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The Business Timesweb site
APRIL 9, 2009
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  • Cosco Pacific posts 56% drop in H2 profit
    Cosco Pacific Ltd, Asia's third largest container-terminal operator, posted a 56 per cent drop in second-half profit as the company did not repeat one-time gains of the previous year and the global recession dampened trade.

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Sched Netweb site
APRIL 9, 2009
  • CMA CGM profit falls 87pc, chief dubs 2009 year of consolidation
  • Zim loses US$322 million in 2008, down from $23 million profit
  • Evergreen upgrades Far East-Panama service from April 16
  • Qingdao Port box throughput up 2.2pc in first two months
  • Long Beach likely to delay FEU box fee again
  • Houston to spend US$38 million on Bayport container yard
  • Former port chief becomes vice-mayor of Amsterdam
  • Bien Dong Shipping provides HK, Thai, Vietnam service
  • South Carolina ports names Paul McClintock chief commercial officer
  • Hactl to raise IT budget by 20pc during air cargo downturn
  • United's revenue passenger miles down 13.6pc in March
  • LAX reefer unit doubles size of airport's cold chain capacity
  • FedEx saves US$1 billion plus axing 1,000 jobs worldwide

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Exim Indiaweb site
APRIL 9, 2009
  • CMA CGM Group geared for challenges ahead
  • GE Shipping to sell Handymax dry bulk carrier
  • IMO meet sees shortage of seamen as biggest issue for global trade
  • Zim's boxship dodges charging pirates!
  • US elates shrimp exporters by waiving need for bonds
  • With string of achievements, MbPT well set for busy 2009-10
  • More ships, containers swell New Mangalore Port's cargo handling figures
  • Cochin Port handles more box cargo in 2008-09
  • US Congress softens stand on 100 pc container screening
  • CMIE projects 5.2 pc growth in cargo handling by Major Ports in 2009-10
  • Operational excellence achieved during maiden ME3 call at Port Pipavav
  • CITPL imports 10 new RTGs for 2nd box terminal operations at Chennai Port
  • G20 decisions will usher in 'regulated globalisation', says Fieo
  • Exports belie March(ing) hopes
  • Monthly exports shrink to lowest in 13 years under global depression's icy grip

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International Transport Journalweb site
APRIL 7, 2009
  • Deutsche Post mulls over stake in Royal Mail
    The German mail service provider Deutsche Post has begun negotiations to buy a stake in the UK's Royal Mail. Various newspapers reported that Deutsche Post manager had met boa...
  • Ceva Logistics expands activities with TecnoCom in Spain
    Ceva Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has renewed and extended its contract with TecnoCom in Spain. TecnoCom is a leading Spanish information and commu...
  • JF Hillebrand reports higher sales in 2008
    The JF Hillebrand Group, a specialised logistics service provider for the beverage sector, reported that it closed 2008 with the highest turnover in the firm's history. Sales ...
  • BAWC adds Chicago service
    British Airways World Cargo (BAWC) launched a second weekly freighter service to Chicago on 1 April. The additional Boeing B747-400F service will be routed from Stansted to Frankfu...
  • Schenker International (HK) Ltd names new managing director for South China at
    Schenker International (HK) Ltd selected Soren Poulsen as managing director, South China on 1 April. Poulsen graduated from a shipping academy in Copenhagen in 1991, and started hi...
  • Buss Group: new face in communication division
    The Hamburg-based Buss Group, a medium-sized provider of port, logistics, financing and logistics real estate services, appointed Melanie Moriz as its manager corporate communicati...

