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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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Written on 27/07/2017, 16:18
sm-line-signs-intermodal-deal-with-union-pacificOMAHA, Nebraska: July 26, 2017. Union Pacific has signed a partnership agreement with SM Line for intermodal rail distribution from Pier A at the Port of...
Written on 26/07/2017, 19:26
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Written on 25/07/2017, 20:59
samskip-to-buy-nor-linesROTTERDAM: July 25, 2017. Multimode logistics services company Samskip is to acquire Nor Lines from the DSD Group to expand its shipping, transport and...
Written on 25/07/2017, 18:46
freightweek-news-update-week-30ATLANTA: July 27, 2017 – Delta Air Lines has named Shawn Cole, Vice President of Delta Cargo. Read more: Delta_VP_cargo.pdf STANS/KEMPTEN: July 27, 2017....
Written on 24/07/2017, 15:30
customs-app-a-hit-at-brusselsBRUSSELS: July 23, 2017. A new Customs Export app is proving popular among the BRUcargo forwarding community at Brussels Airport following a launch at the...
Written on 21/07/2017, 21:30
u-s-trucking-volumes-continue-to-growARLINGTON, VA: July 19, 2017. The American Trucking Associations' latest forecast says U.S. freight volumes will grow 2.8 percent in 2017 and then average...
Written on 21/07/2017, 17:15
turkish-cargo-supports-perishables-exportersISTANBUL: July 21, 2017. Phuket has become Turkish Airlines 300th destination with the launch of a four times weekly passenger service plus A330 freighter...
Written on 21/07/2017, 15:14
united-cargo-increases-revenueCHICAGO: July 18, 2017. United Airlines has reported a 39.1 percent increase in net profit to US$818 million for the second quarter 2017 on a 6.4 percent...
Written on 19/07/2017, 21:52
dhl-vietnam-delivery-goes-electricHO CHI MINH City, Vietnam: July 17, 2017. DHL eCommerce has launched a nationwide domestic delivery operation including the use of electric motorbikes for...
Written on 18/07/2017, 20:18
bahri-and-bollore-build-a-businessRIYADH: July 18, 2017. The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is setting up a joint venture with Group Bolloré to provide end-to-end...
Written on 18/07/2017, 16:22
seatrade-and-cma-cgm-to-launch-reefer-serviceMARSEILLE/ANTWERP: July 17, 2017. CMA CGM and ocean reefer specialist Seatrade are to begin a vessel-sharing agreement for perishables in October...
Written on 17/07/2017, 13:12
freightweek-news-update-week-29LONDON: July 21, 2017 - In response to demand on its North Sea route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich (UK), Stena Line is replacing its current RORO...
Written on 14/07/2017, 19:37
successful-first-test-for-hyperloop-oneNEW YORK, July 12, 2017 Hyperloop One has completed the first test of its vacuum transport system with a vehicle coasting for 5.3 seconds using magnetic...
Written on 13/07/2017, 20:12
istanbul-new-airport-signs-250-million-cargo-contractsISTANBUL: July 12, 2017. İstanbul New Airport has signed 25-year leases valued at €250 million with six cargo operators. MNG, PTT, Çelebi Ground...
Written on 11/07/2017, 21:40
turkish-airlines-continues-support-for-new-albania-airlineISTANBUL: JULY 10, 2017. M. İlker Ayci, chairman of Turkish Airlines, said the expected downsizing of Italian airline services to Albania creates a "high...
Written on 11/07/2017, 20:22
freightweek-news-update-week-28AMSTERDAM: July 14, 2017. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has appointed Nico Van der Linden as vice president Cargo from July 01, 2017. Read...
Written on 11/07/2017, 19:53
expanding-pharma-future-for-amerijetFORT LAUDERDALE, FL: July 11, 2017. Amerijet International has announced it is the first U.S. all-cargo airline to earn IATA's CEIV- Pharma...
Written on 10/07/2017, 22:46
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Written on 10/07/2017, 22:01
delta-creates-certified-pharma-networkATLANTA: July 10, 2017. Delta Cargo has become the first U.S. major carrier to be awarded IATA's Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV)...
Written on 09/07/2017, 22:24
cosco-shipping-buys-orient-overseasSHANGHAI/HONG KONG: July 09, 2017. COSCO Shipping Holdings and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) are to acquire Orient Overseas International...

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