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Star Bulk Carriers Corp., a global shipping company focusing on transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced that it has entered into a definitive...

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MSC adds new Ro-Ro service from NWC to West Africa

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in cargo transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce the introduction of its new RO-RO...

Drydocks World awarded Turret Mooring System Construction contract from SBM Offshore

Drydocks World the leading marine, onshore and offshore service provider to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors has signed a contract agreeme...

CMA CGM sells 90% interest in Global Gateway South Terminal

The CMA CGM Group completed the sale of a 90% equity interest in Global Gateway South terminal (GSS) in Los Angeles (United States) to EQT Infrastr...

Freight & Logistics

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 & healthcare industry in South America with a dedic...

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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...

ITP Aero renews its partnership with CEVA for a further five years

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has renewed its contract...

Agility wins prestigious Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, received the Silver Award for business excellence a...

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Airports

Saudia Cargo to build new handling facility at KAIA

Saudia Cargo has recently signed agreements with three major companies to construct a new cargo handling facility at King Abdulaziz International A...

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Saudia begins operations from King Abdulaziz International Airport

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcom...

dnata again acquires cargo & ground handling services at Zurich Airport

dnata has been re-awarded the license to provide full ground and cargo handling services at Zuric...

HKIA passenger throughput sees significant growth in March

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded strong growth in passenger volume in March, handl...

Silk Way West re-launches its cargo flight in Budapest

The Silk Way West Azerbaijan airline returns to Budapest Airport after almost two years of pausin...

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Container

APL introduces direct Sea route to Chu Lai

APL is pleased to announce that APL Chu Lai, a 1,200-TEU vessel, has made her maiden direct call at the Chu Lai Tam Hiep Port on 24 March. This off...

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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 ...

Milaha launches Qatar-Iraq direct container feeder service

Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has announced the launch of ...

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Sea Ports / Terminals

DP World reports 7.3% gross volume growth in first quarter of 2018

DP World Limited handled 17.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of...

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New cranes arrive at APM Terminals Elizabeth

APM Terminals Elizabeth took delivery of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to better se...

March cargo volumes dip at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles processed 577,865 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in March, a decreas...

March cargo volume up 9% at Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia processed 252,230 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in March, pushing the ...

HHLA acquires Estonia’s biggest terminal operator Transiidikeskuse AS

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) acquires Estonia’s biggest terminal operator Transii...

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LNG / Bulk / Tanker

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 three newbuilding Newcastlemax dry bulk vessels in an...

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GoodBulk Ltd. announces delivery of capesize vessel to its new owners and the acquisition of a second-hand capesize

GoodBulk Ltd. an owner and operator of dry bulk vessels announces that on March 19, 2018 it deliv...

Teekay takes delivery of a new shuttle tanker

Two years and nine months after the contract signing, the last Heritage Class newbuilding shuttle...

NYK signs long-term charter for methanol-fuelled chemical tanker

NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd., an NYK Group company based in Singapore, has signed a long-term ti...

K-Line, NYK Line, Chubu Electric, Toyota Tsusho eye LNG bunkering

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Nippon...

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Safety

NYK produces new safety awareness videos

NYK has produced two new safety promotion videos to prevent the loss of lessons learnt from the Diamond Grace oil spill in Tokyo Bay in July 1997. ...

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Wärtsilä acquired Guidance Marine

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

Italy takes over command of counter-piracy mission Atalanta

Italian Navy Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori took over command of the EU counter-piracy operation Atal...

NYK holds fleet Safety Promotion Conferences

During the month of July, NYK held three safety promotion conferences for shipowners and ship-man...

Turkey takes command of anti-piracy naval task force

The Turkish Navy has assumed command of a counter-piracy multinational naval task force operating...

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Airlines - Freighter

Lufthansa Cargo to offer spot market capacity on digital platform

Lufthansa Cargo enables forwarders digital booking of global air freight capacity in the spot market at live spot rates with immediate confirmation...

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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...

American Airlines starts cargo services to Cuba

American Airlines becomes the first U.S. passenger carrier to begin cargo service in Cuba. The ai...

Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics (EFL) sign partnership agreement

Qatar Airways Cargo and Expo Freight Logistics (EFL) have signed an agreement for weekly schedule...

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Airlines - Passenger

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 May 2018. The carrier now operates to five points in...

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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...

flydubai lands in Kraków

flydubai has launched its daily service to Kraków, becoming the first UAE carrier to offer...

Salamair set to touch down in Tbilisi and Baku

SalamAir, is adding two new exciting destinations to its growing network this coming Eid. Startin...

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Ship Operation

Frontline terminates VLCC charter contracts

Frontline Ltd. announced that Frontline Shipping Limited has agreed with Ship Finance International Limited to terminate the long term charters for...

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Diana Shipping announces time charter contract with ST Shipping

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

Milaha deploys flagship vessel off West African Coast

Milaha has announced the deployment of its liftboat, Milaha Explorer, off the coast of West Afric...

Diana Shipping announces time charter contract with Koch

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

Diana Shipping enters time charter contract with SwissMarine

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

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Aircraft Manufacturing

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 last three years been consistently adding new aircraf...

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Ethiopian Airlines signs purchase agreement for 10 firm Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 airc...

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier ...

Embraer signs an agreement to support Belavia’s fleet

Embraer Services & Support and Belavia, Belarusian Airlines, the leading carrier of Belarus, ...

Drukair opts for the A320neo

Drukair, the flag carrier of the Eastern Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, has signed a purchase agree...

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Ship Building / Shipyards

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 term. The price is 184 million USD per vessel(aro...

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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...

Royal Arctic Line contracts Zamakona Yards to build two ships

Zamakona Yards signs a construction contract with Royal Arctic Line A/S to build two ships with a...

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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...

Scorpio Bulkers announces a commitment for a new loan facility

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. announced that the Company has received a commitment for a loan facility of ...

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