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Port Houston Speeds Up Widening of Houston Ship Channel

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April 12, 2019 The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. The authority is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other representatives of the federal government, as well as Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel stakeholders, […]

Study: Using LNG as Fuel Would Cut GHG Emissions by Up to 21%

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April 12, 2019 Using LNG as marine fuel would reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions by up to 21%, according to a study conducted by SEA\LNG and Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel Limited (SGMF). The percentage of GHG reduction is compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life cycle from […]

Qantas starts twice-weekly Darwin – Uluru route

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April 11, 2019 Qantas has started a new twice-weekly Boeing 737-800 year-round service between Darwin International Airport and Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport). Operating on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the new route is the only flight from the Qantas Group that offers a full domestic service, including business class, between Uluru and Darwin/Adelaide. “The direct flights from […]

Lufthansa continues to expand services from Munich

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April 11, 2019 Lufthansa continues to expand its services from Munich Airport as of 2 December, 2019 it will be reinstating the connection to São Paulo in its flight schedule. Planned are three weekly connections with the Airbus A350-900 to Brazil’s largest city. Lufthansa Hub Munich chief executive officer, Wilken Bormann said: “The route offering […]

JetBlue to fly to London from both New York and Boston in 2021

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April 11, 2019 JetBlue has finally launched a much-anticipated first transatlantic route after revealing it will start multiple daily flights to London from both Boston and New York in 2021. The US carrier said the new routes will be served by Airbus A321LR single-aisle aircraft with a re imagined version of its premium product Mint, […]

Outstanding year for Virgin Atlantic Cargo

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April 11, 2019 Virgin Atlantic Cargo has achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years, with 13% growth to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw the best-ever monthly and route performances, with […]

Yang Ming to Charter Another 11,000 TEU Newbuild Quartet from Shoei Kisen

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April 11, 2019 Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. has signed charter agreements with Japanese shipowner Shoei Kisen Kaisha, a subsidiary of Imabari Shipbuilding, for four 11,000 TEU containerships. The signing ceremony was held in Hong Kong on April 10, 2019. The four boxships have been ordered by Shoei Kisen Kaisha at Imabari […]

Diana Shipping Fixes Capezies with Cargill

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April 11, 2019 Greek dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with Geneva-based Cargill International for one of its Capesize dry bulk vessels. Under the deal, the company’s the 180,960 dwt New Orleans started working for Cargill on April 10 at a gross charter rate of USD 15,000 per day. The […]

Virgin Atlantic and Delta to launch flights to Boston and New York from London Gatwick

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April 10, 2019 Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are to their grow at London Gatwick Airport – with the introduction of two new routes to be operated by Delta to Boston Logan and New York JFK from summer 2020. With the introduction of two new East Coast services, the transatlantic partnership will offer up […]

American Airlines to start new daily flight between Heathrow and Miami

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April 10, 2019 American Airlines will launch a new daily flight between London Heathrow Airport and Miami International Airport in October. In tandem, joint business partner British Airways is increasing its flight schedule from London to American’s hub in Philadelphia. American Airlines managing director at London Heathrow, Rhett Workman said: “This will be American’s biggest year yet […]