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22 September 2021 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 13:41 GMT+2

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Shipping Timesweb site
JUNE 15, 2001
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  • Salvage of capsized Indon vessel's cargo a risky job
    SINGAPORE-based salvors of the capsized Indonesia-flagged tanker Enda Lestari face a dangerous task removing the vessel's remaining cargo of highly corrosive industrial chemical phenol.
  • Search continues for missing Heng San crew
  • Northport chalks up 12% rise in throughput
  • Fangcheng port ties up with P&O to expand services
Air and Land Transport
  • Changi Airport named world's best airport in Iata survey
    CHANGI Airport has scored again as one of the best airports in the world.
  • EU approves Lufthansa, SAS, BMI alliance
  • Korean Air settles dispute with pilots, strike off
  • Boeing signs 3 US airlines for Connexion
  • Dragonair takes delivery of two A330-300s

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • Emery cuts 900 jobs
    The carrier will also eliminate 16 jets from its fleet as it restructures its domestic heavyweight network.
  • CMA CGM eyes Med hub
    The carrier is in discussions with Britain's P&O Ports about taking a controlling stake in the Cagliari terminal on the Italian island of Sardinia.
  • APL launches India-Singapore service
    The new route will offer a direct call from the eastern port of Kakinada.
  • Eurogate boxes surge
    The container network handled nearly 7.7 million TEUs in 2000, tops among Europe's terminal operators.
  • GF-X appoints Godart vice chairman
  • Canadian Pacific offers spin-off details
  • Card to address Merchant Marine commencement
  • Vanguard Logistics sets Hong Kong services
  • LISCR counters International Registries suit
  • American Airlines breaks ground on drive-thru package terminal
  • Profits slide at Euro intermodal company
  • Mississippi tug monopoly probed
  • Tanker capsizes off Malaysian
  • Intermarine opens Asia office

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Sched Netweb site
JUNE 15, 2001
  • Qinghai-Tibet railway construction to kick off in July
  • Xiamen added to U-Freight's China network
  • OOCL plans to explore western logistics market
  • Shanghai high fives with central Asia
  • Yutang port to open to international vessels
  • Freighter preservation main focus for CIS
  • HKIA cargo still affected by economic slowdown
  • New VP for United Cargo
  • Emery looks at global position

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Cargowebweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • Lufthansa warning on pilots' wages
  • 'No new lifeline to Swissair daughters'
  • KLM to continue with Malaysian
  • GT Nexus (Tradiant) ready for take-off
  • MISC with major expansion
  • FedEx wants change in Air Traffic Control Rules
  • Sale of Vopak Agencies completed

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Exim Indiaweb site
JUNE 15, 2001
  • Traders seek discounts for wheat cleaning at ports
  • Gas pipeline issue to be discussed with Pak
  • JETRO gives tips on doing business with Japan
  • India's IT might impresses Italy
  • Gem & jewellery exporters shift focus to LAC markets
  • Karnataka leads S. India in jewellery exports
  • India, Italy sign MoU on information technology
  • 17 pvt port projects cleared so far
  • Year of mixed achievements for Mumbai Port
  • P. D. Rathi elected President of MbPT Officers' Assn
  • EU resolves to simplify GSP system
  • Commerce Ministry gives green signal to Greater Noida SEZ project
  • Panel suggests deregulation of commodity boards
  • Hafed to set up warehousing, cold storage complex
  • Get used to NTB, govt tells industry
  • PFC, EDC of Canada sign line of credit pact
  • DGFT notifies input-output norms for 7 items
  • Draft steel policy for encouraging FDI, mergers
  • N. N. Khanna is new Steel Secretary
  • Restrictions on Import of 300 Sensitive Items withdrawn

