The articles in this feature on the Far East are: "Intra-trade Booms," about how growing intra-regional trade in the Far East is stimulating port development; "Treading the Pacific Tightrope," discussing an agreement by 13 carriers to stabilize Far East-North America trade by cutting shipping line capacity; "12 Million TEU by 2001," telling how Hong Kong is forecasting enormous growth in container traffic and planning port development accordingly, despite a stagnating economy and anxieties over 1997; "Big Bucks Build Berths," about investment and expansion activities on the part of container terminal operators in Hong Kong; "Corporate License," discussing how Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. in Tokyo plans to use its acquistion of Paceco's container crane licensing rights to expand its influence on the U.S. market; "Japan Unleashes Power Programme," describing a coal-based power plan outlined by the Japanese government to meet the country's growing energy requirements in the face of oil market fluctuations; and "Prime Production," telling of a new Indonesian coal handling terminal on the island of Kalimantan that will provide a major new source of export coal in Southeast Asia.

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  • Accession Number: 00657943
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM