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Shipping Timesweb site
JULY 5, 2001
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  • Custody transfer sampling to become standard procedure
    CUSTODY transfer sampling will become the new standard bunkering procedure in Singapore ports from January 2002.
  • Johor Port's throughput up 10% in first 5 mths
  • APL expands European operations
  • EU clears Hutchison's joint takeover of ECT
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  • Black boxes may provide clues to Russian jet crash
    INVESTIGATORS sifting through the charred wreckage of a Russian airliner yesterday were hoping the retrieved black-box flight recorders would reveal why it crashed in flames, killing everyone aboard, just kilometres short of a Siberian airport.
  • Cathay pilot action begins to bite, delays mount
  • Thailand revives plan to turn navy base into air cargo hub
  • Garuda resumes direct flights to Fukuoka
  • Airocean unveils non-electric multi-purpose reefer box
    AN innovative multi-purpose, non-electric refrigerated container has been unveiled by Airocean Group Pte Limited.
  • HK, Chinese firms in fruit logistics deal
  • Incat looks for US Navy rescue from slump
    ROBERT Clifford, chairman of Incat, an Australian company that has supplied almost half the world's fast passenger-and-vehicle ferries, has a record of thriving in hard times.

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Sched Netweb site
JULY 5, 2001
  • RTW service improved
  • OOCL France next step forward in global plan for
  • Danzas' new mega terminal in Hamburg ready for business
  • Port of Oakland director retires
  • New air cargo facility in Harlington
  • Chinese airport passes ISO9000 test
  • AirNet appoints vp
  • APL Logistics unveils two strong alliances in China

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Cargowebweb site
JULY 4, 2001
  • Funds for Uganda infrastructure
  • Port authority appreciate green light ECT
  • ECT plans privatisation of terminals
  • New ship for Dunkirk - Rotterdam connection
  • New truck portal for Renault VI
  • Further decrease US airfreight results

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Exim Indiaweb site
JULY 5, 2001
  • Maersk felicitates its 2nd batch of DMS cadets - Another milestone in A.P. Moller-AMET collaboration
  • Nagpur Shipping Line Agents' Association formed
  • SCI declares highest-ever interim dividend of 25 pc for 2000-01
  • Hamburg's hoists all sails
  • Uptrend in tea exports to Pak
  • Wheat rejection: Traders seek refund
  • Tyre makers contract for import of 8,750 t. rubber
  • June edible oil imports put at 3 lakh tonnes
  • Antwerp port 'is gateway to Europe'
  • JN Port handles record throughput - JNPCT Berth No. 3 back in operation
  • Govt ready to hike investment limit in mustard sector
  • Panel: Infrastructure for farm goods marketing needs Rs 268,742 cr
  • India extends 3-year $ 100-m line of credit to Sri Lanka
  • Govt releases fresh 50 lakh t wheat for export
  • Govt tells CII, Ficci to jointly organise trade forums at PM's meets
  • NPPA slashes 77 formulation pack prices
  • AIMA holds workshop on service marketing
  • Indian Business School may start Executive courses from Nov.
  • State to build flower auction centre

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JULY 4, 2001
  • Steady market in Panama
  • Bunker prices for Brazilian ports
  • Good avails in Montreal and Halifax
  • O.W. Bunker re-enters the Turkish/Istanbul markets
  • Korean bunker prices moderately firmer today
  • West and East African market review
  • Vietnamese crude oil exports rise
  • Fujairah market expected to firm
  • Durban prices firm on delayed refinery re-start
  • Market softer in Japan this week
  • Singapore fuel oil rebounds
  • New posted prices for Saudi Arabia
  • Softer market continues in Suez
  • Hong Kong fuel oil down $8-10, Taiwan posted prices steady today
  • API shows surprising US stock draw, UN adopts oil-for-food extension

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Cargo Info Africa - Freight & Trading Weeklyweb site
JULY 5, 2001
  • FTW extends hand-deliveries
  • Scorpions add sting to anti-hijack tale
  • Duty Calls
  • Coega work expected to begin this month
  • Ignazio Messina adds Maputo call
  • For the record
  • India ports tax
  • PE trade show pulls in exhibitors
  • Zimbabwe hits exporters with new exchange controls
  • CFR hands over R50 000 to charity
  • DNA clinches R15-m Ford deal
  • Beit Bridge customs man dies
  • Manuel warns against 'footloose' incentive decisions
  • 'Law must nail overloaders'
  • Omar calls for action on under-funding crisis
  • Spoornet gets to work on improvement measures
  • Special manager focuses on speedier harbour throughput
  • Alexander Forbes add value with training
  • Ostrich meat exports to Europe increase ten-fold
  • PE gets top safety rating
  • Transport workers shrink
  • It's boom time for ship repairs in Durban
  • Restructured TransFresh adjusts to market conditions
  • US trade 'matchmaker' offers a hand
  • Affirmative action over as Sebenza races ahead
  • Automotive growth challenges logistics players
  • Scorpions add sting to anti-hijack tale
  • Spoornet's rates structure attracts positive feedback

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Lloyd's Listweb site
JULY 5, 2001
  • Typhoon Utor set to hit Philippines
    A Filipino man braves massive surf on Manila Bay as waves stirred up by Typhoon Utor crash over the breakwater yesterday. Authorities raised alert levels over northern provinces as Typhoon Utor gat...
  • HMM gets $1.26bn aid
    CREDITORS of Hyundai Merchant Marine have agreed to provide a Won1.62trn ($1.26bn) financial package to help the company through its cash crunch. Under the plan, the creditors will roll ove...
  • BHP Billiton targets Hague charter base
    IN a long-expected move, BHP Billiton is set to break up its transport subsidiary BHP Billiton Transport and Logistics. Most of the international chartering operations will move to the Hagu...
  • Moment of truth at launch of LevelSeas
    With the shipping industry now more used to nightmares than fairy stories, internet chartering platform LevelSeas went live officially yesterday. And with its launch, on Independenc...

