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- Shippers, carriers remain reticent. Morris, Gregory D.L. // Chemical Week;9/27/95 Supplement, Vol. 157 Issue 11, pS3
Focuses on the chemical distribution chain. Criteria for carrier selection; Importance of financial stability; Difficulty in the trend toward outsourcing; Problems of risk assessment.
- Environmental regulation preoccupies tanker pools. Thomas, Nick // Chemical Week;9/27/95 Supplement, Vol. 157 Issue 11, pS19
Focuses on the impact of costs to maintain environmentally friendly chemical tanker fleets. Measures taken to conform to ever-increasing regulation that make up most of a company's fixed costs; Impracticality in raising freight rates to accumulate extra funds; Influence of costs on shipbuilding...
- LTL carriers focus on chemicals. // Chemical Week;7/26/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p69
Reports on less-than-truckload (LTL) highway carriers' focus on chemical business as a growth market in the United States. Industry's poor financial results; Yellow Freight's chemical traffic; Investment in logistics capabilities and handling facilities to support liquid and dry chemical shipments.
- Parcel tanker lines add new ships. Morris, Gregory D.L.; Tattum, Lyn // Chemical Week;9/25/96 Supplement Consolidation, Vol. 158 Issue 36, pT11
Reports on the expansion of parcel tanker fleets for chemical transport and distribution. Mitsui & Co.'s acquisition of Tokyo Marine to challenge the Norwegians' dominance of the parcel tanker business; Delivery of big, expensive new vessels by large top-tier tanker operators; Danger of...
- Brenner adds new FRP tanker for 98% sulfuric acid. // Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;10/7/2015, p1
The article reports on a new Brenner brand fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tank trailer designed for transporting 98% sulfuric acid.
- Clearing a Path in the Gulf; Road and Rail Delays Linger. Bryner, Michelle; D'Amico, Esther // Chemical Week;12/21/2005, Vol. 168 Issue 43, p18
The article reports on the problems being experienced by chemical carriers and shippers in New Orleans, Louisiana, months after two major hurricanes caused severe damage in the region. Major roadways and bridges, including parts of US-90, are still closed, causing truck rerouting that in some...
- Shared sense of liability. Lerner, Ivan // ICIS Chemical Business;5/26/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 21, p26
The article reports on the rising number of chemical carriers getting enrolled in the American Chemistry Council's (ACC) Responsible Care Partnership Program (RCPP), or the Responsible Distribution Process (RDP) of the National Association of Chemical Distributors. It mentions that RCPP and RDP...
- Asia to send first ethylene cargo to US despite odds. Tan, Steven // Chemical Market Reporter;11/21/2005, Vol. 268 Issue 18, p12
The article reports that Asia's first-ever ethylene shipment to the U.S. Gulf, fixed by a Houston, Texas-based olefins trader, will sail from Taiwan. A Japanese trader speculated that the shipment could be the first and last ethylene cargo shipped from Asia to the U.S. It is because of the...
- Strike blocks chemicals drop. Ovrebekk, Hilde // ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p30
The article reports that port workers at Fos-Lavera in southern France voted on March 27, 2007 to continue a two-week-long strike at the port, a Marseille port authority spokesman said. As the dispute entered its 15th day, 51 ships had been blocked from entering the hub, including 17 chemical...