CMA CGM set to buy European shortsea specialist Containerships

Shipping consolidation continues apace with CMA CGM announcing it is to acquire European shortsea specialist Containerships.
The announcement follows the signing of an agreement between CMA and Containerships’ parent company, Container Finance.
Containerships boasts strong market presence in the Baltic markets, North Africa, Northern Europe, Russia, and Turkey.
It also owns stakes in box terminals in Finland and Russia through its Multi-Link Terminals subsidiary
Between August and January, the Finland headquartered carrier is expected to ...

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MSC to axe prestigious Eagle service as pressure grows on transpacific rates

The world’s two biggest container lines, Maersk Line and MSC, are closing a number of services on their networks in an attempt to plug losses and regain profitability in the final half of the year.
The carriers have already announced they are each pulling a service between Asia and the Middle East, with Maersk also notifying shippers of the termination of its AC5 loop from Asia to the west coast of South America.
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Air cargo feels the heat as US trucking rates soar after controversial ELD rule

The mandate for US truckers to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) continues to feed controversy as its repercussions reach beyond domestic surface transport.
Air cargo providers are also feeling the impact – from higher trucking rates to delays and, in some cases, desperate modal switches to get cargo to its destination on time.
The new regime, introduced at the end of last year, has affected the long-haul sector the most. According to some reports, ...

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New $600m terminal will bring Laem Chabang bigger ships and more capacity

Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) began operations at Laem Chabang Terminal D on Monday, when the 5,556 teu MOL Grandeur came to call.
The new $600m terminal is HPT’s third at Thailand’s major container gateway of Laem Chabang.
The new deepsea facility could pave the way for a 40% capacity increase in the largest vessels calling at the port, helping Thailand challenge Malaysia and Singapore for coveted South-east Asian transhipment traffic.
Stephen Ashworth, Hutchison Ports’ ...

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FedEx places order for 24 new aircraft to modernise fleet as profits grow

Tax benefits played a part in boosting FedEx’s full-year profits, although margin pressures bit hard, and the logistics operator has placed a major new aircraft order.
Announced alongside its annual results, the company said it had ordered 12 Boeing 777 freighters and 12 B767 freighters as part of its modernisation programme.
During an investor call yesterday, chief operating officer Dave Bronczek said the aircraft, due for delivery between 2020 and 2025, would replace older, “less ...

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Elon Musk on edge after ‘extensive’ sabotage at factory

Things seem to be getting worse for Tesla. Just over a week after announcing a massive staff lay-off (9%) as it searches for profitability, the electric car manufacturer has suffered “extensive and damaging sabotage” at the hands of an employee. And that’s not all. A small fire caused production on its Model 3 cars to stop, albeit “briefly”, at its Freemont vehicle plant.

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Carolina Dybeck Happe to be next CFO at AP Møller-Maersk

AP Møller-Maersk has appointed Carolina Dybeck Happe as its new chief financial officer.
In joining the shipping giant Ms Happe transfers from the same role at lock manufacturer Assa Abloy, where she spent almost a decade between 2002 and 2011, before becoming CFO at Trelleborg.
A year later she returned to Assa as CFO, adding board positions at Commerzbank and Eon. While she ended her association with Commerzbank in 2017, she is expected to remain on the ...

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Should HMM stay with the 2M or go it alone?

Fascinating analysis from Splash247 columnist Kris Kosmala of the strategic choices facing South Korean line Hyundai Merchant Marine, as the clock continues to count down on its basic slot allocation with 2M partners Maersk and MS, set to expire in 2020. What it does next could determine its fate as a company: does it negotiate a new arrangement with 2M; does it look to join another alliance; or could it ...

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‘Be realistic on compliance’ plea from shipping as tough bunker rules loom

Shipping industry heavyweights are urging the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to “progress key issues” at its meeting next month.
They also want a “pragmatic approach” on compliance, in order to smooth imposition of the 0.5% sulphur cap regulation on 1 January 2020.
In a joint statement released yesterday, BIMCO, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), trade bodies Intercargo and Intertanko and the World Shipping Council (WSC) called on IMO member states to “make progress on ...

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Freighter operator hopes for local rule at Schiphol Airport are dashed

Freighter operators’ hopes of securing more slots at Schiphol have been dashed following a government ruling against the introduction of the ‘local rule’.
But the cargo community is now working on a new solution to help freighter operators at the slot-constrained airport.
Infrastructure minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen said she could not greenlight the rule as there was a chance it would make the airport exceed the maximum number of flights permitted: set ...

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Royal Jordanian are heading to the World Cup! We offer a 4x weekly frequency via AMM, along with adhoc wide-bodied flights. Please contact AIA Cargo with your enquires.  

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Aerolineas Argentinas' expanded wide-bodied services via EZE has presented the UK market with a swift and efficient route into South America this summer. If you're looking for high-frequency of flight, competitive rates, and capacity for heavy tonnage, please contract AIA Cargo for Aerolineas Argentinas' rates and availability:

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Air Arabia continue to offer a consistently reliable service to Morocco for the UK market. Operating direct flights 2x weekly to 4 key stations domestically - you need look no further than Air Arabia. Please contact our team at AIA Cargo for rates and bookings.  

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On the 19th June, Royal Jordanian have an A-310 Freighter operating directly from LHR to AMM, and AIA Cargo have several positions remaining available for sales. Please contact our team for special rates and bookings: 

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