Louisiana Developments

Wednesday, July 28, 1999
Senate Bill 1023, which would reduce the number of authorized riverboat gaming licenses from 15 to 14, is pending on the Senate floor, awaiting a vote from the full Senate. Additionally, House Bill 168 would reduce the fees for renewal of riverboat gaming employee permits from $100 to $25. The measure was pending on the House Floor.

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Hapag-Lloyd Shareholders Okays Merger with UASC

Hamburg-based ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd said its shareholders approved all items on the agenda at Annual General Meeting, mainly the  share capital increase needed

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding to Slash 2,000 More Jobs

Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd said it plans to cut 2,000 additional jobs, just under 10 percent of its current workforce, stepping up

Australia Warns DCNS after Security Breach

Australian defence officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines,

 
 
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