Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

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

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)

Big Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in Chios Port (video)
A huge Greek Flag (150 sq.m) proudly waving in the Port of Chios, Eastern Aegean, Greece, for the celebrations of the 76th Anniversary of the 28th October 1940, the day that will remain in Greek and World History written for the heroic “NO” of Greece to Mussolini who wanted to freely parade...
October 28th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Aviation, Film Industry, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Photography | Read More

Forwarders give cautious welcome to Heathrow expansion decision

Forwarders give cautious welcome to Heathrow expansion decision
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses has given a cautious welcome to today’s news that the government has approved a third runway at Heathrow. Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said:...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, HR, Markets | Read More

MIA to Launch Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Trans-Shipment Program

MIA to Launch Florida’s First Ocean-to-Air Perishables Trans-Shipment Program
Freight from local seaports can now depart MIA with historic agreement facilitated by Crowley’s Customized Brokers (MIAMI, October 14, 2016) –Already the busiest port of entry in America for international air freight, Miami International Airport will soon be able to receive perishable freight imports...
October 14th, 2016 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is pleased that the UK Government appears to be ready to stop its procrastination about the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight...
October 10th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, European Union, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference

Aviation industry en route for Bermuda conference
Hamilton, Bermuda, October 7, 2016—Close to 100 delegates are set to attend a major aviation event in Bermuda next week, bringing together air-finance and aircraft registration experts from Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The sixth annual Offshore Aircraft Registration Summit, hosted by...
October 7th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Wärtsilä introduces Helicopter Guidance software at Monaco Yacht Show

Wärtsilä introduces Helicopter Guidance software at Monaco Yacht Show
Helicopter Guidance outside   Wärtsilä Corporation,  27 September 2016 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä announces the launch of its helicopter guidance software technology for marine market applications. Originally developed for military applications, the technology is based on the company’s...
September 27th, 2016 | Aviation, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry

Air France KLM – truly dedicated to the Global Energy and Maritime industry
For years,  Air France and KLM  have  been highly dedicated to the global maritime industry, with focus on seamans travel . Special attention and development of solutions that have supported the marine crewing industry have put Air France KLM in to its leading  global position. In recent years these...
September 26th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Shipmanagement | Read More

HSBC funding gets Coptrz off the ground

HSBC funding gets Coptrz off the ground
(L-R) Steve Coulson, Director; Julie Bowler, Corporate Relationship Director HSBC; Paul Luen, Drone Overlord and Sam Denniff, Drone Ninja at Coptrz.HSBC ***Rotherham-based firm has launched new drone manufacturing division*** ***Business set to grow, with two new members of staff already recruited*** ***Coptrz...
September 21st, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Banking, Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS is further expanding its air and ocean freight services for high-tech operator Asteelflash

GEODIS is further expanding its air and ocean freight services for high-tech operator Asteelflash
Following first successful operations in the USA, GEODIS is extending its freight forwarding services for the high-tech operator Asteelflash to Asia, Africa and Europe. The agreement encompasses transport management services including FCL (Full Container Load) and LCL (Less Container Load) ocean freight...
September 14th, 2016 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

LR signs MoU with Airobotics to support LR’s Remote PresenceTM Technology Program –

LR signs MoU with Airobotics to support LR’s Remote PresenceTM  Technology Program –
Ran Merkazy, LR’s VP Product and Service Innovation, presenting at the launch Hamburg, 6 September 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airobotics, a fully automatic drone platform,...
September 6th, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST
.. Maritime Skills Academy is delighted to announce a partnership with MAST, combining their expertise to deliver a full suite of MCA accredited Helideck Safety Training courses. Specialists in global aviation, MAST provides aviation support and training services to clients across the Maritime industry. The...
September 5th, 2016 | Academia, Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Education and Training, HR | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago on watersports events

Ms. María del C. Pérez, Mr. Carlos E. Alonso and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the presentation of the Plan on Nautical Activities and Water Sports “TENERIFE + BLUE”, at the Island Council...
August 18th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Sports | Read More

Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea Logistics

Jochen Müller to Head up Dachser Air & Sea Logistics
Jochen Miller Thomas Krüger appointed managing director of the EMEA business unit in Dachser Air & Sea Logistics Kempten, August 17, 2016. Experienced logistics manager Jochen Müller (52) will soon be joining the Dachser team. On January 1, 2018, he will take over from Thomas Reuter as Chief...
August 17th, 2016 | Aviation, HR | Read More

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft
Insight / Sanctions update   OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft OFAC has issued General License J, “Authorising the Re-exportation of Certain Civil Aircraft to Iran on Temporary Sojourn and Related Transactions.” Specifically, General...
August 5th, 2016 | Aviation, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  04-Aug-2016 DEMOLITION OF TEMPORARY PIERS AT PENG CHAU AND SUNSHINE ISLAND Hong Kong FLIGHTS RESUMED AT AIRPORT Dubai, United Arab Emirates Demolition of temporary piers at Peng Chau and Sunshine Island Thursday, August 4, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, marine...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More