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Baleària Confirms Ferry Deal with LaNaval

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February 1, 2016 Spanish shipping company Baleària has signed a contract with LaNaval Shipyard to build a liquefied natural gas and solar-powered ferry. Read More

Shell Hires China VLCC’s Supertanker

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February 1, 2016 Shanghai-listed China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) said that its subsidiary China VLCC signed a charter deal with the Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell. Read More

Aussie Crew of Another Bulker Lose Jobs to Foreign Workers

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February 1, 2016 Another Australian ship is being replaced by a foreign one according to the Maritime Union of Australia, as Pacific Aluminium announces its intention to replace CSL Melbourne with a foreign-flagged ship. Read More

Stena Bulk Passes Up Optional Tanker Duo

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February 1, 2016 Sweden’s tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has decided not to exercise an option to order two MR tankers at CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (CSSC OME) in Guangzhou. Read More

CSDC In for Stronger 2015 Profit

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February 1, 2016 Shanghai-based shipping company China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) expects a positive profit for 2015 in light of a strong tanker shipping market, the company said. Read More

Ryanair Says Profit To Weather Softer Fares

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February 1, 2016 Ryanair forecast record passenger numbers will enable it to hit its annual profit target, despite falling ticket prices due to security alerts in Europe. Read More

Dubai Airport 2015 Traffic Up 10.7 Pct

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February 1, 2016 Dubai Airport remained the world’s busiest for international passengers in 2015 as traffic grew 10.7 percent, boosted by the addition of new airlines and routes. Read More

Brazil Considers Lifting Limits On Airline Ownership

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February 1, 2016 The Brazilian government is considering removing limits to the foreign ownership of local airlines to attract investment to the struggling sector, Valor Economico reported on Monday. Read More

Cambodia’s 2015 airfreight demand led by garment industry

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February 1, 2016 While China and Thailand struggled economically last year, Cambodia bucked the odds with the volume of airfreight shipments to and from the country increasing 14 percent, year-over-year, in 2015, according to The Phnom Penh Post. Khek Norinda, communications director for Cambodia Airports, which manages the kingdom’s three international airports, was quoted as […]

UN reignites lithium battery debate

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February 1, 2016 A few months after the International Civilian Aviation Organization (ICAO) gave conflicting recommendations about a proposed industry-wide ban on the transport of lithium batteries as cargo on passenger flights, the debated has roared back to life after a United Nations panel recommended the same kind of ban on shipments of the rechargeable […]