Ethiopian crash could be largest non-war aviation reinsurance claim

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April 1, 2019 Liability claims related to the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could be the largest non-war aviation reinsurance claim on record, broker Willis Re said in its April round-up of reinsurance pricing. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 on March 10 killed 157 passengers […]

Ethiopia to release preliminary report into cause of Ethiopian Airlines crash

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April 1, 2019 Ethiopia will release a preliminary report on Monday into the cause of an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157, a foreign ministry spokesman said. The report will be released by the Ministry of Transport, Nebiyat Getachew said, although a time had not yet been set Source: (Reuters)

Co-owner of Russia’s S7 airline dies in plane crash near Frankfurt

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April 1, 2019 Natalia Fileva, chairwoman and co-owner of Russia’s second largest airline S7, died when a private jet she was in crashed near Frankfurt on Sunday, the company said. Fileva, 55, was the major shareholder in S7, a member of global Oneworld airlines alliance, and one of the richest women in Russia, whose wealth […]

U.S. airlines hit by system-wide outages

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April 1, 2019 U.S. airlines were hit by system-wide computer outages on Monday related to problems with the Aerodata planning weight and balance program, the Federal Aviation Administration said. After reporting problems along with several major peers, however, Southwest Airlines Co said on Twitter that it had received word that the problem had already been […]

Air New Zealand adds Auckland-Seoul connection

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April 1, 2019 Air New Zealand is expanding its Pacific Rim network with the announcement today of a new direct service from Auckland to Seoul, South Korea by the end of the year. The airline will fly three times per week to Seoul’s Incheon International Airport from 23 November 2019 and up to five times […]

WTO rules in favour of EU and Airbus

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April 1, 2019 Airbus said it welcomes the report of the WTO Appellate Body published on 28 March which it said “confirms that the United States failed to withdraw the subsidies granted by federal, state and local authorities to Boeing, and to remove the harm those subsidies caused to Airbus”. The Appellate Body has rejected […]

Swiss passenger ship collided with tanker on Western Scheldt, heavy damages, injures

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April 1, 2019 Chemical tanker CHEMICAL MARKETER collided with inland passenger vessel VIKING IDUN at around 0010 UTC Apr 1 on Western Scheldt in front of Terneuzen, Netherlands. Tanker loaded with petroleum was en route from Turkey to Antwerp, VIKING IDUN was en route from Antwerp to probably Terneuzen. Both ships said to suffer serious […]

Will Hydrogen Power Shipping’s Shift to Renewables?

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April 1, 2019 Hydrogen could fuel the way forward as the shipping industry sets a goal to shift to renewables, according to Yaskawa Environmental Energy/The Switch. “Renewables and alternative fuels are attracting increasing interest, driven by greater environmental awareness, tighter regulations and an industry-wide need to optimize energy use and manage costs,”Asbjørn Halsebakke, Product Manager […]

DSME Names Four Ice-Breaking LNG Carriers

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April 1, 2019 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has simultaneously named four ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers at its Okpo Shipyard. In a ceremony on March 28, the shipbuilder christened the new vessels Nikolay Yevgenov, Vladimir Voronin, Georgiy Ushakov and Yakov Gakkel, after Russian Arctic explorers and scholars. Data provided by Reuters shows […]

Expanded Panama Canal Marks 1,000 Days of Operations

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April 1, 2019 The Expanded Panama Canal commemorated its 1,000th day in operation on March 22, marking a milestone for the waterway that continues to redefine world trade routes and exceed expectations. “During these 1,000 days, the Panama Canal’s workforce has not only met the challenge of successfully managing the Neopanamax Locks, but also exceeded […]