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Thai Airways looks at A350, 777X for fleet renewal

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October 19, 2018 Thai Airways International PCL is considering the purchase of Airbus SE A350s or Boeing Co (BA.N) 777X jets as part of a plan to renew its widebody fleet, a senior executive said on Friday. The airline submitted a plan to its government to buy 23 jets worth 100 billion baht ($3.07 billion) […]

NYK Develops Onboard Sulfur-In-Oil Analyzer

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October 19, 2018 NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo, an NYK Group company, have collaborated with Horiba on developing a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships. By using the new analyzer, NYK will be able to comply with regulations limiting sulfur oxides (SOx) from vessels, as well as optimize the company’s use of low-sulfur fuel oil, the […]

Eastern Pacific Shipping Books 7 More Ultra-Large Boxships

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October 19, 2018 Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has been linked to an order for seven ultra large containerships at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. The seven newbuildings, featuring 15,000 TEU each, are slated for delivery between 2019 and 2022, data from Asiasis shows. The latest order brings the company’s ULCV orderbook at the South Korean yard […]

Diana’s Astarte to Continue Working for Glencore

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October 18, 2018 Athens-based dry bulk specialist Diana Shipping has agreed to extend the present time charter contract for one of its Kamsarmax dry bulk vessels, the M/V Astarte. As informed, the 81,513 dwt ship will continue working for Glencore Agriculture from Rotterdam. The gross charter rate is USD 14,250 per day for a period […]

Boeing signs maintenance deals with El Al Airlines, Lufthansa

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October 17, 2018 Boeing Co signed a two-year maintenance deal with Israel’s El Al Airlines on Wednesday, as it looks to boost its high-margin after-sales business that services planes bought by airlines and military customers. In addition, the world’s biggest planemaker supplemented an existing contract with Germany’s Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) for the overhaul and exchange of […]

ANA Announces Daily Flights To Vienna

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October 17, 2018 All Nippon Airways (ANA) is to begin flying daily to Vienna, Austria. The move has come as part of the airline’s continued efforts to strengthen its partnership with the Lufthansa group. Austrian Airlines has recently restarted its Vienna – Tokyo service after axing it almost two years ago to due to a […]

V.Group Acquires Norddeutsche Reederei

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October 17, 2018 Consolidation of the commercial and technical management companies in Germany’s container industry is in full swing, the latest merger deal being signed between Norddeutsche Vermögen Group and V.Group for Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt to join V.Group. The combined company will form a partnership for commercial management with Blue Net Chartering. Norddeutsche Reederei, […]

Dynagas LNG Partners Eyes USD 55 Million from Share Offering

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October 17, 2018 Owner and operator of natural gas carriers Dynagas LNG Partners LP is about to raise a total of USD 55 million from the public offering of its shares. The company revealed that 2,200,000 of its 8.75% Series B shares Fixed to Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units, were priced at USD 25 […]

Ocean Cleanup Arrives at Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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October 17, 2018 A pioneering project of collecting plastics from the ocean is hours away from kicking off. Namely, the Ocean Cleanup’s System 001 has arrived at its final destination, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and activities are underway to put it into operation. Maersk Supply Service‘s Maersk Launcher was in charge of towing the system to […]

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Mogadishu next month

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October 16, 2018 Ethiopian Airlines will start flying to the Somali capital Mogadishu on Nov. 2 for the first time in four decades, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported on Tuesday. “Our flights will quickly grow to multiple daily flights given the huge volume of traffic between the two sisterly countries and the significant traffic between […]