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Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected. To cope with this trend,...

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Amazon to lease fifteen B737-800 converted freighters

Amazon continues to invest in ways to provide fast, free shipping for customers. Today, at the International Paris Air Show, the company announced ...

MOL inks FSRU charter deal for Hong Kong LNG Terminal

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that MOL has entered into a long-term charter contract with Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited, to supply a Floatin...

Avia Solutions Group to acquire Chapman Freeborn

Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shareholding in UK-headq...

Oman Shipping to invest in modern container fleet

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) — the wholly Omani government-owned maritime freight transportation services provider has plans to invest in a mo...

Freight & Logistics

Crane Worldwide opens Guyana office

Guyana is experiencing tremendous growth and is on the cusp of a flourishing economy. Production from offshore drilling alone is set to double the ...

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AirBridgeCargo expands its passive pharma solutions

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the leaders in transportation of pharmaceutical products by...

GEODIS opens new logistics facility in northern France

GEODIS, a leading global supply chain operator, opens its new logistics campus in Douvrin, Hauts ...

CP named Best Logistics Service Provider

Canadian Pacific is proud to announce the company was named Best Logistics Service Provider &nda...

CEVA and CMA CGM launch Thai-Laos cross-border box service

CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM have combined their expertise and service capabilities in Thailand and...

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Airports

dnata gains IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification at its new Dallas facility

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been certified by IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators ...

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Auckland Airport welcomes new seasonal Air Canada service

Auckland Airport welcomes the announcement of Air Canada’s new seasonal direct flight betwe...

HKIA sees continuous growth in passengers volume and flight movements in January

Passenger volume and flight movements at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) continued to incr...

Swissport to acquire Heathrow cargo handling ltd. from air France

Swissport recently agreed to increase its shareholding in Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) to 1...

dnata strengthens position in freight forwarding industry

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, strengthens its position in the U...

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Container

Hapag-Lloyd to adjust WBS rotation

As from week 25 Happag-Lloyd will drop the Piraeus westbound call on the West Med Black Sea Service (WBS). At the same time, they will add a Barcel...

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ONE enhances North Sea Baltic service (NBS) for Russia and Finland

Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the details of the enhanced North Sea Baltic Service (NBS) ...

Green box vessel arrives In Rotterdam

Around noon on Thursday afternoon 13 June, Evergreen’s Ever Glory called at the ECT Delta Z...

Hapag-Lloyd launches new real-time container monitoring programme

Real-time GPS location, temperature information, power-off alerts – these are just a few of...

Hamburg Süd strengthens major service

The trade between Europe and Central America, Caribbean and South America West Coast has always b...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

Southampton, Miami ink sister port agreement

The Port of Southampton and PortMiami signed a sister port agreement during a visit from a delegation of officials from the Florida-based port and ...

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Panama Canal issues proposal to modify tolls structure

The Panama Canal has published a proposal to modify its current tolls structure for the dry bulk,...

Port of Hamburg wins Best Global Seaport award at Hong Kong gala

The Port of Hamburg was rated Best Global Seaport by readers of the Asia Cargo News trade magazin...

DSME and DNV GL signed agreement

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement ...

CMA CGM changes terminal at Cartagena

To guarantee the continuity of its services in the port of Cartagena (Colombia), CMA CGM is trans...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

MOL and GAIL Sign charter contract for one LNG carrier

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that, through a wholly owned subsidiary of MOL, a short-term charter agreement for a liquefied natural gas (LNG...

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Scorpio Bulkers announces the sale of Two Kamsarmax vessels for $48 Million

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced that the Company has entered into a financing transaction in respe...

Japan's NYK charters two LNG carriers with Total

NYK signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL), a subsidia...

Stolt-Nielsen, Golar LNG and Höegh LNG to create small-scale LNG company

Stolt-Nielsen Limited, Golar LNG Ltd and Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. announced a combined invest...

New wood-chip carrier for Hokuetsu Corp.

A new wood-chip carrier for Hokuetsu Corporation was delivered on September 11 at Oshima Shipbuil...

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Safety

Maersk to offer customers carbon-neutral transport

Copenhagen, Denmark. The biofuel in the pilot project is the same blend of used cooking oil and heavy which has been tested and successfully valida...

