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The Business Timesweb site
DECEMBER 7, 2010
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  • Shares of Dalian Port surge in Shanghai debut
    Dalian Port shares rose as much as 45 per cent on their first day of trade in Shanghai yesterday after the company raised 5.7 billion yuan (S$1.12 billion) in its downsized Shanghai public offering.
  • Shipping under pressure to cut emissions
    In an era when industries are competing to shrink their carbon footprints, shipping has charted a slower course.

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Sched Netweb site
DECEMBER 7, 2010
  • Class action shipper suit against Horizon, Matson dismissed
  • New York employers sue dockers for US$5 million for illegal strike
  • Two African services start calling at Ningbo's Meishan terminal
  • Fujian sea ports throughput to hit 12.8 million TEU by year end
  • Singapore Malaysia plan one-stop shopping customs station
  • MPA, Temasek Polytechnic launch maritime fuel study
  • US-Canada-Mexico trade up 19.3pc in 2010, but 4.8pc below 2008
  • Once disgraced National Air Cargo receives high honour
  • EU ministers agree to set clear rules for air cargo screening
  • MidAmerica Airport builds Wall Street-backed perishables terminal

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Exim Indiaweb site
DECEMBER 7, 2010
  • BIMCO study projects officer shortage
  • First on-dock rail facility at DP World-operated Korean port opens
  • Hapag-Lloyd launches weekly feeder service to Trieste
  • Mexico's ports to be equipped with 50 Kalmar terminal tractors
  • NYK Line enters offshore shuttle tanker business
  • OOCL wins Lloyd's List DCN Liner Trade Award -Australia to Europe
  • Rickmers Group inducts tenth MPC to its fleet
  • SCI draws up blueprint of $3-bn, 3-year growth plan
  • GTI steers its customers to Aamby Valley golf course!
  • Haldia Dock stir ends
  • Marseille Fos hoisting anchor for voyage of resurgence & enhanced competitiveness
  • More comprehensive maritime agenda on MoS' drawing board
  • Most Major Ports slip in iron ore handling during April-October
  • Second main line boxship from E. Africa calls at nm port
  • Bangla opens way for transport of machinery to Tripura
  • Cathay Pacific CEO to take IATA cockpit seat
  • ICAO works out new proposals for cargo security
  • Maersk & Safmarine begin services to icd-Durgapur
  • Assocham: Restore export sops to telecom cos
  • European weather may lead to widening of trade gap-Khullar
  • SEZ developers to meet MPs' panel to explain stand
  • Of human bondage & its need

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International Transport Journalweb site
DECEMBER 3, 2010
  • TNT to be split up into two separate companies on 1 January
    TNT's CEO Peter Bakker has said that the Dutch mail and logistics service corporation will separate into two companies on 1 January 2011. Each entity - one in the mail segment and ...
  • In Time Express Logistik opens branch office in Czechia
    The German courier and express service provider In Time Express Logistik established its first branch in Czechia in November. The new centre in Pilsen is In Time's 20th office in a...
  • Logwin expanding logistics network in China
    Logwin has opened a new high-end logistics centre in Shanghai, to meet growing demand from international and local customers for value-added services. Located in Waigaoqiao, the 2,...
  • Port of Helsinki wins social integration award
    The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has given this year's port social integration award to Helsinki. The jury rated the participating ports in terms of their urban area coop...
  • European plan of action to strengthen air cargo security
    A European plan of action to strengthen air cargo security was decided upon last week, in response to the recent discovery of explosive devices concealed in air cargo originating f...
  • Transportation worker identification programme being tested in Long Beach
    John S. Pistole, the administrator of the US transportation security administration, visited the port of Long Beach with other federal officials to witness at first hand the testin...
  • Tenth multipurpose heavylift freighter for Rickmers
    The delivery of the "Rickmers Masan" has brought the multipurpose heavylift vessel fleet of the German shipping line Rickmers to ten ships. The unit was constructed at th...

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Marine Logweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Nimitz heads for Bremerton -- carrying cars
  • American Shipbuilding Association to dissolve
  • DNV unveils concept design for LNG-fueled VLCC
  • CMA names 2011 Commodore
  • Marinette Marine launches LCS 3
  • Retractable anode gets European patent protection

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World Wide Shipperweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Port of Anacortes Commission honors retiring engineering director
  • Port Metro Vancouver contributes to community
  • NYK ships children's sandals for Haiti earthquake victims
  • Coast Guard teams respond to disabled freighter GOLDEN SEAS
  • Firm uses new tool to track pirate activity

