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The Business Timesweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2006
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  • Record Q3 orders for S Korean shipyards
    HYUNDAI Heavy Industries Co and other South Korean shipyards received a record US$12.4 billion worth of orders in the third quarter in 2006, helped by increased demand for vessels that carry containers, oil and other products.
  • Panama Canal plan good for US E Coast
    MORE and bigger container ships are expected to sail to the US East Coast from Asia if the Panama Canal expansion goes ahead as planned, some ship owners said on Tuesday.
  • Fesco may float shares on LSE
    RUSSIA's top container shipping firm, the Far East Shipping Company , plans to float shares on the London Stock Exchange in spring or autumn 2007, a senior company official told Reuters on Monday.
  • Cruises returning to New Orleans after rebuilding
  • Siem Offshore orders 6 vessels for US$475m
  • Crew rescued after 2 ships run aground in Japan

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Sched Netweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2006
  • OOIL orders four box vessels
  • Kuehne + Nagel's net profit over first 9 months up 45pc
  • Booming India attracts new liner services
  • Port Klang Free Zone due to open in November
  • CN's 3Q net income rises 21pc to C$497m
  • GPA says Panama Canal expansion will benefit Georgia
  • Dragonair to increase service frequencies
  • Indian Airlines to hive off cargo operations ahead of merger
  • American Airlines boosts cargo capacity on Ireland-US service

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Exim Indiaweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2006
  • New ISO mark for box e-seals could save shipping industry millions
  • Sical's subsidiary acquires platform supply vessel
  • Exports of agri goods will empower farmers, says Kamal Nath
  • Expo yields handicraft export orders worth Rs 1,700 cr.
  • Planners formulate MCA for port sector But MoS finds fault with several clauses
  • Haldia Dock wants to acquire dredger
  • Foreigners' screening may be made mandatory
  • Port project delays for security reasons unavoidable-Mohapatra
  • BCHAA to host classical music evening!
  • PMO seeks views on umbrella legislation to debar foreign investment in sensitive sectors
  • Reforms matter more than SEZs, underscores economist
  • ONGC wants concessions for proposed Mangalore SEZ
  • 22 FDI proposals cleared
  • Act amendment seen adequate to expedite farm goods export
  • Let's aim for 10 pc growth-PM
  • States must certify wasteland for SEZ sites

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International Transport Journalweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • French road transport stalwart honoured
  • CMA CGM upgrades North China Express service
  • BA launches tender
  • Romania: CFR Marfa to extend activity in Hungary and Bulgaria
  • UPS cooperates with Poste Italiane
  • Estonian railways returns to the state
  • EU-India aviation summit, November, Delhi

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Maritime Global Netweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • HK$2.2bn a year expected from new HK cruise terminal
  • EC extends state aid rules for shipbuilders

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Marine Logweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Kleven Maritime books largest order yet

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World Wide Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • EPA begins sediment tests at Harbor Island Superfund site
  • Grand Alliance members plan to upgrade EU2 service
  • Daylight Saving Time ending Sunday, October 29 at 2 a.m.
  • Port of Tacoma predicting new breakbulk record for 2006
  • Portland Coast Guard Auxiliary unit named top flotilla in the nation

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Lloyd's Listweb site
OCTOBER 26, 2006
  • NOL opts for outsider as new chief executive
    NEPTUNE Orient Lines has stepped outside the liner industry to find its new chief executive, with former Schenker top man Thomas Held taking over the helm from next month.
  • Held's appointment marks shift in customer relations
    NOL'S decision to choose a new president and chief executive from outside the liner shipping industry reflects recognition that the company needs to be more customer-focused.
  • Japan: two more vessels grounded
    Japan's coastguard mobilised rescue helicopters after two ships ran aground at the northeastern Japanese port of Kashima on Tuesday, writes Mike Grinter in Hong Kong.
  • Siem cashes in on offshore bandwagon
    KRISTIAN Siem is the latest wealthy Norwegian shipowner to cash in on the Cinderella-like rise of the offshore vessel sector with a NKr3.2bn ($485m) newbuild order crowning rags-to-riches profit growth.

