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  1. Kwai Chung tragedy highlights vague law

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... for more space. The powerful winds that struck on Monday, sending containers hurtling down on unsuspecting workers and killing a truck driver, are normally preceded by several typhoon warnings, ... to senior port executives. Whether those practices adequately protect workers on Hong Kong's space-constrained docks remains open to question, they say. The Kwai Chung docks are the busiest ...

  2. DHL solves transpacific lift problems with Polar Air

    Posted Nov 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... factors of 81 per cent in the first nine months and returned some carriers to profitability but it has cut space in their aircrafts' bellies to move cargo. With the Polar buy, DHL will solve its space shortage. From summer 2008, the deal will give DHL access to at least six 100-tonne capacity Boeing 747-400s mostly flying to and from Shanghai via South Korea and Japan, as well ...

  3. Cathay adds Stockholm, Toronto to cargo stops

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... in a short space of time a lot of destinations being added [to Cathay's network],' Mr Mathison said last month. 'Every time you add a city pair, as a hub carrier you get a multiplier ...

  4. Pudong on radar of HK airport

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of potential investors. They are looking for names and expertise.' Pudong airport, which is already space-constrained after two years of operation, said it handled 972,700 tonnes of cargo ...

  5. Sky really is the limit for airline industry

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... that governs China's commercial air space, the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC), is said to be keenly aware of the system's shortcomings and eager for reform, but faces resistance from within the security apparatus. Iata has put proposals to the CAAC that it says would increase by three the number of international air routes over mainland air space ...

  6. Air Hong Kong to seek go-ahead to expand China services

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... [cities].' In October, DHL express agreed to reserve space on a five-times weekly service to Los Angeles operated by Malaysian all-cargo carrier Transmile. DHL reserves about 30 per cent of the outbound space on the 80-tonne capacity freighter owned by Transmile, which also has a service through Shanghai to the US. ...

  7. US trade boosts shipping capacity

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... economic fundamentals remain healthy,' executive director Albert Pierce said yesterday. 'Frankly, we could use some of that added vessel space that has analysts so concerned ...

  8. HK to be new home of Asia's biggest air show

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Zhuhai about holding the military and space-related parts of the shows in tandem with the commercial element in Hong Kong. But it is understood next year's version will have only a limited, ...

  9. Emirates goes for growth under Dubai World umbrella

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... billion range. The 1.6 million square metre complex will also feature hotels, a shopping centre, condominiums and commercial office space. In short, Dubai's newest Qingdao venture is destined ...

  10. Shanghai Airlines has HK on cargo radar screen

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... such as lucrative military shipments to the Middle East. This leaves little space for Hong Kong freight. However, strong export demand propped up Hactl's performance in the first four months, ...




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