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Lloyd's Listweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • UK set to cut maritime training scheme funds
    Announcement on Support for Maritime Training scheme could be made later this week
  • Australia attempts to revive its moribund shipping sector
  • German KG funds could turn into an endangered species
  • Debt still a huge threat to shipowners
  • DNV launches gas-powered tanker design
    Triality promises significantly reduced CO2, SOx and NOx emissions
  • North European shipowners eye potential of...
  • Bulk chemical trade volumes set to expand
    Seaborne movements forecast to hit 189m tonnes in next two years
  • The chill wind that threatens to bite deeper...
  • Chinese yard secures bulker for scrap at $48 per ldt above benchmark
    A Chinese yard has bought a large bulk carrier at a price on a par with rates on...
  • Greek foray into box market is no mere fad

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Fairplayweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Cold snap keeps BDI hot
    THE BDI today gained again on stronger demand to ship coal to Europe to respond to its deep freeze
  • US car export boon seen
    A NEW US-South Korea trade agreement will dramatically increase US car exports to South Korea, sector analysts told Fairplay today
  • Bulker limps to safety
    RESCUERS towing the disabled bulker Golden Seas off Alaska chose a longer route to safety today to avoid rough seas
  • MOL seeks consolidation
    JAPAN'S MOL has told Fairplay it wants to use its improved credit rating to consolidate its operations. Full Story >>
  • USC said to target yards
    RUSSIA'S Oka and Nevsky yards, owned by Vladimir Lisin, are being targeted for a buyout by government-owned USC
  • Tongan tipple crushed
    TONGAN customs is offside with the South Pacific nation's Rugby League after thousands of bottles of wine ruled to have been imported illegally were destroyed
  • Gorgon safety audit urged
    UNION representatives met Western Australia's WorkSafe authority today to demand a new safety audit
  • 10 sought in bulker sinking
  • China's inflation slowing
  • Dover terminal plan hit
  • Third time unlucky for bulker
  • Cochin port strike ended

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Continental Express Buys Carolina Refrigerated
  • Infrastructure Bonds Hit Record High in November
  • Lufthansa Cargo to Launch Flights to Manaus
  • Diesel Price Jumps to Highest Level in Two Years
  • ABF Says Teamsters Suggested Buyout of YRC
  • FedEx Ground to Boost Rates 4.9 Percent in January
  • DOT Stimulus Payouts Top $23.4 Billion
  • US-S.Korea Free Trade Pact Signals Expanding Exports
  • Judge to Hear YRC Arguments Against ABF Lawsuit
  • Port Cochin Truckers End Strike
  • APL Box Rate Falls 4.1 Percent
  • Rocky Road to Safety
  • The Three C's Guide the FMC
  • Cargo Chameleon?
  • Digging Deeper
  • Snipping at Trade
  • Weak Home Sales Nail Carriers
  • Build America Bonds Beckon
  • Clearing the Air
  • Tunnel Vision
  • Lonely in the Lead
  • Freight Rails Track Passenger Gains
  • Trucking's Addition by Subtraction
  • Closing Clean-Trucks Loopholes
  • Unfolding Impact on Capacity, Drivers
  • Small Carriers, Big Trouble

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • ICF put into liquidation
  • UTi reports slowing volumes in Q3
  • US jobless rise dents Black Friday optimism
  • Oil prices at two-year high
  • Rules relaxed on UK truckers

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TradeWindsweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Kayne hikes VLCCF holding
    LA investment fund emerges as a leading shareholder at John Fredriksen-led Knightsbridge after trebling its stake.
  • Photo competition remains wide open
    TradeWinds' Maritime Photographer of the Year contest is so far evenly balanced with no entry getting more than 20% of the votes.
  • Tidewater in "acquisition mode"
    Spokesman for US-listed offshore giant says owner is still interested in expansion but newbuildings are not a likely target.
  • RBS targets rich Greek owners
    Ex-Barclay's banker Elena Mavrogonatou to head new wealth management team at RBS-owned Coutts.
  • Frangou tapped for coveted cap
    Louis Dreyfus poised to pass on Connecticut Maritime Association's commodore award to Navios boss Angeliki Frangou.
  • Croatian officer in fatal fall
    Seafarer succumbs to injuries after tumbling into cargo hold of Croatian bulker Startramp.
  • Sevan Marine seeks bond boost
    Oslo-listed offshore outfit returns to bond markets with $116m proposition.
  • Bangla bulker feared hijacked
    Somali pirates have seized Bangladeshi handymax Jahan Moni in Sunday raid off Indian islands.
  • Russian passenger ro-ro capsizes
    Primorets developed list at Vladivostok as cement-filled trucks were unloaded.
  • Drilling deja vu for DryShips?
    Nasdaq-listed owner could relive its newbuilding funding issues with optional drillships, analyst warns.
  • Great Eastern scraps another
    Indian owner disposes of ageing products tanker with the Jag Pragati the latest to head for the Pakistani beaches.
  • 10 missing as bulker sinks
    Chinese seafarers feared lost after Fuzhou Xinjiahong supramax goes down between China and the Philippines.
  • Cape scrapped for $10m in China
    Chinese owned bulker becomes the 20th capesize to be scrapped this year, brokers say.
  • SCI share offering sells out
    Indian owner's follow-on stock issue over-subscribed five times as it grows newbuilding fund.
  • Investors like look of Dalian
    Chinese port's shares soar 45% on first day of trading since Shanghai IPO.
  • Strike two for Jinhui Shipping
    Oslo-listed bulker owner chops its second newbuilding in under a week, walking away from another $6m.
  • Narrow escape after crane fall
    Seven workers have close shave when 400kg gantry falls from dredger in Thames.
  • Six saved in Royal rescue
    Cruiseship Monarch of the Seas plucks group of likely illegal immigrants from boat off Bahamas.
  • Cargoship grounds in Hooghly river
    Indian vessel gets stuck near site of serious collision involving Tiger Spring in India.
  • James Fisher still buying
    UK marine group makes another capture, paying '1.4m for Maritime Engineers in Australia.
  • Ferry jumpers plucked from N Sea
    Two suspected drug smugglers nabbed off UK after abseiling from Stena Line ship.
  • Paragon bulker under tow
    Rescue vessel attaches towlines to panamax bulker left without power of Aleutian Islands.
  • Double salvage score for Smit
    Royal Boskalis wing secures boxship salvage deals on either side of India.
  • Vale set for HK debut
    Roger Agnelli-led iron ore producer is set to start trading in Hong Kong from Wednesday.
  • Glencore eyes London IPO
    Media reports over the weekend suggest that the commodities giant is preparing to float in the UK.
  • Rio eyes $3.5bn takeover
    Mining giant looks to devour operations in Southern Africa through Riversdale acquisition.

