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The marketing of Brussels Airlines’ (SN) cargo capacities by Lufthansa Cargo – as announced in spring – has begun. Appropriate ad...

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HKIA breaks records for monthly passenger number and flight movements

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) achieved new monthly records in passenger traffic and flight movements in July, breaking the previous record...

Port of Long Beach container volumes dip in July

The Port of Long Beach saw a decline in container volumes in July compared to the same month a year ago, which hit a historic high that has since b...

Air Arabia Maroc launches new service connecting Basel to Agadir

Air Arabia Maroc announced the launch of its second service from Basel to Morocco. After Basel- Casablanca, operating since 2010, the new service c...

Freight & Logistics

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift its Hong Kong branch to Shanghai and inaugurate a n...

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DP World plans to build logistics hub in Mali

Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension...

Kuehne + Nagel to open pharma logistics hub in Chile

As of August 2018, a new Logistics Hub in Santiago de Chile will benefit the growing pharma &...

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG

GAC Taiwan has secured an agency contract from Donggi Senoro Liquefied Natural Gas (DSLNG), Indon...

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa has opened its fifth branch, to provide a portfolio of shipping services for oil...

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Airports

Jet Airways increase frequency on Manchester-Mumbai

Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, has increased the frequency on its new direct Manchester to Mumbai service, before the firs...

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Qatar Airways announces triple daily flights from Manchester Airport

Qatar Airways has announced it will be increasing the frequency of its flights between Manchester...

dnata ups investment in Italy, increases its interest in Airport Handling SPA to 70%

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has exercised its option to acqui...

Saudia Cargo to build new handling facility at KAIA

Saudia Cargo has recently signed agreements with three major companies to construct a new cargo h...

dnata expands partnership with EGYPTAIR in Dubai

dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, expands its partnership with EGYP...

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Container

Maersk Line sets up commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal

Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, announced the commencement of its new commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal fro...

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Maersk Line expands presence in Canada and Europe

Maersk Line, the world’s largest shipping company, announced the expansion of its product p...

Hapag-Lloyd focuses on growing market in Africa

Hapag-Lloyd celebrated the official opening of its new office in Tema, the most important port ci...

Hapag-Lloyd opens office in Ghana

Hapag-Lloyd celebrated the official opening of its new office in Tema, the most important port ci...

HMM launches China-Australia Express Service

HMM announced that it is launching a new premium China-Australia express service, under the name ...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

Antwerp Port Authority implementing a sustainable energy policy

The transition to a circular, low-carbon economy is one of the strategic priorities of Antwerp Port Authority. Sustainable energy is an important a...

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Port of Zeebrugge sees increased throughput

Port of Zeebrugge has reported a growth of 6.3 per cent during the first semester compared to the...

Savannah TEU volume reaches 4.2 million in FY18

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a record 4.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container u...

CMA CGM takes 10 pc stake in CSP Zeebrugge Terminal

CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping Group, has announced the acquisition, from CHINA SHIPPING P...

DP World closes $316m acquisition of Cosmos Agencia

Global trade enabler DP World, announced the successful closing of the acquisition of Cosmos Agen...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

Safe Bulkers acquired a 2009-built capesize

Safe Bulkers, Inc, an international provider of marine dry-bulk transportation services, announced that it has acquired a 181,000 dwt, Japanese, 2...

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Thun Tankers adds niche port max sized tanker – increases partnership with Wisby Tankers

Thun Tankers will strengthen the existing fleet with m/t Wisby Teak. The Wisby Tanker owned vesse...

Star Bulk Carrier acquires 16 dry bulkers

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced that it has consummated the previously announced acquisition o...

Star Bulk Carriers announces closing of acquisition of 3 dry bulk vessels

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of thr...

New ship launched for Thun Tankers

The naming ceremony was performed by Sofia Wessman from the Källsson Family. After the cerem...

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Safety

SCI tanker in incident off Oman coast

An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman. The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) said in a statement t...

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Mauritius signs Jeddah Amendment on illicit maritime activity

Mauritius has become the 15th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct&m...

