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Lufthansa continues to expand services from Munich

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April 11, 2019 Lufthansa continues to expand its services from Munich Airport as of 2 December, 2019 it will be reinstating the connection to São Paulo in its flight schedule. Planned are three weekly connections with the Airbus A350-900 to Brazil’s largest city. Lufthansa Hub Munich chief executive officer, Wilken Bormann said: “The route offering […]

JetBlue to fly to London from both New York and Boston in 2021

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April 11, 2019 JetBlue has finally launched a much-anticipated first transatlantic route after revealing it will start multiple daily flights to London from both Boston and New York in 2021. The US carrier said the new routes will be served by Airbus A321LR single-aisle aircraft with a re imagined version of its premium product Mint, […]

Outstanding year for Virgin Atlantic Cargo

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April 11, 2019 Virgin Atlantic Cargo has achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years, with 13% growth to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw the best-ever monthly and route performances, with […]

Yang Ming to Charter Another 11,000 TEU Newbuild Quartet from Shoei Kisen

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April 11, 2019 Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. has signed charter agreements with Japanese shipowner Shoei Kisen Kaisha, a subsidiary of Imabari Shipbuilding, for four 11,000 TEU containerships. The signing ceremony was held in Hong Kong on April 10, 2019. The four boxships have been ordered by Shoei Kisen Kaisha at Imabari […]

Diana Shipping Fixes Capezies with Cargill

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April 11, 2019 Greek dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with Geneva-based Cargill International for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels. Under the deal, the company’s the 180,960 dwt New Orleans started working for Cargill on April 10 at a gross charter rate of USD 15,000 per day. The […]

Virgin Atlantic and Delta to launch flights to Boston and New York from London Gatwick

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April 10, 2019 Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are to their grow at London Gatwick Airport – with the introduction of two new routes to be operated by Delta to Boston Logan and New York JFK from summer 2020. With the introduction of two new East Coast services, the transatlantic partnership will offer up […]

American Airlines to start new daily flight between Heathrow and Miami

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April 10, 2019 American Airlines will launch a new daily flight between London Heathrow Airport and Miami International Airport in October. In tandem, joint business partner British Airways is increasing its flight schedule from London to American’s hub in Philadelphia. American Airlines managing director at London Heathrow, Rhett Workman said: “This will be American’s biggest year yet […]

CMA CGM Finalizes Tender for CEVA Logistics

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April 10, 2019 French shipping major CMA CGM has completed its public tender offer to acquire CEVA Logistics. Following the close of the offer launched in mid-February, the shipping company would hold 97.89% of the outstanding shares and voting rights of CEVA upon settlement of the tendered CEVA shares, scheduled for April 16, 2019. CMA CGM, which […]

Höegh Autoliners CEO: Scrubbers Just Move Emissions to the Sea

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April 10, 2019 Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners said it stands firm on its decision not to implement scrubbers in order to comply with the IMO 2020 regulations. The company informed it would instead use very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) or low sulphur marine gas oil (LSMGO). “We have ordered zero scrubbers and will […]

US Blacklists Two Shipping Firms, Tanker for Violating Venezuela Sanctions

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April 10, 2019 The U.S. Department of the Treasury has blacklisted two shipping firms and a number of vessels, including one Greek tanker, in relation with the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela. The two companies are the Liberia-based Ballito Bay Shipping and Greek ProPer In Management, respectively the registered owner and the operator of the blacklisted […]