Quote of the week:
"He that is busy is tempted by one devil; he that is idle, by a legion."
Thomas Fuller (1608 – 16 August 1661) - English churchman and historian


High-bandwidth boosts crew communication and business operations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2017 showing that demand (measured in freight tonne kilometers or FTKs), rose 9.2% compared to the same month in 2016. This was the slowest pace of growth seen in five months. However, it was still significantly higher than the five-year average growth rate of 4.4%.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched FACE-UP - a competition for recent graduates to present their thesis at the 2018 World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Dallas, USA. To be eligible, graduates must have a thesis topic about air transport logistics (e.g. air cargo, supply chain management, mobility, IT solutions, etc.).

The cruise season was a successful one for Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP. Copenhagen welcomed 850,000 passengers, setting a new record. CMP is now investing in continued growth. A new terminal is being built in Copenhagen, and as from April 2018 Visby will form part of CMP’s cruise operations.

Topics related to the mechanisms for improving the capacity of the East-West corridor will be the key aspects of the International Rail Business Forum “1520 Strategic Partnership: Central Europe” to be held on February 20-22, 2018 in Vienna.

The number of containers handled in the port of Rotterdam continues to grow. In the first nine months of 2017, the throughput of containers increased by 10.1 percent compared to the corresponding period in 2016, to a total of 10.2 million units (TEU). The port’s total throughput in that same period increased by 2 percent. In addition to containers, the key contributors to this overall growth were the agribulk and breakbulk segments. The port recorded a drop in the throughput of liquid bulk like mineral oil products. A total of 351.5 million tonnes was handled in the period until the end of September.

 

Quote of the week:
"Until now we used to say that the Greeks fight like heroes. Now we shall say: The heroes fight like Greeks''
(From a speech that Sir Winston Churchill delivered from the BBC in the first days of the Greco-Italian War, winter of 1940)


Chinese Taipei – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for urgent action to address the challenges of infrastructure, regulatory harmonization and sustainability.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the 4 billion air travelers expected to fly this year. The prediction is based on a 3.6% average Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest update to the association’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast.

Barcelona – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative.

Following the success of the 9th Cool Logistics Global Conference and Exhibition in Algeciras, Cool Logistics returns to Antwerp for its 10th anniversary edition, providing a good opportunity to look back at some of the key findings of this year's event.

Passenger and ship tonnage totals at an all-time high

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply I Band and E/F Band SharpEye™ radars

Finnair and British Airways are extending their current partnership with several new code-shares flights within Europe.

 

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