April 2018

Antonov Co. lands world’s largest aircraft in Berlin

The world’s largest aircraft, the AN-225 “Mriya”, landed in Berlin, Germany on April 25, as its Ukrainian owner, Antonov Company, announced it is ready to provide additional support to the Strategic Airlift International Solution (SALIS) program with the necessary number of AN-124-100 aircraft for strategic air transportations in the interest of NATO and EU nations.  The AN-225, which is operated by Antonov Company’s air transportation division, Antonov Airlines, is taking part in ... [+]

Christening of “Grande New York” held in Port of New York/New Jersey

The Grande New York, part of the fleet of the Grimaldi Group, has been christened on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Port of New York- New Jersey at FAPS Port Newark Auto Marine Terminal. Godmother of the vessel was Amanda Matilda Cuomo Cole, granddaughter of the former late New York Governor, Mario ... [+]

First saltie of the 2018 shipping season is on its way to Port of Duluth-Superior

The first ‘saltie’ of the 2018 commercial navigation season, the Federal Weser, is on its way to the Port of Duluth-Superior and is expected to arrive 04/05/2018 by 10 p.m. Its official arrival time will be recorded when the ship passes beneath Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge.   The Federal Weser is ... [+]

Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr welcomed in Finland

Giant Pandas Lumi and Pyry have settled into their new home at Ahtari Zoo in Finland after travelling from China onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ freighter aircraft. Mikhail Smirnykh, General Director of Volga-Dnepr Airlines, commented: “This flight in support of such an important wildlife preservation program was special for our company ... [+]

Port of Oakland March cargo volume took a post-holiday dip

Port of Oakland import volume dipped last month while export growth flattened during a seasonal lull in containerized trade. The port reported that March imports declined 1.9% compared to March 2017. Exports were essentially flat – down just 0.5%. The port attributed declining import volume to post-Lunar New Year holidays in Asia. ... [+]

Upward acceleration of Turkish Cargo is maintained in 2018.

Reaching 302 destinations in 121 countries with the cargo transport capacity of Turkish Airlines, which flies to the most countries worldwide, and operating additional direct cargo flights to 85 destinations thanks to the fleet of freighters, Turkish Cargo achieved a total of 55.614 tons of cargo sales in February, with ... [+]

Werner CEO and Freedom Driver Discuss Tax Cuts at White House Event

Werner Enterprises President and CEO Derek Leathers and Operation Freedom driver Quinton Ward joined President Trump to speak about the positive impact of recent tax cuts during a White House event on Thursday, April 12. “With tax cuts, we’ve been able to increase our capital investment this year by $127 million, ... [+]

DB Schenker builds second logistics center in Dubai

DB Schenker will build its second logistics center in Dubai, located next to world's largest airport. The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of this new state-of-the-art logistics center took place under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin (Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation). A large high-level delegation from ... [+]

Etihad Cargo, IFHC transport vulnerable, endangered birds to natural habitats

Etihad Cargo and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), one of the world’s leading conservation programs, have recently transported a shipment of more than 100 vulnerable Houbara bustards for release into their natural habitats. In the past three years, the partnership between the two organisations has led to the ... [+]

KCS Intermodal Service Returns to Port of New Orleans

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced a new weekly service between the Port of New Orleans and Wylie, Texas (Dallas-market) beginning May 2018, relaunching intermodal service to this lane for the first time since 2005. “The return of the Kansas City Southern weekly intermodal service helps us capture greater market share and ... [+]

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