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February 2016

G6 Alliance announces Schedule Update between Asia and Europe

Members of the G6 Alliance today announced additional void sailings within their Asia-Europe product in response to changes in market demand. As the G6 Alliance continues to review its product profile, the Loop 6 service will void sailings starting from Week 8 for a period of 11 weeks. In order to provide continuous coverage and service, the following ports will be covered on Loop 4 and Loop 5: Kaohsiung, Xiamen, Shekou, Hong Kong, Colombo, Antwerp, ... [+]

MSC Withdraws Sentosa Service

In response to low demand from Asia, MSC announced the withdrawal of the SENTOSA service that operates between Asia and the South East Coast of South America. The last departure was the MOL PREMIUM 4901a ETA Yantian  Feb. 9, 2016 ETA Singapore  Feb. 16, 2016. All other services ex Asia to ... [+]

Port Canaveral Joins Green Marine as 100th Participant

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) has joined the Green Marine environmental certification program, a North American initiative committed to advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation. This marks a major milestone as the Canaveral Port Authority is the 100th participant to join Green Marine. Commission Chairman Jerry Allender says protecting the environment ... [+]

FedEX Service Managing Director Newman Joins TIACA Board

Frank Newman, Managing Director, FedEx Services, has been appointed to the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors. Newman has over 35 years’ experience in the aviation industry, including senior roles with McDonnell Douglas and FedEx. Based at the FedEx headquarters in Memphis, USA, he currently manages sales activities for the ... [+]

Hactl Handles Longines Masters Horses for 4th Successive Year

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has once again handled 64 of the world’s most valuable horses, competing at the Longines Masters of Hong Kong. Fully recognised as Asia’s biggest and most prestigious equestrian event, this year’s Longines Masters marked the fourth year of the event being held in Hong ... [+]

Maersk, MSC, 13 Other Shipping Firms to Change Pricing Methods

To settle a two-year EU antitrust investigation, the world’s No. 1 container liner Maersk, Swiss peer MSC and 13 other shipping firms have offered to change their practices, reported the European Commission on February 16. The companies include No. 3 player CMA CGM, Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine, Germany’s Hapag Lloyd, China Ocean ... [+]

Port of Virginia Volumes Up for FY, January; RMT Handles Nearly 1,300 Containers

The Port of Virginia reports that for the seven months of its fiscal year 2016, the volume of TEUS increased nearly 3%. The strongest segment of growth was rail cargo, which is up 6.5% when compared with last fiscal year. In January, the port handled 192,844 TEUs, growth of .4% (848 ... [+]

Intelligent Audit honored as a top freight management solution provider

Intelligent Audit was named one of the top freight management solution providers by Logistics Tech Outlook in the magazine's February issue. Logistics Tech Outlook's annual Top 10 list showcases the most promising freight management solution providers for 2016. Companies are selected by a panel of experts and members of Logistics Tech ... [+]

FAA Administrator Visits Singapore

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement on February 16 with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). He is visiting the Singapore Air Show and meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aviation leaders this week as part of his ... [+]

United Airlines Celebrates Historic Arrangement between US and Cuba

United Airlines applauds the historic signing on February 16 by representatives of the United States and Cuba governments of a formal arrangement to reinstitute air service between the two countries. United intends to apply to offer service between some of its global gateways and Havana through the Department of Transportation’s pending ... [+]

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