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Air cargo carriers hike fuel surcharge
THE renewed rise in crude oil prices will upset the logistics budgets of domestic corporates with some European carriers increasing the fuel surcharge by almost 24 per cent. The increased cost of air freight will have a serious impact on ... More

IA insurance premium down 18% for 2004-05
INDIAN Airlines has recorded a decline of Rs 23 crore, or about 18 per cent, in the premium that the state-owned airline will have to pay for insuring its fleet of more than 60 aircraft for the year 2004-05 compared with what it paid last ... More

SriLankan Airlines mulls Kochi-Maldives flight
SRILANKAN Airlines is exploring the possibility of introducing a flight linking Kochi-Maldives-Colombo. If everything goes well, the flight will become operational by next winter, said Mr Mohammed Fazeel, SriLankan Airlines Regional Manager for ... More

SHIPPING
Bid to ease congestion at Kochi port — Steamer agents mull `vessel delay surcharge'
AGGRIEVED by the ongoing congestion experienced in the Kochi Port, the Steamer Agents Association is planning to impose a `vessel delay surcharge' on account of the abnormal delay caused to ships in its sailing from the port. The surcharge ... More

Kochi port initiates action plan
THE Kochi port has admitted that there has been heavy congestion at the Rajiv Gandhi Container Terminal (RGCT) owing to heavy inflow of import containers and breakdown of equipment last week. However, it has initiated an action plan to reduce ... More

AP Govt calls meet to resolve row in Kakinada port
THE row between the workers of the old anchorage port of Kakinada and the deep-water port authorities over alleged cargo diversion, especially iron ore, is hotting up. The State Government has convened a high-level meet on Friday in Hyderabad ... More

SOFTWARE

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    RAILWAYS
    SkyBus test runs to resume: KRC chief
    THE accident that claimed the life of a Konkan Railway employee on September 25 at the `SkyBus' test site in Goa will put the project behind schedule only by about a week and a demonstration run for the public is likely in the middle of October ... More

    Rlys penalises firms for overloading — Mulls higher penalty
    THE Ministry of Railways has imposed penalties on firms involved in overloading of freight traffic in excess of the rated capacity. It has also suspended certain officials, while transferring and sending some others on leave. The move follows the ... More


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