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XPO Logistics, the largest outsourced e-commerce fulfillment provider in Europe, has increased its use of intelligent robotics in the UK in anticip...

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Caribbean Airlines Cargo introduces extra capacity for Christmas peak

Caribbean Airlines Cargo announces that extra freighter services will be added to its operations for the upcoming Christmas peak season. During th...

Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö sign on Sustainable Port Development

The Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP) have entered into a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on ...

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), set another milestone with one of the region’s...

Kuehne + Nagel buys Rotra road and logistics activities

Kuehne + Nagel announces the acquisition of the overland and logistics activities of Rotra, a company headquartered in the Netherlands with approxi...

Freight & Logistics

French Prime Minister inaugurates CEVA Logistics’ new headquarters in Marseille

CEVA Logistics new global headquarters in Marseille was officially opened by the Prime Minister of France, Edouard Philippe and the President of th...

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Crane Worldwide Logistics appoints Brandt, VP of Sales

Eric Brandt joins Crane Worldwide Logistics in New York to lead the future sales growth of the co...

UPS and HerdX deliver blockchain-verified beef from U.S. to Japan

UPS announced a collaboration with HerdX, Inc., a leading U.S.-based agri-tech solutions provider...

Alibaba increases stake in Cainiao Smart Logistics Network

Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced an additional investment of RMB23.3 billion (US$3.3 billi...

LogiPoint and NAQEL to establish first Bonded Express Facility for e-commerce

LogiPoint the Kingdom’s premier logistics parks developers and operators has signed an agre...

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Airports

Frankfurt Airport posts slight increase in passenger traffic

FRA/gk-rap – Some 6.4 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in October 2019, up 1.0 percent compared to the same month ...

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Hactl handles 104 freighters in a single day

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

dnata gains IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification at DWC

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been certified by IATA’...

Hactl adds Southern Air Inc. to ramp handling business

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

dnata to expand presence at Manchester Airport with a new £30m cargo handling facility

One of the world's largest air services providers has outlined plans to expand its presence a...

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Container

Hapag-Lloyd expands fleet on Atlantic Loop 3 Service

Hapag-Lloyd is pleased to announce the addition of the 4,248 TEU vessel “Rio Grande Express” to its Atlantic Loop 3 Service (AL3) saili...

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Yang Ming enhances Southeast Asia network

Encouraged by the steady economic growth and foreign trade in between Indonesia, Singapore, Malay...

MSC updates Africa Express Service

MSC is pleased to announce the addition of a direct port call at Tema, Ghana, on the Africa Expre...

MSC commences dedicated reefer rail service in Spain

MSC, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce a successful start t...

MSC enhances Mediterranean and Caribbean connections

MSC is pleased to announce the addition of a port call at Caucedo in Dominican Republic, on the C...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

Second-best October for Long Beach Cargo

Although tariffs continued to impact cargo volumes, the Port of Long Beach last month had the second-busiest October in its 108-year history. A to...

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Port of Los Angeles tariffs take toll on October volumes

The Port of Los Angeles moved 770,189 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in October, a 19.1% dec...

Port of Rotterdam Authority signs MoU with Polish port

Polish President Mr Andrzej Duda visited the Port of Rotterdam during his State Visit to the Neth...

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Maqta Gateway and Etisalat partner to deliver Digital Services

Maqta Gateway, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Et...

ICTSI builds Umm Qasr deep-water capacity

International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) formally inaugurates two new berths which ...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

Gasum acquires clean energy and marine bunkering businesses

Energy company Gasum is acquiring AGA’s Clean Energy business and Nauticor’s Marine Bunkering business from Linde AG. The acquisition w...

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Four Japanese players teams up to invest in a long-term FPSO Charter Project

MODEC, Inc., Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. and Marubeni Corporation have agre...

MOL adds Southern Treasure to its fleet

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the wood chip carrier SOUTHERN TREASURE with a cargo cap...

K Lines inks order for 210,000 DWT Bulker against JFE Steel Contract

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. is pleased to announce that construction contract for 210,000-dwt Bul...