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American Shipperweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Bulk ship owners warn of liquefied ore cargoes
  • Puerto Rico shippers opt out of settlement
  • Score one for NOAA's Atlantic fleet
  • TSA offers inbound cargo screening option
  • FedEx Ground rates to rise 4.9%
  • Industry welcomes U.S.-South Korea FTA
  • Stevedores, lines sue ILA over wildcat strike
  • N.Y.-N.J. port authority to cut 200 jobs
  • SCSPA names new carrier sales manager

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The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • DNV skips ballast water
    DNV has launched a concept vessel, which in its VLCC version will not need any ballast water. "A traditional tanker in unloaded transit needs ballast water to obtain full propeller
  • Bangladeshi vessel hijacked near Indian coast
    The Bangladeshi owned bulk carrier Jahan Moni has been hijacked in the Indian Ocean some 1,300 nautical miles of East of the Somali city of Eyl and 300 nautical miles
  • Wind power service ship from Hvide Sande
    Hvide Sande Skibs- & Bådebyggeri has delivered another vessel to the offshore industry. It is the Wind Transporter, a vessel designed to transport service personnel from shore to the wind power
  • Norden orders handysize quartet
    Danish Dampskibsselskabet Norden has placed an order for two handysize newbuildings at the Japanese shipyard Onomichi Dockyard for an undisclosed sum. Upon delivery, the vessels will be long-term chartered
  • Whistleblowers each awarded USD 125,000
    Turkish Atlas Ship Management has pleaded guilty in a US District Court in Tampa, Florida, to federal charges of making false statements and knowingly failing to accurately maintain an oil
  • Another drunken captain caught in Danish waters
    Denmark has seen another case of a drunken captain running aground with his ship. This time it was the Dutch captain on board the coaster Little Jane, which went aground
  • Stenas takes over two routes on Irish Sea
    Stena Line is investing heavily on the Irish Sea and has purchased two routes from DFDS Seaways. The deal, which is worth EUR 47.5 million, includes four vessels and

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
DECEMBER 6, 2010
  • Abandoned Korean vessel to be salvaged
    Vessel has been completely drained of bunker fuel.
  • Rotterdam bunker market firms
    Bunker market quiet in Piraeus.
  • Bunker prices rise in Fujairah
    In Suez, good volumes and healthy demand.
  • LNG powered VLCC will 'almost eliminate' local emissions
    DNV says its new concept ship will be 'environmentally superior' and profitable.
  • Bunker terminal '60% complete'
    Revenue from bunkering will help cover Hambantota's construction costs.
  • Glencore planning 'partial floatation'
    Reports say Chemoil's majority shareholder is looking to raise $9.9 billion.
  • MGO prices at three-week high
    Double digit gains on Monday due to 'bullish' gas oil cargo prices, traders say.
  • WFS declares steady Q3 dividend
    Even as Q3 net profit increased 26.5% from the corresponding period a year ago.
  • Shell sells downstream businesses in Gibraltar to WFS
    WFS 'will deliver Shell Marine Products to international customers in Gibraltar.'
  • Engine failure strikes bulk carrier in Bering Sea
    Vessel being towed back to harbour in Alaska.




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