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Shipping Timesweb site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
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  • Lines operating in Middle East face war risk premiums
    VIRTUALLY the entire Middle East has been declared a war-risk zone for shipping as London-based international insurance underwriters react to the possibility of US retaliation in its self-declared war on terrorism.
  • US Coast Guard to get US$600m to boost security; checks on ships continue
  • 'The day we cheated death'
Air and Land Transport
  • European airlines may seek state financial assistance
    FAINT signals emerged on Monday of European airlines seeking and maybe getting government aid to rescue them from the collapse in air travel following last week's suicide-hijack attacks in the United States.
  • War-risk insurance on flights to Sri Lanka jumps
  • Aussie govt monitors impact on insurers
  • Domestic travel hobbled as seat numbers dive and prices rise

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Sched Netweb site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
  • Sinotrans postpones Shenzhen opening
  • Ethiopian appoints United Transportation
  • EU and China head for maritime agreement
  • Lykes Lines upgrades Americas east coast service
  • Kalmar offers new service contract with Maersk in Africa
  • Terrorist attack fallout starting to hurt aviation
  • Ansett woes deepen
  • Express carriers getting back to normal
  • Martin takes wing

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Cargowebweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2001
  • US airline stocks also plummeted
  • Virgin scraps 1,200 jobs
  • Sabena back in danger zone
  • Operating loss KLM foreseen
  • Emery Worldwide Operating at Full Capacity
  • Management changes ICF and ACI

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Exim Indiaweb site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
  • Triton-donated containers reach quake victims
  • Exim Bank may soon offer $ 150-m line of credit to LatAm
  • ...to focus on factoring, forfaiting
  • Indian software exporters set to enter Japanese market
  • Fieo sees high potential for trade and joint ventures with Poland
  • 4 Indian cos win Rs 10-cr. business at German fair
  • Dumping duty imposed on phosphoric acid
  • MbPT Officers' Assn felicitates Shipping Ministers
  • 50 pc rise in aviation insurance premia likely
  • Concor launches weekly Contrack service ex-Shalimar to Mumbai/Ahmedabad - Fixed-day fixed-time from Nagpur to city too
  • McKinsey moots 13-point plan for 10-pc GDP growth in India
  • Decision on new SSI policy soon
  • STP Noida targets Rs 7,500 cr. in export revenue
  • Input credit for service sector favoured
  • Forex reserves up by $ 7 m
  • Fitch foresees hard time for Indian exports
  • Govt presses button to initiate crisis management
  • Nabard offers 100 per cent refinance
  • Foreign Trade Analysis: Current Policy & Procedures
  • CM to address the CII National Council today
  • President's assent for 10 bills
  • IMC engagements this week

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2001
  • Nymex reopen after bomb threat, crude softer
  • US crude/gasoline stocks seen falling in the week after attack
  • OPEC not likely to lower target price next week
  • ARA barge/bunkers slightly softer ahead of Nymex opening
  • Port of New York opened for limited traffic, increased security
  • China to import 6 million tonnes of fuel oil from October to March
  • Argentina price update
  • Crude prices down on weakening demand outlook, hints of OPEC willingness to accept lower price

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International Transport Journalweb site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
  • Paris Metropolitan Council plans new lanes
  • Van Gend & Loos Euro Express with new hub
  • New Rotterdam-Teesport service
  • Hanno taken over by Vervat's Morcon Group
  • ABP hits a thermal
  • Schenker: «IQ online»
  • Inland shipping freight market, week 38, 17th/21st September, 2001
  • Bonds: worth no more than the paper they are printed on?
  • Preussag leaves nothing to chance
  • Eva Air Cargo: 2nd B747-400

