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Many private investors will be involved in Alitalia relaunch

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October 23, 2018 Many private investors are interested in Alitalia and will take part in a relaunch of the airline which will be spearheaded by the state-controlled rail company, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday. Alitalia was put under special administration last year and Rome has since been looking for a buyer. […]

Yusen to provide warehouse services for Jurox

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October 23, 2018 Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded the national warehousing and final mile distribution contract for animal healthcare specialist Jurox. The Australian animal pharmaceutical manufacturer has selected Yusen to handle its entire UK portfolio, and will now handle all of Jurox’s international cross border airfreight. Jurox is a growing player within the animal […]

IEA: More LNG Carrier Orders Needed to Keep Market Balance

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October 23, 2018 Lack of timely investment in the LNG carrier fleet could pose a threat to market development and security of supply, which could materialize even earlier than the risk of insufficient liquefaction capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). LNG carriers are expensive vessels compared to other classes of commercial ships, due to […]

Dubai’s Al Maktoum airport expansion delayed until 2030

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October 19, 2018 A major expansion of Dubai’s second airport Al Maktoum International will open in 2030, the emirate’s government said, five years later than officials had previously indicated. The airport will be able to handle 130 million passengers a year when the first phase of a planned expansion opens in 2030, and ultimately more […]

Norwegian Air to cut annual CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year

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October 19, 2018 Norwegian Air will adopt new technologies from Sweden’s Avtech which will cut CO2 emissions by 16,000 tonnes per year – or a reduction of 5,000 tonnes of fuel, the budget airliner said in a press release on Friday. One ton of jet fuel currently costs about $750 per tonnes Source: (Forwarderlist.com)

Korean Air very likely to order more Boeing 787 widebody jets

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October 19, 2018 Korean Air Lines Co Ltd is very likely to order more Boeing Co  787 widebody jets to mainly replace its existing aircraft, as it seeks to streamline its fleet and reduce costs, its president said on Friday. “We have too many fleet types now. Consolidating in one large order will help reduce […]

Asia air cargo market gets e-commerce boost as trade war yet to bite

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October 19, 2018 Strong e-commerce demand is fueling Asia’s air freight market, with the U.S.-China trade war having minimal negative impact so far and in some cases even boosting shipments, industry executives said on Friday. E-commerce is growing at pace in populous Asia, driven by Chinese behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and rival JD.com Inc, as […]

Thai Airways looks at A350, 777X for fleet renewal

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October 19, 2018 Thai Airways International PCL is considering the purchase of Airbus SE A350s or Boeing Co (BA.N) 777X jets as part of a plan to renew its widebody fleet, a senior executive said on Friday. The airline submitted a plan to its government to buy 23 jets worth 100 billion baht ($3.07 billion) […]

NYK Develops Onboard Sulfur-In-Oil Analyzer

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October 19, 2018 NYK and Nippon Yuka Kogyo, an NYK Group company, have collaborated with Horiba on developing a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships. By using the new analyzer, NYK will be able to comply with regulations limiting sulfur oxides (SOx) from vessels, as well as optimize the company’s use of low-sulfur fuel oil, the […]

Eastern Pacific Shipping Books 7 More Ultra-Large Boxships

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October 19, 2018 Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has been linked to an order for seven ultra large containerships at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. The seven newbuildings, featuring 15,000 TEU each, are slated for delivery between 2019 and 2022, data from Asiasis shows. The latest order brings the company’s ULCV orderbook at the South Korean yard […]