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Asia-Europe Box Rates Fall 5.6 pct

Friday, 02 January 2015 15:27

Freight rates for container shipping from Asia to Northern Europe fell by 5.6 percent in the Monday through Wednesday period compared with last week, to $1,085 per 20-foot container (TEU),...

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Stricken, Burned Out Ferry Towed to Italy

Friday, 02 January 2015 15:24

11 confirmed dead, confusion remains over number of missing; investigators fear they will find bodies on board. Tug boats hauled the burnt-out hulk of the ferry...

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Italy Rescues Another Abandoned Migrant Ship

Friday, 02 January 2015 14:25

As many as 450, including women and children, on board. Ship being taken to Italian port. A ship carrying hundreds of migrants has been abandoned by its crew...

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EEU Starts Functioning

Friday, 02 January 2015 11:52

The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) officially starts functioning on January 1. The EEU unites Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan. The...

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GAC Norway Joins 2014 Gaselle List

Friday, 02 January 2015 11:43

GAC Norway AS has been added to the 2014 Gaselle List, a nationally-recognised catalogue of Norwegian businesses that have proven sound finances and sustained growth over a number of years....

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Seawall Reinstatement at Hong Kong Yacht Club

Friday, 02 January 2015 11:40

For approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement works will be carried out [at the Yacht Club inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter] within the area bounded...

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