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Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos. Air Peace already operates B...

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Wärtsilä wins order for world's first ships running on LPG

The technology group Wärtsilä will provide an integrated cargo handling and fuel gas system for two new gas carrier vessels for Exmar, th...

Duuri Oy appoints GAC Hong Kong as Far East supply chain partner

Finnish interior detailing and finishing products specialist Duuri Oy has appointed GAC Hong Kong as its supply chain partner in the Far East, hand...

Cathay Pacific, Boeing to donate world's 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, ...

Yang Ming launches new container vessel, 'YM Wellbeing'

YM Wellbeing, a new 14,000 TEU full-container vessel built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., was named at a ceremony held on 18th September, 2018....

Freight & Logistics

Panalpina enlarges its Executive Board

Panalpina announced that it is enlarging the company’s Executive Board, to include its three core products: Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and L...

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Laurent Binetti appointed new CCO of CEVA Logistics

CEVA Logistics has appointed Laurent Binetti as the new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). He will j...

Panalpina Bogotá obtains GDP certification

Panalpina Bogotá has been certified according to WHO Good Distribution Practice (GDP), an ...

MOL Logistics signs agency agreement with Al Madina Logistics in Oman

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its group company, MOL Logistics (Japan) Co., Ltd. has s...

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift i...

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Airports

Changi Airport welcomes first Chinese express cargo airline

Changi Airport Group (CAG) welcomed the arrival of SF Airlines’ inaugural flight from Shenzhen, China. SF Airlines is the first Chinese expre...

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Changi Airport welcomes first Chinese express cargo airline

Changi Airport Group (CAG) welcomed the arrival of SF Airlines’ inaugural flight from Shenz...

Changi Airport passenger traffic up in July

Singapore Changi Airport registered 5.72 million passenger movements in July 2018, a 5.7% year-on...

Jet Airways increase frequency on Manchester-Mumbai

Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has increased the frequency on its new di...

DWC cargo volume rises 7.1% in the first half

Cargo volumes at Dubai World Central (DWC) grew to 475,190 tonnes in the first half of the year, ...

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Container

Hapag-Lloyd invests in growing East African market

Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, the region tops the...

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RCL launches new service for Central China to Thailand (RBC5)

Thai based RCL is pleased to announce the launch of its new service between Central China and Tha...

HMM launches China-Australia Express Service

HMM announced that it is launching a new premium China-Australia express service, under the name ...

Maersk Line sets up commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal

Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, announced the commencement of...

Maersk Line expands presence in Canada and Europe

Maersk Line, the world’s largest shipping company, announced the expansion of its product p...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

Container handling at Colombo port grew 15.6 pc in H1 2018

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has said that container handling at Colombo port grew 15.6 per cent in the first half of 2018 which was the fa...

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Jaxport sets container volume record in July

JAXPORT has recorded its best ever July container volumes, with total container movements increas...

HMM cargo processing at Busan Port hits another new record

HMM announced that its cargo processing at Busan Port for January to July 2018, has hit a new rec...

Antwerp Port Authority implementing a sustainable energy policy

The transition to a circular, low-carbon economy is one of the strategic priorities of Antwerp Po...

Port of Zeebrugge sees increased throughput

Port of Zeebrugge has reported a growth of 6.3 per cent during the first semester compared to the...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

Star Bulk to equip its fleet with exhaust gas cleaning systems

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes announced that it intends to equip its entire...

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Yamal LNG plant tops four million tons

Yamal LNG announced the project has shipped four million tons of LNG to-date. The 54-th cargo ...

Safe Bulkers acquired a 2009-built capesize

Safe Bulkers, Inc, an international provider of marine dry-bulk transportation services, announce...

Naming ceremony held for second LNG carrier assigned to Cameron LNG Project

On July 6, a naming ceremony was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd...

Thun Tankers adds niche port max sized tanker – increases partnership with Wisby Tankers

Thun Tankers will strengthen the existing fleet with m/t Wisby Teak. The Wisby Tanker owned vesse...

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Safety

NYK PCTC supports in rescue operation off the coast of France

Coral Leader, a Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC) owned by NYK supported the rescue operation of five people including two children onboard yacht. ...

