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Freightweek news update Week 47

ABU DHABI: November 26, 2017. Etihad Airways has appointed Justin Carr as the airline's new vice president Cargo. Carr is a former DHL senior executive. Read more: NewCarr.pdf

MILAN: November 23, 2017. Hannibal and Rail Hub Milano, Contship Italia Group's multimodal services, will be at Intermodal Europe, Amsterdam from November 28-30 this month to explain its Southern Gateway intermodal solutions. Read more: Hannibal.pdf

NEW-ISENBURG, Germany: November 23, 2017. Lufthansa Cargo subsidiary express specialist time:matters has opened its first 'Sameday Air' facility outside Europe, in Tel Aviv. Read more: TelAviv.pdf

BASEL: November 23, 2017. In an increasingly digital and automated freight forwarding environment Panalpina is using Validaide, an open online platform it has co-developed, to qualify its key suppliers. Read more:  supplier_validation.pdf

Hawaiian AirlinesFRANKFURT: November 23, 2017. DB Cargo has appointed Roland Bosch its new CEO from December 01, 2017. Bosch studied physics at Oxford and business in Tübingen, where he received his doctorate in 2000. Read more: DB_Bosch.pdf

SINGAPORE: November 23, 2017. A smart logistics robot designed to optimize pallet build up has won a S$300,000 prize in a Singapore Civil Aviation Authority competition. Read more: robot_wins.pdf

PUERTO QUETZAL, Guatemala: November 22, 2017. APM Terminals says its new terminal at Puerto Quetzal is attracting more box calls after less than a year in operation. Read more: puerto_quetzal.pdf

DUBAI: November 22, 2017. Nadia Abdul Aziz, president of the National Association of Freight and Logistics, has become the first female from the UAE to become a FIATA vice president. Read more:  firstEmirati.pdf

ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium: November 21, 2017. P&O Ferries says its new box route between the UK ports of Hull and Zeebrugge, Belgium has seen 14,804 lifts across the North Sea in the first six months of operation. Read more:  zeebrugge.pdf

PUTEAUX, France: November 21, 2017. Bolloré Logistics has partnered with OroCommerce BtB platforms to offer clients a one-stop e-commerce sales and processing service. Read more: oro.pdf

COPENHAGEN: November 21, 2017. Hapag-Lloyd has purchased 3,700 Star Cool Integrated containers from Maersk Container Industry including 1,000 Star Cool units chilled by the "environmentally-friendly" R513A refrigerant system. Read more: friendly.pdf

COURBEVOIE, France: November 20, 2017. Automotive logistics specialist GEFCO has opened a subsidiary in Greece. Read more: GG.pdf

KIGALI, Rwanda: November 20, 2017. TIACA and the African Airlines Association have signed an MoU to work closely on issues affecting air cargo, from security to digitization. Read more: Kigali.pdf

HONOLULU: November 20, 2017. An air cargo study by Hawaii's Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism concludes the U.S. state is well positioned for future growth and will continue "to play a pivotal role in global trade". Read more: Hawaii_air_cargo.pdf

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Written on 15/12/2017, 19:59
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Written on 15/12/2017, 17:34
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berlin-gets-electric-deliveries-from-dachserKAMPTEN, Berlin: December 14, 2017. Dachser and DHL are the launch customers of Daimler's all-electric FUSO eCanter commercial vehicle. Both companies...
Written on 13/12/2017, 22:04
delta-adds-dusseldorf-to-ceiv-networkATLANTA: December 13, 2017. As Delta Air Lines announces an order for 100 Airbus A321neo, its Cargo division says it now has seven CEIV-approved...
Written on 07/12/2017, 22:33
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Written on 07/12/2017, 16:12
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freightweek-news-update-week-49COPENHAGEN: Maersk Line makes westbound network changes as Asian port congestion causes sailing delays. Read more: Advisory.pdf PARIS: December 08, 2017....
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dhl-s-first-converted-a330-300-just-needs-paintDRESDEN: December 01, 2017. DHL Express has taken delivery of the first A330-300 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) conversion from Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW),...
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