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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 2 reports

Bombardier delivers first 86-seat Q400

The first Q400 NextGen aircraft configured for the maximum 86 seats has been delivered to launch customer Nok Air.The turboprop aircraft is the first of six Q400 NextGen aircraft that the Thai low-cost carrier ordered in November 2013, with an option ... [Published MRO Network - 58 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

DB is Claiming Damages from Air Cargo Cartel

Schenker AG,  the logistics subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, has filed a complaint in New York federal court claiming damages from air cargo carriers Air France, KLM, Martinair, Cargolux, Qantas, SAS and All Nippon Airways. Schenker AG alleges that the ... [Published Logistics Insight Asia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Financial security linked to safety

In a year that has seen four major air crashes in a matter of months, the Air Transport Rating Agency’s (ATRA) annual analysis of airline’s safety risks make interesting reading.The Swiss firm assesses 94 of the world’s largest carriers – by financial ... [Published MRO Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Maersk and MSC file 2M vessel-sharing proposal with the FMC

Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Co should know by October 11 whether their collaboration will be allowed to go ahead in the US trades after filing with the Federal Maritime Commission Wednesday afternoon local time.The Washington agency now has 45 days ... [Published Lloyds Loading List - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Brussels Airport works toward IATA-certified pharma

tagged brussels airport, pharma, iataBrussels is poised to become the first European hub for IATA-certified pharmaceutical freight.The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision of Brussels Airport to become the first European ... [Published Air Cargo World - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

AAPA reports 6.4% increase in July airfreight

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 (GCTL) - Preliminary traffic figures for the month of July released by the showed air freight growth accelerated in July with a 6.4% increase compared to the same month last year, supported by encouraging growth in demand for exports ... [Published GCTL8.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Alabama State Port Authority aquires Walter Energy assets at the Port of Mobile

at 01:32 PM | Channel(s): Ports & TerminalsThe Alabama State Port Authority finalized its purchase of two industrial properties owned by Walter Energy, Inc. The total consideration paid by the Port Authority for the properties was $25,000,000. The purchase ... [Published American Journal of Transportation On-Line - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

FTA encouraging freight operators to trial longer semi-trailers

"FTA supports the trial of longer semi-trailers as there are significant environmental and efficiency benefits on offer from deploying these vehicles."James Hookham, FTA's Managing Director of Policy & Communications“Longer semi-trailers are good for ... [Published Freight Transport Association - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 35 reports

Federal appeals court deems FedEx drivers employees, not contractors in latest ‘classification’ case

A federal appeals court ruled this week that certain FedEx Ground drivers in California between 2000 and 2007 were wrongly classified as independent contractors and should have been classified as employees of the company, making them eligible for such ... [Published Overdrive Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

Royal Caribbean touts Quantum of the Seas' modern tech

AFP Relax  –Due to set sail this fall, the cruise operator's new flagship will be outfitted with several high-tech innovations for a more enjoyable journey. A luggage tracking app, robotic bartenders and apps that let crew members keep track of passengers' ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

Scottish independence could impact maritime sector [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Port of Aberdeen A vote for independence from the United Kingdom would have a negative effect on the Scottish shipping and offshore maritime sector, according to a survey from Moore Stephens.The survey elicited the views of members of the international ... [Published Baird Maritime - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 7 reports

Port of Seattle appoints new CEO

The Port of Seattle Commission, which operates Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and the seaport has selected business executive Ted Fick as its next CEO.The Tacoma native has decades of experience leading manufacturing organizations across the US, ... [Published Airport World - Aug 28 2014]


...and thank the border services officers and support staff within CBSA, past and present, for their dedication, service and professionalism. "Today we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Boundary Bay Port of Entry. This milestone provides an occasion for us to reflect on how this POE was established, and how far we have come. It is POEs such as Boundary Bay that have helped to to make the border faster and more efficient for law-abiding Canadians. I would like to thank those who have worked at this POE over the years who have supported the success of Boundary Bay in proudly protecting our Canadian borders."
"We have excellent products and experienced trading partners for all branches of industry. I am sure that together we will be able to convince our American customers of our quality" , said Edward Weiss, Senior Vice President of Wangen America Inc
...org), The Fresh Diet created its new vegetarian meal plan that will offer over 150 "perfectly portioned" gourmet, meatless dishes. "Our customers love our food and this menu will provide customers another convenient alternative to fit their busy lifestyles. It also continues our efforts to provide a highly-customized experience that caters to customers' requesting variety" said Chief Marketing Officer, Camilo Padron
Royal Dutch Shell in London said the firm was "monitoring the Ebola outbreak very closely, and liaising with health authorities on the steps being taken to contain the disease."

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