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Port of Charleston attracts new warehouse facilities

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April 14, 2016 Two new warehouse facilities are taking advantage of growing container volume at the Port of Charleston. Lineage Logistics said it has opened the region’s largest cold-storage warehouse, a 180,000-square-foot building at Palmetto Commerce Park in North Charleston. The warehouse has access to the port via U.S. Interstate 26 and a Norfolk Southern […]

Ports America extends lease and plans $141M upgrade at Tacoma’s Husky Terminal

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April 14, 2016 Ports America says it is investing in a significant expansion and 20-year lease extension of the Husky Terminal in Tacoma, Wash., a part of its strategy to increase its West Coast presence through additional investments, services and expansion of its terminal capacity. International Transportation Service, Inc. (ITS), a joint venture between Ports […]

Delta First Quarter Profit Up 27 Percent

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April 14, 2016 Delta Air Lines reported first-quarter net income up 27 percent and indicated it may cut capacity after the summer if necessary to stop a decline in unit revenue. Delta earned USD$946 million in the first quarter, up 27 percent from USD$746 million in the same period last year. Delta’s sales still face […]

TNT signs up two for new cold chain service

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Abril 14, 2016 Express delivery company TNT has signed up two customers for its new cold chain packaging and shipping service Medpak VI°C, which officially launches this month. Read More

Cargolux increases Ho Chi Minh City services to thrice-weekly

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Abril 14, 2016 Cargolux has increased services to Vietnam with a third weekly flight to Ho Chi Minh City as the country’s growing economy increases demand for airfreight. Read More

ACI: 16 of the top 20 hubs see freight declines in February

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Abril 14, 2016 The Airports Council International (ACI) says airfreight volumes at airports across the globe were down by 4.1 per cent in February – due to the timing of Chinese New Year and the disruption of the US West Coast sea ports a year ago. Read More

Chinese Crews Cleared to Conduct Crew Changes in Brazil

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Abril 14, 2016 Chinese crews have been allowed to embark, disembark and go ashore in Brazil after five years of suspension, according to the Shipping Protection Ship Services from Brazil. Read More

Chinese Newbuilding Orders on Path of Recovery

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Abril 14, 2016 Chinese shipyards have seen an increase in newbuilding orders in the first quarter of 2016, according to data released by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Read More

Rickmers Wants to Merge with E.R. Schiffahrt

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Abril 14, 2016 Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding GmbH & Cie. KG are reviewing a potential merger of their shipmanagement units – Rickmers Maritime Services and E.R. Schiffahrt – into a global joint venture. Read More

Making Northern Sea Route More Attractive to Shipping Companies

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Abril 14, 2016 GAC Russia has teamed up with the Far East Development Fund to address the challenges faced by international shipping companies transiting the Northern Sea Route (NSR), with the aim of making this transport corridor more attractive to ship and cargo owners. Read More