IAG Cargo launches relocation service

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April 15, 2019 IAG Cargo has launched a relocation service for customer moving abroad, making it the first airfreight carrier to offer the service directly to consumers. Partnering with Santa Fe Relocation, IAG Cargo’s relocation service offers 24/7 support in over 67 different languages. A dedicated move specialist will be assigned to each customer to […]

Youroukos: Trade War Is the Best Thing that Happened to Container Shipping

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April 15, 2019 The end of the escalating trade war between the world’s two super-powers, China and the United States, seems to be on the horizon as the two sides near a deal on ending the tit-for-tat tariffs on export and import of goods. Following a truce at the end of 2018 and the ensuing trade talks, […]

Denmark to Deploy Sulphur-Sniffing Drone in Its Waters

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April 15, 2019 Denmark has revealed its plans to deploy a large drone to check emissions from ships in its waters to make sure they comply with the sulphur limit. The sulphur-sniffing drone, provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency, would be deployed in the coming months, according to the Danish Maritime Authority. The equipment […]

Port of Oakland’s Container Volumes Keep Rising

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April 15, 2019 Container volumes at Port of Oakland continued rising in the first quarter of 2019 following shippers’ attempts to stay ahead of new tariffs affecting the U.S.-China trade. The port reported a positive first quarter in cargo volume as it handled 612,151 TEUs for the period through the end of March 2019, marking […]

US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

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April 15, 2019 Another four shipping companies and nine vessels that operate in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy have been blacklisted, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The most hit was Italy-based PB Tankers as OFAC blacklisted almost its entire fleet, namely the vessels Silver […]

Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 600 Mn Worth of Gas, Tanker Orders

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April 15, 2019 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured orders for five new gas and crude carriers, with a value of around USD 600 million, in recent weeks. The shipbuilder said that the units were ordered by European and Asian ship owners and include three gas carriers and two crude oil carriers. An undisclosed […]

Iberia resume flights between Madrid and San Francisco

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April 12, 2019 Iberia is resuming its flights from San Francisco to Madrid from today (12 April) and until 4 October and will three times a week from its Spanish hub utilizing an Airbus A330-200. Iberia will offer 12 per cent more seats on the San Francisco-Madrid route in 2019 than the year before. Customers […]

Jet Airways cancels international flights as crisis continues to deepen

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April 12, 2019 Jet Airways has canceled all its international flights to Europe and Asia according to reports, raising fresh concerns about the survival of the Indian carrier which has been battling to save its future in recent months. This comes after airline had disclosed yesterday (11 April) that 10 more of its aircraft have […]

Maersk Supply Service to Save Fuel with Energy Advisory System Onboard

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April 12, 2019 Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, to install an Energy Advisory System on its vessels. As informed, the system will use high-quality data and advise vessels on how to optimize operations and save fuel in real time. As a result, this would lower the company’s carbon […]

Pacific Basin to Add Supramax Trio

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April 12, 2019 Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping Limited is to expand its fleet with a further three secondhand Supramax vessels. As informed, the company recently committed to buying for cash three ships from undisclosed shipowners. The trio is scheduled for delivery over the next three months, Pacific Basin said in […]