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2009-08-05 06:06:00

MUMBAI, India, August 5 /PRNewswire/ -- India's containerized transportation is poised for significant growth spearheaded by rising international trade, and increasing investments in ports infrastructure by the government and through public-private partnerships (PPPs). Sea traffic carries 95.0 percent of India's exports by volume and 70.0 percent in value terms. Considering the present stage of economic development, the shifting of manufacturing activities to India, privatization of port...

2009-08-03 14:00:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Log-In Logistica Intermodal S.A. (BOVESPA: LOGN3) (LOG-IN) announces the following webcast: What: Log-In Logistica Intermodal S.A. Second Quarter 2009 Results When: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:30 AM ET Where: http://prnewswire.mediatown.com.br/player/?id=20 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Daniela Tinoco from Log-In Logistica...

2009-06-24 12:45:00

 A two-tiered scanning-protocol for inspecting all containers at international ports could be the most affordable approach to ensuring containers moving through the global transportation system are not carrying nuclear bombs, according to a paper being presented at a services special interest group meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®).The authors challenge the federal scheme now in place that relies on targeting only a...

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By MAETZIG, Rob THREE containers washed overboard on Saturday will be removed from near the entrance to Port Taranaki before they become a hazard to shipping or the environment. The Taranaki Regional Council yesterday issued an abatement notice to shipping agent ISS-McKay, demanding the containers be located and removed. The empty containers broke free and fell off the carrier Maersk Fuji as it approached the port in heavy seas. One sank and was marked with a buoy but it is not known...

2006-02-24 19:21:43

By Daniel Trotta NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) - The political battle over whether U.S. port terminals can be safely run by an Arab state-owned company is a meaningless sideshow, say U.S. federal agents on the front lines of port security. Out at the wind-swept Port Newark/Port Elizabeth, the second-busiest U.S. port, one of those agents, Kevin McCabe, shakes his head over the dispute regarding Dubai Ports World's attempt to take over terminals at six major U.S. ports from Britain's...

2006-02-24 16:49:17

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Bush administration was ordered by a U.S. federal judge on Friday to explain why it did not give New Jersey officials documents and information Washington had about a deal allowing an Arab company to take over management of a container terminal in Newark. U.S. District Court Judge Jose Linares signed an order demanding to know why the government did not carry out a full investigation into the change of ownership of the container terminal at...

2006-02-24 15:33:21

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey filed a lawsuit on Friday to stop a United Arab Emirates company from taking over management of its container terminal at Port Newark in New Jersey. The authority, jointly owned by the states of New York and New Jersey, argued that the deal under which state-owned Dubai Ports World would take over management from the British company P&O violates the terms of P&O's lease. The transaction is...

2005-07-01 17:09:56

By K.T. Arasu CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bales of hay for Japanese beef cattle,soy for tofu aficionados in Taiwan and dolls for American kidsare crossing the oceans in a fast-growing wave of containertrade between the United States and Asia. Fueling the boom is China, with its seemingly endlesssupply of shoes, furniture and toys to U.S. companies likeWal-Mart Stores Inc. , the world's largest retailer. "Containerized exports from China to the U.S. West Coastwill increase 50 percent over the next...


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