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    France fines Hong Kong shipping firm over top executive’s death

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:50pm

    ... The statement described the verdict as “heartening” after years of investigation and calling in specialist engineers to reconstruct what happened. “It shouldn’t have taken this long, and it didn’t need ... inattention or breach of duty or safety causing the unintentional death” of Allan. OOCL has 10 days to appeal the court’s ruling, which followed a trial in May. An OOCL spokesman said on Thursday ...

  2. News - World - SHIPPING

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

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

    ... Both freighters sailed in Cuba waters but their exact locations were a mystery for several days because there were no reports from their automatic location beacons, required by safety ...

  3. 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 ... to 30 metres deep and up to 520 metres wide. Wang told students when he visited the Managua University of Engineering on Monday: "This project is going to be the biggest built ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Another broken-down cargo ship washes up on Hong Kong beach

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Broken-down cargo ship hits Butterfly Beach A 50-metre mainland cargo vessel ran aground at Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun yesterday after it suffered engine ... initial investigation indicated that the vessel broke down because of an engine problem," a police spokesman said. "Due to strong winds, the vessel was suspected to have been blown ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SHIPPING

    Floating junk a threat to ships in Hong Kong waters

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by THOMAS CHAN SAMUEL CHAN

    ... was debris being sucked into an engine. "The airborne jetfoil, which is two to three metres above sea level, would then fall and passengers would feel as though it was bouncing up ... in all of last year. The Marine Department, meanwhile, announced a revised code of practice for marine safety, introduced after the Lamma Ferry disaster. The code includes requiring all vessels ...

  6. Business - Commodities - SHIPPING

    Pacific Basin sees brighter prospects in second half of 2014

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

    ... stay strong despite the still uncertain outlook for the global economy. Food imports are being fuelled by the twin engines of rising household incomes and the vulnerability the country's ...

  7. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Damaged OOCL Brussels in troubled waters

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... the tail shaft, which connects the engine to the propeller, was damaged during engine tests. Kim Ho-kwon, Samsung's general manager, confirmed that two sections of tail shaft, including ... but he said: "It is absolutely our responsibility." Independent ship safety experts have confirmed reports of the damage. Two Hong Kong ship management companies contacted by the South ...

  8. News - Asia - SHIPPING

    India arrests 33 on ship bristling with arms and ammo

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:20am by Reuters, MCT

    ... trigger diplomatic tensions. The captain and the chief engineer were not among those arrested in Friday's action. The crew have been charged with illegal procurement of diesel and possession ...

  9. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Gnanalingam joins billionaires' ranks

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... it into the main container terminal operator in Port Klang, according to the website. He urges his operations team to embrace the "F1 Spirit" and emulate the swiftness of the engineers at a pit ...

  10. Business - SHIPPING

    Wider Panama Canal may not be all plain sailing

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

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Council chairman is not as sure as some insiders that HK and mainland shippers will reap such great benefits from the upgrade after 2014 Wider Panama Canal may not be all plain sailing The widened Panama Canal will defini ...




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