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April 14, 1997 | Bloomberg News
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is expected to announce today that it will not impose fines on three Japanese shipping companies. The FMC said in February that it would impose $100,000-per-voyage fines beginning today on U.S.-bound ships owned by Nippon Yusen, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. and Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd. The sanctions threat followed complaints from U.S.
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April 14, 1997 | Bloomberg News
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is expected to announce today that it will not impose fines on three Japanese shipping companies. The FMC said in February that it would impose $100,000-per-voyage fines beginning today on U.S.-bound ships owned by Nippon Yusen, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. and Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd. The sanctions threat followed complaints from U.S.
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January 20, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Port of Kobe, seriously damaged in Tuesday's earthquake, is a key site in global shipping. Its closure, likely to last more than six months, will disrupt shipping worldwide. * Kobe is one of the 10 busiest container cargo ports in the world, handling 170 million tons of cargo--2.7 million containers--a year. The only busier container ports than the Kobe/Osaka combination are Singapore, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Los Angeles/Long Beach, Rotterdam and Tokyo/Yokohama.
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January 20, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Port of Kobe, seriously damaged in Tuesday's earthquake, is a key site in global shipping. Its closure, likely to last more than six months, will disrupt shipping worldwide. * Kobe is one of the 10 busiest container cargo ports in the world, handling 170 million tons of cargo--2.7 million containers--a year. The only busier container ports than the Kobe/Osaka combination are Singapore, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Los Angeles/Long Beach, Rotterdam and Tokyo/Yokohama.
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January 20, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The docks are closed, the sea walls of what was once Japan's busiest international port ripped apart. Black, acrid smoke from an early morning fire still billows out of a Mitsubishi warehouse. As far as the eye can see, 50,000-pound cargo containers lie tumbled on savagely cracked pavement roads; the giant orange cranes that loaded them on ships from all over the world are idle.
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January 20, 1995 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The docks are closed, the sea walls of what was once Japan's busiest international port ripped apart. Black, acrid smoke from an early morning fire still billows out of a Mitsubishi warehouse. As far as the eye can see, 50,000-pound cargo containers lie tumbled on savagely cracked pavement roads; the giant orange cranes that loaded them on ships from all over the world are idle.
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