Newsletter – July 23, 2019
AIR FREIGHT UPDATES
British Airways Pilot Ballot Calls For Strikenews.airwise.comA ballot of pilots at British Airways has supported industrial action in support of an improved remuneration deal. Read more here.
Air Canada to resume India flightsthehindubusinessline.comAir Canada on Tuesday said it would resume its flights to India, a week after Pakistan reopened its airspace for international civil aviation. The country had closed its airspace after an attack by a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-controlled Kashmir led to clashes between the nuclear-armed powers. Read more here.
OCEAN FREIGHT UPDATES
Automated terminals the fastest option for trucking containersfreightwaves.comThe ability of marine terminals to move ocean containers quickly is becoming a selling point for shippers frustrated with long delays seen at U.S. ports during the second half of 2018. And one of the fastest terminals on the U.S. West Coast says it is ready for the upcoming peak season. Read more here.
FMC keeps tabs on low-sulfur fuel surchargesamericanshipper.comThe U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is keeping track of how container carriers will manage their cost recovery with shippers as the Jan. 1 deadline looms for the mandatory use of bunker fuel with a sulfur content of 0.5%. Read more here.
Exporting from Bhutan – by water?americanshipper.comIf you’ve ever daydreamed while paging through an atlas, you may well have lingered over the maps of the Himalayas in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. Read more here.