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Shipping Timesweb site
MAY 31, 2001
Shipping News
  • IMO talks focus on shelter for ships in distress
    GLOBAL guidelines designed to ensure safe provision of shelter to ships in distress are expected to be established during an International Maritime Organisation meeting in London this week.
  • Greater cooperation must for maritime safety: US
  • Deal to salvage nuclear submarine wreck signed
  • A great sail from truck driver to 'Father of Containerisation'
Air and Land Transport
  • Star Alliance risks losing two member airlines
    THE Star Alliance faced the risk of losing two member airlines on Tuesday as one carrier said it might quit, while another looked like it might have to shift to the rival Oneworld grouping.
  • Two PSA units enter Italy air cargo market
  • Air France halves Q4 loss to 40m euros
  • Concorde relaunch for both BA and Air France
  • ANA to lease 3 A320s from Mitsui
  • FAA launches new runway alert system

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • United, American in logistics venture
    Six leading transportation service and technology providers have formed a joint venture aimed at providing small and medium shippers with the service and price commanded by large shippers.
  • Central Europe roads: Slow but deadly
    The challenge of assembling a competitive transport network overwhelms Central European governments, despite the efforts of the European Union to help.
  • Cosco slates Boston calls
    The Chinese carrier has committed to making Boston a direct port of call in 2002.
  • Hyundai Merchant Marine to restructure
    The South Korean carrier will submit a plan to reduce its $4.6 billion debt.
  • Lykes adds Dominican call
  • House bill would amend Jones Act
  • Wan Hai to launch trans-Pacific service
  • Sinotrans opens US agency
  • AirNet Systems names Farris to head express services
  • Air France reports record profits
  • Linda M. Conte-Cuccurullo, industry group leader, dies
  • Polar Air Cargo offers priority service

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Sched Netweb site
MAY 31, 2001
  • Nationwide e-port system to be launched in June
  • MTL web site streamlines logistics cycles
  • P&O plans Chennai expansion
  • TMM, Lykes upgrade online
  • SAS agrees to acquire Braathens
  • United Cargo raises domestic rates
  • Star goes with Surabaya hub

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Cargowebweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • Global Freight Exchange expands
  • Dutch-Antilles and Dutch own Dominican ports
  • and PrimeSupplier stick together
  • Troubled Cho Yang stops booking cargo
  • Retiring TLN chairman warnes for traffic jam

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Exim Indiaweb site
MAY 31, 2001
  • Envoy highlights emerging market for Indian business in Chile
  • Steel, chemicals sectors account for most anti-dumping cases
  • Assocham signs MoU with Chinese trade body
  • Philippines may buy Indian sugar
  • PDEXCIL bid to boost powerloom fabrics exports to Gulf region
  • Call to access EU markets via CE adoption
  • HR coil makers slash export target by 42 pc
  • Vizag DLB posts Rs 678-lakh surplus
  • CoPT likely to give dredging contract to DCI
  • Samsons Group opens customs bonded warehouse
  • DCL enters second year of service
  • Cotton export curbs may soon be lifted
  • Move to promote Indo-Canadian bilateral trade
  • $ 15-million credit line to Myanmar on f.o.b. basis notified
  • Naidu suggests national debate on WTO issues
  • Duty drawback structure may be rationalised soon
  • Maran invites German SMEs for tie-ups
  • Low customs barrier would hit SMEs: Ficci
  • Govt outlines guidelines for accessing MAI funds - 70 pc overall support to branded exports
  • Centre lowers rice export prices
  • Global sugar intake rise predicted
  • Cyclonic storm peters out
  • Carrier Transicold to conduct courses on reefer containers
  • EMI course on int'l trade management from June 3
  • Petronet, GDF pact to be signed on June 2

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • Business as usual in Chile, demand picked up in Ecuador
  • Panama market steady, St Eustatius s/e
  • Steady and well supplied markets in Montreal and Halifax
  • Fuel oil prices up in Buenos Aires
  • South and East African markets this week
  • Good avails in Arab Gulf ports
  • Bunker prices steady to soft in West African markets
  • Bunker prices for Brazilian ports
  • Traders fear long dispute between Iraq and UN
  • merges with PrimeSupplier to form SeaSupplier
  • Avails back to normal in Port Said
  • New posted prices for Saudi Arabia, tight avails in Jeddah
  • Bunker prices for Irish ports
  • Mexican bunker price update
  • 60.0% of IPE Holdings shares tendered to IntercontinentalExchange