Terntank orders two new next generation hybrid tankers

Terntank orders two new LBG/LNG powered chemical/product/biofuels tankers on 15,000 dwt with hybr...

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Safety

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 published, in an industry first. The guide is the firs...

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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, ...

ITF and Saudi Arabia commit to work closer together to support seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have ...

TAPA collaborates with DHL Resilience360 to improve visibility in supply chain security

DHL Resilience360 and TAPA, the leading industry association for supply chain security, are lever...

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Airlines - Freighter

Cargolux enhances Jakarta service

Cargolux Airlines is pleased to announce the launch of a second weekly frequency from Luxembourg to Jakarta (CGK) as of November 14th. This additio...

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Antonov Airlines transports material processing equipment to Australia door-to-door

Antonov Airlines employed eight sub-contractors to complete the project that involved two An-124-...

United Airlines signs up with WFS for debut Cape Town services

United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider ...

Air Partner Plc opens office in Dubai

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of its ne...

Antonov Airlines’ AN-22 Antei returns to commercial market

The AN-22 Antei is now available on the commercial market following scheduled maintenance Within...

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Airlines - Passenger

Air Charter Cervice expands its US headquarters

Air Charter Service’s US headquarters expanded last month in order to facilitate future growth of the company’s nine offices across the...

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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...

Etihad, Saudia expand their commercial partnership

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Saudia, the national flag c...

Malaysia Airlines adds flight frequency to Beijing

Malaysia Airlines will be increasing its flight frequency between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing from s...

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Ship Operation

Seaspan Corporation to acquire fleet of six containerships for $380M

Seaspan Corporation announced that it has agreed to purchase a fleet of six containerships for approximately $380 million in cash. The purchase of ...

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MOL conducts LNG bunkering at Nagoya Port

Toho Gas Co., Ltd.and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the implementation of a demonstration t...

Diana Shipping announces cancellation of time charter contract for m/v Polymnia

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

Stena Estrid successfully completes sea trials

Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of five vessels being built for the leading...

TEN announces delivery and long-term charter of a new aframax crude tanker

TEN, LTD., a leading crude, product and LNG tanker operator, announced the delivery of an aframax...

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Aircraft Manufacturing

Fiji Airways takes delivery of its first of two A350 XWBs

Fiji Airways has become the first airline from the South Pacific region to take delivery of the A350 XWB, the world’s most modern all-new wid...

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BelugaXL receives EASA type certification

The BelugaXL has received its Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA),...

Airbus and China reinforce long-standing partnership

Airbus and China are strengthening their long-standing partnership as both sides commit to a furt...

Cebu Pacific finalises order for 16 A330neo

Cebu Pacific (CEB), a carrier based in the Philippines, has signed a firm order with Airbus for 1...

Air Premia announces commitment for 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Jets

Boeing and Air Premia announced the Korean startup airline plans to buy five 787-9 Dreamliner air...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

Wartsila and PSA Marine collaborate on clean energy shipping

The technology group Wärtsilä and Singapore-based PSA Marine have agreed to collaborate in the co-creation of smart technologies for the ...

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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 ...

Wes Amelie eyes next milestone of running on synthetic natural gas

MAN Energy Solutions and Wessels Marine GmbH have announced a technical showcase whereby the 2017...

Vard to design LNG bunker barge for Fincantieri

Vard Marine, a naval architecture and marine engineering company, recently completed the concept ...

FSG launches Siem’s newest RoRo vessel

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. (FSG), the German shipyard owned by the glob...

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Insurance / Finance

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) significantly increased to EUR 643 million (9M 2018...

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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...

MPC Capital acquires stake in tanker specialist Albis Shipping & Transport

MPC Capital AG, an international asset and investment manager of real assets, has acquired a stra...

Jaxport awarded $20 million from federal government

The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) a $20 million grant ...

BW LPG enters agreement to sell two large gas carriers

BW LPG Limited, has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to sell the remaining two Large ...

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