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Hapag-Lloyd Chooses Scrubbers for Ten Containerships

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November 23, 2018 German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for ten hybrid ready exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) for its Hamburg class vessels. The scrubbers would be gradually installed to the 13,000 TEU ships during 2019 and 2020, with all of the installations expected to be finished before the end of 2020. The retrofits […]

Avianca Cargo touches down at Brussels Airport

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November 22, 2018 Avianca Cargo made its maiden voyage between Europe and South America on 18 November with direct flights to Brussels Airport. The Airbus A330-200 Freighter services will offer customers an extended network in Europe. The flights to Brussels providing connections to the flower auction in Amsterdam, the main operation and consolidation centre for […]

Pacific Basin Closes USD 40 Mn Loan Facility

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November 22, 2018 Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping has closed a USD 40 million seven-year term loan facility with ship finance institute Danish Ship Finance A/S. As explained, the facility is an extension of the company’s existing term loan with Danish Ship Finance A/S and is secured by the same 19 […]

Diana Shipping Signs Charter Deal with BG Shipping

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November 22, 2018 Athens-based shipowner Diana Shipping has signed a time charter deal with Hong Kong-based BG Shipping for one of its Post-Panamax dry bulk vessels. The company’s 93,193 dwt bulker Alcmene was hired at a gross charter rate of USD 11,500 per day for a period of eleven to fourteen months. Alcmene, built in 2010, started […]

Malaysia’s AirAsia X reports wider third-quarter loss on higher fuel cost

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November 21, 2018 Malaysia’s AirAsia X Bhd reported a sharply wider third-quarter net loss on Wednesday, the airline’s second consecutive quarter in the red due to higher fuel prices. Volatile fuel costs have been a significant pressure on the long-haul budget offshoot of AirAsia Group Bhd, and analysts expect that will continue to be a […]

LATAM Airlines posts steep drop in third-quarter profit, reduces fleet commitments

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November 21, 2018 LATAM Airlines, the biggest airline group in Latin America, reported a quarterly net profit of $53 million on Tuesday, down from $160 million a year earlier, as it faced increased competition from low-cost competitors. Competition has eaten into LATAM’s margins, prompting the airline to announce it had renegotiated commitments for future aircraft […]

Kuehne + Nagel acquires Quick International Courier

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November 21, 2018 Kuehne + Nagel has acquired Quick International Courier, a provider of time-critical transportation and logistics solutions focusing on the aviation and pharma industries. The Jamaica, New York-based company has 550 employees specialized in ‘Next Flight Out’ and ‘Next Drive Out’ shipments. Quick consists of Sterling Aviation, QuickSTAT, Quick Healthcare and Quick Logistics […]

ATSG delivers 767-200 to SkyTaxi

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November 21, 2018 Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) has delivered a Boeing 767-200 converted freight to SkyTaxi of Poland under a seven-year lease. Through ATSG’s subsidiary Cargo Aircraft Management, SkyTaxi has been granted the option to lease a second 767-200 for delivery in 2019. SkyTaxi operates two Saab 340s from its home base at Copernicus […]

Cargo pilots concerned about how airlines are run

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November 21, 2018 Pilots contracted to fly for Amazon Air and DHL are concerned about the way their airlines are being run, survey results have found. More than 1,200 pilots at Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiaries Atlas Air and Southern Air, and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) subsidiary ABX Air were asked questions about hiring, retaining, […]

ONE, Hapag-Lloyd and MSC Team Up on Asia-South America Service

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November 21, 2018 Liner giants Ocean Network Express (ONE), Hapag-Lloyd and Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) have expanded their partnership in the Asia-South America trade lane with a new service. The service will connect Asia with the east coast of South America, calling major ports in Korea, China, Singapore, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and South Africa. It is scheduled […]