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  1. Bulk carrier powered by the sun

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... planned to buy a fleet of ultra-large Capesize bulk ore carriers. He declined to name the company, pointing out the issue was 'very sensitive', but Solar Sailor is already working ... sails on the bulk carrier but that the owner would save that amount on fuel in just two years. Electric power from the solar cells would augment power from the diesel engines, while the sail ...

  2. Containers fill gap as China stretches shipping capacity

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng With shortage of bulk carriers, suppliers of raw materials are forced to adapt China's ferocious appetite for steel has not only pushed the prices of international iron ore ... of scrap used in steel production ranges from 25 per cent to 100 per cent. To get around the shortage of bulk carriers, some traders have been filling containers- normally used to ship merchandise- ...

  3. Shed bulk

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Bien Perez The age of the bulky high-definition camcorder has finally ended with the recent launch of the HDR-HC1 Handycam, which Sony claims as the industry's smallest HD video camcorder. This model weighs 680 grams without the tape and ...

  4. Business - Economy - FREIGHT

    Cargo carriers hope for boost from new iPhones

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... carriers hope for boost from new iPhones With the launch of Apple's iPhone 5, air cargo carriers and freight forwarders are hoping the latest must-have gadget from the Californian-based ... volumes for four to five weeks to ensure the handset was in shops by Christmas. An executive with a cargo carrier said: "For Apple, the quality of service, speed of transit and security ...

  5. PLA carrier-killer missile nearly ready, says US

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode China's anti-ship ballistic missile- a long-feared weapon known as the 'carrier killer'- is close to operational, according to a senior US military official. ... assertive stance against the presence of US aircraft carriers operating close to the Chinese coast- a right US officials have always insisted upon as part of freedom of passage in international ...

  6. HK carriers to launch iPhone 4 for free with HK$398 monthly plan

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and new Apple carrier-partner CSL will each host iPhone 4 launch parties tonight where attendees will be able to buy the device on site instead of heading to the shops tomorrow. To get a free ... users, 3 Hong Kong is offering unlimited local data and Wi-fi links for an extra HK$50 a month to those on its HK$398 iPhone plan. The cheapest plan for both carriers costs HK$138 a month, ...

  7. Telecoms group buys xiaolingtong handsets

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min China Netcom, the mainland's No2 fixed-line carrier, has bought US$31 million of xiaolingtong handsets as part of efforts to promote its limited mobile-phone services. ... will ship to China Netcom before Christmas and be available for the operator's holiday sales push. China Netcom's bulk purchase comes several weeks after China Telecom placed a US$80 ...

  8. US body supports carriers over curbs on rate changes

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Commission (FMC), the US de facto regulator for sea trade, for partial exemptions from 'controlled carrier status'. As state-owned carriers, the three are required to give 30 days' notice before lowering their prices for transporting cargo across the Pacific, a restriction that limits their ability to respond to market fluctuations. The carrier last week found a heavyweight ...

  9. Carrier holds a ticket to a global career in IT

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Charlotte Petrie

    ... Charlotte Petrie Hong Kong is home to one of the world's leading container transport companies. While the Orient Overseas Container Line's (OOCL) headquarters is in Wan Chai, its 160 offices span more than 50 countries. Besides being one of the world's fastest-growing container carriers, it is also well known as a logistics service provider for China. For more ...

  10. MMS growth expected to boost carriers' earnings

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min The number of mobile-phone customers using multimedia messaging services (MMS) is expected to more than double by next year, presenting new earnings opportunities for carriers and third-party content providers. 'For most countries, it will still be voice that drives mobile revenue. But [MMS] will be the new growth opportunity for carriers if they know how to work ...




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