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  1. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Asian shippers' groups take aim at US maritime sheriff

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

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com American industry veteran pledges to probe any 'proof' of collusion by container lines Asian shippers' groups take aim at US maritime sheriff Richard Lidinsky Jnr may not be public enemy No 1, but then again neither is the straight-talking, no-nonsense chairman of the US Federal Maritime Commission seen by Asian shippers' ...

  2. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Neptune Orient Lines considers sale or spin-off of logistics unit

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by JING YANG

    ... at maritime consultancy Drewry. "The sale will leave NOL with volatile earnings in container shipping, but will also meet the company's capital needs and help reduce its leverage ...

  3. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Chairwoman Sabrina Chao steers Wah Kwong Maritime past rocky shoals

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:48am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Wah Kwong Maritime chairwoman Sabrina Chao enjoyed a profitable 2013, despite volatile shipping rates which hit many of her rivals Steering a course in a man's world Sabrina Chao Sih-ming's life hasn't been plain sailing since she took control of 61-year-old Wah Kwong Maritime Transport a year ago. It has been a year in which ...

  4. News - World - SHIPPING

    Was North Korean rustbucket stuck on Mexico reef sent to smuggle Cuba arms?

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:43pm by NYT

    ... agent, Ocean Maritime Management Company. UN experts who investigated the Chong Chon Gang incident said that company "played a key role in arranging the shipment of the concealed cargo ...

  5. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Maritime bureau aims to shore up Hong Kong's role as shipping hub

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com New government maritime department will provide one-stop shop focusing on shipping services in order to compete with Singapore Bureau to shore up city's sea hub role The Hong Kong government plans to set up an inter-departmental body to provide a one-stop shop for the maritime sector, which has steadily lost ground to Singapore ...

  6. News - World - SHIPPING

    Panama Canal expansion works halted over costs dispute

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Panama City Talks with European consortium of contractors over US$1.6 billion cost over-runs break down with 30 per cent of the work still to be completed Cost dispute stops work to widen the Panama Canal Work on the ambitious Panama Canal expansion project has stopped after talks broke down on how to settle a dispute over US$1.6 billion in cost over-runs. ...

  7. News - World - SHIPPING

    Experts warn that the global shipping industry is vulnerable to cyber-attack

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:03pm by Reuters

    ... with their smuggled drugs and deleted the records. While data on the extent of the maritime industry's exposure to cyber-crime is sparse, a study of the energy sector by insurance brokers Willis ... to US$1.9 billion by 2018. The British government says cyber attacks already cost its oil and gas companies £400 million (HK$5.2 billion) a year. In the maritime industry, the number of known cases ...

  8. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    YPSN: Maritime industry needs future direction in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... maritime future needs direction, say experts A blueprint setting out the future direction of Hong Kong's maritime industry should be prepared and the government should then commit ... for transport covering maritime, logistics, and aviation should be set up to focus on developing these industries. "Further plans can be made once this basic infrastructure is in place." ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    KC Maritime on expansion course

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com With a crash in ship prices, the company wants to beef up its fleet of cargo vessels through new orders and on the second-hand market KC Maritime on expansion course Hong Kong shipowner KC Maritime is aiming to expand its fleet of dry bulk ships to take advantage of a crash in new and second-hand ship prices, which have fallen between 20 and 30 ...

  10. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Exporters face delays at U.S. ports

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... he said: "All the traffic flows were badly hit." A post-lockout study by transport advisory firm Martin Associates said the dispute cost exporters and importers US$14.4 billion, although the accuracy of this figure has been disputed. Representatives from the International Longshoremen's Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, which represents container ...




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