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International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • A good beginning for P&O Nedlloyd
  • Good result for A.P Moeller
  • New Maersk Sealand service
  • Above average increase for Deutsche Post
  • Stinnes with strong growth
  • Strategic Software acquires Dataworks
  • IATA AGM: adopts important resolutions for future
  • Cargo metropolis Paris
  • CN and CSX launch joint intermodal service
  • DB Cargo aiming high

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Marine Logweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • Coast Guard holds Norway in Miami
    The Coast Guard continued to hold the NCL cruise ship Norway in port after the Marine Safety Office, Miami, withdrew its Control Verification Exam Letter last Sunday.
  • Rolls-Royce buys INTERING
    Rolls-Royce plc, has acquired INTERING GmbH of Germany for an undisclosed sum.
  • Army throws FGH a lifeline
    Halter Marine, Inc has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command (TACOM) for the detailed design and construction of a Logistic Support Vessel (LSV).
  • GulfMark buys Norwegian PSV operator
    GulfMark Offshore Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire all the shares of Sea Truck Holding AS.

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World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • Senator Murray meets today with maritime group to discuss Columbia River dredging
  • Port of Astoria commission gives green light to assorted new contracts
  • U.S. railroad freight traffic inks narrow increase during week ending May 19
  • Port of Anacortes makes plans to extend useful lifetime of docks for another 30 years
  • Member of Department of Fish and Wildlife decorated for saving swimmer in Long Beach

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The East Africanweb site
MAY 31, 2001
  • Hijacked Indonesian Ship Recovered in Philippines
  • Low Business Hits Uganda Container Depots

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 31, 2001
  • Queen Elizabeth II visit Nor-Shipping
    Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Norway's King Harald V, inspects a guard of honour outside the Royal Castle in Oslo yesterday at the start of a two day official visit to Norway. Green...
  • Curnow loses St Helena shipping services contract
    CURNOW Shipping - raided by the Serious Fraud Office earlier this month - has lost its contract to operate liner shipping services to the Atlantic island of St Helena, writes David Osle...
  • Exmar restricts Golar talks to link-up of LNG ships fleets
    Exmar's talks with John Fredriksen's Golar LNG company would only involve five Exmar LNG vessels on order in South Korea, managing director Nicholas Saverys said yesterday. Mr S...
  • G8 summit terror fear will cripple Genoa port
    NEARLY all of the port of Genoa and the airport will be closed for up to a week due to anti-terrorism measures when the Mediterranean city hosts the G8 summit in July. No official informati...
  • Cho Yang on the brink of extinction
    CHO Yang Shipping appeared to be in its final death throes yesterday as reports spread that the troubled Korean carrier had succumbed to the inevitable and sought court protection from creditors. ...

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Fairplayweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • USCG to push for single standard
  • Port operator price '$200M-$600M'
  • Gulf workers flex their muscles
  • Kwai Chung chaos threatened
  • Rolls-Royce buys Intering
  • Cho Yang files for receivership
  • Norway defects 'known in February'
  • Work begins on new Kuwait oil pier
  • Toll withdraws from Adelaide bid
  • Promises end customs agents strike
  • Carlsson criticises 'cheaters'
  • Transroll focuses on ownership
  • Kandla resumes operations
  • EU asks Korea to raise prices
  • Five in Bandar Abbas bidding
  • India tax plans worry bankers
  • Port Drummond line sabotaged
  • Latvian suffers brain drain

