Shipping takes its cue for the growth in seaborne traffic from global trends in GDP, but new factors like shipboard automation and electric propulsion are also having an effect on the economics of transportation.

"Empowering Women in the Maritime Community" has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019.

Hamburg Süd publishes second Sustainability Report prepared in accordance with GRI G4 Standard

International shipping industry organisations, with military support, have launched a new website dedicated to providing comprehensive maritime security guidance to companies and mariners. Launched today, the new website provides security-related guidance produced by the industry as well as links to other useful maritime and military security resources.

Lufthansa Cargo to operate two new Boeing freighters

Premium products for shipping fans – worldwide delivery

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.1% compared to the same month in 2017, which was a slight pickup from 6.0% year-over-year growth for April 2018. Capacity climbed 5.9% and load factor rose 0.1 percentage point to 80.1%.

Hatfield, Hertfordshire based Abnormal Load specialist Hallett Silbermann has completed a major delivery project at London Heathrow Airport including the night-time delivery of two Liebherr HS8130HD crawler cranes, each weighing 85 tonnes and 4.00m wide. The cranes will be operating with massive digger buckets each weighing 28 tonnes.

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 4.2% in May 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was slightly down from the 5.2% (revised from 4.1%) growth in annual demand recorded in April 2018.

The IMO, in accordance with the provisions of Article 11 of MARPOL, has circulated details of the Liberian Government's letter confirming that it has approved the use of Prevention at Sea's Oil Record Book software, called the ε-ORB, on all Liberian registered vessels as an alternative to the traditional hard copy oil record books under MARPOL Annex 1, regulations 17 (Part I) and 36 (Part II).

Viking Ocean Cruises has chalked up its first visit to the port of Kiel. Escorted by a port tug and to the accompaniment of a water fountain display, the company’s “Viking Sun” berthed at the Ostseekai Cruise Terminal after arriving early Tuesday morning July 3rd.

Honored by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC)

On October 1, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will lift daylight and encounter restrictions on LNG carrier transits through the New Panama Canal locks, allowing it to offer a second daily slot for the vessel class.

In the early hours of one morning earlier this month Peter Willis, CEVA Logistics' Queensland State Manager, was listening to outspoken Australian broadcasting legend Alan Jones on his radio breakfast show when he heard about the plight of an elderly Brisbane couple.

Baltic Ports and Shipping continue to be the biggest annual Maritime Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics Exhibition and Conference for the Baltic region.


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