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The Business Timesweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2005
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  • Pan-United and Macquarie to develop Changshu port
    AIMING to expand its port and terminal business up the Yangtze River in China, Pan-United Corporation has tied up with Macquarie International Infrastructure Fund to further develop the Changshu Xinghua Port and tap other river port opportunities.
  • TUI considers mass cruise business: report
    TUI, Europe's biggest tourism company, is considering whether to expand its cruise liner business by entering the mass market segment, chief executive Michael Frenzel told German daily Die Welt.
  • Cargotec Q3 net surges 42% on marine demand
    CARGOTEC Oyj, the world's biggest maker of container-lifting gear, said that its third-quarter profit rose 42 per cent as investments by ports, ship owners as well as logistics companies fuelled demand.
  • Two ships feared hijacked in Somalia
  • Support role for US in Malacca Strait air patrol: KL
  • Cargo shipments via Panama up 13%
  • Mitsui Engg cuts loss forecast for H1

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Sched Netweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2005
  • OOIL sees revenues rise 9.3pc in Q3
  • Australian cargo moving again through sea and airports
  • Travel time down to three hours from Taiyuan to Shanxi
  • Macquarie International to buy stake in China cargo port
  • K+N raises free float to 41pc through share offering
  • Pacific gateway key to Asia Pacific trade says VPA
  • ANL - Correction
  • Japan Post and ANA to create air cargo company
  • Fedex makes India a top priority
  • Beijing, Tianjin airports to be connected by rail

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2005
  • Evergreen, Cosco & Hapag-Lloyd integrate Red Sea services
  • AADA increases bunker surcharge
  • CMA CGM looking to buy terminal operator
  • "K" Line to start new Black Sea service in December
  • Ecu-Line service to Istanbul
  • Maersk Sealand to raise BAF
  • P&O Ports' Antwerp Gateway signs service contract with Kalmar
  • Shipbuilding activity in Gujarat set to boom
  • Now, booming exports chase tonnage space!
  • GAPL's Mundra Port posts impressive 41 pc growth in cargo handling during H1
  • Shipyards poised to prosper with aged ships dropping anchor for good
  • Schenker India's Jodhpur office begins full-fledged operations
  • Coordination panel's nod for tariff rate on North-South corridor
  • 2nd rail link to Pak may be operational by Jan. 2006
  • 35 small airports to be given a facelift
  • Singapore Airlines to launch Hyderabad services from Oct. 30
  • $ 1.7-billion investment expected in hotel industry
  • Sinking rupee vis-à-vis $ spells windfall for exporters
  • Dutch govt keen on investing in India
  • Dumping duty on sodium hydrosulphite from China under review
  • Exim Bank signs MoU with ICO of Spain
  • Goa welcomes pharma units in SEZ
  • Onion imports allowed
  • GDL plans to raise $ 120 m for acquisitions & expansion
  • G. L. Goenka elected President of IMCCI
  • Biggi elected UK P&I Club's new Chairman
  • AIAI appeals for aid to quake victims
  • Seminar on business with Spain today
  • Meeting with Pennsylvania delegation at WTC

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • New key position at Gebrüder Weisss
  • Grimaldi takes control of Sea Malta
  • Another round of fuel surcharge increases
  • MAN Nutzfahrzeuge founds CIS sales region
  • UPS with revenue increase of 18% in Q3 2005

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Maritime Global Netweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • "Navies must stop Somali hijackings"
  • Grimaldi initials Sea Malta deal
  • IOPC decisions welcomed
  • Panama Canal utilisation now 93%

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Warning on fake seafarer documentation
  • Jobs go at Aker Helsinki shipyard

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World Wide Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Vancouver, BC Port Authority applauds Pacific Gateway funding
  • Canada becomes member of Customs' CSI program
  • Blaine, Washington border guards nab $1.2 million worth of Marijuana
  • Panama Canal Authority announces fiscal year numbers
  • Evergreen adds new S-type ship to Hatsu Marine Ltd., fleet

