Iran: Adrian Darya 1 Unloaded Cargo on Mediterranean Coast

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September 9, 2019 The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 has offloaded its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of oil, according to Iran’s officials. Iran’s state news agency IRNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying that the vessel reached its destination on the Mediterranean coast where it offloaded the cargo, without providing details on […]

Hyundai Heavy Splashes Flex LNG’s New Vessel

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September 9, 2019 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has splashed the newest LNG carrier for Oslo-listed ship owner and operator Flex LNG. The newbuilding number 8010, to be named Flex Aurora, was launched at the HHI’s yard on September 6. With a cargo capacity of 174,000 cbm, the new two stroke vessel features a low […]

Panama Okays Latest Tolls Structure Modifications

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September 9, 2019 Panama’s Cabinet Council has officially approved the modification of the Panama Canal tolls structure, following a recommendation from the Panama Canal Board of Directors. The approved modifications include the tolls charged to Neopanamax dry bulk vessels carrying iron ore, Neopanamax dry bulk vessels transiting in ballast, the vehicle carrier/roro segment, and for […]

USCG: Car Carrier Heavily Listing off Georgia, Four Missing

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September 9, 2019 The South Korean car carrier, Golden Ray, was listing heavily off the coast of the southern U.S. state of Georgia on September 8, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A pilot and 23 crew members were aboard the vessel at the time, the USCG said, adding that 20 people have been rescued. […]

Cargolux proves it is a heavy duty cargo airline

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September 6, 2019 Cargolux Airlines International has transported a 10-meter long shaft weighing 43 tonnes from Luxembourg to Zhengzhou, the largest piece moved to its Chinese hub. The move was organised on behalf of the newly founded HNCA Logistics (Luxembourg) in cooperation with local partner European Logistics Partners. The shipment was the first of its […]

Atlas Air extends lease on New York headquarters

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September 6, 2019 Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has renewed and extended the lease on its Purchase, New York corporate headquarters. The plans include creating 100 additional jobs and enhancing the offices to accommodate its growing employee base and business growth. Purchase has been its headquarters since 2000 and Atlas Air employs 568 employees in New […]

Profits up but cargo volumes down for Swissport

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September 6, 2019 Profits increase 7.2% at Swissport despite cargo volumes falling as global demand slowed and the French cargo handling business was sold. First half profits measured in operating EBITDA increased 7.2% to €121.9 million and revenue was up 6.1% to €1.4 billion. Swissport handled 2.23 million tonnes of airfreight in the first half […]

MSC Says It Is Not Hiring Eastern Pacific ULCV Newbuilds

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September 6, 2019 Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has denied reports saying the company is chartering six LNG-fueled container vessel newbuilds. According to a recent DynaLiners report, MSC agreed to charter the 15,000 TEU LNG-powered ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) for a period of fifteen years from Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping. However, on September 6, […]

Russia Eyes Annual Traffic of 80 Mn Tons via NSR by 2024

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September 6, 2019 About 80 million tons of goods is planned to be shipped annually via the Northern Sea Route (NSR) by 2024, Rosatom director revealed. On September 4, the first working meeting of the NSR Public Council was held at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok. Attended by representatives of governmental bodies […]

Bulker Detained in Australia Over Unpaid Crew Wages

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September 6, 2019 A Chinese-owned bulk carrier chartered to carry coal to Korea has been detained at the Port of Gladstone after crew members reported they were owed tens of thousands of dollars in unpaid wages. An inspector from the International Transport Workers’ Federation boarded the Panama-flagged Fortune Genius when it docked in Gladstone on […]