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Shipping Timesweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
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  • Int'l cooperation needed to resolve ballast water issues
    THE International Maritime Organisation appealed for world-wide cooperation to resolve ballast water treatment issues and criticised unilateral actions at a conference in Singapore yesterday.
  • ITF head hits out at UN report on Liberia sanctions
  • Malaysian shipowners urged to use local yards
  • Royal Caribbean Q3 profit falls 21% on cancelled trips
  • Maersk Sealand to enter car trade
Air and Land Transport
  • No halt to A380 superjumbo development
    AIRBUS' A380 'super jet' is 'already a commercial success' and there is no question within European Aeronautic, Defense and Space Co about whether to continue funding development for the 550-seat plane 'There's no debate on the future of the A380,' EADS chief executive Philippe Camus said in a statement.
  • Qantas workers threaten to strike
  • Lufthansa to expand routes to China
  • Delta Air to lay off 2,000 workers
  • Continental Q3 profit falls 98% on reduced ticket sales
  • Tokyo airport finally completes new runway
  • LOG Book
Features
  • Salvors concerned over draft UN law on shipwrecks
    A CONVENTION that would ban treasure hunters from ancient shipwrecks and sunken cities could be adopted by the UN cultural organisation Unesco, overriding objections from commercial salvage operators.

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Sched Netweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • China to let go of rail cargo control in five year plan
  • HK trade figures plunge further
  • China Southern and KLM to share codeshare service
  • Korean Air expands in Asia
  • Xian and Pusan gets new link
  • IATA figures confirm adverse effects of September 11

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Cargowebweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • KLM result down without US subsidy
  • Short-term finance Swissair
  • TPG want postal cost savings
  • Bankruptcy Sabena near
  • Small profit Continental
  • Profit CP Ships down

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Exim Indiaweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • SCI's Q2 net profit Rs 64 cr.
  • HRC Group extends wings to Colombo - Expanding service network in Indian subcontinent
  • International trade growth in 2001 will decelerate to 2 pc : WTO
  • Apeda to set up flori-marketing centre in Europe
  • Govt lowers crude palm oil import duty by 10 pc
  • Cleaned wheat fails to meet Iraq's tastes again
  • Thai Air launches Mumbai flights
  • Swissair to operate 12 weekly flights from India
  • Capital subsidy for tech upgrade may be extended to select textile sectors
  • Centre gives nod to AP's Gangavaram port project
  • MoF says 'no' to hardware excise duty cut
  • Decision on STPIs privatisation soon
  • Maran briefs Cabinet panel on WTO matters
  • Tatas may put up petrochem plant in Gopalpur SEZ
  • 'Indiasoft' to plunge into Microsoft territory
  • Gujarat govt officials list snags to comprehensive SEZ Act
  • New trade round essential for improved markets access, emphasises ICC President

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Ecophoenix AB announces delivery of marine fuels at Scapa Flow
  • Chinese crude oil imports expected to drop
  • US crude build eclipses OPEC cut-talk
  • Saudi 2002 gasoil premiums shrink
  • Norway not playing ball with OPEC

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International Transport Journalweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • Three new agents for HTFN
  • Rickmers-Linie appoints Uwe Kieper as new general sales manager
  • FAA rules for collision avoidance system
  • Appeals Court rejects Sabretech convictions
  • New president for ATA
  • Exel strikes new deals
  • Russia and Iran to develop North-South transport corridor
  • Wilhelmsen not happy with results
  • Volgotanker doing swell

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Marine Logweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Navy announces DD (X)
    The Navy is to issue a revised RFP for the Future Surface Combatant Program which will now be called DD(X) "to more accurately reflect the program purpose ... to produce a family of advanced technology surface combatants, not a single ship class."
  • Marine security company launched
    A new company has been launched to "address the challenges of marine security
    in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
  • Boston LNG shipments resume
    The Coast Guard and its partners are preparing for a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) shipment to Everett, Mass., this week
  • Suicide bombers attack Sri Lankha tanker
    Residents of Sri Lanka's Jaffna peninsula will soon face an energy crisis following a suicide bomber attack on a small tanker earlier this week.

