Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner Air Cargo has doubled the size of its branch in Glasgow following a recent move on the Hillington Park business estate. The airfreight subsidiary of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company has had a base on the estate since 2004 and has moved into a 10,000...
December 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again
NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to...
November 9th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

HMS Queen Elizabeth showcases the best of British engineering

HMS Queen Elizabeth showcases the best of British engineering
F-35 BF-4, BF-5, and Jaguar on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth – Picture credits: Lockheed Martin Fast jets might be stealing all the headlines as aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts trials of the F-35 Lightning II off the east coast of the USA, but British engineering has also...
October 18th, 2018 | Automobiles, Aviation, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town
TNPA tested a helicopter service to transfer marine pilots at the Port of Cape Town recently, with aircraft making use of the grass and parking area in front of TNPA’s Cape Town administration building [Cape Town, South Africa, 12 October 2018] Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is exploring...
October 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Oct-2018 AIRPORT OPERATING ROUND-THE-CLOCK FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF Sulawesi, Indonesia ANCHORAGE CLOSED TO SHIPPING Port Kembla, Australia AREA ON VOLCANO ALERT Sunda Strait, South Lampung, Indonesia Airport operating round-the-clock for emergency relief Thursday, October 4, 2018, Sulawesi, Indonesia Mutiara...
October 4th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Airbus orders first ever automated kite for its cargo ship from Airseas

Airbus orders first ever automated kite for its cargo ship from Airseas
.. Airseas’ pioneering system to improve transport efficiency Hamburg, 4 September 2018 – Airbus has placed a firm order with Airseas during the international maritime trade fair SMM to purchase the first ever automated kite, named SeaWing. SeaWing is an automated kite based on parafoil technology...
September 10th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Markets | Read More

Greek Fraport Profiteering

Greek Fraport Profiteering
Landing in Chios airport Without prejudice Greek Fraport Profiteering, by John Faraclas The other day, I was thinking about the so-called “reforms” that the Greek government is allegedly bound to accomplish. The majority of these promised reforms have either not matured or those that probably have,...
September 4th, 2018 | Aviation, European Union, Insight, Maritime Tourism, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’
Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics company, U-Freight reports that its initiative to expand its presence in the global aviation and aerospace supply chain management market is beginning to take shape. Most recently, it has been working on a worldwide basis with SOAR LP, the leading global...
August 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

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