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CargoLogic Germany takes delivery of first B737F

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January 18, 2019 CargoLogic Germany has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Freighter, landing at Leipzig/Halle Airport on 17 January at 2pm. The first aircraft was welcomed by CargoLogic Germany’s managing director, Ulrich Ogiermann and Dierk Nather, accountable manager for the airline. The German cargo airline plans to start flying from Leipzig/Halle with three […]

CMA CGM Unites Containerships, MacAndrews under One Brand

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January 18, 2019 French shipping major CMA CGM is joining its Containerships and MacAndrews brands under the single Containerships brand from April 1, 2019. By joining the forces of two intra-European multimodal transport companies, CMA CGM said it would create and develop an Intra-European leading brand, combining maritime and inland solutions with complementary regional footprints. “This […]

Ocean Alliance Gets Extended until 2027

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January 17, 2019 Members of the OCEAN Alliance, CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping Lines, OOCL and Evergreen, have signed documents to confirm the extension of the duration of OCEAN Alliance to ten years, until March 31, 2027. Announcing the signing, Chinese shipping major COSCO Shipping Lines said that OCEAN Alliance operates stably and orderly under smooth communication […]

ADNOC Cuts Fuel Consumption, CO2 Emissions by 23 Pct

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January 17, 2019 ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), the marine and logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), said that it has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across a fleet of 27 vessels. The fuel consumption and carbon emission reduction efforts form part of ADNOC’s ‘Al Daffah Energy Efficiency […]

Virgin and Delta to move into dnata City East

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January 17, 2019 Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo will double their cargo footprint at Heathrow Airport when they move into the purpose built dnata City East later this year. The move – scheduled for the second half of 2019 – will increase the size of Virgin and Delta’s cargo operation at Heathrow to 335,000 […]

Unitop Airlines connects Wuhan and Luxembourg

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January 17, 2019 Unitop Airlines has opened its second cargo route to Europe with Boeing 747-400 Freighter flights between Wuhan and Luxembourg starting on 13 January. The first flight from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport touched down at 02.46h, with Zhang Younan, chairman and president of Unitop Group, Chen Ying, executive vice president of Unitop Airlines […]

Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines to spend $228 million to expand Airbus fleet

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January 17, 2019 Lufthansa’s Austrian Airlines said on Thursday it will invest 200 million euros ($228 million) to expand its Airbus fleet to compete with fast growing low-cost carriers. Vienna Airport, one of Europe’s main hubs for eastern European destinations, introduced an incentive scheme after the collapse of Air Berlin to attract new carriers, which […]

Cargolux CV7303 returns to Kuala Lumpur due to fire

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January 17, 2019 Cargolux Airlines International flight CV7303 had to return to Kuala Lumpur shortly after take-off after the crew reported the presence of fire and smoke in the cockpit. Flight CV7303 was en-route to Zhengzhou, China using aircraft LX-VCJ when the crew made the decision to return to Kuala Lumpur where it landed safely. […]

Turkey Increases Fines for Sea Pollution

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January 17, 2019 Pollution fines for vessels in Turkish waters have significantly increased, marine insurer West of England said. Although pollution fines have been subject to a regular annual increase for a number of years, very significant increases have been levied in the latest round which entered into force in December 2018. In addition, fines against persons and […]

IMB: Piracy Attacks More Than Double in Gulf of Guinea

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January 17, 2019 Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, according to a report from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up from 180 […]