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Freightweek news update Week 24

PORT ELIZABETH, NJ: June 15, 2017. The Ocean Alliance has begun its first weekly U.S. East Coast Loop 3 service with a call by the 8,700 TEU capacity CMA CGM Bianca at APM Terminals' Port Elizabeth, New Jersey facility. Read more: Port_Elizabeth_NJ.pdf

FORT WORTH, TX: June 15, 2017. American Airlines Cargo has selected G Force GSA Mexico as its new general sales agent for the country. Read more: Mexico.pdf

SINGAPORE: June 15, 2017. CEVA Logistics has signed an MOU with Goodpack, which operates the world's largest fleet of Intermediate Bulk Containers, to develop a new concept for transportation in the tire industry. Read more: Goodpack.pdf

national-geographicDOVER, UK: June 13, 2017. P&O Ferrymasters and Polish logistics company Erontrans have launched an intermodal rail service linking the UK, Benelux and central Poland via Rotterdam's Europoort. Read more: Poland.pdf

MIAMI: June 13, 2017. iContainers, the online freight forwarder, has launched an instant notification system for shippers to receive status updates for their ocean shipments. Read more: ocean_updates.pdf

TINGLEV, Denmark: June 13, 2017. Maersk Container Industry (MCI) is integrating an energy meter in all new Star Cool refrigerated containers to measure energy consumption. Read more: Star_Cool.pdf

LONG BEACH, CA: June 13, 2017. Vanguard Logistics Services has acquired CHC Supply Chain Management (CHC), a leading groupage CFS operations and supply chain management group in South Africa. Read more: South_Africa.pdf

VALENCIA, Spain: June 12, 2017. COSCO Shipping is to acquire 51 percent of Noatum Ports including ocean container terminals in Valencia and Bilbao and rail terminals in Madrid and Zaragoza. Read more:  Noatum_Ports.pdf

BRUSSELS: June 12, 2017. Amerijet is to launch a twice-weekly B767 freighter service between Miami and Brussels in Q2 2018. Read more: Amerijet.pdf

SAO PAULO: June 12, 2017. National Geographic's largest environmental preservation initiative is on its way (right) to Ascension Island with help from GAC Brazil in Recife. Read more:  Ascension_.pdf

ATLANTA, GA: June 12, 2017. Delta Air Lines Cargo has appointed industry veteran Eric Wilson as managing director, Cargo Global Sales, a role previously held by Rob LeBel. Read more: Delta_Sales.pdf

ABU DHABI: June 12, 2017. Etihad Cargo has launched a weekly freighter service between Abu Dhabi and the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, to support Cambodia's garment and footwear industry. Read more: Phnom_Penh.pdf

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