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Lloyd's Listweb site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
  • Israeli tanks flatten Europroject buldings
    The French flag flies after Israeli tanks rolled into a Palestinian-ruled part of the Gaza Strip and flattened a series of buildings housing 80 administrative offices used for a European funded sea...
  • Cruise giants reassure investors as crisis bites
    THE full financial impact on the cruise industry of last week's terrorist attacks began to filter through yesterday as the two leading companies sought to reassure investors that they will su...
  • Caronia switches from US to UK
    US cruise giant Carnival indicated unease with its domestic market yesterday as historic British subsidiary Cunard Line said the luxury ship Caronia would cater solely for the UK market from the sp...
  • V.Ships buys ADCL vessels
    V.Ships has acquired a series of containerships for a knockdown price that may be as little as $100m. Single purpose companies controlled by the Monaco-based shipmanager have bought seven 1,...
  • War-risk cover surcharges may lift price of crude oil
    LONDON underwriters are quoting war-risk surcharges for ships sailing to the Middle East that could add as much as 50' a barrel to the cost of Iranian or Iraqi crude from next week, shipmanagers sa...

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Fairplayweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2001
  • Tug operator to be subpoenaed
  • DNV and GL set up joint offices
  • Japanese to merge repair yards
  • US begins steel import hearings
  • IMERA imposes war surcharge
  • Naval armada gathers off Pakistan
  • Premiums rise for Levant region
  • Geest acquires Contship Overland
  • MDD chief warns union
  • Seaway inspections to continue
  • Sydney plans major freight terminal
  • Adriatic refugees reject help
  • MidEast war premium from Sep 27
  • China WTO membership approved
  • Tax pact effective from April 2002
  • Indian ship canal under study
  • Crisis batters cruise shares
  • US ports demand crew lists
  • Brovig beats the gloom
  • Shipping safety attitude slammed
  • RCCL counts cost of September 11

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2001
  • CCAF calls for accelerated ACE funding
    James B. Clawson, executive director for the Coalition for Customs Automation Funding, said in a letter to Congress that the Automated Commercial Environment will be "an important tool in the fight against terrorism and transnational crime."
  • Red Cross seeks logistics aid in NY
    Deere & Co. Worldwide Logistics said it is setting up a unit to centralize and manage logistics donations for the Red Cross. Immediate needs include short-term trucking and warehousing.
  • War-risk insurance drying up for Pakistan
    European shippers are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain insurance coverage for Pakistan-bound cargo as the U.S. prepares for military strikes in neighboring Afghanistan.
  • ECT-Sea-Land dispute heads for arbitration
    European Combined Terminals will ask arbitrators to rule on a dispute with CSX Corp., the former owner of Sea-Land Service Inc., over the U.S. shipping line's failure to honor a 25-year contract for a dedicated terminal at Rotterdam.
  • Workers threaten blockade at Jakarta
    More than 500 employees at the Port of Tanjung Priok are demanding that the government investigate labor disputes and "human rights abuses."
  • Fallon among victims of WTC attack
  • Brinson sees space challenge as he exits top New Orleans port post
  • British airlines seek aid in wake of attacks
  • Cargolux adds flights to Manila, Calgary
  • Cargo capacity shrinks in India
  • KLM warns of operating loss
  • Airline stocks tumble; ocean carriers solid

