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  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, Sept 7- State oil giant Saudi Aramco has extended bidding for dredging and reclamation work at its marine terminal in Ras al-Khair by almost one month, industry sources told Reuters on Wednesday. The project at the eastern Saudi port of Ras al-Khair will be operated by a joint venture between Aramco, the National Shipping Company of Saudi...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 6- Korean shipping line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd won an order on Tuesday from a U.S. judge extending bankruptcy protections so its vessels can dock at U.S. ports without fear creditors will try take actions against the ships as they have in other countries. Bankruptcy Judge John Sherwood approved a motion by the world's seventh largest...

  • SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Sept 5- South Korea's Hanjin Shipping plans to take legal action in jurisdictions worldwide to prevent its vessels being seized, as more of its ships were blocked from docking at ports in the wake of its collapse. As of Monday, 79 Hanjin ships including 61 container ships and 18 bulk carriers have been denied port access, according to South Korea's...

  • DUBAI, Sept 5- Passenger traffic through Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, jumped 14 percent from a year earlier to a monthly record of 7.62 million people in July, the airport's operator said on Monday. Growing tourism and trade ties with the rest of the Middle East, Asia and other regions of the world are fuelling traffic...

  • SEOUL, Sept 5- South Korea's Hanjin Shipping plans to take legal action in jurisdictions worldwide to prevent its vessels being seized, as more of its ships were blocked from docking at ports in the wake of its collapse. As of Monday, 79 Hanjin ships including 61 container ships and 18 bulk carriers have been denied port access, according to South Korea's maritime...

  • HANGZHOU, China, Sept 4- U.S. "I wouldn't overcrank the significance" of tensions at the airport, Obama told a news conference in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, where global leaders are convening for a G20 summit. Obama's last scheduled trip to China before leaving office got off to an awkward start soon after Air Force One landed in Hangzhou when a Chinese security...

  • *Hanjin shares to resume trading on Sept. 5. SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Sept 2- Roughly half of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd's container vessels have been blocked from ports since the South Korean firm's collapse, putting manufacturers and their customers increasingly on edge about the fate of cargo and spikes in freight costs. One vessel has also been seized by a creditor in...

  • ASEAN Open Skies PKG

    Nok Air CEO Patee Sarasin says a lack of supporting infrastructure could hinder the success of Asean's Open Skies policy in Thailand.

  • *About 10 Hanjin vessels effectively seized at China ports. SEOUL, Sept 1- Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd vessels have been seized at Chinese ports in the wake of the South Korean firm's collapse, further roiling the industry as freight rates jump and manufacturers scramble for alternatives. "Unlike dry cargo, liner shipping is all about marketing and service...

  • *About 10 Hanjin vessels effectively seized at China ports. SEOUL, Sept 1- Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd vessels have been seized at Chinese ports in the wake of the South Korean firm's collapse, further roiling the industry as freight rates jump and manufacturers scramble for alternatives. "Unlike dry cargo, liner shipping is all about marketing and service...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 1- Ferrellgas Partners LP has quietly shed a five-year contract at a Philadelphia- area crude rail terminal just a year after it obtained it through a deal that gave the propane company its first foothold in the oil logistics business. The quiet sale raises questions about how transparent Ferrellgas has been with investors about developments...

  • SEOUL, Sept 1- The collapse of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd sent ripples though global trade on Thursday, as the country's largest port turned away its ships and as some manufacturers scrambled for freight alternatives. Hanjin on Wednesday filed for court receivership after its banks decided to end financial support, and ports from China to Spain, the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 31- A former Air China Ltd employee was indicted on Wednesday for smuggling packages on flights from New York to China on behalf of Chinese military personnel, even after her arrest on earlier charges, U.S. prosecutors said. Ying Lin, a former station chief in Newark Liberty International Airport for Air China, was charged in a revised indictment filed...

  • SEOUL, Aug 31- South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd filed for court receivership on Wednesday after losing the support of its banks, setting the stage for its assets to be frozen as ports from China to Spain denied access to its vessels. Hanjin Shipping, South Korea's biggest shipping firm, announced the filing for receivership and a request to the court to freeze...

  • SEOUL, Aug 31- Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would seek court receivership after losing the support of its banks, as ports from China to Spain denied access to its vessels and a rival eyed some of the South Korean container liner's assets. A bankruptcy for Hanjin Shipping would be the largest ever for a container shipper in terms of capacity, according...

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 29- Los Angeles airport police said on Monday they were investigating whether passengers had mistaken loud noises of some kind for gunfire, leading to panicked evacuations the night before at the huge hub of international travel. Terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were evacuated briefly and 27 flights were diverted on Sunday...

  • *Turkey facing hurdles after failed coup, attacks. GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opened one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge creates a new link across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe.

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...

  • GARIPCE, Turkey, Aug 26- Turkey opens one of the world's biggest suspension bridges on Friday, creating a new link between two continents with the latest megaproject in a $200 billion building spree that President Tayyip Erdogan hopes will secure his place in history. The bridge across the Bosphorus Strait, which divides Asia and Europe, is built in the style of...