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Shipping Timesweb site
OCTOBER 30, 2002
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  • Better ISM procedures needed: Aussie agency
    AUSTRALIAN authorities have recommended improved International Safety Management documentation procedures for all shipboard work in enclosed spaces, following a report on last year's explosion on board the Nego Kim.
  • China joins US box screening plan
  • P&O Ports acquires Gujarat terminal
  • Supertanker leaves Yemen
Air and Land Transport
  • Menlo's $22m hub first in airport logistics park
    GLOBAL logistics provider and freight forwarder Menlo Worldwide officially became the first tenant of the Airport Logistics Park of Singapore today when it opened its $22 million regional logistics hub.
  • US may move WTO against loans to Airbus
  • Taiwan, Russia agree on air pact
  • Canada minister opposes more foreign ownership of airlines
  • Equity talks with Qantas progressing but no deal: Air NZ
  • Log Book

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Sched Netweb site
OCTOBER 30, 2002
  • Port of Le Havre brings word of Project 2000 to Shanghai
  • Habasit opens HK fabrication and distribution centre
  • Danzas and Span partner in supply chain management deal
  • Menlo Worldwide opens first logistics base in Singapore
  • Canada Steamship Line finalises deal for ship
  • Celarix sells Management Dynamics to founders
  • Kuehne & Nagel nine-month gross profit up 17.4pc
  • China Southern adds extra flight to Australia service
  • TSA federalises ninth checkpoint at Logan Airport

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Cargowebweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • ILWU to explain behavior
    The Justice Department in Washington gave the longshoremen's union ILWU some breathing room to answer management charges that is deliberately slowing cargo unloading at West Coast ports but warned that the union could face contempt of court if an illegal slowdown is proven.
  • US warns again of terrorist attacks
    The US Navy's Fifth Fleet has again warned of the possibility of terrorist attacks in Middle Eastern waters only weeks after an apparent terrorist attack blew a gaping hole in the side of supertanker off the Yemen coast.
  • Evergreen expands its Far East - Mediterranean (FEM) service
    From mid November, Evergreen is to add the Chinese ports of Ningbo and Xiamen to its Far East - Mediterranean (FEM) service to meet the increasing demand for space from China to Europe.
  • Singapore airport up on tax write-back
    Costs, cargo and overseas profits of Singapore Airport Terminal Services (Sats) were up, but flights handled, catering and operating profits were down for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) subsidiary in the first half ending Sept 30.
  • Rotterdam terminals in battle for TAS call
    The ECT Delta Terminal of Hutchison and Hanno/Uniport are both competing for a major cargo package from Cosco, "K" Line, Yangming and Hanjin Shipping.
  • TNT Post and deutsche Post compared....
    '...Both groups have built international empires since privatisation.

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 30, 2002
  • Global tenders floated for Container Terminals on BOT basis at Kandla, JN Ports - Privatisation process gathers momentum
  • PPT seeks TAMP nod to cut box charges
  • Kolkata Port posts 9 pc rise in cargo traffic in H1
  • Govt keen to promote coastal shipping, smaller ports: Pinto
  • Concor's ICD-Maliwada at Aurangabad augments facilities with modern equipment
  • Air-India posts Rs 33-cr. profit during April-August 2002
  • AP Minister seeks level-playing field for dairy products exports
  • AP seeks Centre's nod to set up AEZs
  • Net profit of corporates rises by 17 pc in July-Sept.
  • Logo for Indian tea in Russia launched
  • Truck sales boom speeds up CV segment's growth to 31 pc
  • Pipavav Rail Corp prefers SAIL items to Chinese
  • Kanpur apparel park gets green signal
  • Reserve Bank cuts Bank Rate, CRR by 0.25 percentage point - Flexibility in repayment of export credit
  • CII to hold press meet on IT today
  • Conference on crisis of power producers on Nov. 2

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • Daily Bunker market report from Praxis Energy Agents
  • St Petersburg losing out to competitive neighbours
  • OPEC may seek to tighten compliance as war-premium dwindles
  • New barges for busy Tallinn market?
  • Demand slack despite two-month price-low in Great Belt
  • Platts drop fails to have effect on Fujairah market
  • US warns of increased terrorist threat against ships
  • Rotterdam sees active trade this morning
  • Hong Kong indications drop further after weekends sharp fall
  • Singapore steady to soft after Monday's sharp drop

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • BridgePoint extends supply chain visibility solution for ocean cargo shipments with INTTRA
  • EGSAC wins first multiple principal
  • Canada Maritime names new agents in the Baltic States
  • Emery Forwarding launches new Gold Priority Express Service for heavy weight cargo
  • Menlo Worldwide opens first Asia Pacific Multiplex in Singapore
  • Evergreen expands its Far East - Mediterranean (FEM) service to include China
  • Safety on China's airports
  • Lokomotion expands
  • CargoNet transports fresh fish from Norway to Italy

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • Halter returns to ship repair
    Halter Marine is now up and running under new ownership as VT Halter Marine, Inc.--and will be offering ship repair services as part of its portfolio.