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
MAY 31, 2001
  • “Sans péage, pas de Masterplan anversois pour la mobilité”
    Steve Stevaert n’a pas été présent au forum sur la mobilité anversoise organisé par la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie d’Anvers mardi soir, à la déception de la majorité de l’assistance qui s’était préparée à un débat animé. Son chef de cabinet, Dirk Van Melkebeke, qui l’a remplacé au dernier moment, n’y a pas été par quatre chemins et a affirmé que le Masterplan anversois pour la mobilité resterait lettre morte sans le péage, nécessaire pour financer l’ensemble du plan.
  • Le Havre face à une offre pour un terminal CMA CGM
    On sait que l’armement français CMA CGM étudie actuellement diverses possibilités concernant l’implantation d’un hub dans un port de la zone Europe du nord ouest. Lors d’une conférence de presse tenue à Paris, Armand Toubol, Pdg de SNCF Participations, vient d’apporter un nouvel élément important concernant ce dossier.
  • UECC veut faire de Bilbao un hub pour le trafic automobile
    L’armement carcarrier UECC entend faire de son nouveau terminal à Bilbao à terme la plaque tournante pour ses trafics automobiles de et vers l’Espagne et par la même occasion renforcer sa position sur le marché du transport de voitures. L’opérateur pourra disposer d’ici quelques années d’un grand terminal dans le port basque qu’il compte développer comme un hub pour cette activité sur le modèle de Zeebrugge, nous a dit le general manager de United European Car Carriers (Iberica), Alejandro Villa Fernandez, en marge de la présentation du port de Zeebrugge à Bilbao.

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Marine Linkweb site
MAY 31, 2001
Maritime Contract News
  • Acquisition Expands Rolls-Royce's Marine Capability
  • GD Takeover of NNS Could Curb Competition Within U.S. Warship Construction
Breaking News
  • Acquisition Expands Rolls-Royce's Marine Capability
  • Manpower Software Lands Myriad of Cruise Contracts
  • North Sea Tanker Markets are Lowest in One Year
  • Transatlantic Panamax Rates Hit Six-Week Lows
  • Flag of Convenience Embraces UAE's Decision To Crack Down on Corruption
  • GD Takeover of NNS Could Curb Competition Within U.S. Warship Construction
  • Oceaneering and DNV Form Joint Venture

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TradeWindsweb site
MAY 30, 2001
  • Anangel-American mulls holding company
    Talks include publicly listing the holding company with John Angelicoussis as its head.
  • PDV Marina aims to carry more Venezuelan oil
    The shipping arm of the Venezuelan national oil company may sell shares to finance the expansion.
  • Warnow yard wins $68m order
    Oskar Wehr signs up for another two containerships to lift order to six vessels.
  • Strintzis Lines losses roll
    Greece's Strintzis Lines has little to celebrate as losses trim by little over 1%.
  • Safe UK ferry list updated
    The UK has published a list of ferries serving its ports and their compliance dates for new safety regulations.
  • Ofer snaps up Moller LPG carriers
    Sammy Ofer is paying over $70m to grow his gas shipping interests.
  • Galbraith's hook up with Genchem
    London shipbrokers Galbraith's are making a move into the gas and chemicals sector.
  • P&O Princess issues $286m worth of bonds
    The cash will be used for general corporate purposes rather than any specific projects like new ship orders.
  • Angelicoussis homes in on energy tonnage
    Greece's Anangel-American is taking on new tanker interests, switching a newbuilding contract and axing smaller bulkers.
  • Ship finance to cost more
    Shrunken brained owners may have to pay double for risk capital warns Citibank chief.
  • Minoan Lines again hit by losses
    The Greek liner's sales fell 1.4% in January-March, while its net loss dropped by 2.93% on year.
  • Bergesen and Solvang ink KHI LPG options
    The two pool-partners have increased the number of LPG ships on order at Kawasaki Heavy Industries to four.
  • TMM's subsidiary may get $500m tax refund
    Proceeds from the expected refund could be used to acquire the federal government's remaining stake in TFM.
  • Heidmar's Dorado pool loses three
    Managed tonnage is moving out of Heidmar's Dorado tanker listing but replacement ships are on the horizon.
  • Green Award gets Heyerdahl prize
    Tanker inspection scheme is first recipient of new environmental award.
  • Jinhui profits jump
    Bulk shipowner Jinhui Shipping & Transportation says stable shipments have helped boost its results.
  • Larsen sells out to Gulf Mark Offshore
    Norway's Larsen family is disposing of its Sea Truck Group shipping interests to US buyers.
  • Pertamina seeks tanker tonnage
    Indonesian owner and charterer Pertamina has opened for a raft of period cover.
  • NSS reaps rewards of firm Cape rates
    Profits at Nippon Steel Shipping up over 50% on firm freight rates for large bulk carriers.

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