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World Wide Shipperweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Anacortes committee preserves history with new three-part memorial design
  • Vancouver Port Authority names pair to new executive positions
  • Electric Boat lands $17.2 million Navy submarine contract
  • The New World Alliance reworks Trans-Pacific service lineup

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Il Sole 24 Ore On Lineweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • Psa pronta a sbarcare a Trieste
    Nei piani del gruppo asiatico un asse con Venezia per i container - Anche Capodistria tra i possibili partner
  • «Cantieri, 2001 a rischio crisi»

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Lloyd's Listweb site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • Anti-terror package to defuse shipping fears
    A new international maritime security group has been launched to combat the terrorist threat to shipping in the wake of the horrific attacks on the US on September 11. Global Marine Securit...
  • Behrendt to replace Wrede at Hapag-Lloyd
    GERMAN liner shipping and logistics group Hapag-Lloyd is to be led by Michael Behrendt, sources in the parent company Preussag confirmed yesterday. Mr Behrendt is a member of the Hapag-Lloy...
  • Chief's departure greeted with shock in Hamburg
    THE tight-knit Hamburg shipping community has been stunned by the unexpected announcement that Bernd Wrede, chairman of Hapag-Lloyd's executive board, was resigning. "I was flab...
  • Great Lakes security stepped up
    CANADIAN and US ship operators on the Great Lakes have given strict instructions on security precautions to masters and crews of their vessels following the recent terrorist attacks on the US. ...

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Fairplayweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Unitor shares soar on Umoe bid
  • WFP pleads for $230M Afghan aid
  • Star Tankers set for LatAm growth
  • Behrendt rumoured new Hapag boss
  • Yarmouth opens ferry service bid
  • Philippines tightens ferry safety
  • US slugs Canadian timber exports
  • Gloria Kopp mired in litigation
  • Lanka bids for cheaper bunkers
  • Revenue men call on GE Shipping
  • Fraud ruling hits Frota
  • Dutch yard cuts staff
  • Maersk silent on terror suspect
  • Plate tolls set to soar
  • Stevedores' safety net gives way
  • Contship Italia buys into Ravenna
  • CP Ships hit by 'exceptionals'
  • ITF hits back at 'terrorism' claim
  • Korea, Europe clash at Busan
  • Bulker sinks, crew rescued
  • Three die in hold accident
  • Kværner names new CEO

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Capacity cutbacks in trans-Pacific
    After a lackluster peak shipping season, predictions for further declines this winter.
  • New version of port security bill
    National officials would oversee port security now handled by local groups.
  • UAL, Delta down in 3QAir Cargo Americas: Air commerce to grow, but so will insurance costs
  • Air Cargo Americas: Target ramps up customs brokerage
  • Air Cargo Americas: Forecast double-digit dip in '01 air freight
  • Air Cargo Americas: Gas masks, anyone?
  • Air Cargo Americas: SIA Cargo adds Dallas, Munich service
  • House approves $300M for ACE
  • Massport cuts box terminal hours
  • ITC: Japan dumped steel pipe
  • Canada industry wants pre-clearing of air traffic
  • SynchroNet offers free box leasing
  • Swissair bailed out again

