California, CalTrade report, Wan Hai Lines, Total Terminals Inc., ports, Port of Seattle, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Oakland, Port of Long Beach, China - TTI SERVES WAN HAI CONTAINER SERVICE - CalTrade ReportAsia Quake Victims OAKLAND – 01/05/06 – Total Terminals International (TTI) has begun serving Wan Hai Lines' transpacific China service at its Oakland and Long Beach container terminals; TTI currently handles approximately 11% of all US West Coast container traffic through its leased and managed terminals in Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle. - OAKLAND – 01/05/06 – Total Terminals International (TTI) has begun serving Wan Hai Lines' transpacific China service at its Oakland and Long Beach container terminals; TTI currently handles approximately 11% of all US West Coast container traffic through its leased and managed terminals in Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle. - TTI SERVES WAN HAI CONTAINER SERVICE California, CalTrade report, Wan Hai Lines, Total Terminals Inc., ports, Port of Seattle, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Oakland, Port of Long Beach, China - TTI SERVES WAN HAI CONTAINER SERVICE

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TTI SERVES WAN HAI CONTAINER SERVICE

OAKLAND - 01/05/06 - Total Terminals International recently began serving Wan Hai Lines' transpacific China service at its Oakland and Long Beach terminals beginning with the arrivals of the Wan Hai 503 and the Wan Hai 506, respectively.

The new ships are two of five new WH-500 Series vessels the Taiwan-based carrier will operate on a weekly, fixed-day rotation linking Xiamen, Yantian, Hong Kong, and  Kaohsiung with Long Beach and Oakland.

The 4,250-TEU ships were recently launched at the China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC) shipyard in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The WH-500 class ships are the currently the largest in the Wan Hai fleet with each measuring 882 feet in length.

Last July, Wan Hai signed a contract with CSBC for the construction of three additional ships, each with a capacity of  6,019 TEUs, scheduled for delivery in October 2007. 

Earlier, the carrier ordered eight 4,250 TEU capacity ships and four smaller 2,600 TEU vessels from Jurong Shipbuilding Co. in Singapore.

When the current construction orders are filled, Wan Hai's fleet will boast 55 containerships with a total capacity of more than 120,000 TEUs.

Total Terminals International (TTI) is a full-service, third-party container terminal operator handling approximately 11% of all US West Coast import and export container traffic.

It operates three leased and managed terminals in Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle, which, combined, cover more than 500 acres of cargo handling space.

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – 09/20/06 – Internet search engine Google has been ordered to cease reproducing articles from French-language publications in the news sections of its Belgian website; the court order threatens the company with a fine of $1.3 million daily if it does not comply.


NEW OAKLAND INTERMODAL FACILITY PLANNED

OAKLAND – 09/11/06 – The 425-acre former Oakland Army Base will be converted into the Port of Oakland’s newest intermodal rail yard under the terms of an agreement reached between the port and several local and state government agencies; the planned OHIT – or Outer Harbor Intermodal Terminal – is expected to significantly reduce container transfer times, increase throughput, and reduce truck traffic in and around the port when completed within the next several years.


INTEL MAY LAYOFF THOUSANDS

SANTA CLARA – 09/04/06 – Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to announce a massive layoff within weeks that could eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs or one-tenth of the company’s total global workforce; the move was spurred by several financially disappointing quarters and the results of an internal corporate analysis conducted in April.



 



 


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