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Airlines concerned that Zika virus may be impacting travel: IATA CEO

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February 25, 2016 A number of airlines have expressed concern that the rapidly spreading Zika virus may be affecting travel, the International Air Transport Association’s Director General and CEO Tony Tyler told reporters on Thursday. Read More  

Cocaine Found in Container in Port Everglades

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February 25, 2016 Some 154 pounds of cocaine were seized during an inspection of a container vessel at Port Everglades on February 16, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports. Read More

Canadian Trawler Runs into Trouble off Greenland

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February 25, 2016 Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on Sunday, February 21st. Read More

Eni Gets Approval for FLNG Facility off Mozambique

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February 25, 2016 Italy-based oil and gas company Eni has received an approval to construct and install a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility with a capacity of around 3.4 mtpa at the Coral discovery, offshore Mozambique. Read More

J. Lauritzen Nets Cash Injection to Weather the Storm

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February 25, 2016 Oslo-listed J. Lauritzen has secured a cash injection of approx. USD 19 million from its sole shareholder Lauritzen Fonden that will be used to strengthen the company’s balance sheet and improve its cash position. Read More

El Faro’s Black Box Battery Was Not Working?

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February 25, 2016 In the latest US Coast Guard hearing session on the sunken El Faro vessel it was revealed that there could have been an issue with the vessel’s Voyage Data Recorder, according to First Coast News. Read More

East Port Said Canal Inauguarted

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February 25, 2016 East Port Said’s side canal was officially inaugurated on Wednesday by the vice admiral Mohab Mameesh, head of Suez Canal Authority, Daily News Egypt reports. Read More

South Africa Mulls Merging State-Owned Airlines

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February 24, 2016 South Africa will explore merging two state-owned airlines, South African Airways and SA Express, and seek a minority equity partner for the company. Read More

Air New Zealand Half-Year Net Up 154 Percent

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February 24, 2016 Air New Zealand’s half-year net profit after tax jumped 154 percent to NZD$338 million (USD$225 million), driven by the airline adding domestic and international flights. Read More

Sisi Says Russian Plane Brought Down By Terrorists

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February 24, 2016 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that the Russian plane that crashed in Sinai last year was downed by terrorists seeking to damage Egypt’s tourism industry and relations with Moscow. Read More