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Shipping and Transportation

Is volatile fuel used in racin

by Reuters on July 08, 2014
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SINGAPORE - Methanol, a fuel used to power light aircraft and racing cars, is being tried out as alternative for ships, highlighting its potential in an industry under pressure to cut emissions.
 

Airbus says ‘jury still out’ o

by Reuters on July 08, 2014
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AIX-EN-PROVENCE France - Airbus Group has not decided whether it will launch its proposed A330neo jet at this month’s Farnborough Airshow but is confident about the outlook for plane orders at the gala event, its strategy chief Marwan Lahoud said.
 

Boeing 737 fuselages damaged i

by Reuters on July 08, 2014
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SEATTLE - A train derailment in Montana this week damaged a shipment of jetliner fuselages and other large parts on its way to Boeing Co factories in Washington state from Spirit Aerosystems, Boeing said on Saturday.
 

Capesize rates slide

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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SINGAPORE – Rates for capesize bulk carriers on key Asian routes are set to slide next week as too many ships chase too few cargoes from Australia and Brazil, brokers said.
 

$3B investment in steel signe

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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SEOUL - South Korean steelmaker Posco and China’s Chongqing Iron & Steel Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding for a $3.3 billion investment, South Korea’s trade ministry said. 
 

Genco Shipping to exit bankrup

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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NEW YORK, Del, - A US bankruptcy judge said he will confirm Genco Shipping & Trading’s plan to exit bankruptcy under the control of its senior creditors, rejecting arguments by shareholders that the proposal undervalues the dry bulk shipper’s assets.
 

Mercedes touts self-driving tr

by Reuters on July 07, 2014
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MAGDEBURG Germany/PARIS - Balding middle-aged trucker Hans Luft was toying conspicuously with an iPad behind the wheel of his 40-ton heavy goods vehicle as it hurtled down the autobahn under the approving gaze of assembled Daimler executives.
 

Outage would strain world oil

by Reuters on July 04, 2014
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LONDON - The world’s unused spare oil production capacity would struggle to cover for another big outage, industry officials and analysts say, increasing the chance governments may tap strategic reserves should Iraq’s southern exports be disrupted.
 

NO ARBITRATION PLANS; Freeport

by Reuters on July 04, 2014
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JAKARTA - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc is still in talks with Indonesia over a six-month dispute that has halted copper exports, and has no plan yet to follow Newmont Mining Corp in seeking international arbitration.
 

Malaysia Airlines up for priva

by Reuters on July 04, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian state investor Khazanah Nasional plans to take Malaysian Airline System private as the first step in a major restructuring of the loss-making airline following the disappearance of its Flight MH370, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.
 

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’