Boeing to change 737 MAX flight-control software to address flaw: sources

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August 2, 2019 Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on Thursday. The redesign, first reported by the Seattle Times, involves using and receiving input from both flight control […]

Japan Airlines launches codeshare with Kalitta Air

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August 2, 2019 Japan Airlines has launched a freighter codeshare with Kalitta Air, operating three times a week between Tokyo and Chicago. The flights between Tokyo Narita and Chicago O’Hare started on 1 August and are operated by one of Kalitta Air’s Boeing 747-400 Freighters. The services leave Chicago on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving […]

Tariffs and trade concerns hit Atlas Air results

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 August 2, 2019 Revenue and earnings were below expectations for Atlas Air Worldwide, with management citing tariffs and trade concerns as reasons for the slowdown. Net income in the first half of 2019 was $57.1 million compared to a loss of $11.5 million in 2018, which had been caused by unrealized losses on outstanding […]

Containership Collides with Ferry off Morocco’s Tangier Med

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August 2, 2019 An LNG-powered ferry and a containership collided in the early morning hours of July 31 near the port of Tangier Med, Morocco. The Balearia-operated ferry Napoles and CMA CGM-operated containership Carolina Star are said to have sustained significant damages. No one was injured in the accident in the Strait of Gibraltar, however. […]

ITLOS Names 3 Arbitrators in Russia-Ukraine Naval Dispute

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August 2, 2019 Three arbitrators have been appointed in the arbitral proceedings between Russia and Ukraine concerning the detention of three Ukrainian naval vessels and twenty-four sailors, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) said.  Specifically, Donald McRae from Canada, Rüdiger Wolfrum from Germany and Gudmundur Eiriksson from Iceland have been appointed […]

K Line Fined USD 23.5 Mn for Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

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August 2, 2019 Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd (K Line) has been convicted of criminal cartel conduct and ordered by the Federal Court of Australia to pay a fine of AUD 34.5 million (USD 23.5 million). The court found K Line engaged in a cartel with other shipping companies in order to fix […]