Maersk tops profit hopes on container shipping recovery

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  962 views  |  

2012 net profit $ 4.04 b vs forecast $ 3.73 b Maersk Line sees stronger 2013 on container demand pickup Sees 2013 profit below 2012, market expected improvement Maersk Oil 2013 profit seen “significantly below” 2012 COPENHAGEN (Reuters): A.P. Moeller-Maersk beat annual profit forecasts and predicted its container shipping business would benefit from a pickup in world trade this year, helping to overshadow a warning on falling earnings at its oil business.  Read More →


Kerry Logistics enters Sri Lanka through Malship Group

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  1 Comment  |  1,686 views  |  

Kerry Logistics, a leading global provider of logistics services, has partnered with Malship Group of Companies to serve the booming Sri Lanka’s external trade market.  Read More →


ANA says sticks with Boeing 787 Dreamliner orders

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  364 views  |  

Reuters: All Nippon Airways Co Ltd said on Friday it was not considering any change to its orders of Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner Jets, even though the aircraft has been grounded with as yet undiagnosed battery problems.  Read More →


Asian Aviation Centre launches aerospace program for all

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  2 Comments  |  876 views  |  

The Asian Aviation Centre Ltd., the premier aerospace engineering and flying training academy in Sri Lanka, held recently the inauguration of ‘The Aerospace for All Course 2013’, Sri Lanka’s only aerospace program for all aviation lovers at the largest hangar complex of the Asian Aviation Centre at Colombo Airport, Ratmalana.  Read More →


Cargill makes first grain shipment with electronic bill of lading

Published : 12:00 am  March 4, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  278 views  |  

Reuters: Cargill made its first grain shipment using an electronic freight document last week as the US agribusiness group seeks to cut paper documentation and speed up the processing of deals, the officials involved said.  Read More →


DP World recognised for commitment to sustainable transport

Published : 12:00 am  February 26, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  810 views  |  

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World, UAE Region has for the second time been recognised in the prestigious Dubai Awards for Sustainable Transport (DAST) initiated by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).  Read More →


ZIM restructures Asia-Med-Europe Network

Published : 12:00 am  February 26, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  751 views  |  

As part of its strategic program aimed at better serving the market and cater for clients’ needs, ZIM will restructure its network during February 2013, introducing several enhancements.  Read More →


AAI partners SITA to improve passenger experience at 25 airports in India

Published : 12:00 am  February 26, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  999 views  |  

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has selected SITA to equip 25 airports with its common-use passenger processing system to improve the experience of tens of millions of passengers.  Read More →


Qatar Airways prepares to host 7th World Cargo Symposium

Published : 12:00 am  February 26, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  856 views  |  

Qatar Airways is preparing to host the world’s largest meeting of air freight industry executives, airline officials and other stakeholders next month with the 7th World Cargo Symposium coming to Doha.  Read More →


New Med-North Europe Service

Published : 12:00 am  February 26, 2013  |  Category: Shipping / Aviation  |  Leave a Comment  |  799 views  |  

ZIM and MSC will commence a new joint Med-Europe Service in February. The new joint service offers wide port coverage, additional direct links between North West Continent and East Med and enhanced schedule reliability.  Read More →


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