To provide a networking opportunity between foreign and local investment in the Mediterranean region's maritime transport infrastructure, the Port of Barcelona is delighted to host the 5th MED Ports 2017 Exhibition and Conference in Barcelona, Spain from Wednesday 25 to Friday 27 October.

Summer quote of the week:
"I am glad it's finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is."



More than EUR 170 million invested in ten years

Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to the year-ago period. This was in line with the 7.7% growth recorded in May. All regions reported growth. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 1.0 percentage point to 81.9%.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew by 10.4% in the first-half of 2017 compared to the first-half of 2016. This was the strongest first half-year performance since air cargo’s rebound from the Global Financial Crisis in 2010 and nearly triple the industry’s average growth rate of 3.9% over the last five years.

through continued partnership with Unicomer Group and a new facility in the Colon Free Zone

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong’s only independent cargo handler – has achieved a 16.6% increase in handled tonnage in the first half of 2017.


Summer-long trucking complements European flight network and improves customer service


Summer-long trucking complements European flight network and improves customer service

Quote of the week:
"I like my whisky old and my women young."
Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) - Australian-born American actor known for his romantic roles in Hollywood films.

Angelina Lei, Customer Service Director at Hongkong International Terminals; Tarun Arora, Director, Finance and Operations, IG International; and Natasha Solano, Global Business Development Manager Perishables Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel N.V. will join the debate at the Cool Logistics Seminars in Hong Kong on 6-8 September.


Cargo handling up 20 % to record 3.7 million tons

If a shipping company tries to justify a general reefer rate increase by promising 'to provide (its) customers with reliable and efficient services' does it not open itself to justified criticism that its service prior to the increase may have been below standard?

With an increase in throughput of 3.9%, the port of Rotterdam can look back a good first half year. There was growth in eight of the ten market segments. The only falls were in the volumes of mineral oil products and other liquid bulk.

Miami -The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on Mexico to apply global standards for the management of airport slots to maximize the country’s air infrastructure and ensure its flourishing air industry remains competitive.


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