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2005
  • Macquarie spending bonanza continues in China
    AUSTRALIA'S Macquarie Bank is continuing its spending spree on shipping-related acquisitions, with a subsidiary splashing out S$158m (US$93m) for a 38% stake in the Chinese port of Changshu.
  • Tui sets cruise targets for Hapag-Lloyd
    Germany's Tui is set to expand its cruise division, Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten, in a strategy U-turn.
  • New green rules on cards under EU 'strategy'
    EUROPEAN Union environment commissioner Stavros Dimas hinted at new legislation for maritime industries yesterday during the launch of his "marine environment strategy".
  • IMB calls for help as pirates strike again off Somalia
    THREE ships have been seized by pirates off the Somali coast in recent days as hijackers extended their attacks to vessels way out at sea, writes Janet Porter.

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Fairplayweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Wilma pounds South Florida
    QUAYS at South Florida ports are deserted today as the area is being pummelled by Category 3 Hurricane Wilma's 190 km/hr winds and torrential rains
  • Cargo spills out from wrecked Kiperousa
    HEAVY seas have pounded the wreck of the 25,000dwt logger Kiperousa, which started to break up and spill logs overboard and into East London harbour
  • Wilma miss pushes oil/gas down
    CRUDE oil, gasoline and heating oil all fell in trading today as Hurricane Wilma passed over Florida, missing Gulf of Mexico oil fields and refineries
  • Bergesen Gas goes public
    TRADING in the shares of Bergesen World Wide Gas, its LNG and LPG carrier venture, will start on the Oslo Stock Exchange on Tuesday
  • Norway to take French polluter to court
    IN the first case of its kind, Norway has offered to handle proceedings against a Norwegian-registered vessel accused of polluting French waters
  • US to open new Subic repair site
    SUBIC Bay in the Philippines is to have a new ship repair facility, having signed an agreement with Carbras Marine of Guam, US
  • Canal transits down but tonnage up
  • IACS, Greeks find common ground
  • Montanari flogs entire gas fleet
  • IOPC funds retain status quo
  • Oilman held in Oil for Food scandal
  • S'pore rejects bunker alert claims
  • Box market expects relief
  • Wilma to threaten US east coast
  • Wilma closes five Florida ports
  • No bird flu at Malta Freeport

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Customs to expand CSI, C-TPAT
    Bigger budget will enable agency to continue to pursue shipment data deeper in supply chain, hire 1,000 more border agents in fiscal '06.
  • At Wesccon: Importers urged to use Customs accounts
  • Hurricane Wilma heads north
  • Lawyers spar over Bowers testimony
  • Customs opens ACE to broker-paid duties
  • The Journal of Commerce slates Breakbulk Europe conference
  • Management Dynamics acquires NextLinx
  • Hughes named ILA executive VP
  • Indian port mandates box seals

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Hauliers now under fire, as Integrated Cargo System jam continues
    Attention in the Integrated Cargo System implementation has switched to port-transport, after the Australian Customs Service and major terminals reported thousands more import-containers were cleared this weekend ' and not collected.
  • Hurricane season starts on Greek alphabet
    Ports in Florida are still closed for Hurricane Wilma, which caused flooding in Mexico and Cuba, while another storm has formed in the eastern Caribbean, adopting the Greek name Alpha.
  • Korean hauliers' strike postponed
  • S.California loses rail-traffic, as diversionary tactics see success
  • 9,700TEU quartet further cements Conti-CMA CGM ties
  • Port of Vancouver hails Pacific Gateway support
  • Indian Railway seeks foreign technology for freight corridor
  • Antwerp box-capacity freed by Deurganckdok, to outperform trend
  • Bangladesh floats tender for deepsea port study
  • Canada and US sign pact to improve container security
  • Brazilian chicken sales soar
  • Management Dynamics acquires trade compliance tech company

