|18 December 2006|
|17:11||seaCMA CGM Acquires Smth at Taiwan|
Wan Hai Lines has denied suggestions that French liner company CMA CGM has approached the Taiwan ship-ping company for potential takeover talks, write Keith Wallis in Hong Kong and Andrew Spurrier in Paris.
|16:31||seaMigrants Feared Dead off Senegal Coast |
Scores of migrants who spent days at sea were missing and feared dead Sunday after their boat wrecked off Senegal's coast, the Red Cross said AP.
About 150 people were believed to have been on the small wooden boat, two dozen of whom were rescued by fishermen Saturday near the northern Senegalese city of St.
|16:25||conferenceRussian Railways Forecasts Higher Net Profit |
Experts forecast the net profit of Russian Railways to rise 2.6 times to RUR26bn (approx.
|16:01||DubaiWorkBoat Order for Damen|
Jan De Nul Group, world leader in dredging and reclamation works, has placed an order with Damen for a total of three workboats.
Two of them are of the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 1605 type designed for the transportation of 20 persons on board at speeds of 30 knots.
The third vessel is the first of the newly developed Damen Stan Tug 1606, the follower of the '1605' design of which approximately 100 units were built over the years.
All three vessels will be delivered in the first quarter of 2007 ex-Damen yards in the Far East.
|15:25||Port SaidMazda Destroys Cars (Photo)|
Mazda decided to destroy all the cars which were onboard "Cougar Ace" vessel.
|15:12||seaOOCL Chief Information Officer Resigns|
On December 13, 2006, Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd.
|14:55||seaHydro, Statoil to Establish World's Largest Offshore Oil Company|
The boards of Norway's Hydro and Statoil have urged their shareholders to approve a deal that would merge their oil and gas assets, the companies said in a joint statement Monday.
|13:57||seaNamegiving of "Baltic Maria" Tanker|
On December 15 a tanker of РК 608 project was named at the Kanonersky Shipyard in St.Petersburg.
|12:13||Liberian Registry Appoints Managing Director in Japan|
The Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based manager of the Liberian Registry, has appointed Shigeki Fukuda to head up its dedicated office in Tokyo as increasing numbers of Japanese shipowners and operators elect to flag their vessels with Liberia.
Shigeki Fukuda is a vastly experienced and knowledgeable shipping executive.
|11:58||seaNew ConRo Feeder Service Finland - Germany|
A member of Stella Company Group, Yellow Star Line, now offers a new feeder service between Kotka - Hamburg - Bremerhaven - Kotka.
The vessel calls the following terminals: port of Hietanen in Kotka and other terminals subject to inducement; C.
|11:33||seaTOP Tankers Signs Time-Charter Contracts for Handymax Tankers|
TOP Tankers Inc announced that it has mutually agreed with Vitol SA to terminate four time-charter contracts for the vessels "Vanguard", "Spotless", "Restless" and "Doubtless", all double-hull Handymax tankers, built by Halla Engineering & Heavy Industries Limited of the Republic of Korea.
The vessels will immediately commence a 3-year time-charter contract with Glencore SA.
|10:45||RoadMOL to Open Hefei Office |
MOL (China) Co., Ltd plans to open an office in the mainland city of Hefei in Anhui province to conduct sales promotion, information gathering and other liaison operations, starting on December 18.
|10:29||seaRussia Proposes Separate Meat Deals with Individual EU States|
Russia proposes separate agreements with individual European Union countries on Moscow's imports of their meat, as a temporary measure to solve an ongoing dispute with the 25-nation bloc, the country's veterinary watchdog said Monday.