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Freightweek news update Week 27

QINGDAO, China: July 06, 2017. Parallel car importer Shandong High Speed Qingdao West Coastport Co. Ltd. has appointed GAC China to handle the upstream logistics for 3,000-4,000 cars from Hamburg and Rotterdam to Qingdao and Hong Kong. Read more: GAC_China.pdf

DUNKERQUE: July 03, 2017. Dunkerque's LNG terminal and Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque have signed an agreement for the development of a new LNG supply station. Read more: Dunkerque_LNG.pdf

Qatar A380 MelbourneDOHA: July 03, Qatar Airways will add Sohar, Oman and Prague, Czech Republic to its network in August following the introduction of an A380 on its daily Melbourne service from July 01. Read more: sohar.pdf

HOLZWICKEDE, Germany: July 03, 2017. The Rhenus group has acquired O'Brien Customs and Forwarding Pty Ltd based in Melbourne, Australia to expand its Asia-Pacific network. Read more: OBrien.pdf

HONG KONG: July 03, 2017. Kerry Logistics has acquired 50 percent of Lanzhou Pacific Logistics (LPL). Founded in 2002, LPL specialises in intermodal brokerage services across China and Central Asia including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia. Read more: LPL.pdf

BONN: July 03, 2017. A report from DHL Global Forwarding suggests chemical companies who provide customers with differentiated logistics services for their products could be winners in an industry expected to be worth €5.6 trillion by 2035. Read report: chemicals.pdf

MUMBAI: July 03, 2017. In response to the growing demand for expert support and logistics services, Allseas Global has partnered with Mumbai-based Seamless Projects to create a new joint venture company, Allseas Project Solutions. Read more: India_project_cargo.pdf

OSLO: July 3, 2017. Norwegian has taken delivery of the first 737 MAX 8 aircraft equipped with the Telair Sliding Carpet Loading System that speeds up the loading and unloading of cargo, reducing aircraft ground handling times to about 20 minutes. Read more: Telair.pdf

CHICAGO: July 03, 2017. Boeing has donated US$1 million to benefit six nonprofit organizations providing rehabilitation and well-being services for veteran and civilian groups globally. Read more: veterans.pdf

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