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
SEPTEMBER 19, 2001
  • Geest North Sea Line renforce son réseau vers le Royaume-Uni
    “Nous prévoyons de transporter plus de 155.000 containers chargés sur nos services entre le port de Rotterdam, les ports de la côte Est britannique que sont Tilbury, Hull et Teesport, et le port irlandais de Drogheda”, a annoncé le managing director de Geest North Sea Line, Wout Pronk, mardi à Rotterdam lors de l’inauguration officielle de la nouvelle liaison vers Teesport. La compagnie peut ainsi se targuer d’être le troisième armement containérisé à Rotterdam, derrière les géants Maersk Sealand et P&O Nedlloyd.
  • Renault V.I. voit progresser ses parts de marché
    C’est un PDG de Renault V.I. plein de confiance en soi qui a présenté les résultats semestriels du constructeur français de poids lourds. Philippe Mellier, qui s’adressait à la presse spécialisée dans le cadre du lancement de la troisième génération du Magnum, le camion emblématique du constructeur, les a qualifiés de “très bons, dans un marché difficile et incertain”. Malgré un recul du marché du camion (+5 tonnes) de 2,7% au premier semestre 2001, les ventes de Renault V.I. ont augmenté de 6%, de sorte que la part de marché est passée de 11,2% en 2000 à 12,2% à l’issue des six premiers mois de l’année.
  • Delmas démarre un nouveau service express sur la COA
    L’armement français Delmas et la société soeur OTAL lancent ces jours-ci un nouveau service régulier mixte entre l’Europe du Nord et la COA sous le nom de Service Express auquel sont affectés 3 rouliers et un PC de 1.600 TEU (capacité géométrique). Ce service est assuré à une fréquence d’un départ tous les 10 jours et concerne les escales suivantes: Anvers, Lisbonne, Dakar, Luanda, Onne (Nigéria/Port Harcourt), Tincan Island, Tacoradi, Amsterdam, Teesport, Hamboug et retour à Anvers. Ledit service est géré de Londres par OTAL. C’est ce qu’a évoqué lundi dernier Guy Maxence, représentant permanent de Delmas en Belgique alors qu’il occupait la tribune de la Chambre française de Commerce et d’Industrie pour les provinces d’Anvers et du Limbourg.

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TradeWindsweb site
SEPTEMBER 18, 2001
  • Oil tanker stocks freefalling
    Some tanker shares pulled down by the terrorist attacks in the US are setting new lows.
  • US cruise outlook seen bearish
    US defense secretary says anti-US terrorists could use a ship or a train in their next mission.
  • Lloyd's Register ships head Qualship list
    Ships from the classification society makes up 41% of the US Coast Guard's Qualship 21 list.
  • UK immigration policy under attack
    Cross-Channel operators are incurring daily costs as the price of administering UK immigration policy.
  • V.Ships scoops ADCL seven
    Monaco giant now has nine former ADCL boxships after winning an auction in Gibraltar.
  • Voyager of the Seas held up in Miami
    USCG discovered a breach of security at Miami terminal area where the ship's luggages were stored.
  • Carnival in charity drive
    The cruise firm hopes to donate about $1.5m to aid relief efforts in New York.
  • Frontline will pass on war premiums
    Charterers will have to foot the bill says insurance chief Tom Jebsen.
  • NKK and Hitachi to merge repair divisions
    Merging Japanese shipbuilders have extended the scope of their alliance.
  • USCG tightens security for Navy ships
    All ocean-going vessels are not allowed within 100 yards of a US Navy vessel unless authorised.
  • LA and Long Beach step up precautions
    Vessels calling at the California ports must provide more information on crew after US attacks.
  • Suez Canal monthly income rises
    Year-on-year canal toll revenues are running at lower levels, the US crisis has yet to take its toll.
  • Clarkson scoops Imarex prize
    Broker Andrew Lunt (left) has beaten Frontline's Tor Olav Troim to a cruise holiday.
  • Hellenic war club keeps its cool
    Most Greek owners may escape hike in annual war premiums.
  • Kvaerner "to spin-off shipbuilding"
    Norwegian giant suspends share trading pending announcement on future of core and non-core businesses.
  • Vietnam demands cash from Formosa Plastics
    Collision damaged chemical tanker not to be released until deposit paid.
  • Shipwrecked capesize survivor rescued
    Another member of the crew from the K-Line-chartered bulker has been found, but nine are still missing.
  • Japan PSC haul nets 42 offenders
    Officials net a two-year-old panamax bulker for ISM deficiencies plus a couple of Russian reefers.
  • New York cruiseships diverted to Boston
    More detours for New York cruiseships to Massachusetts are expected this weekend.

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