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Freightweek news update Week 32

LONDON, Heathrow: August 12, 2017. To celebrate World Elephant Day and help stop illegal trade of wildlife, Heathrow has installed a pop-up interactive display at the airport's Terminal 5 in partnership with UK Border Force and IAG Cargo. Read more: IAG_Cargo.pdf

MIAMI: August 11, 2017. TAP Air Portugal, the country's 72 year-old national carrier, has made its first 'retro' flight to Miami from Lisbon with an A330. Read more: Back_to_the_70s.pdf

KANSAI, Japan: August 11, 2017. Yusen Logistics is joining the KIX Pharma Community, a group being formed to acquire joint CEIV Pharma certification at Kansai International Airport. Read more: CEIV.pdf

dship GalliaBREMEN: August 11, 2017. The deugro Group has acquired all of P.T. Rolitrans International's and P.T. Rolitrans Indonesia's heavy haul assets. Read more: heavylift.pdf

ATLANTA: August 11, 2017.  Delta Cargo is now using the Envirotainer RAP e2 in its domestic and international widebody aircraft for shipments  between +0°C and +20°C. Read more: Envirotainer.pdf

FINDEL, Luxembourg G-D: August 11, 2017. lux-Airport is to begin construction of a new head office for Cargolux at the end of 2017 for completion by 2020. Read more: Cargolux_HQ.pdf

LONDON STANSTED: August 09, 2017. CargoLogicAir is to begin a twice-weekly B747-400 freighter service between the UK and Mexico on August 19. Read more: Mexico.pdf

JACKSONVILLE, FL: August 09, 2017. Crowley Liner Services has begun a weekly sailing between Florida, Costa Rica and Panama. Read more: Costa_Rica.pdf

BREMEN: August 09, 2017. dship Carriers, the multi-purpose project shipping company of the deugro Group, has acquired three heavylift MPP vessels for use on trade lanes between Asia, the Gulf and Europe. Read more: MPP1.pdf

BASEL, Switzerland: August 08, 2017. Panalpina has won a five-year contract to manage transportation for a gas project in Iraq. Read more: Iraq_oil.pdf

TANGIER: August 07, 2017. Munich Maersk, a Triple-E vessel capable of carrying over 20,000 TEU, made its maiden call at APM Terminals Tangier on July 28 to help celebrate the facility's 10th anniversary. Read more: Tangier.pdf

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Written on 18/01/2018, 21:36
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Written on 18/01/2018, 17:43
record-port-volume-for-south-carolinaCHARLESTON, SC: January 17, 2017. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled a record 2.2 million TEU in 2017, resulting in a nine percent growth...
Written on 17/01/2018, 23:18
fedex-trade-networks-to-include-ecommerce-and-specialty-logisticsMEMPHIS, January 16, 2018. FedEx Corporation is combining its specialty logistics and e-commerce solutions in a new organization under its FedEx Trade...
Written on 17/01/2018, 22:25
singapore-and-kuehne-nagel-to-invest-in-advanced-logistics-technologySINGAPORE/SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland: January 15, 2018. Singapore sovereign investor Temasek has signed an MoU with Kuehne + Nagel to invest in early stage...
Written on 16/01/2018, 22:59
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Written on 13/01/2018, 15:10
freightweek-news-update-week-02-2018HOLZWICKEDE: Germany: January 12, 2018. The Rhenus Group has acquired Brazilian import broker Pirâmide SeaAir Comércio Exterior with offices in São...
Written on 10/01/2018, 23:01
fedex-opens-new-shanghai-hubHONG KONG, January 8, 2018. Federal Express has officially opened its 134,000 sq.mt. cargo hub at Shanghai Pudong International Airport to support 66...
Written on 10/01/2018, 22:55
dp-world-to-continue-us-1-billion-annual-investmentsDUBAI: January 08, 2018. DP World invested US$1 billion in global trade services, supply chain diversification and smart technology last year. The...
Written on 09/01/2018, 23:18
turkish-airlines-adds-to-b777-freighter-fleetSEATTLE: January 08, 2017. Turkish Airlines has ordered three more B777 freighters with a list price of approximately US$300 million each. The new order...
Written on 09/01/2018, 22:41
brussels-reports-best-traffic-in-a-decadeBRUSSELS: January 08, 2018. Brussels Airport finished 2017 with an 8.3 percent increase in air cargo traffic compared to 2016 with a total of 535,634 tons...
Written on 05/01/2018, 18:46
dunkerque-added-to-central-america-reefer-serviceCURACAO: January 04, 2018. Specialist reefer and bulk cargo carrier StreamLines has begun a new weekly service linking Central America, the Caribbean,...
Written on 04/01/2018, 22:29
swisslog-provides-automated-pharma-facility-for-kuehne-nagelBUCHS, Switzerland: January 03, 2018. Swisslog, a specialist in warehouse automation and robotics, is implementing a 'high-bay' warehouse at Möhlin in the...
Written on 03/01/2018, 23:56
block-train-helps-maersk-line-expand-in-nepalMUMBAI: January 03, 2018. Responding to a Nepalese import market that has doubled in the past five years, Maersk Line says it wants to increase its block...
Written on 02/01/2018, 18:27
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Written on 30/12/2017, 20:41
freightweek-news-update-week-52DUBAI: December 30, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo reports carrying 2.5 million tonnes of airfreight in 2017 and a 38 percent growth in pharmaceutical traffic...
Written on 18/12/2017, 17:30
freightweek-news-update-week-51AMSTERDAM: December 22, 2017. Hutchison Ports has acquired a 50 percent stake in TMA Logistics, with three locations in Amsterdam and one in Antwerp as...
Written on 15/12/2017, 22:46
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Written on 15/12/2017, 21:57
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Written on 15/12/2017, 19:59
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Written on 15/12/2017, 17:34
cargolux-gets-the-measure-of-wind-farmsLUXEMBOURG: December 15, 2017. Cargolux and Globaltrans Internationale Logistik have delivered two wind measuring buoys for two 2.8GW capacity wind...

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