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Maritime Global Netweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Maersk Alabama crew "retake ship"
  • Somali pirates hijack US-flag ship
  • Intertanko sticks to anti-scrubber line
  • Camillo Eitzen group cancels 11 newbuildings
  • Evergreen upgrades transpacific services
  • Albanian contract for Kalmar

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Marine Logweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Bollinger delivers tank barge to Bouchard
  • Crew retakes hijacked U.S.-flag ship
  • Pirates seize Maersk Alabama

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World Wide Shipperweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Tom Sanchez earns title of Port of Seattle top firefighter
  • Ship operator pleads guilty to dumping contaminated waste
  • Portland Airport noise board schedules approach test meeting
  • California Maritime Academy offers VSO refresher course
  • Evergreen Line changing Far East/Panama service

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Lloyd's Listweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Yard blocks delivery of IRISL ships over stalled payment
    HANJIN Heavy refuses to hand over three boxships to Iran's biggest owner in first major stand-off of the shipbuilding crisis.
  • Iran changes 40 vessel names
  • Crew regains control of Maersk Alabama
    THE crew of Maersk Alabama, the boxship captured by Somali pirates Wednesday morning is said to be back under the control of its crew.
  • Hapag-Lloyd begins E500m cost-cutting exercise
    RESTRUCTURING will see company cut jobs and apply short-time work as well as reduce regional offices from five to three.

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Fairplayweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Maersk Alabama drama unfolds
    THE crew of the US-flagged Maersk Alabama has wrested control from Somali pirates who hijacked the vessel early this morning ' but the ship's captain reportedly remains a hostage
  • Excel posts massive loss
    EXCEL Maritime suffered a $329M loss in its fourth quarter after it wrote off goodwill on its Quintana fleet acquisition
  • US 'Rule B' uniformity sought
    A NEW US initiative seeks to instil more consistency for Rule B maritime attachment orders in the Southern District Court of New York, Fairplay learned today
  • Keppel Cebu, union settle
    KEPPEL Cebu Shipyard settled a month-long labour dispute today
  • Epic price for NCL's newbuilding
    NORWEGIAN Epic's cost has escalated to $1.2Bn, Norwegian Cruise Line has disclosed
  • Bank sees midyear China rebound
    CHINA'S economy might begin to rebound as early as the middle of this year, the World Bank predicted in its midyear report on East Asia and the Pacific
  • Hapag juggling gets dicey
    GERMAN container giant Hapag-Lloyd is under pressure to come up with a plan to cut €400M (nearly $530M) in costs in the next three weeks

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Economist Predicts Quicker Recovery
  • Maersk Alabama Captain Still Held Hostage
  • Harbor Truckers Seek Standard Delay
  • Maersk to Hike Rates to Africa, Indian Ocean
  • Ryder Slashes Outlook
  • U.S. Crew Retakes Maersk Alabama from Pirates
  • Marseilles Fos Targets Major Growth
  • U.S Gulf TWIC Deadline Looms
  • Evergreen Cuts Asia-Panama Transit Time
  • Freight Transportation Picked Up in February
  • Wholesale Inventories Fall
  • Carrier Fined $2.5M in Magic Pipe Case
  • Car Carriers to Use MacGREGOR Equipment
  • CSAL Adds U.S. Gulf Calls
  • UPS Freight Expands in Mexico, Canada
  • TNT Volume Stabilizes
  • Coalition Pushes for Cross-Border Trucks
  • African Infrastructure to Get $1.2B
  • Cargoitalia Set to Resume Operation
  • Pirates Seize Maersk Alabama
  • YRC Truck Tonnage Plunges

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Maersk Alabama 'retaken' by US crew
  • Zim still in trouble
  • Somali pirates take US-crewed Maersk boxship
  • Evergreen cuts transits on transpacific services
  • Durres signs up with Kalmar

