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The Business Timesweb site
MAY 19, 2008
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  • Goldman axed from S Korean shipyard sale
    United States investment bank Goldman Sachs has been axed as coordinator for the sale of South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, the world's third largest shipyard, a creditor bank said yesterday.

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Sched Netweb site
MAY 19, 2008
  • Hanjin blames US$30 million profit loss on fuel costs, transpacific slowdown
  • Maersk Line to shelve Med/Brazil Itajai Express in June
  • MSC Napoli grounding blamed on false container weight and content declarations
  • IFLN to meet for June conference in Kuala Lumpur
  • Marshall Islands to adopt five IMO pollution and safety conventions
  • Lanco Infratech to build international box port in Kerala
  • Cathay, Dragonair raise cargo volumes by 8.5pc in April
  • Budget short-hall Air Korea to take to skies in July
  • Shandong Airlines opens two routes between Jinan, Ningbo and Nanjing
  • FedEx adds two Hong Kong-US weekly flights

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International Transport Journalweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • NOL: Q1/2008 profit up 183% to USD 121 million
  • Finnair to fly to Seoul
  • TX Logistik offers Herne'Melzo intermodal service
  • Wincanton makes cash offer for TDG

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Maritime Global Netweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Panama pilots "go slow"
  • Polemis: "Don't take bonanza for granted"
  • MOL expanding iron ore fleet by 53
  • Trailer Bridge's Q1 loss
  • Golden Ocean profits up

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Marine Logweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Davie Yards takes Q1 loss
  • ACL names Senior VP and General Counsel
  • Trico Marine swoops on DeepOcean

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World Wide Shipperweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Matson Navigation honored with Toyota logistics award
  • Hanjin takes delivery of two new container ships
  • Recreational boating deaths decline during 2007
  • Coast Guard icebreaker returns to Seattle homeport
  • US rail freight traffic has up/down April

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Evergreen threatens to exit UK flag
    CHAIRMAN Dr Chang warns of switch to Singapore register if UK tonnage tax rules change.
  • Evergreen's 12,400 teu ships plan on the rocks
  • Zoullas says 40% of Asian yard deliveries at risk
    AT least 100 ship orders already cancelled in dry bulk market, says Eagle Bulk chief.
  • Dry bulk market set to hit new high
    SIZZLING dry bulk market is poised to reach new records yet again on Monday.

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Fairplayweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • NCL America pays for sackings
    NCL AMERICA will pay out $485,000 and will serve a two-year probation term to settle allegations that it discriminated against Middle Eastern and Muslim employees aboard the Pride of Aloha.
  • White House eying arctic maritime routes
    PROSPECTS that commercial ' and military ' vessels may soon be able to transit arctic waters have become a hot topic at the White House and the National Security Council is considering the implications behind closed doors
  • Deutsche Bank consolidates ship finance
    DEUTSCHE Bank has merged all ship finance activities across the group under the new brand 'Deutsche Shipping'
  • Discrimination row over flag-ships
    FOREIGN shipping lines consider a circular exempting Indian-flagged vessels from a ban on ships of 25 years or more going in Indian territorial waters in the monsoon season as discriminatory
  • ISS warns on China; opens in Nigeria
    CHINA'S high inflation of 10-14% "could potentially impact on its competitiveness in manufactured goods", warns Capt Claus Hyldager, group CEO of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS)
  • Officer pays a $120,000 penalty
    NEWLY-TRAINED US officers who try to escape sea duty can face dire penalties.

