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Antonov Airlines delivers automotive parts from Asia to the USA

Antonov Airlines has safely transported 80 tonnes of automotive parts on a route from Indonesia and Vietnam to Ohio, USA to support increasing demand from vehicle manufacturers as plants across the States reopen. The Open Skies Agreement between Ukraine and the USA, which promotes an increase in travel, trade, productivity, and economic growth between the […]

In my opinion: e-Commerce is the “next big thing” in Latin America

Fabio Mendunekas, senior vice president for Latin America, CEVA Logistics. Where there is consumption in the market, there must now be speed of supply to match it. Today in Latin America, e-Commerce is changing our lives. This rapidly emerging logistics market segment has been growing in an ever-increasing way here over the last four years. […]

Andres Bianchi: the value of a plan

LATAM Cargo CEO, Andres Bianchi spoke to ACW about overcoming the adversity of the past year, vaccine transport and the value of having a plan. Throughout the pandemic, LATAM has played an important role globally and within Latin America. First transporting PPE and medical supplies and now becoming a key player in what IATA have […]

French Navy Frigate Aids Long-Distance Medevac for Injured Seafarer

Last week, a French Navy helicopter crew conducted a long-distance medevac flight to rescue a seafarer from a bulker more than 250 nm southwest of the coast of Breton. On Thursday afternoon, Premar Atlantique (France’s maritime agency for the Atlantic region) received word that a crewmember aboard the bulk carrier Agri Queen had been injured after […]

Boom Times for Shipping in Q1 as Container, Dry Bulk Rates Skyrocket

The first quarter of the year was a great time to be a shipowner, and Q2 may be even better, according to the latest numbers from Clarksons.  The Clarksons Research ClarkSea Index – an indicator of day rate earnings across all major shipping sectors – averaged more than $17,000 per day last quarter. It marks […]

UN Global Initiative Tackles Marine Litter to Clean World’s Oceans

A new program is being launched under the auspices of the United Nations to tackle marine litter and clean up the world’s oceans. The GloLitter Partnerships Project is being implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the International Maritime Organization and 30 countries and initial funding from […]

Ships in Baltic and Black Sea Monitored by Drones from EMSA

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) expanded its drone monitoring program for ship emissions into the Baltic region as well as in support of coast guards in the Black Sea. The program uses specially outfitted drones that can measure emissions as well as provide 24-hour monitoring services and track ship movements.  Last summer, EMSA worked […]

Astilleros Gondan, ABB Partner on 10-Vessel Electric Ferry Contract

Technology and power firm ABB is working with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondan on a contract for a series of 10 all-electric fast ferries for Lisbon’s Tagus River.  The 130-foot vessels will have room for up to 540 people each, and will replace the existing diesel-powered fleet of the public ferry company Transtejo SA. They will […]

Montreal Longshoremen Threaten Slowdown in Long Contract Dispute

Less than a month after the standstill agreements expired in the long-running dispute over a contract for Montreal’s dockworkers, both sides are again threatening actions that promise to disrupt operations at the busy port which handles containers, as well bulk cargos ranging from oil to fertilizer and iron ore. Canadian businesses are calling for the […]

NAVTOR Targets Denmark with Latest Business Expansion

NAVTOR is continuing its evolution with the launch of a new operation in Denmark. The global leader in e-navigation, which recently moved into vessel analytics and performance optimisation with the acquisition of Tres Solutions, has today opened the doors of NAVTOR Denmark, with Managing Director Jacob Clausen at the helm. Clausen and his team will […]

Bordelon Marine Announces Multiple Promotions

Bordelon Marine’s President/CEO, Wes Bordelon, recently announced multiple promotions within the company. Mike Belanger, a 40+ year industry veteran, has been elevated to Chief Operating Officer. For the past 15 years as General Manager, Mr. Belanger has been an integral part of Bordelon Marine’s success. During his tenure as GM, the company transitioned from operating […]

SEA-LNG Welcomes Puget LNG to Coalition

Puget LNG is the latest LNG supplier to join growing cross-industry coalition, SEA-LNG. The addition of Puget LNG strengthens SEA-LNG’s membership base on the North American west coast and underlines the increasing accessibility of LNG as a marine fuel across the globe. The investment made by Puget LNG in its quay-side facility in the Port […]

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