Maersk retreats as Brazil’s imports drift away, leaving no containers for exports

Weak import volumes have left Brazil without the necessary empty containers to fulfil export potential, trapping it in a Catch-22 situation that will hinder long-term economic growth.
This is the view of Antonio Dominguez, MD of Maersk Line’s east coast South America cluster, who said carriers could no longer be expected to carry the burden of such inefficiencies.
Since 2007, Maersk has invested over $8.5bn in Brazil – on new ships, terminals, in the oil and gas market, ...

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Emirates SkyCargo to shrink freighter fleet, returning its 747s

Emirates SkyCargo has confirmed it is to shrink its freighter fleet next year, returning its two leased 747-400Fs.
Citing a poor cargo market, the carrier, which has been struggling to profit from cargo, told The Loadstar: “Emirates SkyCargo can confirm that, with effect from January 2018, it will only operate 13 Boeing 777-F aircraft in its freighter fleet.
“A decision has been made to return the two B747ERF aircraft at the end of their lease ...

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Analysis: A Japan Post merger with FedEx? Just dreaming… or am I?

Sometimes one has dreams that are so life-like that when you wake, you’re not quite sure which is actual reality – the state you have just emerged from, or the one you have just entered. Much to the interest of my psychotherapist, I awoke last week believing that FedEx was being taken over.
In fact, such was the state of my discombobulation that I contacted several of my sources in banking ...

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Ocean carriers benefit from steady rates as new contracts are signed

Container spot rates between Asia and Europe held steady this week, while the erosion of transpacific rates slowed notably as annual contract negotiations intensified.
The Asia-North Europe component of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) slipped just $4 to $815 per teu, after losing $17 and $45 in the two previous weeks.
This is exceptionally good news for ocean carriers on the route which have not only succeeded in negotiating “significantly higher” annual ...

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‘Trade crossroads’ Saudi Arabia signs up to haulage TIR convention

Saudi Arabia has acceded to the international haulage TIR Convention as part of a bid to position itself as a logistics hub linking Africa, Asia and Europe.
The regime is expected to become operational in the kingdom later this year.
It follows the accession of India this month and China last year, and indicates that the International Road Transport Union (IRU) is gaining increasing traction outside its core European, Russian and central Asian coverage.
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The first TOCcast: video interviews from Hamburg

In the absence of a podcast this week, we present the first TOCcast – an intermittent series of video interviews we conducted at last year’s TOC Europe event in Hamburg. First up is Ralf Neise, the vastly experienced former head of global logistics for British American Tobacco, who discusses some of the challenges shippers are likely to face as the global container shipping alliances consolidate into three vessel-sharing groupings.
 

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Li & Fung forms new strategic supply chain partnership with PVH

Li & Fung Limited (“Li & Fung,” “the Group,” or “the Company;” SEHK: 494), the world’s leader in consumer goods design, development, sourcing and logistics, today announced that they have entered into agreements for a new supply chain relationship with PVH Corp.

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American Airlines looks set to buy stake in China Southern

American Airlines is looking to increase its market share on transpacific routes to China by buying a stake in China Southern. While the deal has not yet been confirmed, it appears the US carrier is eyeing a $200m stake in the airline, which is worth about $10bn at market value, notes ATW. China Southern, which yesterday suspended stock trading, said it would reveal an “important strategic cooperation deal within five working ...

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Cargolux signs agreement for environmentally friendly beam solution

Luxembourg, 24 March 2017 – Cargolux Airlines has signed an agreement with German company Trinkaus- Solutions for the use of its squAIR-timber product. Cargolux is the first airline worldwide to introduce the lightweight material in its operation and currently uses it on all pharma shipments out of Luxembourg.

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Rhenus ups its stake in Arkon to ‘significantly increase’ shortsea and feeder offering

Rhenus Group has increased its shareholding in German ship manager Arkon Shipping to 40% and will establish a joint investment company to expand the fleet.
Arkon currently manages 120 vessels, including 53 containerships ranging from 700 to 3,500 teu, 41 “minibulkers” and 23 heavylift vessels, and is involved in shipbroking and sale and purchase.
Rhenus says it sees Arkon Shipping’s expertise as another dimension to its logistics portfolio.
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Royal Air Maroc - New Service: Direct flights MAN-CMN commencing Tuesday 28th March 2017. Please contact our team to discuss in further detail.

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22 MAR 2017
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We herewith inform you STP Airways will extend their Lower Deck service to São Tomé/TMS till end of April 2017.

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22 MAR 2017
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22 MAR 2017
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TAAG Angola Airlines offers a weekly freighter service ex LGG to LAD.

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22 MAR 2017
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22 MAR 2017
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21 MAR 2017
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Magma Aviation is operating a B747F BRU/KCK dd. 30-03.

Magma is operating a B747F into NCK dd. 30-03

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21 MAR 2017
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21 MAR 2017
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21 MAR 2017
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Aeroflot’s Summer Schedule
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20 MAR 2017
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17 MAR 2017
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16 MAR 2017
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16 MAR 2017
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NEW TARIFF LETTER - SUMMER 2017

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15 MAR 2017
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Air Canada Cargo has added a direct all-freighter flight between Toronto and Bogota.

Air Canada Cargo - Additional Freighter To/From Bogota

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10 MAR 2017
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