Boeing ups forecast Chinese new plane purchases over 20 years by 6.2 percent

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September 11, 2018 Chinese airlines will buy 7,690 new planes worth $1.2 trillion over the next two decades to keep pace with booming consumer and business demand for air travel, Boeing Co said on Tuesday, raising a previous forecast. The U.S. planemaker’s latest estimate for the period to 2037 is 6.2 percent higher than its previous […]

FlyKargo to manage cargo services for JetBlue Airways

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September 11, 2018 FlyKargo is partnering with JetBlue Airways to move cargo between Fort Lauderdale and San Juan, Puerto Rico as part of a three month pilot programme beginning on 15 October. Miami-based FlyKargo specialises in managing air cargo services to low cost airlines and will focus on providing fast and reliable services to registered […]

Long-haul routes boost cargo volumes at Heathrow and Gatwick

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September 11, 2018 Cargo at London’s Gatwick Airport continues to soar with growth of more than 20 per cent in August helped by long-haul routes. The airport handled 9,826 tonnes of cargo in August, a year-on-year increase of 22.3 per cent helped by long-haul routes to destinations in China including Air China providing a link […]

Enterprise to Expand LPG Capacity at Houston Terminal

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September 11, 2018 Provider of midstream energy services Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) is looking to expand the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) capacity at its Houston Ship Channel terminal. Namely, the company launched the construction process to increase loading capacity for LPG), primarily propane and butane, at the Enterprise Hydrocarbon Terminal (EHT) by 175,000 barrels per […]

100 not out for Aeroflot’s SSJ100 order

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September 11, 2018 Aeroflot and the United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for delivery to Aeroflot of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The aircraft offers 21.97 m3 (776 cu ft) of cargo space. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and UAC president Yury Slyusar during the current Eastern Economic Forum in […]

ReCAAP: Asian Maritime Crimes Up in First Eight Months of 2018

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September 11, 2018 The total number of incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia during January-August 2018 increased by 5% compared to the same period in 2017, according to the regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC. A total of 57 incidents comprising 45 actual and 12 attempted incidents were reported during January-August 2018 compared to 54 […]

Safe Bulkers to Fit Half of Its Fleet with Scrubbers

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September 11, 2018 Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers has agreed with Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Cosco) a detailed schedule within 2019 for the installation of Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubbers in about half of its fleet. The company will install scrubbers in five Kamsarmax class vessels, thirteen Post-Panamax class vessels and the recently acquired Capesize […]