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  1. US to break embargo of China with export of cargo aircraft

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk US President Barack Obama plans to partially lift his country's 20-year arms embargo on China and allow the export of C-130 cargo aircraft to help fight an oil spill. ... and the Senate president on Saturday, Obama said it was 'in the national interest of the United States' to terminate the trade suspension as long as the C-130 cargo aircraft was 'used ...

  2. Courses help to deliver results

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao, Michael Taylor

    ... Job prospects in the logistics industry are bright, report Michael Taylor and Judy Ngao Hong Kong International Airport, which boasts the world's largest air cargo terminal, handled 2.64 million tonnes of cargo last year. Port cargo was up 12.5 per cent during the first quarter of this year and 8.1 per cent in the second. Hong Kong's express industry has averaged 13 ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... security has become the most important factor in job satisfaction. Cargo terminal delay approved The Airport Authority has accepted Cathay Pacific Services' proposal to defer completion of its new cargo terminal by a maximum of 24 months to mid-2013. Thai poultry imports to resume The Centre for Food Safety has resumed processing applications to import poultry and poultry products ...

  4. HK holds ship tied to Iran blacklist

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... last month. Western powers led by the US have accused IRISL of transporting missile-related and proliferation- related military cargo for Iran's government in defiance of sanctions. A case ... standing out from the ship's black and red livery, bright white capital letters spell out the ship's name and Valletta, the Maltese capital where it was registered. No cargo was visible ...

  5. Too many downsides to this air services pact

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the form of rights to pick up passengers and cargo in Hong Kong for third destinations. This almost guarantees Hong Kong will face an uphill battle when it tries to get back to the negotiating ... will not come until 2006. Cargo capacity will be doubled, with an increase of 21 flights per week from each side. However, under July's Sino-US agreement, American cargo carriers will get that many ...

  6. New star on the rise

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... hub of the Pearl River Delta region. Covering 1,456 hectares, it is about four times the size of the old airport. An annual passenger flow of 16 million and cargo throughput of 600,000 tonnes ... with the increasing passenger and cargo flow anticipated by local business leaders. Guangzhou mayor Lin Shusen once told Japanese investors he expected that more and more businessmen would travel to the Pearl ...

  7. Ocean-vessel trade key component of RTT profitability

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... restrict it to handling cargo shipped to and from the Pearl River Delta. It moved about 2.6 million boxes of cargo across its 49 berths last year, 900,000 of which were from the type of ocean-going vessels the government says is in contravention of the RTT lease. As its tariffs for handling intra-Asia cargo are on average double those for the river trade, as much as 50 per cent of RTT's ...

  8. US watching China shipping lines' fairness

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... But he thought this was also misleading for shippers because most cargo was shipped at rates agreed under year-long contracts. These spot rates are used to create a daily index which is more ... not reflect' actual cargo rates. Turning to whether mainland box carriers such as Cosco Container Lines or CSCL had an unfair advantage in using this tariff and rate information, the senior executive ...

  9. A policy adrift

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Even one of the fleet's favoured cargoes- scrap metal- makes any external electronic search for more suspicious booty largely fruitless. 'There is not much you can't hide under ... operated from those countries. North Korean-owned or flagged ships were simply too hot a target. Professor Smith's study revealed a fleet of only 242 ships, mostly tiny general cargo vessels ...

  10. Cross-strait talks set to resume next month

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan and the mainland are expected to resume talks next month to discuss weekend charter flights, holiday visits by mainland tourists and cargo charters. Lai ... to the weekend and cargo charters as well as holiday visits expected to take place in the first week of July. The foundation, a semi-official body set up in the early 1990s to represent the government ...




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