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Shipping Timesweb site
MARCH 27, 2002
Shipping News
  • Russian ports get set to handle higher box volumes
    RUSSIAN ports are gearing up to handle growing volumes of import and export cargo in containerised form, as well as eyeing a share of the cargo flow between Europe and Asia through a new Caspian Sea project and existing ports on the Kamchatka peninsula.
  • Five lines in Asia- Australia trade to swap slots
  • Troubled ferry builder Incat will rebound quickly: chairman
  • Kuehne & Nagel's profit up 28%
Air and Land Transport
  • Swiss orders 14 A340 wide-body jetliners
    AIRBUS SAS won an order for 14 wide-body planes from Swiss Air Lines, as Crossair AG is to be renamed next month, the Swiss carrier said.
  • Korean Air, Asiana cabin crews to carry stun guns
  • PAL sees profit in fiscal 2003
  • Delta CEO pockets 72% less cash last year
  • US airlines to get millions in tax refunds from law change
  • UPS mechanics reject tentative contract

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Sched Netweb site
MARCH 27, 2002
  • U-Freight establishes logistics subsidiary in Hong Kong
  • Confidence in Hong Kong strong: HAFFA
  • IBM awards Maersk Logistics three-year contract
  • Foreign investment encouraged in China transportation
  • HHLA wins award for best European terminal operator
  • CSA offers daily Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City service
  • HKIA to introduce surcharge
  • Lockheed to modernise en route air traffic control system

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Cargowebweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • IBM awards Maersk 3-year contract
  • Schenker for sale
  • Take-over Spanish road-toll operator
  • 15.000 jobs exit at British Post
  • UPS bosses satisfied with themselves
  • New Asian-Australian shipping service

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Exim Indiaweb site
MARCH 27, 2002
  • Seaways Shipping starts container services via Paradip Port
  • IBM Corporation awards Maersk Logistics 3-year contract
  • Car exports, led by Ford Motor, zoom by 105 pc
  • TAMP makes fresh bid to work out efficiency-linked tariff - Major Ports' box terminals
  • Powerloom textiles export target set at $ 1 bn
  • Govt not to extend EOU sops to top exporters
  • Heartening signs of economic recovery witnessed
  • Norms for EPCG, DFRC schemes may be relaxed
  • Govt plans to restructure export promotion councils
  • Group to monitor export strategy formed
  • Govt relaxes BG norms for garment exporters
  • Export norms for exhibition goods simplified
  • FAPCCI's new premises
  • BCC&I to hold seminar tomorrow - 'Privatisation of Ports-Experience & Expectations'
  • Chemexcil export awards function today

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • Truly Global Bunker Service puts Bunkerworld Firmly in Front
  • Chile report from Coastal Petroleum
  • Product avails now very tight in Argentina, improvement expected for early April
  • Crude build, product draw forecast for APIs, price largely steady
  • Iraqi oil set to flow from Ceyhan again
  • Prices rise in busy Montevideo market
  • Bunker prices from Russian ports this week
  • Rotterdam morning market report
  • EasyScreen Commits to connecting to IPE
  • Argentina: Refineria San Lorenzo out of IFO till further notice

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International Transport Journalweb site
MARCH 27, 2002
  • Hamburger Hafen- und Lagerhaus-AG: «Asian Freight Industry Award»
  • Sassnitz: 2001 throughput up
  • Higher tonnage for Wismar
  • Port and Navigational Authority in Lower Saxony: electronic registration
  • T&B for JC Penny
  • DPWN and DHL: law-abiding
  • Iata revises forecasts
  • DoT: an ultimatum to Japanese all-cargo carriers
  • Plane Handling for Swiss
  • Menzies for El Al

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Marine Logweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • More FGH yards to go?
    If the bankruptcy court signs off on the reorganization plan filed by Friede Goldman Halter, it's likely that the relaunched Friede Goldman Offshore and Halter Marine units envisaged will be somewhat slimmed down.
  • V. Ships aims at offshore
    The V.Ships Group, the world's largest provider of ship management and related services, has formed a new company to further develop its involvement in the offshore industry worldwide.