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • Steady bunker prices NWE markets
  • Demand improves as prices fall in Korea
  • Demand picked up in Istanbul
  • Congestion builds in Rotterdam as Antwerp trade runs dry
  • MGO levels up in Italy and Malta
  • Singapore cargo and bunker prices plummet again
  • Some tight IFO380 in Piraeus
  • Firmer market in Gibraltar
  • European demand nonexistent in Japan
  • Oil softer as traders speculate OPEC already pumps more oil
  • Hong Kong IFO380 avails remain tight

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International Transport Journalweb site
JUNE 15, 2001
  • Contingate/Dakosy Joint Venture
  • Safmarine expands
  • Grand Alliance
  • Cuxhaven
  • Bid for Zim
  • Menzell & Co. Shipbrokers
  • Sinotrans
  • Contship Containerlines
  • Kasif Kalkavan
  • A fresh breeze in Philadelphia

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World Wide Shipperweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • Washington State plans trade mission to South America from August 18-25, 2001
  • Crowley's twin-screw tugs take first and second place in Seattle tugboat races
  • Western Wood group updates publication with complete lumber technical information
  • Port of Vancouver, USA discharges 40 windmills for world's largest wind farm in Eastern Washington
  • Port of Port Angeles reports $400,000 in damage at Fairchild International Airport due to fire

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Lloyd's Listweb site
JUNE 15, 2001
  • Auditors rap IMO on £350,000 overspend
    FREE-SPENDING International Maritime Organisation bureaucrats ran up unauthorised expenditure of more than £350,000 ($483,000) last year, an external auditor's report reveals. Lavish o...
  • LISCR unleashes Liberia backlash
    THE Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry yesterday filed a countersuit against International Registries Inc, charging its predecessor as manager of the Liberian Registry with acc- oun...
  • H&W has Barclays in sights over $30m row
    Harland and Wolff is threatening to liquidate a subsidiary of Barclays Bank unless it pays over $30m to cover the delivery instalment on a drillship, writes Tony Gray. The Belfast shipyard i...
  • ClassNK's Mano pours scorn on dissident trio
    The 10-point safety programme announced earlier this year by American Bureau of Shipping, Det Norske Veritas and Lloyd's Register and due to be implemented next month has been heavily critici...

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Fairplayweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • Cuba curbs 'will be eased'
  • Brixham 'will get repair dock'
  • Cosco silent, allies adamant
  • Canadian yards to get support
  • Vietnam to build container depot
  • Union blocks new SCI VRS
  • ICTSI to get second Subic contract
  • Greenfield faces LNG foreclosure
  • Shippers seek Chennai force majeure
  • New dry bulk operator in Korea
  • Korean unions agree wage freeze
  • Daewoo opens for LNG repairs
  • Port Hedland set for trade hike
  • Greek operators contest ferry law
  • Burger buys Vopak agencies
  • Search continues for missing crew
  • High handling keeps freight low
  • Ports of refuge to get top priority
  • Venezuelan officers call strike
  • Mexican jewel leaves the state
  • Staff cuts lift Classic stock
  • Jamaica hails banana breakthrough

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Antwerpse Lloyd n.v.web site
JUNE 15, 2001
  • Les chemins de fer autrichiens reprennent Schier, Otten & Co
    Speditions Holding, la filiale logistique d’ÖBB, a repris toutes les actions du transporteur routier autrichien Schier, Otten & Co. L’entreprise ferroviaire porte de la sorte sa part de marché dans le transport routier en Autriche à 13%, ce qui en fait le numéro un du secteur. Speditions Holding entend encore procéder à trois nouvelles reprises dans un avenir proche. Schier Otten a longtemps été un des partenaires de l’alliance de messagerie Team et est resté un des partenaires d’ABX Logistics après la disparition de l’alliance.
  • Giraud va s’allier à EB Trans dans les vracs liquides
    Le groupe Giraud s’apprête à céder ses activités dans le transport de produits chimiques et d’hydrocarbures à EB Trans, le groupe de Bernard Tardy, qui se compose de 17 sociétés de transport régionales. Contrairement à ce qu’affirme l’Officiel des Transporteurs, il ne s’agit pas d’une liquidation, mais bien d’une alliance, puisque Giraud prendra une participation importante dans EB Trans. Une porte-parole de Giraud n’a pu préciser s’il s’agira d’une participation de 26% comme l’écrit notre confrère, dans la mesure où les négociations sont encore en cours. Elles devraient être finalisées en juillet.
  • Strasbourg veut renforcer les règles pour les chauffeurs de poids lourds
    Dans le dossier des temps de travail des chauffeurs de poids lourds, le Parlement européen est partisan d’une réglementation plus sévère que celle adoptée par les ministres européens du Transport. Le dossier a pris deux ans de retard suite à des différends au sein du conseil européen des ministres du Transport.

