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CMA CGM: GRR from Asia to West Africa

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

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600-ton crane now stationed in Port of Hamburg

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

This heavyweight was formerly stationed in Bremerhaven. The new owner Lührs Schifffahrt, who acquired 'Enak' from Bugsier Reederei, has transferred the floating crane to Hamburg.

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Silk Way West Airlines further expands and adds aircrafts

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Silk Way West Airlines stays on its expansion course by adding regular flights between Liège Airport and its global cargo hub in Baku. As of the end of April 2018, the twice weekly flights into Liege connecting the Baku Hub had been started.

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WFS acquires full ownership of thriving Ireland business

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Logistics

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has acquired a 100% shareholding in its former WFS Ireland joint venture after buying the minority shareholding of its partners, Gerry Jackson and Brendan Byrne. The transaction was completed at the end of March.

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Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.

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ZIM appoints Xavier Destriau as CFO

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Maritime | People | Appointments

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Xavier Destriau as the company’s new CFO, effective June 15, 2018. He will be replacing Acting CFO, Mr. Yohai Benita, who has completed his position at ZIM.

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Haiphong International Container Terminal (HICT) opens in Lach Huyen, Vietnam

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Contributing to economic growth with 1st deepwater terminal in Northern Vietnam that can accommodate today’s large containerships

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TMG flies flag for Palau International Ship Registry

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Maritime

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has expanded its global reach by linking up with a leading maritime consultancy.

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Trump, Xi Ease Trade Tensions With ZTE, Qualcomm Reversals

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | International Trade

The U.S. and China signaled a desire to avoid a costly trade war after President Donald Trump offered a lifeline to beleaguered telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp. and China’s Xi Jinping dispatched his top economic adviser to Washington.

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The Port of Hueneme Breaks Ground on Intermodal Infrastructure Project

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Joined by community members and project stakeholders, the Port of Hueneme celebrated the groundbreaking of the Terminal Paving Improvement phase of their Intermodal Infrastructure Project today. The project is possible in large part thank to a $1.5 million of grant awarded from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA).

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Virginia Maritime Association announces 2018 Distinguished Service and Port Champion Awards

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Virginia Maritime Association and Hampton Roads Shipping Association are privileged to have had the service of Arthur W. Moye, Jr. as their Executive Vice President since November 1, 2004, and proud to award the 2018 “Distinguished Service Award” for his extended and readiness to assist the Maritime Industry in promoting, protecting and encouraging Virginia’s ports.

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Drone Pilots’ $2,000 Paydays Drop 90% in `Race to the Bottom’

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | General | Intermodal

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now, that same work fetches about $175.

Airbus CFO Wilhelm to Leave in 2019 Along With CEO Enders

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | General

China Is Said to Restart Review of Qualcomm’s NXP Purchase

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | International Trade

Retailers Try `Ferris Bueller’ Plan to Oppose Trump’s Tariffs

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | International Trade

Asia’s Crowded Budget Airline Market Gets One More Entrant - JAL

Bloomberg | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

May Asks for `Trust’ With Cabinet at Breaking Point Over Brexit

Bloomberg | May 13, 2018 | International Trade

HSBC Says Trade Deal Shows Blockchain Viable for Trade Finance

Bloomberg | May 13, 2018 | International Trade

China Counters Trump by Mending Fences From Japan to India

Bloomberg | May 13, 2018 | International Trade

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