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  1. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Shipping industry moves into digital age with automated booking

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:53am by BLOOM

    ... a time-consuming and labour-intensive process. Orient Overseas International acknowledged online inquiries within 24 hours and employees then continued the booking process, said Stephen Ng, the Hong ...

  2. Business - Commodities - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sees brighter prospects in second half of 2014

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

    ... in the sector which it sees getting even stronger this year. Pacific Basin benefits as increasing affluence on the mainland, the world's second-biggest economy, sees consumers buy increasingly ...

  3. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    No festive cheer for shipping industry, Maersk boss David Skov says

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Triple Es- which are said to consume 35 per cent less fuel than the company's fleet average- would be shared with its two rivals. As for the Shanghai municipal government's move ...

  4. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Maersk confident on outlook for emerging markets

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... company's ships. "A lot of people there are entering the middle class," he said. Gains in household wealth were also evident in the US, where a housing recovery was buoying consumer ...

  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Dry-bulk carriers ride new trend in energy industry

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... amount of energy, he said. China, the world's largest consumer of thermal coal, has focused its investment in alternative energy sources in wind, solar, hydro- and most importantly nuclear ...

  6. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Hong Kong ship owners seize chance as Africa trade soars

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... by African consumer demand for Chinese-made mobile phones and other products including chemicals, and by commodity demand in Asia. The ship owners, owned by separate investors, found they were ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Asian shippers' groups take aim at US maritime sheriff

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... answer to the shippers' charge is simple. "Bring us proof … and we'll investigate," he declared. He said the commission's consumer affairs and dispute-resolution services ...

  8. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Ravi Mehrotra: grandfather of booms is yet to come

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... to US$3.5 trillion per year. The growth would fuel a surge in rates across the three main shipping sectors. Container ship operators would benefit from rising imports of consumer goods, rising oil ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Christmas cargo boosts US rates as Europe routes face capacity reduction

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of the Pacific and Indian oceans show the diverging fortunes of US and European consumers before the busiest shopping season of the year. AP Moeller-Maersk, the world's biggest container line, is among carriers raising rates on Asia-US routes as three-month-high consumer confidence and job growth at the quickest pace in five months tempt retailers to stock up before the holiday-shopping ...

  10. Business - SHIPPING

    Wider Panama Canal may not be all plain sailing

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... This is time-consuming and costly. Bigger container ships will make delivery via the canal and up the US east coast more cost-effective." He said more ships from Asia would be able to cross from the Pacific ... to go to consumers fast." But Willy Lin Sun-mo, the chairman of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, said the benefits to local shippers would not be that great. He said although bigger ...




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