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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

European shippers want probe of void sailings

The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) is calling for a probe into “apparently co-ordinated moves” by ocean liners in blanking previously set sailings on the...

ICTSI pulls out of Syria

Manila-based port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), through its subsidiary Tartous International Container Terminal jsc (TICT), has announced the pull-out of its...

Singapore decommissions first port operations control center

Following the commissioning of its new Port Operations Control Centre (POCC) at Changi Naval Base in July 2011 and the re-commissioning of its upgraded...

Thailand, Myanmar to develop $1.57-B Dawei economic zone

Myanmar and Thailand have agreed to jointly develop the Dawei Deep Sea Port and Industrial Estate in Myanmar in a bid to bolster economic...

Delay in Vietnam’s Cai Mep port launch proposed

With Vietnam’s shipping industry in the doldrums, local and foreign shipping-related businesses are seeking a delay in the launch of the Cai Mep-Thi Vai...

Hapag-Lloyd, CMA CGM set new Far East rate hikes

Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd announced more rate increases for the Far East trades beginning next year under its revenue recovery program. From January 15, 2013, rates for...

Hong Kong’s AAT profits from hi-tech cargo demand

  Asia Airfreight Terminal (AAT), the second cargo terminal handler at Hong Kong International Airport, reported a 12 percent increase in tonnage throughput year-on-year for...

EU, Singapore conclude FTA deal

Singapore and the European Union (EU) have completed final negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that will promote business cooperation between the...

Hong Kong port’s cargo contracts 4.3% in November

Box traffic at the Port of Hong Kong contracted 4.3 percent in November 2012 year-over-year to 1.87 million 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), Port Authority statistics...

Ceva boosts Indochina clout with Vietnam JV

Netherlands-based Ceva Logistics entered into a joint venture (JV) in Vietnam with its longtime local partner to reinforce the global logistics firm’s presence in...
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