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TradeWindsweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Not over yet
    Maersk Alabama master still reportedly held hostage even after crew retakes control of containership.
  • Containers lost
    Boxship YM Taichung loses 14 containers and still has 26 damaged ones on board as it arrives in Los Angeles port.
  • Helix shares soar
    US offshore vessel player sees share jump by 31% to highest point in nearly three months.
  • Crew retakes ship
    US crew retakes control of hijacked Maersk Line containership Maersk Alabama and detains a pirate.
  • Ezra still strong
    Lionel Lee-led offshore owner sees adjusted bottom line rise by two thirds as revenue races.
  • Cruise cool down
    Hillary Clinton says the United States wants to put new restrictions on cruiseships that increasingly visit the coast of Antarctica.
  • Maersk ship hit
    Danish boxship with all American crew hijacked off Somalia less than a week after German boxship seized.
  • US 'monitoring'
    Obama spokesman says the White House has a close eye on the hijacked, US-crewed boxship Maersk Alabama.
  • Pirate impunity
    Maersk Alabama unlikely to be last ship snatched way off Somali coast as ships "are on their own", official warns.
  • Cosco bleak
    Hong Kong-listed port giant says 2009 shrouded with unprecedented challenges after full-year profit hurt by wave of financial trouble.
  • Crewman named
    Police identify worker who died after suffering crush injuries onboard a Technip vessel as David Stephenson.
  • Axel cleans slate
    Eitzen Gas axes its entire orderbook after paying $2.5m to eliminate six gas ships in Japan.
  • BHP's port pain
    Worker is struck by train at Port Hedland in latest safety blemish at miner's Western Australian operations.
  • 'No overloading'
    Turkish owner of tanker in distress off Sri Lanka denies claims it was overloaded with sulphuric acid.
  • Eitzen axes five
    Oslo-listed shipowner chops chemical carriers in Japan to slice $175m from its orderbook as it sits down with banks to restructure debt.
  • EOC extends
    Singapore offshore player sees charter contract for accommodation barge extended in deal worth $8.8m.
  • Collision risk
    Two P&I clubs warn of an "increased risk of collision" off Singapore due to laid-up vessels.

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American Shipperweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • UPDATE Maersk: Vessel secured, crewman held hostage
  • CMA CGM plans $600 million in cost cuts
  • U.S.-flagged Maersk vessel hijacked
  • UPS expands Mexico ground freight network
  • Con-way introduces combined service
  • ISF filers can register for report cards
  • ProLogis raises $1 billion
  • Technogym selects CEVA for Middle East logistics
  • COSCO Pacific profits down 37%
  • Marseilles Fos looks to quintuple box volume

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The Scandinavian Shipping Gazetteweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Hijackers hold Maersk captain hostage
    The crew of the US-flagged container carrier Maersk Alabama has retaken control of their vessel, according to Maersk Line. "The armed hijackers who boarded this ship earlier today have Read more
  • Maersk vessel hijacked off Somalia
    Somali pirates have, according to unconfirmed press reports, hijacked the US-flagged container carrier Maersk Alabama, owned by Maersk Line Limited, Norfolk. The hijacking is reported to have taken place Read more
  • Nina to Vidar Shipping
    Turku-based Vidar Shipping Company Ltd has bought the 2,700 DWT dry cargo vessel Nina from Vallis Mare Ltd in the Meriaura group of companies. The vessel has switched from Read more
  • Norden manages eight per cent sulphur reduction
    D/S Norden reduced the sulphur content in bunkers by eight per cent in 2008. The average sulphur content of bunker oil was reduced from 2.51 per cent in Read more
  • Finstaship recorded loss in 2008
    The deteriorating financial climate in the autumn of 2008 is clearly visible in Finstaship's result for last year. Finstaship is the government-owned shipping company for the Finnish icebreakers and

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
APRIL 8, 2009
  • Ten years of fuel and emissions savings
    Shipping company announces continued success with route management system.
  • Europe: Prices slide following crude dip
    Rotterdam market quiet following yesterday's volatility.
  • US crude stocks rise less than expected
    Oil prices reverse earlier losses on release of DOE data
  • European authorities keeping BAFs under review
    European Commission says it won't allow BAFs to be used to compensate for falling freight rates.
  • Fuel savings key in Maersk bid to cut costs
    Will slow steam 'as much as possible', but continues to avoid Suez transits
  • Maersk Line ship hijacked off Somali coast
    Latest surge in pirate attacks 'linked to the weather'.
  • Kuwait puts brakes on refinery projects
    Pulls plug on $15 billion refinery construction contract for plant to produce low sulphur fuel oil.
  • Asia: Bunker prices soften mid-week
    Prices down in line with crude oil.
  • New monitoring system 'cuts lube costs'
    Shipping company orders LinerSCAN system from Kittiwake.
  • Bunker price rally undermining tanker owners' earnings
    Low bunker costs 'has been the only silver lining' in market hit by lower oil demand and rates.
  • OCIMF-SIRE inspections at all Singapore oil terminals
    New procedures 'should be used with immediate effect'.






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