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Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Pelican. Before the delivery, on November 19, the Kawasaki Heavy Indust...

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AirAsia ground handling unit opens Kuala Lumpur airfreight hub

The AirAsia and SATS’ ground handling joint venture, Ground Team Red (GTR), is looking to open new cargo handling facilities in at least thre...

NYK participates in fourth FPSO project for Petrobras in Brazil

NYK, together with Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), has entered into a joint venture with SBM Offshore N.V. (SBM), for the 22.5-year charter, operation...

Air France-KLM orders an additional 10 A350 XWBs

The Air France-KLM Group has decided to place a firm order for 10 additional widebody A350-900s, which will take its total order for the type to 38...

ABB wins contract to power Genting’s next-generation cruise vessels

ABB secures €157 million contract to supply power, propulsion and digital solutions for Genting Hong Kong’s six ‘Universal Class&r...

Freight & Logistics

Kerry Logistics expands Middle East presence

Kerry Logistics Network Limited is deepening its presence in the Middle East by setting up a new office in Bahrain and opening a new bonded logisti...

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DB Schenker opens fully solar-powered logistics center in Dubai

DB Schenker opened its first fully solar- powered logistics center in Dubai with an area of 33,00...

DHL exclusive logistics partner of Messe Bremen, congress Bremen and OVB Arena

DHL Trade Fairs & Events, a unit of DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, specializing in trade fai...

DPDHL, ITF & UNI agree to continue dialogue under new OECD Protocol

Representatives from global union federations, ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federa...

Albertine Hanin named EVP Group Legal & Insurance at GEODIS

Albertine Hanin has been appointed EVP Group Legal & Insurance at GEODIS. She becomes a membe...

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Airports

dnata completes green turnaround of flydubai’s aircraft at Dubai International (DXB)

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has achieved a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. The ground hand...

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dnata to acquire remaining shares in Alpha LSG UK

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has announced an agreement to pur...

Swiss WorldCargo opens Cancun-Zurich flights for export

Swiss WorldCargo, the freight division of Swiss International Air Lines, will open its Cancun (CU...

Frankfurt Airport posts slight increase in passenger traffic

FRA/gk-rap – Some 6.4 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Octobe...

Hactl handles 104 freighters in a single day

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo...

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Container

Yang Ming sets up subsidiary in China

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation forms a new subsidiary with partners in Shanghai named Huan Ming (Shanghai) International Shipping Agency Co...

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APL launches new Asia Subcontinent Express 8 service

As part of commitment to bring you faster transit times and competitive shipping options, APL is ...

DNV GL awards AiP for “25000 TEU ULCS” world’s largest containership

At the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certi...

PIL enhances Redsea Gulf Service

Pacific International Lines is pleased to announce the following enhancements to their existing R...

Maersk launches new visibility tool “Captain Peter”

Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform featuring the virtual...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

Port of Los Angeles moves 728,918 TEUs in November

The Port of Los Angeles moved 728,918 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, a 12.4% decrease compared to last year. After 11 months of 2...

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Georgia Ports Authority set to exceed 4.6m TEUs

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container un...

APM Terminals receives Costa Rica’s largest ever container ship

This month APM Terminals Moín made history when it welcomed the MSC Sara Elena, the larges...

NIRAS wins Tanzanian port masterplan contract

NIRAS is heading an international consortium that has just signed a major deal with Tanzania Port...

Atlantic Container Line, Peel Ports sign 15-year contract

Atlantic Container Line (ACL), a Grimaldi Group Company, has agreed a new 15-year contract extens...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

Martin Ackermann steps down as CEO of BW LPG

BW LPG Limited ("BW LPG", the announced that Martin Ackermann has decided to step down as CEO at the end of this year for family reasons,...

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Titan LNG tenders for 8000 CBM LNG bunker barge

Titan LNG has contracted Fearnleys AS, a Norwegian ship broker, to run the tender process for a n...

Total and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines charter LNG bunker vessel to operate in France

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) have signed a lon...

Total to supply LNG to CMA CGM’s future containerships in Marseille

Total and CMA CGM have signed an agreement for the supply of approximately 270,000 tonnes per yea...

Air Corsica takes delivery of its first Airbus A320neo

Air Corsica, the airline company based on the Island of Corsica, has taken delivery of its first ...

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Safety

Bahri Joins Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), a global busi...

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MSC becomes first major shipping line to use 30% biofuel blends

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is pleased to announce that the company is now starting ...

ABS issues industry’s first fire-fighting guide for containerships

The ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for Cargo Areas of Container Carriers has just been publi...

