LUFTHANSA Group has secured approval from the federal German government's economic stabilisation fund, WSF, for a EUR9 billion (US$9
- Lufthansa Group obtains US$9.9b in financial support
- Air Astana removes business class seats to boost capacity for medical freight
KAZAKHSTAN's Air Astana has begun removing seats from its business class cabin to make room for medical cargo
- Continued global uncertainty hits rates, but worst fears yet to be come: Xeneta
DESPITE the widespread ramifications of coronavirus, ocean freight rates held comparatively steady for the month of May, with the latest XSI Public...
- PIL seeks lifeline from Temasek Investment to stay afloat
SINGAPORE-BASED Pacific International Lines is in talks with an arm of the Lion City's sovereign-wealth fund Temasek Holdings over a potential...
- COVID-19 Outbreak causes serious risk for seafarers mental health
Harun Şişmanyazıcı, Vice President of the Maritime Safety Association, said that the uncertainty of the process affects the soul world of the...
- Amazon aims to expand air cargo fleet to 200 planes by 2028
AMERICAN e-commerce giant Amazon is working on expanding its Prime Air cargo fleet to encompass 200 planes by 2027 or 2028, reports Bloomberg
- UK forwarders welcome investment in transport infrastructure
THE British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a cautious welcome to the news that the UK Government will commit to invest some GBP2...
- UN must persuade governments to adopt crew change protocols
The UN Secretary General has been urged by global industrial and shipping leaders to persuade his 193 member states to act urgently to avoid a...
- Korean Air plans to raise US$817 million to stay afloat as flag carrier
KOREAN Air Lines plans to sell new shares to raise about KWN1 trillion won (US$817 million) after the coronavirus outbreak wiped out 90 per cent of...
- US escalates trade war with tighter controls on Huawei suppliers
THE US has increased the pressure on Huawei by tightening export controls on the Chinese telecoms group and its suppliers, heightening tensions with...
- CP donates US$1 million to charities helping in the Covid-19 battle
CANADIAN Pacific (CP) is donating US$1 million to four North American charities working on the front lines to help people impacted by Covid-19
- SEA EUROPE FULLY SUPPORTS THE AMBITIONS OF THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL
SEA Europe – the Shipyards’ and Maritime Equipment Association – fully supports the ambitions of the European Commission’s “European...
- Expansion of Brazil's biggest container port TECON Santos continues
BRAZIL's Port of Santos has started the work of deepening the pier and reinforcing the structure for the installation of rails for new ship to...
- Rebound in shipping industry in 2020 unlikely: analyst
DESPITE the low oil price environment, expectations for a shipping industry rebound in 2020 are practically non-existent with the global economy...
- Port of Long Beach receives US$14.5m grant for rail project
THE Port of Long Beach has won a US$14
- US airlines get payroll injection of US$9.5b from federal fund
THE US Treasury Department has released US$9
- Covid-19 cannot be used to lower wages and standards for ferry workers
At a time when seafarers are keeping the world moving, Covid-19 cannot be used as an excuse to lower the wage and working conditions of seafarers.
- Virus outbreak highlights the versatile use of shipping containers
SHIPPING containers can be turned into hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients, as demonstrated by the RUAG Field Hospital that was built by...
- Maersk embroiled in legal battle to move from New York to port Elizabeth
GLOBAL Container Terminals (GCT), the operator of the facility on Staten Island in New York, is seeking an emergency restraining order through the...
- Respect seafarers' right to emergency medical treatment ashore!
Joint statement from the Joint Negotiating Group (JNG) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)