Airbus faces new jet delays at Hamburg plant

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October 23, 2018 For two years Airbus faced a shortage of engines and had to slow jet deliveries. Now engines are arriving fast – but snags at a Hamburg plant where Airbus assembles best-selling jets is having trouble absorbing them, industry sources said. The internal snags have exacerbated delivery delays that leave Airbus with the […]

Many private investors will be involved in Alitalia relaunch

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October 23, 2018 Many private investors are interested in Alitalia and will take part in a relaunch of the airline which will be spearheaded by the state-controlled rail company, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday. Alitalia was put under special administration last year and Rome has since been looking for a buyer. […]

Yusen to provide warehouse services for Jurox

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October 23, 2018 Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded the national warehousing and final mile distribution contract for animal healthcare specialist Jurox. The Australian animal pharmaceutical manufacturer has selected Yusen to handle its entire UK portfolio, and will now handle all of Jurox’s international cross border airfreight. Jurox is a growing player within the animal […]

IEA: More LNG Carrier Orders Needed to Keep Market Balance

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October 23, 2018 Lack of timely investment in the LNG carrier fleet could pose a threat to market development and security of supply, which could materialize even earlier than the risk of insufficient liquefaction capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). LNG carriers are expensive vessels compared to other classes of commercial ships, due to […]

Hyundai Heavy to Build VLGC Duo for Latsco

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October 23, 2018 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has clinched an order for two very large gas carriers (VLGCs) from a Greek owner. According to data provided by Asiasis, the shipbuilder signed an agreement to construct the 80,000 cbm units with  the operator of product tankers and LPG carriers, Consolidated Marine Management (CMM). CMM, acting […]

Erna Oldendorff Hits Bridge in Japan

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October 23, 2018 The Oldendorff Carriers vessel Erna Oldendorff struck the Oshima bridge on its way to Etajima, Japan on Monday, October 22. There were no injuries and no reports of pollution at this time, the company said confirming the incident. “Immediately after the incident Oldendorff Carriers informed all relevant authorities and parties. The vessel […]

Dubai’s Al Maktoum airport expansion delayed until 2030

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October 19, 2018 A major expansion of Dubai’s second airport Al Maktoum International will open in 2030, the emirate’s government said, five years later than officials had previously indicated. The airport will be able to handle 130 million passengers a year when the first phase of a planned expansion opens in 2030, and ultimately more […]

Norwegian Air to cut annual CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year

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October 19, 2018 Norwegian Air will adopt new technologies from Sweden’s Avtech which will cut CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year – or a reduction of 5,000 tonnes of fuel, the budget airliner said in a press release on Friday. One ton of jet fuel currently costs about $750 per tonnes Source: (

Korean Air very likely to order more Boeing 787 widebody jets

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October 19, 2018 Korean Air Lines Co Ltd is very likely to order more Boeing Co  787 widebody jets to mainly replace its existing aircraft, as it seeks to streamline its fleet and reduce costs, its president said on Friday. “We have too many fleet types now. Consolidating in one large order will help reduce […]

Asia air cargo market gets e-commerce boost as trade war yet to bite

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October 19, 2018 Strong e-commerce demand is fueling Asia’s air freight market, with the U.S.-China trade war having minimal negative impact so far and in some cases even boosting shipments, industry executives said on Friday. E-commerce is growing at pace in populous Asia, driven by Chinese behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and rival Inc, as […]