Maersk Honam reaches Jebel Ali anchorage

The Maersk liner vessel Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire on 6 March, will reach anch...

NYK produces new safety awareness videos

NYK has produced two new safety promotion videos to prevent the loss of lessons learnt from the D...

Wärtsilä acquired Guidance Marine

The technology group Wärtsilä has acquired Guidance Marine Limited, a privately owned c...

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Airlines - Freighter

Air Canada Cargo becomes first to achieve CEIV Live Animals classification

Air Canada Cargo has become the first airline to receive a new global certification for the safe transport of live animals. IATA awarded Air Canada...

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Cathay Group airlines again handle more cargo

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried 180,354 tonnes of cargo and mail in June 2018, an increa...

Lufthansa Cargo to offer spot market capacity on digital platform

Lufthansa Cargo enables forwarders digital booking of global air freight capacity in the spot mar...

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new B777 freighters

Lufthansa Group’s decision-making bodies have approved Lufthansa Cargo’s operation of...

Etihad Cargo boost automotive bookings with the launch of ‘FlightValet’

Ahead of the seasonal surge in demand for luxury vehicle shipments to popular holiday destination...

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Airlines - Passenger

Air Arabia launches direct flights connecting Beirut and Sharm El Sheikh

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced the launch of twice-weekly flights between...

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Saudia to begin flights to Vienna

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national flag carrier, is an...

flydubai to operate to five points in Iraq with the restart of flights to Sulaimaniyah

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced that flights to Sulaimaniyah will resume from 10 Ma...

Emirates and flydubai celebrate six months of successful partnership

Emirates and flydubai revealed strong passenger numbers for the first six months of their partne...

flydubai announces direct flights to Helsinki

Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the launch of d...

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Ship Operation

Diana Shipping announces time charters

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that, through a separate wholly-owned s...

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Jera signs LNG sales and purchase MoA with Adnoc LNG

JERA Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Abu...

Shipping Corporation of India’s first container vessel calls at Haldia

For the first time ever, Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) deployed its own container vessel at...

Frontline terminates VLCC charter contracts

Frontline Ltd. announced that Frontline Shipping Limited has agreed with Ship Finance Internation...

Diana Shipping announces time charter contract with ST Shipping

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...

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Aircraft Manufacturing

AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo

AirAsia X has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo widebody aircraft. The order was announced at the Farnborough Air Show in th...

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Vietjet to order 50 more A321neo

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase ...

Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two...

Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways to add 25 A320neo aircraft

Golden Falcon Aviation, the exclusive aircraft provider of Wataniya Airways, has confirmed an ord...

Saudia took delivery of its 22nd and 23rd new Airbus A320

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has for the las...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

Fincantieri to build two ships for TUI Cruises

Fincantieri has been awarded an order for the construction of 2 new-concept gas powered ships from TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI AG and ...

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SHI wins a LNGC duo for 370 million USD

Samsung Heavy Industries announced that a contract for two 174,000? LNG carriers on BOD approval...

Hyundai delivers Hoegh FSRU

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. took delivery of Höegh Esperanza, its eight floating storage an...

General Dynamics NASSCO begins construction on Matson Containership

General Dynamics NASSCO started construction on the second ship in a two-ship series of Kanaloa-c...

Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG establish world's first autonomous shipping company

Wilhelmsen and KONGSBERG are joining forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping by offer...

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Insurance / Finance

Diana Shipping and BNP Paribas sign term loan facility

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, announced that on July 13, 2018, it signed a term...

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Star Bulk begins trade on Oslo Stock Exchange

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., announced on July 6 2018 that it had closed the acquisition of fifteen ...

CMA CGM receives regulatory approvals for its investment in CEVA

CEVA Logistics A.G., one of the leading asset-light third-party logistics providers, announces th...

Scorpio Bulkers agrees refinancing for ultramax vessel

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced that the Company has entered into a financing transaction in respe...

Air Arabia Q1 net profit up 8% on high demand

Air Arabia PJSC reported strong financial results for the first quarter of 2018 as the Middle Eas...

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