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • PierPass defends fees for peak boxes
    President Bruce Wargo says the $50-per-TEU charge during peak hours promotes off-hours business and relieves congestion.
  • Homeland Security awards $388M in port security grants
  • Panama Canal wrestling with delays, pilot protests
  • Senate OKs bill delaying Customs 'first sale' changes
  • WTO calls on U.S. to cut trade barriers
  • OCEMA publishes weight guidelines for container highway operation
  • Great Lakes HMT exemption down but not out
  • Bigger ships for Maersk ME3
  • NAM hits yuan report
  • Terminal buy for Fesco
  • Q1 loss for Trailer Bridge

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Can a 50-year-old concept keep up with global supply and demand changes?
    When the sub-prime credit crunch started to bite really hard in the US at the end of 2007, ocean carriers quickly adjusted their business plans, introducing 'seasonal' reductions in capacity together with service suspensions. Now with the US market awash with export orders but frustrated by a lack of equipment, the industry is under pressure to prove the flexibility of Malcom McLean's 50-year-old container as the premier mode of global transportation.
  • ICTSI inks Philippine terminal concession
  • Samudera seeks terminal and ship finance
  • New box terminal in Nova Scotia announced
  • TICTS forced into changes
  • Swire upgrades Northern Australian links

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TradeWindsweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Suezmax fetches $78m
    Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Co's 153,000-dwt Al Dawha goes to Turkish buyers.
  • Hajioannou family floats fleet
    Safety Management is breaking the IPO drought by bringing the entire Hajioannou family fleet public.
  • Argentine strikes extended
    Farmers extend protest until 21 March, blocking grain trucks from reaching the country's terminals.
  • Prisco pair for sale
    Russian owner's chemical tanker sisterships hit the sale-and-purchase market.
  • Knightsbridge lifted
    Jefferies analyst increases earnings estimates after the US-listed tanker beats expectations.
  • Mercator takes Elephant
    A TMT VLCC is picked up by Indian owner for $170m with a charter-back.
  • Vessel sales boost B+H
    Capital gain from selling two ships helps US owner boost profits more than threefold.
  • That's some picker
    Fearnley Fonds shipping analyst Rikard Vabo is listed among top-5 pickers of US and Asian stocks.
  • Sold - to the only bidder
    Bulgarian government rubberstamps deal to offload national owner Navibulgar to Martrade-led group.
  • Ringaskiddy rumpus
    Ripples from the Irish port are rocking the industrial relations boat sailed by employers and ITF.
  • Three target Thessaloniki
    DP World will compete with Hutchison Port Group and Cosco for control of container activities at Greece's second largest port.
  • Wanted: single-hullers
    Michael Hudner-led owner B+H Ocean Carriers is on the prowl for single-hull tankers to convert to bulkers.
  • CH cashes in on oldie
    Elderly anchor handler sold at 23% premium, offshore owner says.
  • Good start for SNO
    Romanian shipyard almost doubles earnings in first quarter as revenues soar.
  • Veterans depart rejigged DB
    Torsten Wagner and Tjark Woydt head for retirement as SHL is brought in house to form new unit, Deutsche Shipping.
  • More losses for Davie
    First quarter continues in costly manner for Canadian yard as operating expenses equal revenues.
  • Uljanik suffers sales drought
    Croatian owner sees first quarter earnings cut compared to 2007, when it was boosted by bulker disposal.
  • Officer blamed for BP bash
    Report faults navigator on containership that ran into British Cygnet off Denmark.
  • Trico goes for DeepOcean
    Nasdaq-listed offshore giant launches premium bid which values Norwegian rival at $682m.
  • BW Offshore takes a beating
    Oslo-listed owner's first quarter profits dive $63.1m year-on-year but performance is in line with expectations.
  • DOF Subsea takes cost hit
    Oslo-listed offshore vessel player sees first quarter profit eroded by finance expenses.
  • Atlantska continues winning run
    Strong profit growth was maintained by Croatian bulker owner in first quarter.
  • Namura nails profit
    Japanese shipyard prospers in 12 months to 31 March, although current year seen weaker.
  • Downturn at Tankerska
    Croatian tanker and bulker owner posts lower first quarter profit as revenue stalls.
  • Mermaid marred by costs
    Crewing expenses and depreciation has dragged down first-half profit at Thai offshore vessel player.
  • Golden Ocean profit shines
    Oslo-listed bulker giant more than doubles earnings as it brings in $100m more revenue in first quarter.
  • BG back at Samsung
    British energy group returns South Korean shipbuilder for another pair of LNG carriers.
  • Hellenic fixes Breeze
    London-listed Greek bulker player fixes out panamax to Italian principals for 11-13 months.
  • Tamai piles it on
    Japanese bulker owner sees full-year profits almost triple compared to those of a year ago.
  • Profits surge at Thoresen
    Thai bulker owner reaps the rewards of very strong freight rates and high vessel utilisation.