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Lloyd's Listweb site
MARCH 27, 2002
  • Largest double-hull tanker near to launch
    THE largest double hull tanker ever built is edging closer to operation, with the official launch of the Hellespont Alhambra now set for April 3, in Dubai.
  • USCG dismisses pleas for secrecy
    THE US will continue to push hard for transparency of vessel ownership as part of a new international maritime security regime, despite mounting opposition from the world's shipowners.
  • Top Saudi Arabian line pulls out of box trades
    SAUDI Arabia's leading shipping line has sold its three containerships and will now withdraw from the box trades.
  • Maersk Sealand shocks with forecast of loss
    MAERSK Sealand is forecast to slide into the red this year, dashing hopes that the container shipping trades are over the worst.

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Fairplayweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • Dubai Drydocks gate collapses
  • US shore leave faces curbs
  • Pilots condemn EU liberalisation
  • Weak peso hits Argentine shipping
  • New US port security hearing
  • Qasim prepares for night ops
  • End to Russian port delays promised
  • MCA targets tugs
  • Customs chief vows get tough policy
  • Hong Kong ponders maritime role
  • Thailand cancels Ellicott contract
  • More flexible Kerguelen flag
  • Marseilles clears LNG plan
  • H&W future still in doubt
  • Forth turns in record performance
  • No appeal by FEFC
  • Asia-Australia lines reach swap deal
  • Kia Motors to invest in box berths
  • Guayaquil dredging put on hold
  • Panama ro-ro probe demanded
  • Hyundai Heavy delivers 1,000th ship

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • A.P. Moller forecasts loss
    Sinking container freight rates led the parent of Maersk Sealand to forecast a "minor negative result" this year on slightly lower revenue.
  • Noise rules could hit Euro air cargo
    European shippers are bracing for a shortage of heavy-lift capacity as the EU's controversial jet noise rules will ban some older Russian airplanes as of April 1.
  • No-strike deal for Korea ports
    The government of South Korea and port unions have signed a no-strike pledge that could boost the country's aim to become the region's largest transshipment hub.
  • UPS aircraft mechanics reject pact
  • Houston sees record grain volume
  • Hyundai deploys larger vessels to Portland
  • FedEx opens Taiwan transshipment center
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen tabs new S. American hub
  • Yellow Corp, launches Web logistics unit
  • Texas channel project completed
  • FedEx Custom Critical appoints CIO
  • Stonepath Group's loss narrows
  • Maersk Data USA, Equant in network deal

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TradeWindsweb site
MARCH 26, 2002
  • Bank freezes Pertamina's funds
    The Indonesian tanker charterer refuses to pay $261m court arbitration award.
  • Finnhawk free to unload
    Greenpeace protesters delayed UK-registered ro-ro cargo vessel from discharging for two days.
  • China explains new shipping law
    China's new maritime law fulfills its WTO entry requirement.
  • Moller predicts liner losses
    Danish shipping giant's new-look results reveal weakened tanker and liner performance.
  • CP Ships boss gets $1m reward
    The monetary reward is for the successful breakup of Canadian Pacific last year.
  • Cocaine found aboard US-owned cargoship
    Miami customs officers find $7.1m of drugs in containers aboard the Linaki.
  • Norden banks on period cover
    Danish owner logs record returns but expects to see profits axed by more than two thirds this year.
  • COSCO cooperates with Japanese lines
    Chinese boxship owner is swapping slots with the Japanese big three on Australian routes.
  • Stolt Offshore scrapes into profit
    First quarter result improves by $15m for offshore shipowner.
  • Oman and MOL sign up for second LNG carrier
    Sultanate signs MOU with Japanese shipping company to order 145,000-cbm ship in Japan.
  • Jinhui plans share shake-up to free funds
    Hong Kong owner will slash issued capital to give it option of paying off losses.
  • Owner cleared of scuttling
    George Ventouris wins long battle over sinking of Grecia Express.
  • HMM homes in on key car carrier contract
    Korean owner bullish on lynchpin deal to cement car carrier unit sale to Wallenius Wilhelmsen.
  • WG&A back in the money
    Expanding Philippines ferry owner recovered from poor 2000 to post profit last year.
  • UK detains errant bulkers
    Port state control inspectors detained 20 foreign flagged ships during February.
  • CSDC profits up on tanker binge
    But stock dives on news of big losses at 25%-owned China Shipping Container Lines.
  • SembCorp Marine inks Atlantis acquisition
    Singapore firm buys remaining stake from ST Marine and merges it with neighbouring yard.
  • Republic of San Marino joins IMO
    Europe's third smallest nation lifts membership of UN body to 162

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