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Shipping Timesweb site
APRIL 17, 2001
Shipping News
  • China moves to consolidate shipyards
    AS part of its attempt to gain market share through greater efficiency, China is merging its plethora shipyards into larger and potentially more competitive units.
  • PSA signs US$5m China logistics deal
Air and Land Transport
  • Australia defends watchdog over Ansett groundings
    THE Australian government yesterday defended its aviation watchdog over the grounding of 10 aircraft operated by Australia's second largest airline, Ansett, a move criticised by the airline's parent Air New Zealand.
  • SIA to launch all-cargo airline in July
  • HK airport's passenger traffic surges 11.3% in March
  • Indian man dies after escaping fire aboard Sri Lankan aircraft
  • Pontiac shows its stuff
  • Marine underwriters must balance safety with profit
    THE challenge of doing business in a free market is to maintain good practice and retain personal integrity while also remaining competitive.

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
APRIL 16, 2001
  • Airborne sees bigger loss
    The express carrier said its first-quarter loss will be greater than expected due to sluggish growth in domestic shipments.
  • PSA Corp. in China 3PL deal
    The joint venture with a China container firm will provide third-party logistics services for large multinational corporations based in South China.
  • Grand Alliance boosts Kelang capacity
    The 6,802-TEU Nedlloyd Shackleton in June will call the Malaysian port as part of the alliance's Europe-Far East service.
  • Merger proposal irks Seaway-Lakes pilots
  • Continental earnings beat analysts' expectations
  • Alianca, Hamburg Sud to open Finland office
  • FMC's tarriff archive again online
  • Suspected African slave vessel missing
  • Reefer shortage looms for cold shippers
  • Air cargo drops in December
  • NY pilots won't help maritime group track vessels
  • Customs probes Danzas office
  • Bloom new Inttra CEO

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Sched Netweb site
APRIL 17, 2001
  • Port of Long Beach export, import volumes falling
  • KN reports record year
  • PSA signs JV agreement with Guangzhou Harbour Bureau
  • Port looks for dredging funds
  • Great Western increases production of 45-foot containers
  • HK cargo drops as US chills
  • Privatisation for Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
  • Airline earning rise
  • Alitalia at a loss
  • Work at Bago on track

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Exim Indiaweb site
APRIL 17, 2001
  • Shipping Min.: Scrap duty on cargo ships
  • m.v. Cosco Norfolk arrives at JNP - As part of IEX service
  • SCI gross margin target for 2001-02 set 17 pc higher
  • Scope meeting lays stress on coastal shipping services from all ports
  • Anti-dumping duty on phosphoric acid from China mooted
  • CPT to launch VRS
  • Capital Logistics global agents' meet decides to play more proactive role
  • 10-pt CII formula for faster reform process
  • US co. ready to fund Indian businesses
  • Forex reserves increase by $ 433 m
  • Govt giving final shape to LNG policy
  • Inflation slides
  • RBI to simplify write-off procedure for unrealised export bills
  • Export finance rate may be restored to 8 pc
  • India offers Iran $ 200 million line of credit, MFN status
  • Australia invited to set up IT city
  • BHEL secures Rs 18-crore order
  • Govt will reverse declining silk exports: Rana
  • Forex reserves up by $ 4,220 million in FY 2001
  • Level-playing field a myth: Lord Meghnad Desai
  • Anu Aga elected Chairperson of CII-WR

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Lloyd's Listweb site
APRIL 17, 2001
  • Child slaves ship is ex-Scandlines ferry
    THE ship missing off the west African coast with around 200 child slaves on board is a former Scandlines vessel that until recently served a sleepy commuter route in Denmark, Lloyd's List has...
  • UK supermarket heir launches cargo airline
    Tesco supermarket heir John Porter is launching a British-registered cargo airline that has fast growing US air freighter lessor Atlas Air as a 49% shareholder. The creation of Global eatly...
  • Fredricksen to order four LNG carriers
    JOHN Fredricksen looks set to order four membrane LNG carriers split between Hanjin Heavy and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. Officials at both yards confirmed that they were...
  • Oil refinery rocked by massive explosion
    A major explosion ripped through a Conoco oil refinery in the UK northeast yesterday. Despite the massive blast at South Killingholme in Humberside, causing houses to shake four miles away,...

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Marine Linkweb site
APRIL 16, 2001
Maritime Contract News
  • FGH Lenders Demand Repayment of $85.7 Million
  • Commander of USS Greeneville Could Face Dismissal
Breaking News
  • Kin of Japanese Fishing Trawler Victims Express Outrage
  • Lithuanian Commission Approves Deal Between Lisco and DFDS
  • FGH Lenders Demand Repayment of $85.7 Million
  • Accident At Petrobras Caused Pipeline To Gush 6,800 Gallons
  • Sunken Fuel Tanker Had "Dirty" Oil
  • Commander of USS Greeneville Could Face Dismissal
  • German Tanker Runs Aground, Spills Heating Oil

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TradeWindsweb site
APRIL 16, 2001
  • Los Angeles to post speed limit
    Voluntary speed reduction programme aims to lower ship emission as well as fuel costs.
  • TMM set to secure $40m funding
    Mexican transportation company hopes to trim debts down to $300m with fresh funding.
  • Los Angeles shows higher traffic flow
    The 12% jump in March container traffic reflects brisk business.
  • Ievoli Sun chemical salvage delayed
    Bad weather off the French coast is holding up clean up operations on a sunken chemical tanker.
  • OSG's share prices soar
    High share prices are buoyed by strong outlook for VLCC market.
  • Search intensifies for slave ship
    Arrest warrants have been issued for the captain and crew of the Etireno as the ship is sighted at sea.
  • Lisco sell-off inches closer
    Denmark's DFDS Tor Line has cleared another hurdle in the Lithuanian Shipping Co sale saga.
  • Emirates plays down tanker spill
    Oil from sanction busting tanker reaches top Dubai beaches.
  • China Merchants buys out Ming Wah
    What is the future for Ming Wah Universal's tankers now its parent company can take operations private?
  • Chung in last-ditch bid to save cruise deal
    Ex-Hyundai chairman to visit North Korea in a final effort to save Mount Kumgang cruise operation.
  • German tanker spills oil in Danube
    Bunker tanker grounds in river spilling heating oil.
  • Japan clocks record shipbuilding high
    Ship export orders from Japan soared to a 27-year high in the past 12 months but the trend is set to slow.
  • Hong Kong holds seven
    Port state control authorities pulled in a raft of Asian controlled ships and a Turkish-flagged bulker in March.
  • Iranian VLCC up for scrap sale
    The National Iranian Tanker Co has provided the third VLCC to hit the scrap market this year.
  • ASRY calls for Arab yard mergers
    Mohammed Al Khateeb says gulf repair yards must merge to compete against yards in the Far East.

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