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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 07/12/2017, 22:33
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Written on 07/12/2017, 16:12
first-b777-freighter-for-turkish-cargoISTANBUL: December 07, 2017: Turkish Airlines has taken delivery of the first of two B777 freighters due to arrive in 2017 at a ceremony in Istanbul this...
Written on 06/12/2017, 20:49
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Written on 06/12/2017, 16:57
jal-invests-in-supersonic-boomTOKYO/DENVER: November 05, 2017. Japan Airlines (JAL) has invested US$10 million and placed options for up to 20 Boom Supersonic aircraft as part of a...
Written on 05/12/2017, 21:47
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....
Written on 05/12/2017, 17:13
virgin-hyperloop-one-to-link-bengaluru-and-chennai-in-25-minutesBENGALURU, India: December 05, 2017. Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an MoU with the Indian state of Karnataka to determine the economic impact of its...
Written on 01/12/2017, 18:49
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),...
Written on 29/11/2017, 21:29
cargolux-nca-code-share-to-include-frankfurt-hahnLUXEMBOURG: November 29, 2017. Cargolux has signed a new code-share and capacity swap agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) between Europe and Japan...
Written on 29/11/2017, 00:08
smart-retailer-ocado-signs-ecommerce-deal-with-groupe-casinoLONDON/PARIS: November 28, 2017. UK online grocery retailer Ocado Group is to provide its proprietary eCommerce technology to French bricks and mortar...
Written on 28/11/2017, 19:06
swiss-world-cargo-expands-pharma-corridorsZURICH: November 28, 2017. Swissmedic, responsible for the authorization and supervision of therapeutic products in Switzerland, has renewed the...
Written on 27/11/2017, 20:02
freightweek-news-update-week-48BRUSSELS: November 30, 2017. The European Commission has updated its list of 178 airlines banned from the EU for safety reasons. Read...
Written on 26/11/2017, 22:46
air-canada-cancels-freighter-networkTORONTO: November 24, 2017. Air Canada Cargo is terminating its B767 freighter services to and from Mexico, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Bogota, Lima and...
Written on 26/11/2017, 20:34
qatar-helps-deliver-sight-to-childrenDOHA: November 25, 2017. Qatar Airways has renewed its sponsorship of Orbis UK, the global charity that fights avoidable blindness through access to...
Written on 24/11/2017, 22:20
hna-buys-australian-reefer-logistics-businessPERTH, Australia: November 23, 2017. HNA International is to buy the refrigerated logistics business of Australia's largest auto retailer Automotive...
Written on 24/11/2017, 20:53
alibaba-adds-online-technology-to-offline-retailingHONG KONG: November 21, 2017. The Alibaba Group is acquiring a 36.16 percent stake in the Sun Art Retail Group for US$2.88 billion Sun Art is a...
Written on 21/11/2017, 15:20
freightweek-news-update-week-47ABU 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....
Written on 18/11/2017, 22:25
crowley-supports-puerto-rico-power-restorationSAN JUAN, PR: November 17, 2017. Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority director Ricardo Ramos resigned today as the government acknowledged that only...
Written on 18/11/2017, 16:13
emirates-skycargo-signs-ecommerce-mouDUBAI: 18 November, 2017. Emirates SkyCargo has signed an MoU with Dubai CommerCity (DCC) – a free zone dedicated to eCommerce in the MENA...
Written on 17/11/2017, 23:08
qantas-plans-mustard-power-for-trans-pacificSYDNEY: November 18, 2017. Qantas is to operate the world's first bio-fuel B787-9 flight between Melbourne and Los Angeles next year based on Brassica...
Written on 17/11/2017, 20:43
yusen-buys-tibbett-logistics-in-romaniaWOODFORD GREEN, UK: November 17, 2017. The Keswick Enterprises Group is selling its Romanian Tibbett Logistics subsidiary to Amsterdam-based Yusen...

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