Hapag-Lloyd introduces IMO2020 Transition Charge (ITC) for short-term contracts

Hamburg, Germany-based shipper Hapag-Lloyd plans to introduce an IMO 2020 Transition Charge (ITC)...

Delta Tankers denies causing massive spill

Delta Tankers Ltd., manager of crude oil tanker BOUBOULINA (IMO No 9298753), under a Greek flag, ...

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Airlines - Freighter

LATAM completes fleet renewal with redelivery of 767-300BCF

LATAM Cargo took redelivery of a 767-300BCF (34629) from Boeing [FAT 005254] earlier this month following conversion to freighter configuration by ...

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UPS expands global footprint of international express services

UPS announced an expansion across 40 countries of its UPS Worldwide Express and UPS Express Plus,...

Air France-KLM Cargo appoints Adriaan den Heijer Executive Vice President

Adriaan den Heijer is appointed Executive Vice President Air France-KLM Cargo. He will join the A...

Antonov Airlines flies Apache helicopters with Boeing

Antonov Airlines flew four Apache AH-64E Attack Helicopters on behalf of Boeing, from Phoenix Mes...

SAS Cargo partners with Freightos to expand digital customer offerings

SAS Cargo and WebCargo by Freightos will partner for upcoming launch of fully digital eBooking, d...

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Airlines - Passenger

flydubai confirms wet lease agreement with Smartwings

Dubai-based flydubai has announced that it has finalised an agreement with Smartwings to wet lease four Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft bet...

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Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight A220s

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ...

Air Charter Service expands its US headquarters

Air Charter Service’s US headquarters expanded last month in order to facilitate future gro...

Kuwait Airways joins CHAMP Academy

CHAMP Cargosystems has welcomed Kuwait Airways into the CHAMP Academy with its innovative catalog...

China Airlines seals agreement with aircraft lessor ALC for six new A321neos

Air Lease Corporation announced long-term lease agreements with China Airlines (Taiwan) for six n...

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Ship Operation

TEN extends LNG carrier charter

TEN, LTD., a leading diversified tanker operator, announced the extension of one of its LNG carriers for a minimum one-maximum three-year period. T...

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AET secures long-term DPST charter contracts with Shell

AET has been awarded long term contracts for three Suezmax class Dynamic Positioning Shuttle Tank...

Mitsubishi christens cargo passenger ship in Shimonoseki

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) bas...

Euronav acquires two suezmax in joint venture

Euronav NV announces it has entered into a joint venture together with affiliates of Ridgebury Ta...

Diana Shipping enters time charter contracts with Oldendorff and Phaethon

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...

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Aircraft Manufacturing

Chile’s SKY orders 10 A321XLRs to expand its international footprint

SKY, a Chilean-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international...

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Bell Boeing delivers 1st modified Osprey for improved fleet readiness

Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, have delivered the first modified MV-22 Osp...

United Airlines orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs for transatlantic route expansion

United Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out ...

SAS takes delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB

Scandinavian carrier SAS has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the newest operator o...

Embraer Services & Support expands in South Florida

Embraer Services & Support announces the expansion of its Executive Jets Service Center at Fo...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

CSSC and DNV GL sign new strategic cooperation agreement

CSSC, the largest shipbuilding group in the world, has entered into a new strategic partnership with DNV GL. A framework agreement between both par...

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Costa Cruises takes delivery of LNG-fueled Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda was delivered to Costa Cruises from Meyer Turku shipyard and will sail towards Bar...

Samsung Heavy receives order to build two ice-class tankers

Samsung Heavy Industries disclosed in a regulatory filing that it had won a contract to build two...

Wartsila and PSA Marine collaborate on clean energy shipping

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate...

Thun Tankers receives 3rd China-built L-class tanker

Thun Tankers took delivery of the third L-class, Thun Liverpool, at Avic Dingheng in China. Just ...

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Insurance / Finance

Unifeeder acquires the Feedertech Group

Unifeeder has acquired a 77% stake in The Feedertech Group, a Singapore-based feeder and shortsea operator. The Group’s Chairman, Ali Maghami...

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Air Arabia places US$14 billion order for 120 Airbus A320 family aircraft

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), se...

Emirates announces US$ 16 billion order for 50 A350-900 XWB

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced a firm order for 50 A350-900...

Hapag-Lloyd doubles operational result in the first nine months

In the first nine months of 2019, Hapag-Lloyd’s earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) s...

EUR 140 million EIB backing for Port of Piraeus transformation

The European Investment Bank (EIB) formally agreed to provide EUR 140 million to support expansio...

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