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CSX freight train container catches fire in Rockville

A CSX freight train container and its contents caught fire at a MARC train station Tuesday mornin...

Matson to neet IMO 2020 emission regulation

Matson, Inc. has begun the installation of state-of-the-art exhaust gas cleaning systems on six v...

MOL signs MOU with Makarov University

On 5th June, 2019, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Admira...

Yang Ming ship rescues two Australians at sea

On May 19th, 2019, Yang Ming’s containership YM EXCELLENCE while sailing from Shekou, China...

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Airlines - Freighter

ASL and Boeing announce agreement at Paris Air Show

At the Paris Air Show, ASL Aviation Holdings and Boeing announced an agreement for 20 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters. The announcement, which ...

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Qatar Airways orders five 777 freighters for US$1.8 billion

Qatar Airways, one of the world's leading air cargo carriers, announced a commitment to purch...

SIA Cargo broadens range of solutions for pharmaceutical cargo

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Cargo has broadened its range of transportation solutions for pharmaceut...

MASkargo relaunches weekly freighter to Guangzhou

MASkargo is relaunching its freighter flights between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Guangzhou (CAN), a t...

Lufthansa Cargo names new B777F “Konnichiwa Japan”

The new B777F aircraft D-ALFF was officially named at Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. In future, ...

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Airlines - Passenger

Turkmenistan Airlines Intends to Order One Boeing 777-200LR

Boeing and Turkmenistan Airlines, the national carrier of Turkmenistan, announced the airline's plan to extend its long-haul operations by addi...

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Air Charter Service expands in Australia

Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, is continuing its commitment to investi...

GECAS and David Neeleman agree to a Letter of Intent for Nine A220-300 aircraft

Mr Neeleman is a veteran airline entrepreneur, with a world renowned track record of success: he ...

Finnair starts codeshare cooperation with Juneyao Air

Finnair and the Shanghai-based Juneyao Air have agreed on a new codeshare cooperation on the rout...

Air Arabia announces direct flight to Bishkek

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

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Ship Operation

Bahri expands internship programme to UAE

Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced the expansion of its ‘Bahri Cooperative Training Program,’ which ...

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Diana Shipping enters time charter contract for with SwissMarine

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

Diana Shipping enters time charter contract with Uniper

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

Global Ship Lease announces agreement to acquire three containerships

Global Ship Lease, Inc., a containership charter owner, announced that it has agreed to acquire t...

Diana Shipping announces time charter contract with Koch

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

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Aircraft Manufacturing

American Airlines agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLRs

American Airlines, the world’s largest airline, will acquire 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, the new longer-range version of Airbus’ hugely...

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Japan Airlines takes delivery of first A350 XWB

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse,...

Airbus and SAS join forces to explore hybrid aircraft solutions 

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid ...

Airbus signs MOU with Hellenic Space Agency for future space cooperation

Airbus and the Hellenic Space Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering fut...

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB makes maiden flight

The first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulo...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

Jotun signs agreement with world's largest shipbuilder

Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyards for a new type of marine paint that r...

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SHI received orders for two LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries announced that it has won two LNG carriers from the Bermuda region for a...

Hamburg Süd christens containership Polar Mexico

Hamburg Süd christened the “Polar Mexico” container ship in the Mexican port of ...

Thun Tankers conduct naming ceremony

Thun Tankers is pleased to announce that they have completed the naming ceremony for two of their...

CMA CGM signs two strategic partnerships with China State Shipbuilding Corporation

Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, a world leader ...

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Insurance / Finance

Hapag-Lloyd secures USD 113 Mn loan

Hapag-Lloyd AG has entered into a new EUR 100 million revolving credit facility, to be made available for utilisation from 14 June 2019 for differe...

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ATSG extends and expands credit facility

Air Transport Services Group, Inc. announced that it has obtained lender commitments for a one-y...

Sovcomflot concludes USD 297 million credit facility

Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has signed a new USD 297 million limited recourse credit facility, for up ...

Flex LNG signs $550m of financing for four LNG carriers

Flex LNG Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a sale-charterback transaction wit...

Diana Shipping sold a 2004-built panamax bulk carrier for $7 million

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

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