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TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS
Surviving through the economic slowdown
 
 

INDICATIVE OCEAN FREIGHT RATES

 
 

Indicative Ocean Freights to various Sea Ports
Indicative Trucking Rates in India
Air Freight Rates (domestic & international)

 
     
  THE INDIAN COASTAL SHIPPING
The Opportunities towards economical logistics
20 February 2009- 1400Hrs-1730Hrs @CASINO –Cochin
for delegates contact:
bhanumathi.k@cii.in 9790961289
 
 
  ROADS  
  Tens of thousands of truckers strike in India
 
  Highway developers can claim higher viability gap funding  
  Private travel introduce Mercedes Benz bus for public transport  
  India to begin Tibet border road building in May’09  
     
 

RAILWAYS

 
  Railways prepare plan to develop Danapur as terminal station
 
  Iron ore exporters continue to get discounts for using rail
 
  East Coast Railway freight loading picks up, but may miss target  
  Railways tie up funds for dedicated freight corridor  
  Indian Railways to boost facilities at Paradip Port  
     
  AIRWAYS/AIRPORTS  
  Fog affects flight operations at Delhi airport  
  New regulator for airports in place by March 31  
  Foreign airlines may own stakes in Indian carriers  
     
 

SEAPORT/SHIPPING

 
 

2008 - A year of mixed fortunes for shipping companies
Paradip port gets nod to invite bids for deep draught berths
Government nod for coal, iron-ore berths at Paradip Port
Global container liners’ India operations in choppy waters
IOC pipeline starts, landing a blow on Haldia port

 
  Cochin Port lines up Rs 10,000 crore investment  
  Ship makers eye 2009 for cues on orders, revenue  
  Construction of dry dock at Paradip completed  
  Foundation stone laid for Maritime University near Chennai  
  Gangavaram Port aims to handle 4 million tonne cargo  
  Pipavav port begins Rs 260-cr dredging work  
     
     
 

WAREHOUSING/
DISTRIBUTION

 
  Safexpress rolls out end-to-end mall supply chain service

 
  Retail chains gear up to combat slowdown
 
 
 

Singamas undecided on fate of Surabaya factory
Container Exchanger shows value of reusable metal pallets
Jacksonville Port should fare better than rivals
DHL cuts include wide-ranging shutdowns Sunday
Danish warship rescues cargo ship and pirates
Tianjin Port container throughput in 2008 up by 20% YoY

 
  Chinese manufacturing shrinks in December  
     
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