|19 October 2006|
|18:38||Saint-PetersburgGrimaldi Eyes Russia As Finnlines Deal Nears|
A significant move into the Russian market may be on the cards if the Naples-based Grimaldi Group's takeover bid for Finnlines goes through as widely anticipated.
|17:47||seaLeak Of Liquidified Petroleum Gas At Southampton|
At approximately 22:00 on Tuesday 17 October, a leak of liquidified petroleum gas (propane) occurred from the ship Ennerdale, alongside the marine terminal at Fawley, Southampton, reported Associated British Ports in their press-release.
|17:08||charter ratesMarket Review, week 42|
Read the market review for week 42 in the Freight Rates section.
|17:04||seaMarket Review, week 42|
MEG VLCC market moved at a slow pace during the last week, and those charterers who were in the market experienced no difficulty keeping rates at very favourable levels for themselves.
|16:09||seaNYK Orders Training Ships|
Japan's NYK Line is going some way towards alleviating a much talked about crisis in the crewing of LNG vessels with an order for one unit at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to be used for training purposes, reports Tradewinds.
The company has also ordered three container ships to be used for crew training with each vessel said to be capable of accommodating up to 20 trainees.
|14:53||seaCMA CGM Invests in Busan|
French boxship line CMA CGM is one of eight companies putting cash into a new port in Busan, South Korea.
|14:31||seaGrand Alliance Restructures Asia/North Europe EU2 Service|
The Grand Alliance member lines, Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad.
|12:39||seaEimskip Ñhops Two|
Icelandic container line Eimskip is stopping US east coast calls at Philadelphia and Newport News to switch to Richmond, reports Tradewinds.
It said the James River port is strategically located in the Mid Atlantic region with multi-modal infrastructure, including CSX railcar connection.
|12:08||seaUkraine Grain Deliveries To Odessa, Kherson Ports Halted|
Ukraine's railway authority Ukrzaliznitsa suspended Oct.
|11:32||seaBerlian Laju Files Singapore IPO|
Indonesia's largest liquid bulk operator, Berlian Laju Tanker expects to raise $138M from an initial Public Offer in the Singapore Exchange, reports Fairplay.