Love story turns into a tragedy for cyber Romeo

Beware the perils of the Internet. Lately, there's been a lot of innocent cyber-material washing up on hostile shores.

This week was particularly bad on the unwanted attention front.

Just ask the 'Alaskan Assassin'.

Saturday, 20 November, 1999, 12:00am

German facilities eye records

The German ports of Bremen and Bremerhaven expect to record 7.9 per cent growth in cargo to 34 million tonnes for 1997 - a record.

'Increases in both general cargo and bulk cargo are responsible for the strong upswing in cargo handling in the ports,' an official said.

7 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Asia keeps ports busy

GERMAN and European trade with the Asia-Pacific region continues to increase.

Increased imports of consumer goods from China and Hong Kong are helping boost container throughput at German ports.

The port of Hamburg saw throughput increase 8.7 per cent to 1.3 million TEUs (20 foot equivalent units) in the first six months of this year.

3 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Bremen seeks rail link

THE ports of Bremen-Bremerhaven are lobbying hard to persuade German authorities to complete a direct rail connection between Bremen and Berlin by 1997.

''The revitalisation and modernisation of these rail lines will further improve transportation to and from the east,'' said a statement from the ports.

25 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Korean car maker targets Bremerhaven

KOREAN manufacturer Kia will begin exporting cars to Europe the German port of Bremerhaven, Germany starting from September.

Kia, which is the second largest Korean auto producer after Hyundai, is seeking two per cent of the German new-car market by 1996, representing about 60,000 cars per year.

28 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Far East trade with Bremen continues rise

CONTAINER throughput from the Far East rose by 16 per cent at the ports of Bremen-Bremerhaven for the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period last year, says a port official.

11 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

P&O changes ports

P&O Containers will move its weekly Europe-Middle East Gulf-southern Asia service from Hamburg to Bremerhaven to improve coverage of the German market.

The move, which becomes effective with the first vessel Maersk Rotterdam sailing from Bremerhaven on June 8, follows a recent introduction of a fourth weekly service to the Far East.

24 May 1993 - 12:00am

Bremerhaven offers vessel time benefits

SHIPPING lines from the Far East can save 16 hours sailing time if they call at the port of Bremerhaven and transship their cargo to Hamburg by train instead of making direct calls, says a Bremen port official.

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Bremerhaven boosts Asia trade

CONTAINER traffic on the Far East-Europe trade handled by the ports of Bremen/Bremerhaven grew by 45 per cent during the past two years, says a port official.

According to Mr Manfred Kuhr, the ports' managing director of container sales, the high growth rate in the trade was a result of the port operating company BLG 's continuing investment in the Bremerhaven terminal.

17 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Bodies go home

ANCHORAGE: The mummified bodies of an Alaskan woman and girl will be returned to Alaska and buried, nearly 80 years after a prospector excavated them from a cave and sold them to a travelling show.

12 Jan 1993 - 12:00am