- 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...
- Wineries, consumers win court victory. // Business Journal (Central New York);11/15/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p2
Reports on the court ruling regarding the restrictions on direct shipping among out-of-state wineries in New York.
- China ï¿½ mission possible. Edmonson, R.G. // JoC Week;4/1/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 13, p23
Focuses on the Sino-American talks on the international maritime regulations in China. Move of China to tighten control of the maritime industry; Reference to Decree No. 335; Assessment on the rule-making process in shipping.
- Djibouti shakes off the dust. Luxner, Larry // African Business;Feb2001, Issue 262, p31
Reports on trade activity at the Port of Djibouti. Programs to develop the port as a trans-shipment hub in East Africa; Trade relations with Ethiopia; Volume of shipments; Economic contribution of the port to the country.
- Ports and shipping news. // Asian Business Review;May95, p43
Reports on developments related to shipping in Asia as of May 1995. Includes Cambodia's reopening of its ship registry; Upgrading of Sihanoukville Port in Cambodia; Asian Infrastructure's acquisition of a stake in Fairyoung Holdings' China port development subsidiary.
- Ports, routes and shipping times. // Asian Business Review;May95, p44
Presents information concerning ports and shipping in Asia. Ports; Vessels; Services.