Mihin Lanka opens new office in Dubai

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  2 Comments  |  1,542 views  |  

Sri Lanka’s budget carrier Mihin Lanka last week opened its new office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Chief Guest was Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in UAE Sarath Wijesinghe  Read More →


India suspends Kingfisher Airline’s licence

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  243 views  |  

Full cancellation of licence unlikely – source Licence suspended until turnaround plan approved Airline has been grounded since start of month    Read More →


German Court convicts 10 Somalis of piracy

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  205 views  |  

HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters):Ten Somalis were given jail sentences of up to seven years on Friday for hijacking a cargo ship, in Germany's first modern-day piracy trial.  Read More →


Evergreen hikes rate for round trip on Far East/Indian Sub-Continent to Europe and Mediterranean Trade

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  219 views  |  

In a continued effort to provide customers with the reliable and efficient level of service, Evergreen Line has announced the implementation of rate restoration program from NOV/01/2012 for round trip between Far East (including Japan) / Indian Sub-Continent and Europe / Mediterranean Trade.  Read More →


DHL Express expands L ankan retail footprint with three new services points

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  795 views  |  

DHL the world’s leading international express services provider, recently opened three new DHL service points in Negombo, Maharagama and Ratnapura, increasing its retail foot print to 19 across the island.  Read More →


IATA calls for collaborative approach to boost efficiency

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  197 views  |  

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) last week called upon aviation stakeholders to work together to create greater value for customers across the travel experience while enabling greater efficiency for industry participants.  “Airlines expect to carry some 3 billion passengers in 2013. And that number will double by 2030. Connectivity is a critical component of modern economies. Serving that growing demand will require innovation. We need to understand what consumers expect and what they value enough to pay for. Aviation is team effort. And that is a challenge for all industry stakeholders.  Read More →


Maersk Line cuts further capacity on the Asia-Europe trade on low demand

Published : 12:00 am  October 22, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  449 views  |  

In view of declining demand on the Asia-Europe trade, Maersk Line is further reducing capacity by removing the AE5 service permanently and suspending the AE9 service until early December 2012.  Read More →


Sri Lanka urged to rapidly move on to e-Bill of Lading

Published : 12:00 am  October 16, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  626 views  |  

Ranjana Kaviratne, addressing a large gathering of industry executives at a training program organised by the Shippers’ Academy Colombo (SAC), extensively talked about simplifying documents and urged the industry to move towards e-bills of lading for international trade and transportation. “We hear ‘e’ everywhere. Even kids know what ‘e’ is. However, one cannot be that happy with the speed of move to ‘e’ by the shipping trade in Sri Lanka. When we speak of development, it should also go hand-in-hand with the improvements in technology.  Read More →


Colombo Dockyard delivers ‘Greatship Rachna’

Published : 12:00 am  October 16, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  730 views  |  

Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) successfully delivered the second of a series 3 Platform/ROV Support Vessels (ROVSV) for Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte Limited of Singapore, at the auspicious time of 10:08 a.m. on 12 October 2012.  Read More →


Hemas and Mercantile Shipping float ‘MercMas’

Published : 12:00 am  October 16, 2012  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,164 views  |  

Begins maritime service operations with the launch of crew boats in Galle H&M Shipping Services (Pvt) Ltd., a joint venture between Hemas Transportation Ltd and Mercantile Shipping Company PLC, has launched their brand new crew boats MercMas I and MercMas II at a colourful ceremony in Galle.  Read More →


Page 102 of 236« First...102030...100101102103104...110120130...Last »