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
NOVEMBER 2, 2001
  • Europe-Far East: la FEFC contrainte de recommander une plus forte réduction de la capacité
    Pour les lignes containérisées opérant sur la route Europe-Far East, la situation semble se dégrader progressivement, à telle enseigne que la Far Eastern Freight Conference se trouve dans l'obligation de conseiller à ses membres d'accroître le processus de réduction de la capacité mis en route pour ce dernier trimestre de l'année. Précisons que cette réduction de capacité ne se fait pas d'une manière programmée ou concertée, mais qu'elle résulte d'actions propres à chacun des armements. On sait que la FEFC avait recommandé une réduction de capacité de l'ordre de 10% pour la période octobre/mars 2002. Lors de la réunion tenue à Hong-Kong la semaine dernière, il a fallu revoir la situation et il a été recommandé de doubler ce pourcentage.
  • Strasbourg: aura un nouveau terminal opérationnel en 2004
    La décision s’est fait attendre. Elle vient d’être prise: le port de Strasbourg sera doté d’un nouveau terminal containers, dont la mise en service est prévue pour 2004. Ce projet, nourri quelques temps déjà par le Port autonome, s’était heurté jusqu’ici aux réserves de la Ville de Strasbourg. Celle-ci n’en discutait pas l’opportunité, c’est vrai, mais avait quelques scrupules a accepter que l’on démolisse, dans la foulée, les «entrepôts publics» rappelant, avec leur architecture caractéristique, le développement de l’activité portuaire strasbourgeoise à la charnière des 19e et 20e siècles.
  • Hessenatie Logistics investit dans le renouvellement de sa flotte de camions
    L'entreprise anversoise Hessenatie Logistics vient de réceptionner 25 nouveaux camions. Il s'agit de 22 tracteurs Iveco EuroTech et de trois transporteurs de voitures Iveco avec remorques et châssis Lohr. Ils remplaceront autant de camions MAN, une opération qui s'inscrit dans un programme de renouvellement de sa flotte. Il y a cependant peu de chances de voir ces nouveaux camions sur les routes belges et européennes: ils ne seront pratiquement utilisés que dans la zone portuaire d'Anvers.
  • Hapag-Lloyd: Bernd Wrede s'en va...
    La haute direction de la maison-mère Preussag vient de l'annoncer: Bernd Wrede (58 ans), président du conseil exécutif de l'armement Hapag-Lloyd va quitter l'entreprise à la fin de cette année, à l'expiration de son contrat. La nouvelle n'a pas manqué de surprendre tant en Allemagne qu'à l'étranger. Hapag-Lloyd va ainsi perdre un de ses plus brillants managers, si pas le plus brillant, qui a contribué à faire de cette entreprise l'armement le mieux géré d'Europe, mais aussi le plus rentable.

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TradeWindsweb site
NOVEMBER 1, 2001
  • Knutsen Shipping may face lawsuit
    The Norwegian tanker Sidsel Knutsen hit a mailboat in Detriot River, causing two deaths.
  • Crowley reorganises marine services
    Each operating group has its own profit and loss responsibilities.
  • Dalian Shipbuilding builds VLCC
    The 300,000-tonne vessel is the first tanker of this size to be built in China.
  • Project America cuts Northrop's earnings
    Suspension of Project America costs the company $60m and redeployment of 1,250 employees.
  • Farstad more than doubles profit
    High utilisation rates drive earnings at Norwegian supply ship owner.
  • Umoe bids for Unitor
    Shipowner Jens Ulltviet-Moe has his eye on troubled marine supplier.
  • Kristian Siem in Kvaerner hotseat
    Shipping player could be busiest man in Norway after agreeing to boss Kvaerner through tough times.
  • New boss for Warnow
    Peter Viergutz is the new head of Kvaerner's German shipyard operation.
  • Israel cuts deal to end port strike
    Guarantees on rights, pay and competition will halt workers' action at Haifa and Ashdod.
  • Bulkers face very bleak market
    Fearnleys downgrades outlook for dry bulk sector.
  • Scrap figures top last year's levels
    Demolition sales have finally exceeded those seen in 2000, but large tankers still lag behind.
  • Gorthon Lines boosts owned fleet
    Swedish ro-ro operator snaps up remaining half share in chartered-in vessel.
  • Auction date set on Renaissance ships
    Cruiseship sales set to check pulse of an industry sector besieged by economic woes.
  • Wilhelmsen suffers from liner downturn
    Unsatisfactory performance of joint venture with Wallenius hits result.
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen buys CAT
    Stake in Renault logistics offshoot changes hands for $82m.
  • Crew safe after Turkish ship sinks
    The Mehmet Haslaman has gone down off Lesvos in the Aegean Sea.
  • LNG deals boost Kongsberg
    Automation systems worth $10.2m won for Samsung gas carrier newbuildings.
  • Blystad to take the helm at Team
    Current managing director steps aside for "good old fashioned active owner."
  • NACKS picks H&W for tanker design
    Sino-Japanese yard looks to tap the suezmax market with design from Northern Ireland.

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