Subsidies and cabotage strangle shipping
- BRIEFS. // PowerShips;Summer2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p78
The article presents news briefs related to shipping including the acquisition of four towboats by Florida Marine Transporters, delivery of a new ship to Higman Barge Lines and the purchase of the 1,000-hp Dustin D by Turn Service.
- The Futility of the Subsidy. // New Republic;7/26/22, Vol. 31 Issue 399, p239
Focuses on the opposition to the provision of subsidies in shipping industry on grounds that they are unnecessary and futile. Question of subsidization for the merchant marine with the disposal of the government's fleet built during the first world war; Argument in favor of subsidies being the...
- White House confirms it will seek maritime reform, including subsidies. // Traffic World;10/18/93, Vol. 236 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the confirmation of President Bill Clinton's administration to introduce a plan that will provide subsidies to the shipping industry and a package of reforms sought by American shippers. Speculations on the time frame; Comments of House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee...
- New Burst of Box Ship Orders. // Traffic World;8/27/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 34, p31
The article reports on the new heights reached by the frantic ordering of mega-containerships in mid-August 2007 with announcements of contracts for thirteen 12,000-twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels in the shipbuilding industry worldwide. The Korean shipyard STX said it has received an...
- The Asian Voice in World Shipping - Here to Stay. // Maritime Gateway;9/30/2015, p6
The article offers information on the Sea Asia 2013 maritime conference and exhibition to be held at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore from April 9-11, 2013.
- UK commercial maritime activity: lifeline or rescue drain? Rowbotham, Mark // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p50
The author offers his views on the state of the shipping industry in Great Britain and the impact of the increase in overseas ownership on their ports and operators. He notes that the decline in the British shipyards stemmed from a mixture of industrial unrest in the shipbuilding market coupled...
- CORRECTIONS. // Sea Power;Sep2007, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p6
Corrections to several articles that were published in the August 2007 issue are presented, including "New Game Plan," an article about the two frigates acquired by Uruguay, and a photograph showing Rear Admiral Frank M. Drennan receiving the Scroll of Honor.
- MARITIME SECTOR OF MONTENEGRO. Musikic, Jelena // Montenegro Economic Trends;Dec2005, Issue 21, p116
Deals with the maritime sector of Montenegro. Development of the maritime sector in Montenegro; Overview of the shipping situation in the country; Contribution of the ship building sector to the economic efficiency of Montenegro; Ports in the country.
- Trade deals benefit US shipowners. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);2/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p8
The article explores how free-trade agreements of the U.S. with Singapore and Bahrain will benefit U.S. shipowners. An overview of a 1930 law designed to protect the U.S. shipbuilding industry, is presented. It states the impact of free trade agreements on the duty that U.S. carriers are...