TITLE

The shipping news & forecast

AUTHOR(S)
Jedd, Marcia
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Fedgazette;Jan2003, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the contribution of the shipping industry to the economy of Minnesota. Challenges encountered by the industry that affect the competitiveness of industries; Benefits provided by the shipping industry to cities near the state; Comparison of the efficiency of water transport of goods via inland ports with land transport.
ACCESSION #
8955647

 

Related Articles

  • Resolution, for Now. Dupin, Chris // Traffic World;11/25/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 47, p31 

    Examines the decision of the European Commission to grant the Trans-Atlantic Conference Agreement (TACA) exemption from European Union competition rules. Conference for liner carriers between northern Europe and the U.S.; Competitive conditions on the transatlantic liner shipping market.

  • Tossed and Turned, Shaken and Stirred. White, Michael D. // World Trade;Apr99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p72 

    Discusses the efforts taken by the ocean shipping industry to remain competitive. Problems faced by the industry; Effect of the passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act; State of shipping in the Pacific region.

  • EC Renews Consortium Exemption. Parker, John // Traffic World;5/8/2000, Vol. 262 Issue 6, p36 

    Reports that the European Commission has renewed the liner shipping industry's block exemption from competition rules. Announcement of the decision on April 25, 2000; Examination for compatibility for competition rules on an individual basis; Favorability of load sharing agreements for shippers.

  • A long, difficult year for Puerto Rico's shipping industry.  // Caribbean Business;12/27/2001, Vol. 29 Issue 52, p46 

    Reports the implications of the intense competition in the shipping industry in Puerto Rico. Identification of the five main ocean carriers in the area; Decline in fleet rates; Effect of the economic slowdown on the industry.

  • Cabotage Ups and Downs. Fabey, Michael // Traffic World;12/4/2000, Vol. 264 Issue 10, p26 

    Focuses on the efforts of governments in the U.S., South America and Europe to protect cabotage shipping from foreign competitors. Decline in cabotage shipping in the U.S. West Coast after losing to intermodal rail freight; Collapse of cabotage shipping in South America following the financial...

  • Wild Things. Page, Paul // Traffic World;10/27/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 43, p4 

    Editorial. Comments on the efforts of some nonvessel-operating common carriers (NVOCC) to urge the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to allow them to write confidential contracts with shippers. Implications for competition in maritime world; Aspects of the filing from M. Sendak Shipping Lines,...

  • Competitive threat. Hensel Jr., Bill // JoC Week;12/10/2001-12/16/2001, Vol. 2 Issue 49, p15 

    Reports on a study funded by the Organization of American States, titled 'Maritime Transportation in Latin America and the Caribbean.' Consequences of intense competition among ship lines in South America; Urging of South American nations to enact anti-monopoly laws and restrict mergers;...

  • Deadbeat Dilemma.  // Traffic World;Jul2002, Vol. 266 Issue 26, p39 

    Reports the meeting of several ocean-carrier representatives to swap information about slow paying customers in the U.S. Debts of nonvessel-operating carriers; Impact of the increasing competition in container-shipping market on the aggregation of non-paying customers; Dilemma over the decision...

  • Softening Market Leaving Marine Writers At Sea As New Players Fish For Growth. Gusman, Phil // National Underwriter / P&C;11/12/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 42, p12 

    The article focuses on increased competition in the ocean maritime market in the U.S. The author suggests that capital is drawn to the ocean marine segment, in part, because of the perceived easy entry into the market. Some executives stress that even though the ease of entry in the market is...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics