Newsletter – December 21, 2017
AIR FREIGHT UPDATES
Emirates To Add Third London Airport
Emirates will add a third London airport to its route network from summer 2018 with a daily service to Stansted airport, north of the capital. Read more here. https://news.airwise.com/story/emirates-to-add-third-london-airport
Air Canada Cargo Service to and from Melbourne Starts on December 1
Starting December 1, Air Canada Cargo will provide service between Melbourne and Vancouver on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, four days a week
Starting December 1, Air Canada Cargo will provide service between Melbourne and Vancouver on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, four days a week.
OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES
Shippers should prepare for Ocean Alliance upheaval in 2018
Shippers should prepare for major service changes in 2018 as the Ocean Alliance integrates multiple ultra-large vessels into its network, according to SeaIntel. Read more here.
Ocean Alliance faces major network shake-up as new ULCVs arrive to ‘rock the boat’
The Ocean Alliance is facing a profound network shake-up as its members prepare to welcome a large tranche of ultra-large containership (ULCV) capacity next year. Read more here.
Owners of bigger containerships face a charter market ‘double-whammy’
The new year could be challenging for owners of large containerships, while non-operating owners in the smaller sectors are optimistic of higher returns. Read more here (login required).
MOL and Rolls-Royce JOin Forces in tLatest Autonomous Ship Drive
Japan’s largest shipping company, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), has become the latest maritime eintity to sign up with Rolls-Royce Marine to explore related technology. The pair will carry out joint research into an intelligent awareness system (IAS). Read more here.
Shipping alliances restructure services to absorb mega ship influx in 2018
THE flood of tonnage entering the market has prompted container shipping alliances to restructure or change their service networks in 2018. Read more here.
Improved productivity cut dwell times at India’s JNPT in November
JAWAHARLAL Nehru Port Trust’s (JNPT’s) overall average dwell time in November improved to 2.53 days compared to 2.91 days in November 2016, as its share of monthly direct port delivery (DPD) traffic rose to a record 35 per cent, according to data compiled by IHS Media. Read more here.