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Qatar Airways place order for two new freighters

Qatar Airways have announced this week an order of two Boeing 747-8 freighters and four 777-300ERs with an astonishing value of $2.16 billion.

The airline, which holds nearly 100 Boeing airplanes, will increase their aircraft, with another 100 Boeing aircraft pieces placed on order to continue the company’s expansion of t...

2,000 Firms on the look for compensation

Around 2,000 haulage firms have signed up with a UK-based group claim for compensation against any major truck manufacturers found guilty of colluding in a price fixing cartel.

The claim for compensation before the Competition Appeal Tribunal in London was set up by the UKs Road Haulage Association after the European Commission fined five of the major tru...

Tensions rise between the US and North Korea

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has issued an executive order, imposing additional sanctions against North Korea.

It comes in the wake of the latest nuclear missile tests, which have increased tensions between the two countries. The order reads the following: “The provocative, destabilising, a...

British companies brought out by Dubai business

The Marcura Group has brought out UK-based companies in Falmor and G-Ports for an undisclosed fee.

Falmor is an SaaS-based cloud platform for demurrage management and collaboration whilst G-Port specialises in congestion, port and commodity tracking. Marcura is a Dubai-based g...

Flights from Miami back up to 50%

Flights at North America’s busiest international cargo airport, Miami International (MIA), continue to get closer towards a fulltime schedule as they estimated to near 50% of their schedule.

The figures of cargo-only flights increased to 147 on 12 September with 158 passenger flight arrivals and 100 departures. Though a total of 526 flights were cancelled as they attem...

UK Government hoping for EU trade deal

According to a think tank report released on Monday, the introduction of post-Brexit customs checks could cost trades more than 4 billion pounds ($5.28 billion) a year.

The British government has announced their ambitions to leave the European Union’s custom union and it wants to negotiate a new relationship that will ensure trade is as free of fr...

Significant rise in shipments since Hurricane Harvey

The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey have led to a huge increase in gasoline shipments from Asia to the US and Latin America according to a report from Ocean Freight Exchange.

The hurricane has had a significant impact on oil markets with nearly a quarter of US refining capacity being closed. This has resulted on Asia’s product tanker markets and their r...

Fishing company ordered to stamp up 2.5m USD

The US Department of Justice said they have convicted and sentenced a fishing vessel company that operated in and around the American Samoa.

Yuh Fa Fishery (Vanuatu), the owner of Yuh Fa No. 201, admitted their engineers failed to document the illegal dumping of oily bilge water into the waters of the South Pacific Ocea...

Calais truck design hailed 'outstanding'

Trucks at Calais which were designed to facilitate their transit through the French port, have been hailed as one of the success stories by Port Boulogne-Calais Authority (SEPD) chief, Jean-Marc Puissesseau, a year on from opening.

Puissesseau said: "We have reduced waiting times for drivers and succeeded in maintaining the free flow of traffic. Today, there are no longer trucks waiting on the motorway to get...

Bahri inks deal for quartet ships from 2020

Bahri Dry Bulk Company, a majority-owned subsidiary of the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), has penned contracts with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the construction of four bulk carriers.

Bahri confirmed that the total pay cheque for the four new buildings is $120 million USD ($30 million per ship). Despite the payment, the shipping company haven’t announced furt...

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