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American Shipperweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • New service, fuel costs see Trailer Bridge post 1st quarter loss
  • New World Alliance, CMA CGM boost Asia/U.S. East Coast capacity
  • Evergreen, COSCO to split China/Persian Gulf service into two strings
  • Drewry expects manning problem to get worse
  • Seaspan takes delivery of 30th boxship
  • Maersk sees improved results, reduces container losses
  • Pa. Turnpike privatization offers due today
  • Samskip adds Greece to multimodal network
  • California businessman sentenced for defrauding Ex-Im Bank
  • USDA considers produce imports from Morocco, Zambia
  • Kenco Logistic Services adds 2 million square feet
  • Nippon Express to open bonded warehouse in Hanoi
  • FMC reviews 3 OTI license applications
  • Study: SoCal ports volumes rebounding but serious challenges loom
  • Thessaloniki tender attracts big port players
  • COSCO Pacific continues to see volumes climb
  • NOAA: New system in Pascagoula to aid mariners

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The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Norway increases but puts ceiling on seafarer tax support
    In its revised budget for 2008, the Norwegian government proposes an increase of the state aid support for Norwegian sefarers by NOK 380 million to NOK 1.7 billion. At the same time, a ceiling is introduced, and there will ...
  • Master on Belgian tanker failed to report grounding
    The master of the Belgian flagged LPG-carrier Kemira Gas will be fined with at least DKK 10,000 for not reporting that his vessel ran aground in the Great Belt in the early morning hours of Wednesday this week. Kemira ...
  • Mærsk takes delivery of another container carrier
    A. P. Møller-Mærsk has taken delivery of another container carrier of the new M-class from the in-house shipyard at Odense. It was named Marchen Mærsk in a ceremony with Ingrid Steenstr'm Nielsen, wife of the shipyard's CEO ...

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MAY 16, 2008
  • Bunker market report from Praxis
  • Total adds new barge and LSFO at Le Havre
    New barge increases bunkering capacity, LSFO made available at the French port for the first time.
  • Crude jumps to new record
    Sharp gain sees WTI top $127 per barrel.
  • Scottish government to address fishing industry fuel crisis
    Fisheries Fuel Task Force announced along with other measures.
  • ARA market firm, barges tight
  • New trader for Dan-Bunkering
    Kaliningrad office adds one more.
  • Brightoil seeing increasing demand
    Average monthly sales have doubled to 200,000 mt so far this year.
  • Bunker supplier 'not selling' at a loss
    Ceypetco denies selling subsidised bunker product to its partner company.
  • Bunker rules could contribute to rise in claims
    UK P&I Club chairman says ship owners operate in environment 'ever less forgiving of accidents of any kind'.
  • Prosecutors raid Korea National Oil
    Allegations KNOC officials had taken bribes and embezzled cash.
  • Scottish operator increases bunker surcharge
    Scottish port also introduces bunker surcharge for towage.
  • 'Double-skin bunker tank' legislation moving forward
    'We cannot let our coastlines suffer catastrophic effects of a spill,' says Senator.
  • Maersk's profits nearly triple
    But container business remains weak, hit by restructuring costs and high bunker prices.
  • Strong VLCC rates boost Knightsbridge profits
    But company notes, fuel prices have 'increased significantly so far in 2008'.




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