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 30, 2002
  • EU members go it alone on 24-hour manifest deals
    European Union member states are continuing to cut bilateral deals with the US on maritime security, despite warnings from Brussels that it prefers a community-wide agreement.
  • Thousands stranded as storm damage pulls plug on power for Chunnel trains
    Storm damage to French powerlines halted all passenger and freight train services through the Channel Tunnel yesterday.
  • Evergreen chairman Chang granted Italian citizenship
    EVERGREEN chairman Chang Yung-fa has been granted Italian citizenship, writes Janet Porter.

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Fairplayweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • US laws add to crew distress
  • Liberia opts for fingerprints
  • USWC dockers must respond today
  • Second bulker suffers flooding
  • Rig arrested in Canada
  • Maersk takes high road to Greenock
  • Seafarers protest over fund fraud
  • Hanjin ends Lanka's carrier search
  • Claims mediation service launched
  • Scandlines sale expected this week
  • China the coal wild card in 2003
  • Italy joins security initiative
  • Austal talks up fast ferry sector
  • India slashes women's training fees
  • Tanker rate rise surprises market
  • B&N to axe ro-ros and bulkers
  • Australia needs maritime champions
  • Back to square one at Santos
  • Colombia cleans out corrupt customs
  • Offshore & Marine boosts Keppel
  • Iran, Kuwait discuss war cover
  • Malaysia mulls Port Authority
  • Doha delay threatens Games
  • Daesan expansion work set to begin

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • Union facing Justice Dept. deadline
    West Coast longshoremen today were due to file a rebuttal to employers' allegations of illegal slowdowns.
  • Hong Kong, Shenzhen boxes surge
    Hong Kong's largest container terminals enjoyed a strong surge in shipments ahead of the holiday season, especially in September, to the United States and Europe.
  • Emery adds extra flights from Asia
  • Hub Group, TMM partner on Mexico logistics
  • Vastera narrows loss
  • EU approves trans-Atlantic air alliances
  • Hall to lead United Shipping network
  • Coast Guard sets Houston safety zone
  • IATA chief calls for global air security
  • FMC announces $820,000 in fines
  • Parcel Select adds early hours
  • Portland kicks off $40M Toyota project
  • Deutsche Post will appeal EU fine

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
OCTOBER 30, 2002
  • Europe: APL va transférer des fonctions administratives à son centre de Kuala Lumpur
    Dans le courant de la dernière semaine de novembre l’armement APL devrait transférer des activités administratives du UK, d’Allemagne et du Benelux vers un de ses deux centres administratifs régionaux, celui de Kuala Lumpur, le second centre étant à Shanghai.
  • Danzas va coopérer avec Span International
    Danzas, la filiale de Deutsche Post, a conclu un accord de coopération avec Span International, un fournisseur canadien de solutions logistiques intégrées pour l’industrie électronique et automobile. Grâce à cette alliance,Danzas est en mesure de proposer une gamme complète de services de supply chain management via un seul partenaire à ses clients dans ces secteurs.
  • Le sel marin bloque l’accès au tunnel sous la Manche
    Les utilisateurs du tunnel sous la Manche ont vraiment la guigne: tout le trafic a été interrompu pendant sans doute au moins 24h depuis lundi soir 19h30. Au moment de mettre sous presse, on ne savait pas encore quand le trafic pourrait reprendre. C’est le sel des vents marins de la tempête de dimanche qui a provoqué des problèmes d’alimentation électrique à hauteur de Calais.

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 29, 2002
  • Szczecin shipyard gets credit boost
    A total of $42.5m worth of credit will be used for construction of three new vessels.
  • TT Club rating row
    AM Best and S&P dispute financial strength of liner shipping mutual.
  • Liberia to offer fingerprint checks
    Registry plans to point the finger at terrorists masquerading as seafarers.
  • Yemen arrests more Limburg suspects
    Marine engine workers held in connection with VLCC terrorist attack.
  • Fredriksen appeals for football cash
    Norwegian tanker king wants other investors to help out his Vaalerenga club.
  • Loki's losses continue
    Norwegian owner hit by lack of employment for world's biggest tanker in first three quarters.
  • Canada detains lone ship
    Port state control officers hold only Formosa Plastics Marine Corp tanker in September.
  • Owners eye aframax business as rates hold
    Charterers are trying to modernize their time-chartered tonnage as newbuilding deliveries kick in.
  • Poor markets hit Brostrom
    Results suffer as spot rates turn "very weak" and cargo volume falls.
  • Great Eastern profit climbs
    Indian owner notches up strong profit rise despite weak markets.
  • Shipping growth at Grupo TMM
    Supply vessels boost Mexican tanker and car carrier owner in first nine months.
  • Keppel inks PT Apexindo hat-trick
    Drilling contractor's swamp barge order makes it three in a row for Singapore shipyard.
  • Earnings slip at Orey
    Portuguese broker and liner agency boosts revenues in first nine months, but bottom line weaker.
  • McMahon takes the reins at Stelmar
    Ex-BP Shipping chartering man assumes MD role at tanker player from Bruce Ogilvy.
  • Jurong to expand capacity to 1m-teu
    Singapore's other container port is to embark on a further round of capacity expansion.
  • NOL names new CIO and boxship
    Stoddard steps up to group level as APL completes Aker MTW quartet.




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