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Wilma blows cruise schedules
    Carnival sets back arrivals at closed Miami-area ports, but latest US hurricane has minimal energy impact this time.
  • Back in the act
    Second waiver of Jones Act for petroleum cargoes expires with no sign of further exceptions for foreign shipowners.
  • Helsinki yard jobs axed
    Aker Finnyards trims 165 workers as confined city centre yard switches to ferry work.
  • Norden notches a third
    Danish owner orders another bulker at Chengxi shipyard in China.
  • Zim Asia arrests
    Israeli police take containership master Moshe Ben-David and two officers into custody as investigation into fatal fishing boat collision continues.
  • Saaremaa tops a million
    Estonian owner's ferries busy during first nine months, but fuel prices hurt.
  • Great Eastern offloads another
    Indian owner sells third bulker in a month, leaving it with nine dry cargo vessels.
  • KOTC sell off plan
    Privatisation proposals move sale of 75% of Kuwait's tanker owning company up the agenda.
  • "Bird flu" ship given all-clear
    Maltese authorities say dead birds found on Klaus E Oldendorff boxship died of natural causes.
  • Belden back at Labroy
    Norwegian owner seals another deal for a cement carrier at Singapore yard.
  • Bigger, faster
    Cargo volumes increasing at Panama Canal, while waiting times drop.
  • Mitsui expects to lose less
    Japanese yard group cuts deficit forecast as business improves in first half.

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Maersk Sealand drops U.S. ports from TA3/Andean loop
  • Mitsubishi launches latest 7,024 TEU ship for Hatsu
  • COSCO boss Jiafu meets British Prime Minister Blair
  • NWA Cargo joins SkyTeam Cargo alliance
  • Smith quits Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
  • Lufthansa Cargo appoints new managers in Asia
  • BNSF's mileage-based fuel surcharge for coal, ag products on track
  • Thailand reopens market to U.S. beef imports
  • Management Dynamics acquires NextLinx
  • EU member states extend Russian import ban to halt threat of avian flu
  • Kuehne + Nagel offers 7.1% of share capital
  • Eurinpro builds warehouse for German retailer
  • USA-ITA will hold annual conference Nov. 14-15 in New York
  • Panama Canal sets tonnage record, devises master plan
  • South Florida port closed for Hurricane Wilma
  • Jacksonville Port Authority to host Puerto Rican trade summit

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The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • Round timber up by 3,600 per cent in Swedish ports
    The storm-felled forest after the hurricane Gudrun in the beginning of the year, has resulted in an enormous increase ...
  • First passenger ferry for Maersk
    Norfolkline in the A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group will shortly be ready to inaugurate its first new ferry to the service ...
  • No state aid to Estonian shipping
    The Estonian government is willing to consider some form of compensation to shipowners for safety and security related investments but ...

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
OCTOBER 24, 2005
  • US Gulf demand slow to pick up
    Bunker suppliers reporting a quiet day as buyers assess the market after hurricane Wilma.
  • Wilma closes Florida ports, bunker offices
    Ports shut down, bunkering suspended, and offices closed as hurricane sweeps over Florida.
  • Analysts eye Lubrizol, predict hefty share price rise
    Shares in additives manufacturer Lubrizol Corporation up 25% in the past year, analysts predict further bullishness.
  • Singapore on target for 25-26 million mt bunker sales
    Latest figures from the MPA show bunker sales for January to September have grown at a rate of 9% despite September volumes decreasing from last month.
  • DNVPS stands by disputed Singapore test results
    DNVPS defends accuracy and validity of Singapore test results despite conflict with Bunker Quality Advisory Panel findings.
  • Baltic ports: Products transshipment a saving grace
    Baltic ports specialising in products transshipment have been cushioned from slumping Russian crude oil exports.
  • Singapore: Investigation goes against recent quality alert
    No evidence supporting last week's bunker alert after Singapore's Bunker Quality Advisory Panel is activated.
  • Rotterdam little changed Monday morning
  • Hong Kong market overcoming tight situation
    Monday evening cargo arrivals to bring relief to Hong Kong market.
  • New chairman for P&I Club




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