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TradeWindsweb site
JUNE 14, 2001
  • LISCR fights back against IRI
    The Liberian ship registry filed counterclaims against IRI in the New York Supreme Court on Thursday.
  • Royal Olympic downplays financial loss
    The company's bank interest payment for the delayed $170m Olympic Explorer would be minimal.
  • Western Bulk to quit exhange
    Top shareholders led by Paal Caspersen plan to take company private.
  • Seven stowaways found onboard Zim vessel
    Canadian immigration officers found the stowaways on the Israeli-flagged ship at Halifax.
  • Novoship sails into profit
    Booming tanker market puts an end to years in the red for Russian shipowner.
  • Abu Qurrah Shipping to end stranded crew's plight
    The United Arab Emirates operator has pledged to help seafarers owed wages by a former manager.
  • Theodora Tankers sale completed
    Vopak books a $10.2m profit on sale of bitumen fleet to Tarbit Shipping.
  • UK holds up 16 offenders
    Long-stayers make up the bulk of port state control detentions in the UK during May.
  • Japan pushes for Korean yard subsidy ban
    Japanese shipbuilders say the EU must act over Korean subsidies and not be sidetracked by price hike talk.
  • ITF calls for inquiry on Heng San sinking
    The ITF's David Cockcroft is asking why four seafarers are missing when help was on hand just hours earlier.
  • Knutsen in LNG financing deal
    Norwegian owner to borrow $145m to finance Spanish gas carrier newbuilding.
  • HMM reveals final cruise schedule
    The Korean owner is running five trips to North Korea before handing over the loss-making operation next month.
  • Chipolbrok hits order trail
    Pioneering Chinese-Polish joint venture to spend $120m on Shanghai newbuildings.
  • Genmar shares fail to recover losses
    The shares closed out Wednesday trading session on a weak note at $16.75, $1.25 below its IPO price.
  • Greek shipowners get stronger financial backing
    Loans extended to Greek shipowners rose 81% between 1996 and 2000.
  • Indonesian tanker sinks off Malaysia
    The chemical tanker is lying on its side in an estuary between Malaysia and the Singapore island of Pulau Ubin.
  • New shipyard planned in Syria
    A private investor is building a yard in the Mediterranean shipping base of Tartous.
  • ExxonMobil and tanker master face fines
    Oil major ExxonMobil's tanker activities are back in the Australian news.
  • Why Harland & Wolff was right
    Appeal judges explain in 17,400 words why they backed Belfast yard in $260m battle.
  • Hong Kong holds nine
    An Ofer Brothers managed containership was among the vessels detained by Hong Kong's port state control authorities.
  • Search continues for Heng San crew
    Ocean Tankers says it is too early to start investigations into the sinking of its VLCC.
  • Grupo TMM to tighten grip on rail subsidiary
    The Mexican shipowner is splashing the cash to buy the government's stake in its rail operation, TFM.
  • CP Ships worth $1.1bn says Canadian Pacific
    Railway to hotels group puts valuation on liner operation in lead up to spin off.
  • Vopak completes agencies sell-off
    Dutch tanker owner books "small" gain from sale of liner operations.

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