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As Amazon Air Expands, FedEx And UPS May Suffer

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February 18, 209 Source:( CNBC)

ACI Europe: Freight feels the cold November rain

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January 15, 2019 Freight traffic across European airports fell for the first time in three years in November due to the challenging geopolitical and economic environment, Airports Council International (ACI) Europe reports. Among EU airports, freight traffic was down 2.1% and non-EU airports were up 3.6%, with Liege Airport, Istanbul Ataturk and Madrid Airport the […]

Cargo volumes remain high at Heathrow

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January 11, 2019 Following on from a record year in 2017, cargo volumes at Heathrow Airport remained high, with almost 1.7 million tonnes passing through the airport in 2018. Heathrow handled 1.68 million tonnes of air cargo in 2018, down 0.8% on 2017 but the airport says data was incomplete and missing at the time […]

BIMCO: EU, China, US Need to Support Counter-Piracy in GoG

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January 10, 2019 Maritime powers need to increase their presence and expand their collaboration with local states to curb piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, according to BIMCO. Around 40 ships have been attacked in the Gulf of Guinea in the past 12 months. Most recently, six seafarers were kidnapped from the MSC Mandy, which was on […]

Drewry: Good News and Bad News for Container Ports in 2019

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January 9, 2018 The global container terminal industry is expected to remain a very profitable business in 2019, with its throughput set to exceed 800 million TEU generating an EBITDA worth over USD 25 billion, according to UK-based shipping consultancy Drewry. The projection is being made despite the upcoming headwinds the sector faces from growing geopolitical uncertainties […]

TEN Secures Charters for Product Tanker Duo

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January 9, 2018 Greece-based Tsakos Energy Navigation has agreed charter contracts for two of its product tankers. The 3-year charter deals, with an undisclosed oil company, are expected to generate USD 33 million of gross revenues and up to USD 60 million in potential maximum revenues. “With 2018 finishing on an upbeat note for all […]

LATAM Cargo to open Santiago – Chicago route

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January 8, 2019 LATAM Cargo will open a cargo route between Santiago de Chile and Chicago on 19 February, the airline’s sixth destination in the US. Chicago’s connectivity with Asia is expected to expedited services, reducing transit times to less than 35 hours, improving temperature control and decreasing cargo exposure. Chile is a major exporter […]

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Guadalajara to network

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January 8, 2019 Qatar Airways Cargo has started freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico expanding its network in the Americas, serving the destination with a Boeing 777 Freighter. Guadalajara services started on 6 January, with twice-weekly freighters departing from Macau to Los Angeles and onward to Mexico City then to Guadalajara, before departing for Doha via […]

Emirates SkyCargo flies 2.6 million tonnes of cargo

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January 8, 2019 Emirates SkyCargo transported almost 2.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2018, including fruit and vegetables, space satellites, pharmaceuticals and domestic pets. Over 73,000 tonnes of pharmaceutical cargo flew with Emirates SkyCargo, including 1.8 million doses of vaccines flying from Italy to Brazil. The exclusive freighter flight carried 36 special purpose containers in […]

Explosion Rocks Chemical Tanker off Hong Kong, One Dead

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January 19, 2019 One seafarer has lost his life, while three others are missing following an explosion and fire aboard a Vietnamese chemical tanker off Lamma Island, Hong Kong. Teams deployed at the site managed to rescue 21 sailors who escaped from the fire, which occurred on board the 17,542 dwt Aulac Fortune on January […]