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Fairplayweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Thomas Held is new NOL chief
    SINGAPORE 25 October ' The global search for a new chief for Singapore-listed Neptune Orient Lines has finally ended with Dr Thomas Held, a German national and chairman and CEO of logistics giant Schenker, being picked for the eagerly-awaited portfolio
  • Migrant Watch: US/Caribbean
    FOUR law enforcement agents were injured on Monday in a collision off the coast of Miami Beach during a multi-agency pursuit of migrant smugglers
  • Shipyard and tankers for PDVSA
  • Cruise terror liability breakthrough
  • Hauliers' lockout brings Montevideo to standstill
  • Reliance refinery hit by fire
  • IACS opposes mutual recognition
  • More groundings in Phils passage
  • London must get its finger out
  • Rokia Delmas awaits refloating
  • Review slates NZ Strait ferry ops
  • Cutthroat competition in China-Japan trade

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • NOL names ex-Schenker chief as CEO
    Thomas Held, the former chairman and CEO of the German firm, succeeds David Lim , effective Nov. 1.
  • World box fleet tops 9M TEUs
  • U.S. mandates truck e-filing
  • Pacer net up 25%
  • Customs Update: SAFE Act details
  • Va. container port project takes major step forward
  • TSA delays air-cargo rule
  • UASC service links SE Asia, U.S. East Coast
  • China bans 'zero' freight rates
  • Cosco Q3 revenue up
  • Tacoma breakbulk up 20%
  • Profit up for Norfolk Southern; intermodal volume flat
  • ACL lifts barge profits
  • India to aid port developers

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Flood of Maersk vessels puts charter rates into reverse
    Brokers are reporting a softening of the charter market which they say is driven by the large number of vessels that Maersk is now either re-letting or returning to owners.
  • US motor-carriers attempt to open new forum for grievances
    The US Intermodal Motor-Carriers' Conference (IMCC) has filed a Federal Maritime Commission complaint against Sinotrans in the US, which the IMCC says could open a new forum for motor-carrier grievances.
  • Hyundai Group raises friendly stake in HMM, consolidating its grip on the carrier
  • Brazilian port's association calls for privatisation of Rio Grande channel to beat dredging failures
  • Seaspan share offering to fund newbuild orderbook
  • Extensive hull damage prevents early moves to re-float Rokia Delmas
  • Tianjin's eight city customs alliance cuts cargo transit times and costs
  • Former Schenker CEO, Thomas Held, takes over at NOL
  • Rhenus's Contargo scoops Dutch Rhine barge operator Interfeeder
  • Pan Continental launches Ningbo/Inchon loop

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TradeWindsweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Finnlines numbers up
    Ro-ro operator improves year over year in all financial categories against backdrop of Grimaldi pursuit.
  • "Too low"
    Finnlines board unanimously rejects Emanuele Grimaldi's EUR 15.95 per share takeover offer.
  • OMI papers over risk
    Stamford owner signs up for more FFA's, meaning only three suezmaxes in formerly spot-heavy fleet will be trading without cover in fourth quarter.
  • BRSC snaps up fuel trader
    Bulgarian River Shipping to swallow sister company Chimimport Bimas.
  • Double salvage bid
    Preparations are underway to try to save two capesize bulkers that grounded in storms off Japan.
  • Back on the Street
    Seaspan's stock is close to 52-week high as it announces new share issue to pay for newbuilds.
  • Ocean Tankers stretches offer period
    Michael Ioannides' Cypriot outfit gives investors another two weeks, blaming tie-up with Athens.
  • Rokia Delmas poses spill threat
    Hull of grounded CMA CGM-managed ro-ro breached as pollution-control vessel readied for action.
  • Tidewater rises
    Second-quarter income up 27% on back of increased revenues while vessel sales add $28.2m before tax.
  • NOL returns to Europe
    Asian liner operator taps German logistics exec as its new chief.
  • Boom time for ACL
    US barge and shipyard owner posts huge jump in nine-month earnings as rates and volumes rise.
  • Bibby eyes prison ship action
    Shipowner offers vessels to relieve pressure on UK's over-crowded jails.
  • Farstad drops anchor-handlers
    Norwegian owner offloads veteran offshore vessels to Oceanlink for tidy profit.
  • SembCorp wins drill deal
    Subsidiary Singapore yard Sembawang to upgrade drillship for Neptune Marine in contract worth $19m.
  • A rising Star
    Reefer operator posts much-improved financials after 30% leap in spot rates.
  • Garware grows
    Expanding Indian supply ship player boosts bottom line in second quarter.
  • Capesizes ground
    All crew rescued by coast guard after two bulkers run aground in heavy weather off Kashima, Japan, the same area where MOL's Giant Step broke up.
  • Back to school for ABG
    Indian shipbuilder to set up engineering institute to train future yard and port workers.
  • Six rescued in Sea of Japan
    Latest recovery brings to 11 the number found alive since Russian timber carrier with crew of 18 sank on Monday.
  • BLT sets IPO price
    Singapore offering raises SGD184m as Indonesian tanker owner prices shares at SGD0.32 each.
  • Siem signs for six
    Kleven Werft wins $475m order from fellow Norwegian owner Siem Offshore for six plus six AHTS units.
  • Greece to tender ports contracts
    Cosco and China Shipping could bid for operational deals at Piraeus and Thessaloniki.
  • Arlington ups divvy
    US-listed Stena tanker spin-off improves payout to shareholders but costs cut back profits.
  • ICTSI inks $120m "war chest"
    Philippine container terminal operator says new funds will facilitate its ongoing expansion.

