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UPDATES AND ARTICLES  (click on below headlines for full story)
9th April 2012 "7.3% rise in Penang Port cargo"
 Star Maritime
 
2nd April 2012 "MASA: Brace for rising operating costs"
 Star Maritime

2nd April 2012 "Overcapacity still an issue"
  Star Maritime

19th Mar 2012 "BPHB in final talks on new port"
  Star Maritime

5th Dec 2011 "Wise move by MISC"
 The Sun

5th Dec 2011 "Container rates may rise"
 Star Maritime

28th Nov 2011 "Malaysia can become regional leader with better supporting infrastructure and incentives"
 
Star Maritime


24th Nov 2011 "No more FMFF deposits"
 StarBiz

31st Oct 2011 "Ports plan tariff hike"
 Star Maritime

24th Oct 2011 "Tanjung Langsat Port to handle containers?"
 Star Maritime

24th Oct 2011 "Kontena Nasional to boost IT infrastructure"
 Star Maritime

19th Sept 2011 "Maersk Line launches Daily Maersk"
 Star Maritime

8th Aug 2011 "Competition Act to make Malaysia a dynamic place to do business"
 
Star Maritime

25th July 2011 "PTP switches to paperless billing to promote sustainability"
 Star Maritime

13th June 2011 "Container freight continues to be battered by excess supply"
  Star Maritime


18th Apr 2011 "Shipping Consolidation Seen"
  Star Maritime

28th Feb 2011 "CGM upgrades PEX2 service"
  Star Maritime

28th Feb 2011 "Maersk: New orders to meet growing demand"
 
Star Maritime

3rd Jan 2011 "Westports handles more TEUs"
 Star Maritime
 
27th Dec 2010 "PTP sees sustainable growth next year"
 
Star Maritime
 
27th Dec 2010 "NCBT targets 2 million TEUs cargo in 5 years"
 Star Maritime
 
13th Dec 2010 "Tight capacity seen in container sector ahead"
 
Star Maritime

 
25th Oct 2010 "PKA unveils guidelines to resolve issues in Port Klang"
 
The Star
 
22nd April 2010 "Control over monopolies"
 The Star
 
5th Mar 2010 "Terror Threat in Straits"
  Star Maritime
 
8th Feb 2010 "PKA won't extend grace period for enforcement of new rules"
 New Straits Times
 
18th Jan 2010 "Modest recovery seen for shipping industry"
 Star Maritime
 
11th Jan 2010
 
"Port Klang container, cargo throughput down"
 New Straits Times
 
11th Jan 2010 "Mixed views on shorter container storage period"
 
Star Maritime
 
7th Dec 2009 "Not smooth sailing yet for world's container shipping"
 New Straits Times
 
7th Sept 2009 "No more delays, says PKA Chief
 New Straits Times
 
29th June 2009 "High ship order may result in oversupply, says consultant"
 Star Maritime
 
22nd June 2009 "It's now the Shipping Association of Malaysia"
  New Straits Times
"SAM sees demand fall with contraction of 20% throughput volume"
  StarBiz, The Star
 
22nd June 2009 "French shipping giant CMA CGM keen to strengthen presence in Malaysia"
 Star Maritime
 
22nd June 2009 "Some shipping industry players support open policy"
 Star Maritime
 
4th May 2009

"Cargo volumes seen picking up in H2"
 Star Maritime

30th Mar 2009 "Dagang Net may cut rates for electronic trade deals"
 New Straits Times
 
16th Mar 2009

 

"CMA CGM slashes SIRIUS capacity"
Star Maritime
16th Mar 2009 "Port Klang players feeling the pinch"
 Star Maritime
 
16th Feb 2009 "New PKA Initiatives"
 Star Maritime
 
16th Feb 2009 "Port Klang keeps position as Malaysia's leading port"
 New Straits Times
 
2nd Feb 2009

 

"Grand Alliance suspends service between Europe and Asia"
 Star Maritime
2nd Feb 2009 "Weak US port traffic dampens energy demand"
 Star Maritime
 
12th Jan 2009 "Hauliers gearing up for greater efficiency"
 Star Maritime
 
22nd Dec 2008 "Freight market bottoms out"
 Star Maritime
 
22nd Dec 2008 "Government urged to liberalise port tariff"
 
