Evergreen in GRI for worldwide reefer cargo

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,408 views  |  

In a continued effort to provide customers with the reliable and efficient level of Evergreen Line reefer container service, it becomes essential and necessary to ask for a General Rate Increase to support the expensive reefer related equipment and to cover its high associated cost both on land and at sea. Evergreen will globally implement a General Rate Increase for a quantum of US$1,500/40’RH and US$1,200/20’RH, effective 1 January 2013.  Read More →


UPS, TNT plan asset sales to clear EU antitrust hurdle

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  522 views  |  

AMSTERDAM (Reuters): United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) and its Dutch takeover target TNT Express NV submitted plans to meet European anti-trust concerns as they battle to keep the acquisition on track. TNT Express shares have dropped sharply in recent weeks on concerns the deal could fall apart because of possible objections from the European Commission (EC). UPS and TNT Express said they planned to sell assets and open up their air flight operations but gave no details.  Read More →


GAC Sri Lanka expands to meet rising shipping demand

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  916 views  |  

GAC Sri Lanka, which won the GAC Group Chairman’s award for 2011, is expanding to meet rising shipping demand. Established since 1956, GAC is a global leading provider of integrated shipping, logistics, marine and related services worldwide GAC’s 9,000 people are found in nearly 300 offices worldwide with regional offices in Houston, Cairo, Dubai and Singapore and Cooperate Headquarters in Dubai.  Read More →


Emirates SkyCargo named ‘Air Cargo Carrier of the Year 2012’

Published : 12:00 am  December 3, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  283 views  |  

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has been named ‘Air Cargo Carrier of the Year,’ at the 2012 Global Freight Awards held in London.   The awards, formerly known as the IFW (International Freighting Weekly) Awards, recognise excellence in the freight and logistics industry.  Read More →


Colombo hosts Evergreen’s Regional Trade and Agency meeting

Published : 12:01 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,446 views  |  

Evergreen Line of Taiwan, one of the mega container carriers in the world, held its key Regional Trade and Agency Meeting at Cinnamon Grand Hotel recently. This is the first regional meeting held in Colombo by the Evergreen Line for its two and a half decades of operations in Sri Lanka.  Read More →


Emirates SkyCargo creates new trade lane with Phuket launch

Published : 12:00 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  600 views  |  

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, is set to strengthen its operations in Thailand, with Phuket to become the second Thai gateway that connects it to international trade opportunities across its network of 126 destinations.  Read More →


APL Logistics acquires Carmichael International Service

Published : 12:00 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  790 views  |  

APL Logistics, the supply chain management unit of Singapore’s NOL Group, has acquired the US Customs brokerage and trade compliance firm Carmichael International Service, the two companies announced last week.  Read More →


TNT Express sells airlines operations ahead of UPS takeover

Published : 12:00 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,881 views  |  

Dutch delivery group TNT Express, which has agreed to be bought by the US rival United Parcel Service (UPS), has conditionally sold its airlines operations to ASL Aviation Group.  Read More →


Sri Lanka emerging as regional air freight hub

Published : 12:00 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,091 views  |  

Cathay Pacific Cargo’s choice of Sri Lanka for its latest air freight expansion highlights not only the company’s continued focus on new markets in Asia, but the potential for Sri Lanka to increase its air freight role. BMI has previously highlighted our positive view of Sri Lanka in the shipping sector, with the country well placed to develop as a global transshipment hub for the container shipping sector, and we believe that similar growth opportunities are available in the country’s air freight market.  Read More →


Maersk to invest more on non-shipping biz

Published : 12:00 am  November 26, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  293 views  |  

Reuters: Danish oil and shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk will not invest significantly in its shipping business over the next five years and will focus on its oil, drilling rigs and ports, the Financial Times reported last week.  Read More →


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