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Monday, April 17, 2006
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SC's order can have `weighty' problems
The Supreme Court order on restricting truck overloading is likely to have far-reaching consequences for the domestic truck and shipping industries. The restriction will increase cost of road transportation by 25-30 per cent and, in turn, ... More


Fuelling prices
Steadily rising jet fuel prices are preventing airlines from coming back to profits, according to airlines industry sources. Record crude oil prices, expected to average nearly $70 per barrel this year, will hamper the industry's efforts to ... More


Two villages and a minor port
For the past few weeks, Gangavaram minor port, under construction by a private consortium in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh, has become the centre of media attention, what with local fisherman agitating for a fishing jetty near ... More


Made, modified and unmade by price
Iron ore transshipment in Goa has been buffeted by commodity prices. More

A `tea party' at Amingaon ICD
Shipping lines, shippers, the Railways, the Kolkata port and others involved in tea exports via Amingaon (Guwahati) inland container depot (ICD) thrashed out issues at a Concor-organised meeting. More

Meet to bridge gaps
Sri Lanka Shippers' Council — the apex body of shippers in the island nation — will be hosting in Colombo the 29th annual general meeting of the Federation of ASEAN Shippers' Council and the third meeting of the Asian Shippers Council ... More

Gangavaram: Fishing jetty `not feasible'
Capacity of the port will be reduced by 60 pc More


On land acquisition mode
The Container Corporation of India (Concor) is in the process of acquiring about 30 acres in Durgapur, West Bengal, to set up a terminal, mainly to handle domestic traffic. Concor has paid Rs 1.8 crore to the Asansol-Durgapur Development ... More

Sourcing operations
Sourcing in low-cost countries is now the buzzword in modern international business. But there are certain critical issues involved such as how to optimise results and minimise risks and how to follow best practices to overcome logistics ... More

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