March 2016

Condolences to Brussels

The staff of FBJNA extends its deepest sympathies to all who have tragically lost loved ones in the brutal attacks in Brussels. [+]

Cubans to Rock to Rolling Stones; Atlas Air Delivers the Equipment

Atlas Air, Inc. provided essential cargo lift to help The Rolling Stones perform an historic concert in Havana, Cuba. An Atlas Boeing 747-400 freighter carried 97 tons of staging and musical equipment from Mexico City to Havana, with a stop at Miami International Airport, on March 19. It was the first ... [+]

Flowers Help Flourish ABC’s February Performance

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reported a 15% growth in its airfreight volumes in February, transporting over 37,000 tonnes across its global route network in Asia, Europe, North America and Russia. The airline's FTK rose 3% over the same month last year when the airline saw an extraordinary demand for air ... [+]

Panama Canal Authority Announces Expansion Inauguration Date

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced on March 23 that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The announcement was made this morning during the inauguration ceremony of the Canal’s state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility, which will provide additional hands-on experience to pilots ... [+]

Soo Locks Open for 2016 season

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially opened the Soo Locks at 12:01 a.m. on March 25 for the start of the 2016 shipping season. The locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan are among 16 locks that form the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system which extends from Duluth, Minnesota ... [+]

CEVA and Ford Extend Relationship at Louisville Plant

CEVA Logistics has renewed and expanded its services to the Ford Motor Company in which CEVA will provide container management, deconsolidation, metering, sequencing, transportation and inventory control for Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP) in Louisville, Kentucky. CEVA has served Ford LAP as a Manufacturing Support Center (MSC) provider ... [+]

“Clear Sailing Ahead” as Seaway Opens Two Weeks Earlier

The U.S. and Canadian Seaway Corporations marked the opening of the Seaway’s 58th navigation season on March 21 with the transit of Canada Steamship Lines’ Thunder Bay through Lock 3 on the Welland Canal. The ship, carrying a load of road salt, will be replenishing stocks depleted by ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd Content with FY 2015 Figures

Hapag-Lloyd achieved a net profit of EUR 114 million (previous year: EUR -604 million) in the financial year 2015. “The result for the year is in line with our expectations,” said Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd AG. “Hapag-Lloyd has delivered what we promised. Also in comparison with our main ... [+]

Munich Airport Sees Growth in Freight

Strong growth in passenger traffic and the continuing boom in airfreight lifted Munich Airport to yet another very successful year in 2015. A total of 41 million travelers – more than ever before – used Munich Airport as a starting point, destination or stopover in 2015. Growth in airfreight was even ... [+]

Aeros Granted Patent for Cargo Airship ‘Aerostructure’

Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a manufacturer of airships and aerostats operating with a FAA Type and Production Certificate, announced recently that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Aeros a US patent number for important sub-system empowering the innovative Aeroscraft cargo airship. The Utility Patent covers the multi-functional ... [+]

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