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SCI tanker in incident off Oman coast

An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman. The Shippin...

Mauritius signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity

Mauritius has become the 15th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct&m...

Maersk Honam reaches Jebel Ali anchorage

The Maersk liner vessel Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire on 6 March, will reach anch...

NYK produces new safety awareness videos

NYK has produced two new safety promotion videos to prevent the loss of lessons learnt from the D...

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Airlines - Freighter

Ethiopian Cargo launches first freighter service from Africa to Miami

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has commenc...

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Air Canada Cargo becomes first to achieve CEIV Live Animals classification

Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive a new global certification for the safe ...

Cathay Group airlines again handle more cargo

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried 180,354 tonnes of cargo and mail in June 2018, an increa...

Lufthansa Cargo to offer spot market capacity on digital platform

Lufthansa Cargo enables forwarders digital booking of global air freight capacity in the spot mar...

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new B777 freighters

Lufthansa Group’s decision-making bodies have approved Lufthansa Cargo’s operation of...

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Airlines - Passenger

SpiceJet launches dedicated air cargo services

SpiceJet, the country’s favourite carrier, announced the launch of its dedicated air cargo services and inducted its first freighter aircraft...

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Emirates announces codeshare partnership with Jetstar Pacific

Emirates and Jetstar Pacific have announced a new codeshare agreement, expanding the existing par...

Saudia expands codeshare agreement with Garuda Indonesia Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, and Garuda Indonesia airlines ...

Air Arabia launches direct flights connecting Beirut and Sharm El Sheikh

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

Saudia to begin flights to Vienna

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier, is an...

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Ship Operation

Diana Shipping enters time charter with m/v Semirio with Pacific Bulk

Diana Shipping Inc. a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned su...

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Diana Shipping announces time charters

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

Jera signs LNG sales and purchase MoA with Adnoc LNG

JERA Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Abu...

Shipping Corporation of India’s first container vessel calls at Haldia

For the first time ever, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) deployed its own container vessel at...

Frontline terminates VLCC charter contracts

Frontline Ltd. announced that Frontline Shipping Limited has agreed with Ship Finance Internation...

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Aircraft Manufacturing

Olivier Langeard to direct Dassault Falcon aftermarket

Olivier Langeard has been appointed Director, Aftermarket Programs & Business Development at Dassault Falcon Jet. Langeard, who has been wit...

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Boeing, GOL debut airline’s first 737 MAX airplane

Boeing and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes celebrated the unveiling of the carrier's ne...

Gulf Air becomes the first national carrier to fly the A320neo in the region

Gulf Air, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, took delivery of its first A320neo today. T...

AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo

AirAsia X has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo widebody aircraft. The ord...

Vietjet to order 50 more A321neo

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase ...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

Jiangnan Shipyard wins order for LNG carriers

Jiangnan Shipbuilding and Guangdong Jiufeng Energy Group Co., Ltd. signed a contract for the construction of two 79,000 cubic meters LNG ships. ...

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Fincantieri extends the cooperation with China

Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), have signed a Memorandum of Understa...

Yang Ming orders ten 2,800 TEU containerships

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. signed a contract with CSBC CORPORATION, TAIWAN for the construc...

Fincantieri to build two ships for TUI Cruises

Fincantieri has been awarded an order for the construction of 2 new-concept gas powered ships fro...

HMM launches two new box ships retrofitted with scrubbers

HMM held a launching ceremony for a newly-built 11,000 TEU containership, HMM PROMISE in Busan...

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Insurance / Finance

GoodBulk seals new credit facility with ING Bank

GoodBulk Ltd. announces the following updates regarding its fleet and capital formation: On 28 August 2018 GoodBulk entered into a new credit fa...

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Total sells equity in Hazira Terminal to Shell

Total has signed a binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Shell for the sale of its 26% minority equ...

RCL sees increased revenue & freight income in 2Q 2018

With higher liftings, Regional Container Lines (RCL) clinched an increase in revenue of THB 2,924...

Diana Shipping and BNP Paribas sign term loan facility

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

Star Bulk begins trade on Oslo Stock Exchange

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., announced on July 6 2018 that it had closed the acquisition of fifteen ...

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