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Peli BioThermal Credo on Demand comes to Jeddah

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February 13, 2019 Peli BioThermal has extended its network in the Middle East with a Credo on Demand drop point in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The drop point is the latest location bringing shipping options to the region, and the facility puts Peli BioThermal on track to realise its plan to exceed 100 network stations and […]

WFS to build new pharma facility in Copenhagen

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February 13, 2019 Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will invest in a state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport, covering an area of 1,500 square meters. Construction will begin in April, and the new building will provide end-to-end handling in a temperature-controlled environment for 2-8C pharma products incorporating acceptance, offload, pre-storage, build-up and storage. Accessible through four […]

New Joiner Gives Financial Boost to One Sea Autonomous Shipping Alliance

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February 13, 2019 Shipbrokers Finland has joined One Sea, an alliance of companies which promote a common goal of self-guiding shipping. With the new partner, One Sea said it has secured funding to support its role as a business ecosystem. As explained, an injection of public funds via Business Finland will contribute to the ecosystem’s work […]

US Container Imports Still Strong as Tariff Increase Approaches

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February 13, 2019 Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have dipped since peaks seen last fall but remain at higher-than-usual levels as a possible increase in tariffs on goods from China approaches in March, the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates said.  “With trade talks with China still unresolved, retailers appear to […]

K Line’s LNG Carrier in Maiden Call to Naoetsu Terminal

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February 13, 2019 K Line’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Oceanic Breeze, sailing from Ichthys LNG Project in Australia, has made a maiden call to Japanese Naoetsu LNG Terminal. The vessel is owned by K Line and INPEX Shipping, and dedicated for carrying 0.9 million tons of LNG per year from the Ichthys LNG Project in […]

CMA CGM Launches CEVA Logistics Takeover

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February 12, 2019 French shipping major CMA CGM launched its public tender offer for Swiss logistics company CEVA Logistics’ shares on February 12. The offer’s price is set at CHF 30 (USD 29.7) per CEVA Logistics share. This values the share 12.2% above its average listing over the last 60 days and 62.9% above its CHF […]

Virgin Atlantic to launch daily flights to Tel Aviv

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February 11, 2019 Virgin Atlantic’s daily flights between London Heathrow and Tel Aviv will provide import and export opportunities for customers to support Israel’s buoyant economy. The route will commence on 25 September, offering a fast cargo service from Tel Aviv for goods such as high value precious stones, fresh produce, high-tech and electrical products, […]

Turkish Airlines accused of aiding illegal wildlife trade

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February 11, 2019 Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo have been accused of enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to combat illegal wildlife trafficking. A report by the World Animal Transportation called “Wild at heart: The cruelty of the exotic pet trade” says millions of wild animals including parrots are being captured from their […]

Swissport to acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling

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February 11, 2019 Swissport will acquire Heathrow Cargo Handling from Air France, which it held in a joint venture, subject to regulatory approval. The ground service provider will acquire the remaining 50% stake to fully own the handling company, which has provided cargo handling services at London’s Heathrow Airport since 1995. The completion of the […]

Poten: African Sweet Crude Oil Exports Expected to Grow

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February 11, 2019 Representing the majority of the crude oil exported from Africa, low sulphur will become ‘increasingly desirable’ in the coming years, Poten & Partners said.  As explained, the demand for the so-called sweet crude oil will increase as IMO sulphur cap 2020 will force the majority of the shipping industry to switch to low […]