Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones

New IUA report looks at liability insurance for drones
Chris Jones Traditional aviation insurance policies are unlikely to address all elements of emerging risks from the rapidly increasing use of drones and general liability underwriters will have an important role to play in providing cover, according to a new report from the International Underwriting...
January 29th, 2018 | Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre
Robert Keen Ever increasing air cargo volumes at Heathrow are only exacerbating age-old problems for companies that have to use the airport’s cargo centre, widely known as the horseshoe, says the head of the UK’s trade association for freight forwarders. Robert Keen, the British International Freight...
November 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal

Starlight shines for JAL in Nepal
Starlight Express, the Nepalese independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has been appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Japan Airlines Cargo (JAL Cargo). As an official representative for JAL Cargo, Starlight Express has committed to selling cargo space on the airline’s...
October 27th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited

Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited
end of an era? Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited and Monarch Travel Group Limited All flights from the UK, operated by Monarch Airlines, have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled All Monarch flights to the UK today and for the next two weeks will be replaced with alternative...
October 2nd, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Holidays | Read More

Safe aircraft UAV landings/takeoffs on marine vessels

Safe aircraft UAV landings/takeoffs on marine vessels
… Russia to develop new system to ensure aircraft /UAV safe takeoffs and landings on ships Russian engineers have developed unique system to monitor aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) takeoff and landing onboard ships and offshore engineering structures. The system will be presented by...
August 30th, 2017 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Flame-defying maritime pilots recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Flame-defying maritime pilots recognized with IMO bravery accolade
Two members of the Houston Pilots in the United States are to receive the 2017 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. The pair will be recognized for their role in averting a major tragedy when the ship they were piloting broke down and burst into flames after colliding with mooring dolphins. Despite...
August 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Awards, HR, IMO | Read More

Unique seafloor data provides unprecedented insight to scientific communities

Unique seafloor data provides unprecedented insight to scientific communities
Unique seafloor data: Fugro’s bathymetric data is seen through the middle of the image of ‘Broken Ridge,’ showing the contrast with the satellite-derived data that was available prior to the search. The release this month of bathymetry data by Geoscience Australia has revealed seafloor maps...
July 27th, 2017 | Aviation, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Alitalia in extraordinary administration – U.S. Chapter 15 recognition order

Alitalia in extraordinary administration – U.S. Chapter 15 recognition order
6 JULY 2017 BY GARBAMAR At the hearing held yesterday morning, 5 July 2017, before Judge Sean H. Lane of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, ALITALIA finally succeeded in getting legal recognition of its domestic bankruptcy procedure (the Extraordinary Administration). As...
July 6th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation | Read More

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight

WTM: Your monthly travel industry insight
  Forget social media – why quality blog content is the most valuable Paul Dow tells us why bloggers shouldn’t forget the importance of quality blog content amid the frenzy of social media. Take a look Defining...
June 30th, 2017 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause

Publication of EU Contract Continuation Clause
Chris Jones The Aviation Insurance Clauses Group (AICG) has published a new model EU contract continuation clause (reference AVN 121). The AICG was established in June 2005 by the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association.  It publishes non-binding standard...
June 19th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA | Read More

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping

London Tech Week – Maritime Tech: UK maritime technology – Smart Green Shipping
There’s a popular view that the maritime sector is somehow stuck in its ways and resistant to change. But a quick look at some of the innovative and unique companies that make up the UK’s remarkably broad maritime sector would soon dispel that idea. To mark London Tech Week, Maritime UK has been...
June 15th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Environment, News, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Shipping Intelligence Advisory: Indefinite customs strike in Chile

Shipping Intelligence Advisory: Indefinite customs strike in Chile
Port of Tilbury, UK, 24 May 2017: Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, is advising of an indefinite strike from today, Wednesday 24 May, by the National Association of Customs Officers of Chile (ANFACH) which will affect all Chilean ports, airports and borders in the country. The strike...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Aviation, Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity

