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Virgin Atlantic to launch daily flights to Tel Aviv

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February 11, 2019 Virgin Atlantic’s daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv will provide import and export opportunities for customers to support Israel’s buoyant economy. The route will commence on 25 September, offering a fast cargo service from Tel Aviv for goods such as high value precious stones, fresh produce, high-tech and electrical products, […]

Turkish Airlines accused of aiding illegal wildlife trade

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February 11, 2019 Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo have been accused of enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. A report by the World Animal Transportation called “Wild at heart: The cruelty of the exotic pet trade” says millions of wild animals including parrots are being captured from their […]

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling

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February 11, 2019 Swissport will acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling from Air France, which it held in a joint venture, subject to regulatory approval. The ground service provider will acquire the remaining 50% stake to fully own the handling company, which has provided cargo handling services at London’s Heathrow Airport since 1995. The completion of the […]

Poten: African Sweet Crude Oil Exports Expected to Grow

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February 11, 2019 Representing the majority of the crude oil exported from Africa, low sulphur will become ‘increasingly desirable’ in the coming years, Poten & Partners said.  As explained, the demand for the so-called sweet crude oil will increase as IMO sulphur cap 2020 will force the majority of the shipping industry to switch to low […]

Greek-Flagged Bulker Collides with Malaysian Vessel near Singapore

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February 11, 2019 Greece-registered bulk carrier Pireas and Malaysian Government vessel Polaris collided on February 9 in Singapore territorial waters within Singapore Port Limits off Tuas, Maritime Port Authority of Singapore informed. After refuelling at Singapore’s eastern bunkering anchorage south of Bedok, the bulk carrier was on its way to its next port of call […]