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The Business Timesweb site
APRIL 14, 2009
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  • US Navy rescues ship's captain; 3 pirates killed
    US Navy special forces freed an American ship's captain and killed three Somali pirates holding him hostage in a lifeboat, ending a five-day standoff but drawing vows of revenge from pirates.
  • Local ports rebound slightly in Mar
    Singapore's ports recovered slightly in March, with container throughput at least rising month-on-month, even though volumes were still down from the year before.

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Sched Netweb site
APRIL 14, 2009
  • Port of Shanghai defers plan to buy 40pc of Zeebrugge terminal
  • US Navy Seals rescue captain unharmed, kill three pirates
  • Regulators, greenies fuss as Oakland dodges eco-rules, taxes
  • DP World profits up, but downturn dampens investment plans
  • APM Terminals Bahrain opens its truck gates
  • Less than a-third of 10+2 filings meet US Customs deadline
  • Pepsi shelves wooden pallets in favour of reusable plastic units
  • Giant cement maker treks from Texas to Turkmenistan
  • Australian eco group launches online marine education programme
  • Kuehne Foundation endows logistics chair at Berlin university
  • Traffic decline at Air France-KLM Cargo continues for 4th month
  • DHL deploys carbon neutral air express shipping from Africa
  • New Polar thermal blanket unwrapped for cold chain air freight

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Exim Indiaweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • CCI Logistics forays into modern warehousing
  • Soft loan recipients ready to offer right of first refusal to domestic shipbuilders'INSA chief
  • CSL delivers second PSV to Norwegian co.
  • GRSE setting up ship design centre with French expertise & IT firm's support
  • Essar Shipping ties up Rs 738 cr. in loans
  • J. M. Baxi team wins the Gentleman's Game
  • EVERGREEN LINE to upgrade Far East-Panama service from April 16
  • MOL starts Asia-W. Africa-Suez service, another around the Cape
  • ZIM cancels order for six 1,700-TEU ships
  • Cargo volumes swell at Luka Koper
  • Shanghai shipping traffic spurred by economic stimulus plan
  • Bien Dong Shipping provides HK, Thai, Vietnam service
  • GPA completes 34 electrified refrigerated cargo racks to save fuel
  • 'Light dues' will impose heavy burden, says PD PORTS
  • Marshall Islands opens offices in Dubai & Houston
  • Daxie Terminal launches two new domestic trade lines
  • MPC shifts to bigger office in Genoa
  • Cosco's Red Sea Service (FRX) starts calling at XICT
  • Indo-Bangladesh protocol stays for 2 years
  • Soyameal exports post modest rise
  • US workers protest against use of Indian steel
  • Alphonso, Kesar mangoes for US
  • Mormugao Port sails through fiscal handling target
  • Seminar discusses impact of changing W. region port scenario on workers
  • A tenure most exemplary
  • Kallam for optimum utilisation of ports to augment trade
  • Industrial Production Shrinks by 1.2 pc in February '09
  • Task Force wants simpler laws on narcotics
  • Freight & insurance charges can't be added to value of goods while determining excise duty'SC
  • Steep 32 pc drop in monthly imports shrinks trade gap to just $ 4.05 bn
  • EEPC lists burden-lightening steps during distress voyage times

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Maritime Global Netweb site
APRIL 12, 2009
  • Maersk Alabama master rescued

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Marine Logweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Setback for Broadwater LNG project
  • Diana Shipping in "daughter company" deal

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World Wide Shipperweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Federal stimulus grant funds eyed for cleaner diesel engines
  • Lynden Companies receive Green Star environmental award
  • Washington ferry ELWHA back in service following shutdown
  • The Greenbrier Companies announces second quarter numbers
  • Alaska Airlines plans flights from Bellingham to Las Vegas

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Lloyd's Listweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Iraq outlines dry cargo deal with Restis
    IRAQ appears to have lined up its first major commercial shipping initiative since the toppling of Saddam Hussein by teaming up with Greece's Restis family shipping group for transporting dry cargo to the country.
  • Somali pirates attack ships ever further from shores
    THE MARITIME Security Centre, is warning transiting vessels to stay at 600 miles from the Somali coast.
  • Pirates vow revenge
    Somali pirates have said the weekend's attacks by French and US forces have raised the stakes in the escalating maritime crisis.

