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Emirates marks two years of freighter flights to Oslo

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October 11, 2018 Emirates SkyCargo has celebrated two years of freighter operations at Oslo Airport, offering 100 tonnes of cargo capacity per week. Norway is one of the world’s largest exporters of seafood and exports of salmon were valued at around $4 billion in the first six months of 2018. Over the last two years, […]

Amazon Air comes to Miami with two flights a day

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October 11, 2018 Miami International Airport has welcomed Amazon Air cargo operations, with double daily Boeing 767-300 services operated by Atlas Air. Amazon already operates four warehouses in Miami-Dade County, all within 12 miles of the airport with an 885,000 square foot fulfillment centre at Miami-Opa Locka International Airport being completed this year. Amazon Air’s […]

ULD CARE launches tools to improve ULD safety

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October 11, 2018 ULD CARE has launched two new tools, the Strap App and Wind Speed Calculator to help ULD operators improve safety and reduce damage. The Strap App is available in the iTunes store with an Android version coming soon, with the Wind Speed Calculator being available on ULD CARE’s website. ULD CARE president, […]

Pacific Basin Boasts Vessel Earnings Hike

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October 11, 2018 Hong Kong-listed dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping Limited saw a significant hike in vessel earnings in the third quarter of the year. Handysize and Supramax daily time-charter equivalent (TCE) earnings were USD 10,080 and USD 12,180 per day net respectively in the third quarter, representing an improvement of 24% and […]

Maersk Tied to Sale of Boxship Duo

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October 11, 2018 Danish shipping giant Maersk has been linked to a sale of two containerships to Japan’s Nissen Kaiun. According to a report from Intermodal Research and Valuations, the vessels in question are the 2012-built Maersk Edirne and Maersk Eureka. The units were allegedly sold at a price of USD 46 million a piece […]

Flex LNG to Buy Five LNG Newbuildings

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October 11, 2018 Oslo-listed ship owner and operator Flex LNG is looking to acquire a batch of five LNG newbuildings from affiliates of Geveran Trading, the company’s largest shareholder. The vessels include three high-end MEGI LNG carriers currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) with scheduled delivery in 2020 and two high-end X-DF LNG carriers […]

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways first flight may take off only by year-end

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October 10, 2018 Fledgling Vietnamese carrier Bamboo Airways failed to launch its first flight on Wednesday as it had not obtained the required licence from the government, an aviation official said. The airline, a unit of FLC Group, had said in July that it would launch its maiden flight on October 10 to join the […]

Turkish Cargo adds freighter flights to Stansted

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October 10, 2018 Turkish Cargo has added freighter flights to Stansted Airport, which are expected to feed the Middle East region, as well as the Middle East and Asia. The London airport will be served by Airbus A330 Freighters on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays on five different routes. The Wednesday service operates on an Istanbul-Riyadh-Nairobi-Izmir-London-Maastricht-Istanbul […]

US Ports Brace for Hurricane Michael

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October 10, 2018 The Unites States Coast Guard has set Port Condition Zulu in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway east of Perdido Pass, Port of Panama City and Port of Pensacola in anticipation of the Hurricane Michael, closing the ports to all inbound and outbound traffic. The Coast Guard set port condition X-ray for ports in Georgia, South Carolina, and all […]

Maersk Invests in Digital Freight-Booking Startup

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October 10, 2018 Danish shipping major Maersk has unveiled an investment in a US-based digital freight broker, Loadsmart, as the company expands its footprint. Namely, the company’s launchpad for new ventures, Maersk Growth, is leading a USD 21.6 million Series A funding for Loadsmart, together with Connor Capital SB and Chromo Invest. “We see huge potential with Loadsmart. […]