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  1. News - World - SHIPPING

    US airmen parachute into Pacific to treat badly burned Chinese fishermen

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:00pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phoenix, Arizona Mission of mercy A member of the US air force parachutes into the Pacific Ocean to aid two critically injured Chinese sailors aboard a Venezuelan ... fishing boat that went down in the Pacific, leaving six of its crew missing and presumed dead. According to the Venezuelan crew, four of the sailors they picked up were badly burned, and two later ...

  2. News - World - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong-based company unveils route of Nicaragua canal to rival Panama’s

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 01:32pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... chief engineer, said at a press conference in the country's capital, Managua. Dong said that after studying six possible routes, they decided on one that starts on the Pacific Ocean ... per year, each taking 30 hours to transit between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. HKND said it could have saved 3 per cent in costs had a northern route been chosen, but the southern ...

  3. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Asian bulk capesize rates seen falling as ships exceed new cargo volumes

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Reuters

    ... fell. Rates in the Pacific for smaller panamax vessels are also set to slide as chartering activity eases, brokers said. "The general consensus is the panamax market is softening. It shot up quite quickly last week, but I think it will come off a bit over the next week or 10 days," said a Singapore-based panamax broker. Panamax charters in the Pacific were being fixed ...

  4. Business - Commodities - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sees brighter prospects in second half of 2014

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 10:36am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com After bouncing back into the black last year, the shipper expects huge Chinese demand for grains and building materials to buoy its prospects Pacific ... food supply chain faces from extreme weather hitting its major crops. That is all good news for Pacific Basin Shipping, the world's largest operator of handysize dry bulk vessels, which ...

  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sails into black on dry bulk turnaround

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:10am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Shipping firm sees stronger returns this year on recovery in freight rates and more vessels Pacific Basin sails into black on dry bulk turnaround Pacific ... yesterday at HK$5.40. Nearly two-thirds of the cargoes handled by Pacific's Handysize vessels are agricultural products such as grain and sugar, the company said on its website. It also ...

  6. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    US industry revival aids shippers as fewer empty containers cross Pacific

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam in Shenzhen anita.lam@scmp.com An increase in exports over the long run will reduce the number of empty containers shipped back to China but US trade gap remains wide U.S. manufacturing revival aids shippers Shipping lines hope the return of man ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin expands fleet as charter rates rise

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Pacific Basin expands fleet as charter rates rise Pacific Basin Shipping has continued last year's spending spree on vessel acquisitions despite ... of this year. They comprise seven Handysize vessels of 25,000 to 39,999 deadweight tonnes and two Handymax ships of 40,000 to 64,999 dwt. Pacific Basin, the largest Handysize operator in the world, paid ...

  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin looks to expand its fleet

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Planned growth comes despite the challenging outlook for dry bulk market this year Pacific Basin looks to expand ship fleet The dry bulk operator Pacific ... disposal of non-core assets. Executive director Wang Chunlin, who was recruited to develop the ports business, will step down at the annual meeting in April. Berglund said Pacific Basin, one ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Fuel cost key to survival, says Swire

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... an offshore fleet of about 75 specialist vessels including platform support and anchor handling tugs. Swire Pacific Offshore generated a net profit of HK$917 million last year on revenue of HK$4.86 billion. By comparison, Cathay Pacific Airways and related airline operations contributed HK$412 million in net profit to Swire Pacific on a turnover of HK$99.38 billion. On the oil price over ...

  10. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Cosco Pacific primed for third Piraeus terminal

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Cosco Pacific primed for third Piraeus terminal Cosco Pacific, the terminals offshoot of China's largest shipping company, is on course to start container stevedoring operations at terminal three at Piraeus port in Greece next year. The move is earlier than the 2015 target date given in the concession agreement Cosco Pacific signed ...




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