Thuraya takes off with inflight connectivity
“Thuraya Aero” enables applications such as SAR, ISR, telemedicine, office-in-the-sky and border surveillance DUBAI, UAE, 26 April, 2017 – Leading Mobile Satellite Service operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, has announced the launch of Thuraya AERO, a satellite communication service that...
April 27th, 2017 | Aviation, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Hill Dickinson partner Joanna Kolatsis chaired session at era regional airline conference 2017

Hill Dickinson partner Joanna Kolatsis chaired session at era regional airline conference 2017
Joanna Kolatsis Joanna Kolatsis, partner and head of aviation travel at international law firm Hill Dickinson, chaired the first session of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) Regional Airline Conference 2017. The event, that took place on 29th March in Copenhagen, brought together representatives...
March 30th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it

ITF calls on Thai government to act on ruling against it
Paddy Crumplin The International Labour Organization (ILO) has upheld allegations of the illegal victimisation of trade union leaders by Thai Airways. The complaint was taken to the United Nations body by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its Thai unions, and the ITF is now...
March 24th, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Communication, HR, ILO, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Crowley, Customized Brokers & MIA Facilitate Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Shipment

Crowley, Customized Brokers & MIA Facilitate Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Shipment
… (MIAMI.; Feb. 3, 2017) ­– Crowley and its subsidiary Customized Brokers, in cooperation with Miami International Airport (MIA), have facilitated Florida’s first-ever ocean-to-air perishables transshipment from Guatemala to Amsterdam.   The first transshipment included nearly 10 tons of...
February 3rd, 2017 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  09-Jan-2017 DREDGING OPERATIONS AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 1 AND 2 Hong Kong MARINE WORKS AT THE NORTH OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong MARINE WORKS BETWEEN TAI KWAI WAN, CHEUNG CHAU AND H SO PAI, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong DISEMBARKATION OPERATIONS RE-COMMENCED AT...
January 9th, 2017 | Associations, Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing | Read More

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting

Seahorse Club recognises Best-In-Class Supply Chain and Maritime Reporting
Janet Porter Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief of TradeWinds, named Seahorse Journalist of the Year London, UK, Friday 16th December 2016 – Journalists and editors from across the supply chain and maritime industry were recognised for outstanding writing at the Seahorse Club’s awards in London last week. Twelve...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Awards, Charity, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway
Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, built in the late 1990s on reclaimed land, is expanding to include a third runway. In preparation for this expansion, the Airport  Authority selected Fugro to carry out the necessary site characterisation investigations. Site investigation...
December 8th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones
ABS surveyor witnessing a UAV demonstration New comprehensive guidance provides best practices for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the publication of the ABS Guidance Notes...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones

GEODIS and DELTA DRONE confirm the operational development of a unique solution for warehouse inventory using drones
A few months after the start-up of the project and in line with the planned schedule, the initial development phase of this unique project has come to a successful conclusion following extensive testing in real-life conditions at the sites of Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (near Paris) and Plaisance-du-Touch...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stores and Provisions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Martek Marine awarded place on RPAS framework contract by EMSA

Martek Marine awarded place on RPAS framework contract by EMSA
Martek Marine awarded place on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems framework contract by European Maritime Safety Agency 21st November 2016 Global maritime technology innovator, Martek Marine, have been included on a ground breaking framework contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency for Remotely...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row

Airline unions condemn ‘appalling harassment’ of airport worker in Clarkson row
Sam Dawson Global union the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and German union ver.di have condemned the victimisation of a Stuttgart Airport worker caught up in a row created by TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The check in agent, Manuel Pereira, is a member of ver.di, whose air transport...
November 18th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Press and Media | Read More

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping

DNV GL Innovation Day Singapore – What will shape the future of shipping
Live demonstration of the VERIF-EYE at the Innovation Day. Drones, remote inspection technologies and insights on cybersecurity were some of the main topics discussed at the DNV GL Innovation Day in Singapore. Some 120 representatives from shipowners, managers, manufacturing companies, yards and other...
October 28th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More