Western Australian shipping link restored
- Gulf ports prevail in a rate battle, but war is not yet over. Darce, Keith // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);2/12/96, Vol. 16 Issue 32, p14
Reports that the rate war between steamship companies in the Gulf of Mexico has increase business at the Port of New Orleans, in Louisiana. Decline in cost of shipping cargoes between New Orleans and Central America; How the war began; What prompted the rate conflict; Comments from Keith...
- Gulf forwarders, brokers to join New Orleans in FMC complaint against LASSA rate bias. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;8/28/95, Vol. 243 Issue 9, p36
Reports that freight forwarders and customs brokers at several Gulf ports have joined the Port of New Orleans in a complaint filed at the Federal Maritime Commission about the Latin American Shipping Service Association's (LASSA) rates that favor South Florida ports. Rate differentials on...
- New shipping conference moves to end rate war to Central America with price hike. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;4/4/94, Vol. 238 Issue 1, p50
Reports on actions taken by the Latin American Shipping Services Association to stem rate wars. Increase of freight-all-kind (FAK) rates; Intimidation of conference carriers by the southbound movements of fresh fruit reefer carriers; Overtonnage of market; Desire of rate stability.
- Pacific shippers may appeal inspection fees. // Traffic World;2/13/95, Vol. 241 Issue 7, p48
Reports on the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association's (PMSA) move to determine whether their group should appeal a California appeals court decision requiring international ocean carriers to pay for state agricultural inspections. Details of the court decision; PMSA's claim that the state...
- New conference seeks to restore stability to Central American shipping lanes. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;2/7/94, Vol. 237 Issue 6, p32
Reports on the establishment of the Latin American Shipping Association to address the rate war in the region's shipping lanes. Replacement of the Central American Line Association; Members of the association; Association's possible capture of majority of the shipping trade's market share in the...
- NEW FERRY SERVICE. // Caribbean Update;Jul2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the L'Express Des Iles, a maritime passenger carrier offering cheaper travel rates between Dominica and neighboring islands, which will be launched soon, as announced on the June 10, 2011 issue of the "Caribbean News Now" magazine.
- Safer Shipping For Tokyo. Kameyama, Shuichi // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Jan2003, p6
Reports on the impact of the shallow channels and remains of the maritime military fortress on shipping at the Tokyo Bay in Japan. Total number of vessels entering the bay; Dangers faced by the vessels; Removal of the fortress from the Uraga channel.
- Giant ‘Explosion’. Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World;8/20/2001, Vol. 265 Issue 34, p31
Reports the entry of giant vessels into the shipping industry. Expansion of transpacific shipping lines; Preference for more cost-effective vessels; Efforts of reducing costs by shipping lines.
- Over the waves. Proulx, Gilles // Horizon Canada (English edition);Jan2001, pN.PAG
Details the shipping industry in France and New France from 1534 to 1760. Types of ships available; Impact of wind speeds and ship designs on the length of the voyage; Number of crews for merchant ships.