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American Shipperweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • ATA asks FMC to investigate alleged ocean carrier discrimination
  • NOL picks former Schenker boss Held to replace Lim
  • Maersk Line to raise Alameda Corridor rail surcharge
  • OMI's net income up 26% in 3rd quarter
  • FEFC to add St. Petersburg winter surcharge
  • Germanischer Lloyd's PROTOS database now online
  • Germanischer Lloyd unit names Solinas as East Asia regional manager
  • China approves Cathay freighter service to Beijing
  • Mandatory e-truck manifest arrives
  • BNSF's profit up 18% to $488 million in best-ever quarter
  • CP Railway's 3rd quarter net income slides 21%
  • NEMF names Connery executive VP, sales and operations
  • U.S. optimistic in fourth round of free trade talks with South Korea
  • C.H. Robinson's 3rd quarter net income up 30%
  • EC clears TNT logistics sale to Apollo
  • Balmer Lawrie favors logistics over tea
  • JDF adds warehouse space near Dallas
  • Jöbstl chooses WhereNet to automate yard management
  • Cadre appoints new CEO
  • Marzen, O'Shea join 3PDelivery from Cardinal
  • Schenker to integrate Indonesia operations
  • FMC reviews 14 OTI license applications
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for new terminal at Port Freeport, Texas
  • South Korea canal proposed
  • Port of Tacoma: Redeveloped breakbulk terminal drives record volumes
  • L.A. port police get new radio system for agency interoperability

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The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Siem Offshore orders 6+6 at Kleven
    Siem Offshore, based in Kristiansand, Norway, has ordered six - with options for another six - design VS 491 CD anchor handling ...
  • Grimaldi proceeds with Finnlines-offer
    Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione S.p.A. has decided to make a voluntary public tender offer to acquire all shares in Finnlines ...
  • Unity Line stays in Ystad so far
    There have been speculations in Polish newspapers about Unity Line leaving the port Ystad and moving its traffic to Trelleborg ...

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
OCTOBER 25, 2006
  • Port confirms Clean Air timetable
    California ports shaking off criticism as emissions controls poised for approval.
  • Aegean under scrutiny in Jamaica
    Supplier caught up in opposition call for investigation into government contract deal.
  • Law firm warns on fuel disputes
    High bunker prices tends to fuel more disputes and arrest for unpaid bills, law firm observes.
  • Charterers wary of bunker quality disputes
    Charter parties note increase in shipowner claims relating to bunker quality.
  • Funding approved for Solar I oil removal
    IOPC set to give formal approval on Friday to fund operation to pump out bunker fuel onboard sunken tanker.
  • Rotterdam market firms
  • Hong Kong bunker market upbeat despite avails constraints
    Acute supply shortages occur periodically due to repeated delays in cargo arrivals, insufficient storage capacity.
  • Fuel-laden tanker runs aground
    The Philippine Coast Guard sends divers to conduct underwater inspection.

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