SIA set to redefine airport lounge experience

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  689 views  |  

Singapore Airlines has appointed renowned architectural and interior design firm ONG&ONG to develop a new design concept to be applied to all of the airline’s airport lounges worldwide.  Read More →


Maersk sees 3% drop in Asia-Europe volumes

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  590 views  |  

COPENHAGEN (Reuters): The head of Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipping company and a unit of Danish group A.P. Moller-Maersk, told Lloyd’s List newspaper that container exports from Asia to Europe are likely to drop 3% this year.  Read More →


World’s largest goliath gantry crane arrives in Rio Grande

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  349 views  |  

The world’s largest Goliath gantry crane ordered by Engevix Construções Oceânicas (‘Ecovix’) arrived at its destination in Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil last week.  Read More →


Tanzania suspends port chiefs over cargo theft allegations

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  282 views  |  

Reuters: Tanzania has suspended the head of its ports authority and six other senior port officials over allegations of cargo theft and embezzlement of public funds, the transport ministry and local media said on Friday.  Read More →


Evergreen’s second and third new 8,452-TEU ships launched

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  281 views  |  

 Naming ceremonies held in Korea for Ever Laden and Ever Lasting   Ever Laden, the second L-type containership of Evergreen Line, was christened by S.S. Lin, the Evergreen Group’s First Vice Group Chairman, at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard last week.  Read More →


Sri Lanka Foundation and Shippers’ Academy partner to boost training

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  1 Comment  |  1 views  |  

A pioneering Sri Lankan institution for leadership, education and training, the Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF) entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SA), which is a specialised training institute for global commerce and logistics to develop capacity building programmes and to conduct joint training as a new initiative, creating a strong public private partnership.  Read More →


Yemen’s Aden Port to cancel DP World deal

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  249 views  |  

SANAA (Reuters): The port authority in the Yemeni city of Aden has begun contacts with Dubai government-owned port operator DP World on cancelling a contract to manage Aden port, a senior Yemeni Transport Ministry official said on Sunday.  Read More →


Jet Airways to launch Mumbai-Sharjah flights

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  262 views  |  

Effective 18 October 2012, India’s Jet Airways will launch a new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline’s sixth daily flight to the UAE from Mumbai, in addition to the resumption of its services to Kuwait and Bahrain from Kochi.  Read More →


Emirates resumes services into Tripoli

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  259 views  |  

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, is to restart flights to Tripoli from 29 October 2012, illustrating Libya’s importance in Emirates’ global network and the airline’s commitment to the country.  Read More →


Oluvil Harbour nearing completion

Published : 12:01 am  August 27, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  713 views  |  

Construction activities of the Oluvil Harbour which cost Rs 7,000 million are nearing completion, according to Government Information Department. The Oluvil Harbour construction project commenced on June 20, 2008 in line with the Government’s initiatives to set up a modern port system in the country. Under this project, many ports are being constructed throughout the coastal belt, said the Deputy Minister of Ports and Highways Rohitha Abeygunawardena.  Read More →


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