Star Maritime
 
22nd Dec 2008 "CMA CGM to ride on strong network, China"
 Star Maritime
 
15th Dec 2008 "DHL: Asia too dependent on the West"
 Star Maritime
 
15th Dec 2008 "CMA CGM, Maersk join forces"
 Star Maritime
 
8th Dec 2008 "Weighbridges in all Westports gate lanes"
 Star Maritime
 
8th Dec 2008 "Shorter free storage period still a worry"
 Star Maritime
 
1st Dec 2008 "Nordic bank’s loan exposure modest"
 Star Maritime
 
1st Dec 2008 "Uncertain outlook for container shipping"
 Star Maritime
 
1st Dec 2008 "Exmar: Payouts will spur hijackings"
 Star Maritime
 
1st Dec 2008 "Shipowners taking war risk insurance"
 Star Maritime
 
1st Dec 2008 "Higher risk premium due to higher risk in Gulf of Aden"
 Star Maritime
 
24th Nov 2008 "Shippers avoid Suez Canal due to piracy"
 Star Maritime
 
24th Nov 2008 "Big players cutting capacity, consolidating services to cope with slowing demand"
 Star Maritime
 
17th Nov 2008

 

"Gloomy prospects for shipping rates"
 Star Maritime
17th Nov 2008 "French supersize vessel makes maiden call"
 Star Maritime
 
17th Nov 2008 "Volume at Westports slowing"
 Star Maritime
 
10th Nov 2008

"Freight costs drop sharply"
  Star Maritime

3rd Nov 2008 "Slower demand from US and Europe affecting freight rates"
 Star Maritime
 
3rd Nov 2008 "SFFLA monitoring free storage trial run"
 Star Maritime
 
20th Oct 2008 "Authority to conduct trial run next month"
  Star Maritime

13th Oct 2008 "Transport firms face fresh challenges"
 
Star Maritime

13th Oct 2008 "PTP on track to hit six million boxes"
 
Star Maritime

6th Oct 2008 "Free Storage Policy set to meet deadline this time"
 New Straits Times

15th Sept 2008 "Facility to boost DHL’s ops in Asia-Pacific"
 
Star Maritime

15th Sept 2008 "Somali pirates want ransom from Egypt"
  Star Maritime

8th Sept 2008 "Piracy attack will result in extra costs for shippers"
 Star Maritime

18th Aug 2008 "Shorter Free Storage Period at Port Klang"
"It will be fine if all parties work together"

 New Straits Times
 
11th Aug 2008 "Shipowners: Higher transport costs will bring sea change"
 New Straits Times
 
11th Aug 2008 "Shippers must prepare for possible uptrend in oil prices"
 Star Maritime
 
11th Aug 2008 "Northport unveils new service that calls at major ports in Asia"
 Star Maritime
 
5th Aug 2008 "Fee issue between shippers, depot operators"
 New Straits Times
 
4th Aug 2008 "Shippers, Shipping lines slam Depot Gate Charge"
"Need for immediate action to address local seafarer shortage"

 New Straits Times
 
4th Aug 2008 "Institute to offer logistics training"
 Star Maritime
 
4th Aug 2008 "Protection against pollution for S. Africa and the Gulfs"
 Star Maritime
 
4th Aug 2008 "DP World investing in Port of Brisbane"
 Star Maritime
 
28th July 2008 "Shipyards need to grow capacity"
 Star Maritime
 
28th July 2008 "Container shippers stay afloat on Mideast route"
 Star Maritime
 
28th July 2008 "MASA outlines causes of high freight rates"
 Star Maritime

 
28th July 2008 "Congestion is one of the reasons for high freight charges"
  Star Maritime
 
21st July 2008

"Container shipping growing"
  Star Maritime

  21st July 2008

"Spillover effects of O&G industry"
  Star Maritime

  21st July 2008

"Bumi Armada expanding despite declining demand"
  Star Maritime

  21st July 2008

"Calls for independent body to study cabotage rule"
  Star Maritime

  14th July 2008 "Postponement puts PKA in the spotlight"
"Efforts to combat piracy in Malacca Strait pay off"

 New Straits Times
  14th July 2008 "Westports throughput up 17%"
  Star Maritime
14th July 2008

"High oil prices hurt tanker industry"
 Star Maritime

  7th July 2008 "Westports backs move on container storage"
 Star Maritime
     
  7th July 2008 "UASC orders nine container ships"
 Star Maritime
     
  7th July 2008

"ANL to launch shuttle service"
 Star Maritime

     
  7th July 2008 "Antitrust law guide for shipping firms"
 
Star Maritime
     
  9th June 2004 "Container shortage still manageable"
 New Straits Times
   
  7th June 2004 "Shorter free storage period"
 Star Maritime
   
  4th June 2004 "Shippers to get fewer  'free days' at local ports"
 New Straits Times
     
  3rd June 2004  ISOA Meeting With Port/Terminal Operators
   
 
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