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Fairplayweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Phillips free, three pirates dead
    CAPTAIN Richard Phillips is free and three of his four pirate captors are dead after US Navy snipers ended the high-profile standoff
  • Master blamed for Explorer sinking
    THE Liberian government has blamed Captain Bengt Wiman for the November 2007 sinking of the Liberian-flagged cruise ship Explorer in Antarctica
  • Tankers face prolonged downturn
    TANKER spot rates will not see the previously predicted 4Q09 rebound, Dahlman Rose analyst Omar Nokta said on Monday
  • Seychelles piracy risk escalates
    Commercial vessels transiting the East African sea lanes near the Seychelles are now at risk of piracy attacks
  • Phillips and US Navy praised
    BOTH Captain Richard Phillips and the US Navy are being effusively praised following Sunday's rescue operation, which was personally authorised by President Barack Obama
  • MARLO: Keep 600 nm off Somalia
    SHIPPING should stay east of 60 degrees east and 600 nautical miles off the eastern coast of Somalia, the US Maritime Liaison Office (MARLO) warned in its latest communiqué
  • Cosco freezes port expansion
    COSCO Pacific is freezing new port development, slashing capital expenditure by 36%

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The Journal of Commerceweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Diesel Nearly Flat at $2.229
  • Maersk Clips Savannah Call
  • New Mountain Range: Ocean Containers in China
  • Recovery Act Funds 2,000th Project
  • Copenhagen Airports Come off CreditWatch
  • Hyundai Adds Cranes in Tacoma
  • Carriers Stick to Routes Despite Pirates
  • China Shipping's Csernica Dies
  • YRC Seeks Millions in Pension Payment Deferrals
  • Mexico Wants Bigger Truck Plan
  • Coast Guard to Hold TWIC Reader Public Meeting
  • Short Line Loads Bounce Slightly
  • CKYH Plans More Cooperation
  • Tokyo Container Trade Dropped in November
  • JAL, ANA Cargo Nosedives

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Containerisation Internationalweb site
APRIL 10, 2009
  • TSA recommends minimum rate guidelines
  • Box slump hits Rotterdam
  • WCA creates dangerous goods logistics alliance

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TradeWindsweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • 'In liquidation'
    Bondholders have obtained a liquidation order against Norwegian FPSO and rig owner PetroProd in the Cayman Islands.
  • 'Don't arm us!'
    Captain Richard Phillips's officers union is rejecting a US admiral's call to arms against pirates.
  • Savvy Swap?
    Diana director Ioannis Zafirakis defends family dealings as win-win outcome for all concerned.
  • Sistership swap!
    Simeon Palios' daughters to pick up $15m from a capesize newbuilding deal with Diana Shipping.
  • Tanker trouble
    The Dahlman Rose analyst team is slashing price targets for three tanker shares and downgrading two more.
  • Revenge fears
    Worries for captives grow after three pirates killed in rescue of Maersk Alabama master Richard Phillips.
  • Sveaas scuffle
    Norwegian investor Christen Sveaas turns to courts in battle with offshore support vessel Trico Marine.
  • Captain rescued
    Master of containership Maersk Alabama free after US Special Forces end Somali coast standoff.
  • Amlin faces claim
    Lloyd's of London underwriter in dispute with Swiss commodities trader over hijacked MISC ship.

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American Shipperweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • Praise, revenge threats following hostage rescue
  • CKYH carriers to expand alliance
  • MOL America changes sales leadership roles
  • Boeing slows large aircraft production
  • Lakers blame ice for low coal volume
  • Obama taps Md. transport secretary for DOT
  • Wilson switches jobs
  • Bananas rejected after weevil found
  • U.S. imposes 10% duty on Canadian softwood lumber
  • FMC reviews 22 OTI license applications
  • New Chennai terminal to open soon
  • DOD extends $10 million to Anchorage port development

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The Bunker Bulletinweb site
APRIL 13, 2009
  • 'Manageable drop' in bunker sales predicted
    Industry seeing challenging times ahead but room for optimism.
  • Investigations into fueling from trucks
    Environmental, safety and legality issues concerns town in New York.
  • Piracy threat costing ship operators 'millions'
    Sailing around Africa adding some $3.5 million in annual fuel cost on Saudi to US tanker journeys.
  • Customs seize cigarettes on bunkering vessel
    Over 19,000 contraband cigarettes found during weekend raid.
  • WFS in IT infrastructure deal
    Selects Terremark's Network Access Point (NAP) of the Americas.
  • Asia: Busan bunker prices remain strong
    Demand in Asia slow Monday due to long weekend in many parts of the world.
  • Singapore's March bunker sales at six-month high
    MPA figures show Q1 sales up and bunker-only call increase.
  • Armada: Creditor meeting in mid-May
    The dry bulk operator expects to serve its 'Scheme Proposal' by middle of this month.
  • Further gains in crude prices 'limited for now'
    IEA warns of 'pervasively weak market fundamentals' and further lowers demand forecast.
  • Hong Kong ship emissions fall
    Overall drop in emissions of SO2, NOx and PM in 2007.
  • HKMEx appoints COO for Markets
    New role to bring expertise in securities and futures.

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