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Fairplayweb site
JULY 4, 2001
  • LevelSeas ignites LSX
  • China calls in IMO on training
  • Korea builds more ships
  • Beijing thinks big
  • US tackles its energy crisis
  • Daedong seals wage accord
  • Haitian smuggling ring alleged
  • Korean lines join hands
  • French bulker master fined
  • Aker buys into Brazil
  • HMM gets time to repay loans
  • Continental shift for BHP Billiton
  • Strikes close Bangladesh ports
  • Austal/Dianca forge alliance
  • Nigerian ports to be privatised
  • ST Engg eyes US yard
  • Boy's body found after tanker blast
  • Singapore amends bunker code
  • Ilh'us gets grain upgrade
  • Crowley probed after drugs bust
  • Philippine ferry sailing barred

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
JULY 5, 2001
  • Le groupe français Vialle a repris Keulders
    Le groupe français Vialle (Thiviers) a repris une bonne partie des activités en Belgique du groupe Keulders (Herstal). Le Tribunal de Commerce de Liège a approuvé le transfert partiel de la société vers le groupe familial français. C’est ce qu’annonce La nouvelle nous a été confirmée par la direction du groupe.
  • Europort Logistics se profile comme prestataire de services logistiques
    Il y a quelques mois, le groupe Hancon (Wijnnatie, Europort Logistics, Europort Transport et Wijnnatie Douaneagentuur) s’est installé dans son nouvel immeuble de la cinquième darse portuaire, où le groupe concentre toutes ses activités logistiques et d’entreposage. “Il est désormais temps de nous concentrer sur la consolidation et la rentabilisation des diverses entreprises”, expliquent Jean Buelens, le general manager forwarding & sales, et Dirk Martens, le directeur financier. Europort Logistics entend en premier lieu se profiler comme prestataire de services logistiques. Une vision stratégique qui a entraîné le départ du directeur commercial Marc de Paradé. L’entreprise devrait en outre se séparer d’un certain nombre de clients.
  • Swissair/Sabena: le torchon brûle
    Maintenant que les négociations entre les deux actionnaires de la Sabena n’ont rien donné, Swissair et l’Etat belge se retrouvent à couteaux tirés. Du côté des syndicats, on déplore cette situation et on n’a pas l’intention de rester passif. Et même au sein de la Sabena, ça gronde puisque le directeur géneral Christoph Müller et le président du conseil d’administration Fred Chaffart ne parviennent pas à accorder leurs violons.

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TradeWindsweb site
JULY 4, 2001
  • Court halts Dutch dredging merger
    Link-up between Ballast Nedam and HBG on hold after shareholder revolt.
  • Jacobs expects small interim profit
    The UK shipping and ports group said markets have been tough in the first half of 2001.
  • More redundancies at Cammell Laird
    The UK yard's receiver has laid off another 71 workers.
  • Aker Brattvaag heads to Rio
    The Norwegian offshore shipbuilder has taken a controlling interest in Brazil's Promar yard.
  • Court clears way for CP Ships spin-off
    Canadian Pacific can now ask shareholders to break up its shipping, rail and energy empire.
  • Kristian Stensby plans new cruise venture
    Norwegian banker to return to shipping business but Ocean Glory 1 not his.
  • Exmar LNG, FPSO deals confirmed
    The Belgium player is boosting its newbuilding list in Korea and has turned to Spain for a production ship.
  • Immigrants rescued from merchant ship
    A warship saved 650 illegal immigrants when their unregistered vessel began taking in water off Italy.
  • Container lines swap slots in Asia
    P&O Nedlloyd, NYK and Hyundai Merchant Marine are rejigging services to add a port call in Korea.
  • Hyundai Heavy agrees to share write-off
    The shipbuilder is backing moves to bail out a struggling sister company at considerable cost.
  • Shipyard workers to strike on Thursday
    Workers at one yard in Korea will join a militant union's national strike.
  • Korea plans massive new boxship terminals
    Authorities plan a new terminal in the south of country capable of handling 12,500-teu capacity boxships.
  • BHP Billiton to hive off ship management
    Company plans to move ship management into new joint venture established with third party.
  • Creditors roll over $774m of HMM debt
    Financially troubled Korean liner company wins breathing space for restructuring plan.
  • Tanker casualties reach 42 in 2001
    The independent tanker owners association details tanker incidents in first half of 2001.
  • Pacific Carriers delists in Singapore
    Local stock exchange loses another shipping firm as compulsory share acquisition is completed.
  • Teekay dividend remains unchanged
    Aframax tanker giant maintains same quarterly dividend despite seven-fold increase in first quarter profits.

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