Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office
Göran Eriksson, Managing Director of GAC Abu Dhabi (2nd from left) receives the free zone registration certificate from Adel Al Taheri, Acting GM of ADAFZ. Also present: (From left) Sultan Al Amiri, VP – Accounts of ADAFZ and (far right) Richard Rees, Business Manager – Logistics of GAC Abu Dhabi Abu...
July 9th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
06-Jul-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES – MARINE WORKS EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong NEW MOBILE CRANE ORDER TO BOOST HANDLING Sydney, Australia TESTING OF AUV OFF ST JOHN’S ISLAND Singapore Construction of boundary crossing facilities – marine works east of...
July 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…
Clare Mulley at Women In War Group event. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: Clare Mulley’s brilliant dual biography  By James Brewer  While some of their female contemporaries were beginning to enjoy new freedoms and to be dismissed by menfolk as flighty, two brilliant girls entering adulthood could...
June 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Books, Insight, Military, News | Read More

Freight forwarders welcome MPs’ backing for the expansion of Heathrow Airport … but doubts remain

Freight forwarders welcome MPs’ backing for the expansion of Heathrow Airport … but doubts remain
Robert Keen Speaking after yesterday’s parliamentary vote in favour of the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Whilst BIFA welcomes the positive news from Parliament yesterday, today’s media...
June 26th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion
Robert Keen Speaking ahead of next Monday’s parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Hopefully, Monday will see the end of years of procrastination over the expansion...
June 22nd, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece

Fraport scorns general aviation in Greece
Dr Chris Leontopoulos, Vice-President of the Hellenic Pilots Association 12TH “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” CONFERENCE INTERVENTION OF THE HELLENIC PILOTS ASSOCIATION The scientific conference with subject “AVIATION – PRESENT AND FUTURE” was held in Athens for the twelfth year and presented...
June 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency

Inmarsat signs collaboration agreement with Hellenic Space Agency
Ronald Spithout, Inmarsat Maritime President MOU will include a focus on satellite projects related to IOT and the maritime sector 06  June, 2018: Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Hellenic...
June 6th, 2018 | Aviation, IT and Communications | Read More

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans

World Oceans Day 2018: Drones are transforming our interaction with the oceans
.. [London: 5 June 2018] For millennia human interaction with the world’s oceans has been one of great contrast. On the one hand, this relationship has been built on reliance, with great dependence placed on these waters for food and commerce. On the other, interaction has been defined by mystery and...
June 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Fisheries, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Wilhelmsen and Airbus joins forces on shore-to-ship drone delivery

Wilhelmsen and Airbus joins forces on shore-to-ship drone delivery
Parcel loading… Wilhelmsen Ships Service lifts off with Airbus, bringing drone delivery to one of the world’s busiest ports Pairing Wilhelmsen’s extensive ships agency expertise and robust safety standards, with Airbus’ expertise in aeronautical vertical lift solutions, the Agency by Air...
June 5th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Warehouse inventory using drones…

Warehouse inventory using drones…
WMS-Warehouse management system GEODIS and DELTA DRONE have entered the industrialization production phase of their completely automated solution After almost two years of development, the completely automatic warehouse inventory solution using drones, perfected by GEODIS and DELTA DRONE, will be operational...
April 11th, 2018 | Aviation, News, Ship Supplies, Stores and Provisions, Technology | Read More

BIFA urges early parliamentary vote on third Heathrow runway

BIFA urges early parliamentary vote on third Heathrow runway
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses has joined the chorus of people urging Parliament to have an early vote on the recommendations of the Transport Select Committee’s report on the Airports National Policy Statement – published...
March 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Politics and Government | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Mar-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF STANLEY PENINSULA Hong Kong MARINE WORKS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM NORTH OF AIRPORT Hong Kong VESSEL MOVEMENTS HALTED AFTER HELICOPTER INCIDENT Port Hedland, Australia TROPICAL CYCLONE EXPECTED Darwin, Australia CIVIL UNREST EASES, CURFEW...
March 15th, 2018 | Aviation, Canals, Civil Unrest, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama

A new independent tool to obtain freight tariff, starts in Panama
Rommel Troetsch Panama, a leader in maritime connectivity in the region, according to the United Nations Office for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), lacked a tool that would allow Panamanian importers and exporters to take advantage of this maritime and air connectivity. However, recently, the only web...
March 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The drone squad for ship surveys

The drone squad for ship surveys
.. With four drone types in its arsenal, DNV GL has adapted its survey technology to various ship structures. Recently DNV GL reached a new milestone with its first offshore drone survey.  With Cezary Galinski Project Manager DNV GL.- It’s a gusty day in Gdynia, Poland, and outside the DNV GL...
March 2nd, 2018 | Aviation, Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters
One of Transnet National Ports Authority’s existing AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters in the Port of Durban. [Durban, South Africa, 20 February 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded negotiations and signed an agreement for the manufacture, supply and delivery of two new helicopters...
February 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

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