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  1. Business - Money - SHIPPING

    Shipping firms brace for survival battle

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... revenues. Peter Sand, chief shipping analyst at shipping lobby group Bimco, said: "It will be some time before the fundamental [vessel] supply and [cargo] demand ratio are balanced. The fleet ... Commenting about 2012, Huxley said the dry-cargo market "endured its worst year for a quarter of a century", adding that this year was unlikely to be much better. "For many, this year ...

  2. News - World

    New commercial cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station after week's delay

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 07:18pm by AP

    ... CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — New commercial cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station after week's delay. ...

  3. News - China

    One sailor dead, 25 missing in China cargo ship sinkings

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:32pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rescuers on Monday searched for 25 sailors missing after two cargo ships sank off China’s east coast in separate incidents, killing at least one crew member, authorities said. A ship with 14 crew members that was registered in the eastern port city of Tianjin sank early on Monday because of large waves and stormy conditions, the Shandong Maritime Safety ...

  4. Business - Companies - LOGISTICS

    Online shopping a big boost to air cargo industry, FedEx says

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:54am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com A glut of new electronic items and rising internet sales mean more goods are to be transported Online shopping a big gift for air cargo operators Online shopping and the launch of new personal electronic products in recent weeks have helped spur demand for express and air cargo early in the fourth quarter, boosting hopes of a sustainable rebound ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Third runway impact on Shenzhen cargo ships can be minimised

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:23am by STAFF

    ... Third runway impact on Shenzhen ships can be minimised In response to the article, "Third runway may stymie big ships" (October 15), the Airport Authority would like to point out that the associated scheme designs for the planned three-runway sy ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Nine dead after Chinese cargo ship sinks off South Korea

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 09:29am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul A cargo ship hit a seawall off South Korea’s southeastern coast and partly sank in an accident that killed nine crew members and left two missing, coast guard officers said on Wednesday. Eight crew members were rescued. The ship is owned by a Chinese firm and flagged in Panama, and its crew is nearly all Chinese with one Vietnamese. The 8,461-ton ship ...

  7. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Shenzhen port fears height restriction could restrict navigation of massive cargo vessels Third runway may stymie big ships A proposed third runaway ... The restriction would extend beyond Hong Kong waters and into Shenzhen's marine territory and could mean a new generation of massive cargo ships could not access western Shenzhen ports like Chiwan ...

  8. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa cargo ship Cygnus makes delivery to International Space Station

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts. Orbital Sciences' unmanned cargo ship, the Cygnus, pulled up at the orbiting lab ... The successful arrival means Orbital Sciences can start making good on a US$1.9 billion contract with Nasa for more deliveries, each one carrying more cargo. The next could fly by Christmas. Russia ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Cathay Pacific's ban on non-sustainable shark fin cargo delayed

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Putting emphasis on sustainability will be good in long run, say experts Cathay shark fin ban delayed until next year Cathay Pacific's policy banning cargoes of non-sustainable shark fin will not come into effect until next year, about 18 months after it was announced, marine experts drawing up the guidelines say. The experts defended the carrier's drawn-out ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Typhoon Utor sinks cargo ship off Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong and Lai Ying-kit Helicopter rescue teams saved 21 crew members from a cargo ship that sank off Hong Kong on Wednesday after Severe Typhoon Utor caused waves of up to 15 metres, officials said. The crew abandoned ship as the 190-metre-long bulk carrier Trans Summer sank 80 kilometres southwest of Hong Kong, the city’s Flying Services said. Some ...




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