fls5.9m ($2.6m) for 1999 in stark contrast to its profit of Fls1.3m for the previous year.
  • Baltic Gate Terminal project aims to attract $740m worth of investment
    AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled to revitalise a container port and transhipment hub terminal for one or more container liner operators in Stigsnæs, Denmark.
  • Corsica Ferries eyes stock listing
    MEDITERRANEAN ferry operator Corsica Ferries is planning to restructure its shipping activities as a prelude to seeking a stock exchange listing.
  • K Line in threat to quit Japan over tax regime
    KAWASAKI Kisen Kaisha has warned the Japanese government it may move abroad in order to escape the country's punitive taxes.
  • Carrier denies it has seen letters that triggered inquiry
    K LINE, one of seven carriers raided by European Commission officials, says it has not seen the letters which are thought to have triggered the investigation.

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Fairplayweb site
MARCH 29, 2000
  • Carnival ships transferred to Bahamas flag
  • Second SeaFrance ferry sustains damage
  • Kawasaki HI forecasts net loss of $159M
  • Chile settles with disgruntled stevedores
  • Port tariff authority says no to dollar
  • Bremen gives the nod to CT IV
  • Port chairman wants privatisation within 5 years
  • UK faces shortage of box handling capacity
  • California approves special gaming ship law
  • OPEC members reach decision to raise oil output
  • Australia bans diseased Asian dairy imports
  • Suez Coalition 'could develop east-west trade'
  • Frontline could be five times bigger in 2005
  • Hutchison, Cosco take stakes in Shanghai terminal
  • Liner industry needs e-commerce norms
  • Philippines moves to tighten port state control
  • Owners to pay for China clean-up
  • Zim proposes pendulum liner service for Med

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 30, 2000
Home
  • Plans for Charleston terminal undergo revision
  • Industry to seek action by Congress
  • UPS says American, Delta China proposals won't fly
  • Trans-pacific carriers set rate hikes
  • U.S. officials see gasoline price drop by midsummer
  • Overnite offers service guarantee
  • Qantas enters Air New Zealand talks
Transportation
  • Firm wants to double Latin business
  • Aeroflot alters routes in bid for profits, plans to focus on Europe, India, China
  • Charter carriers say some flights halted
  • EU makes another attempt to resolve hush-kit controversy
  • US&T to expand Northeast operations
  • Atlanta airport proves busier than O'Hare
  • South Korea to spend $5 billion to build regional hub at Inchon
Maritime
  • JSA lines win bid to move VW parts
  • Another record year for coal shipments predicted; steel cargo set to rebound
  • Two ships collide off the coast of Sweden
  • Cost cutting proves effective for Zim

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
MARCH 30, 2000
  • Zeeland Seaports et Duisbourg resserrent les liens d'amitié
    Le plus important port intérieur d'Europe, le port rhénan de Duisbourg, poursuit sa stratégie qui consiste à développer un réseau de ports amis. Un accord de coopération a ainsi été signé hier à Middelburg avec Zeeland Seaports/ESM (Exploitatiemaatschappij Schelde Maas, qui réunit ZS et le port de Rotterdam). Un accord analogue avait été signé avec Anvers il y a peu.
  • Début de la dernière phase de modernisation du canal du Centre
    Le vice-président du gouvernement wallon, également compétent pour les Travaux publics, Jean-Claude Van Cauwenberghe, a lancé mardi après-midi de manière symbolique les travaux de construction du pont-canal du Sart, qui entrent dans la dernière phase de modernisation du canal du Centre.
  • BASF Anvers investit 181 mio. d'EUR dans l'extension de plusieurs installations
    A l'occasion de la présentation des résultats annuels de 1999, Antoon Dieusaert, président et administrateur délégué de BASF Anvers, a annoncé pour 181 millions d'EUR (7,3 milliards de BEF) d'investissements pour cette année, une hausse de 69% par rapport à l'an dernier. Il a également fait état des négociations menées avec la SNCB au sujet du lancement d'un propre service ferroviaire entre Anvers et Ludwigshafen. Le site BASF d'Anvers a vu reculer son chiffre d'affaires de 1,7% à 2.134 mio. d'EUR (86,1 mia. de BEF), surtout en raison d'un mauvais premier semestre. Le bénéfice après impôts a chuté de 47 mio. d'EUR à 157 mio. d'EUR (6,3 mia. de BEF).
  • De Palacio à nouveau autour de la table avec les Américains sur le dossier des nuisances sonores
    Les ministres européens des Transports ont chargé la commissaire européenne aux Transports, Loyola de Palacio, de poursuivre les négociations avec les EU sur l'approche du dossier des nuisances sonores et le problème des appareils hushkités. Entre-temps, l'UE ne retire toujours pas son interdiction d'aligner à partir du 4 mai ce type d'appareils.

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Marine Linkweb site
MARCH 29, 2000
  • French Ferry Holed
  • EU Welcomes Tanker Rules Tightening
  • St. Lawrence Seaway Opens
  • Latvian Privatization Saga Continues
  • OPEC Raises Output
  • Finnlines Shares Plunge On Profit Warning

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