Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Aug-2016 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING (PREVENTION OF OIL POLLUTION) (AMENDMENT) REGULATION 2016 Hong Kong OPERATIONS RESUME AT OIL TERMINAL Ash Shihr, Yemen ESTABLISHMENT OF SILT CURTAIN AT MUI WO, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong FLIGHTS HALTED AT AIRPORT AFTER EMERGENCY LANDING Dubai,...
August 3rd, 2016 | Aviation, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-
At Chios Airport We welcome the inauguration of Paros’ airport today by Greece’s prime minister despite the opposition’s silly media uploads and we invite PM Alexis Tsipras to give the go ahead here and now for the ailing Chios airport! A timely reminder by John Faraclas:  It is a must for the...
July 29th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, Construction, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Correcting the record – FUGRO Statement

Correcting the record – FUGRO Statement
A Reuters article by Jonathan Barrett and Swati Pandey on the MH370 search was published 21 July 2016 with the title “We’ve been looking in the wrong place”. The article inferred that Fugro was saying “We’ve been looking in the wrong place.” Fugro wishes to make it very clear that we believe...
July 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Communication | Read More

IPT and Sustainable Aviation – Lord Young

IPT and Sustainable Aviation – Lord Young
Lord Young with Mark Johnson, Chief Executive of Sigma Components IPT and Sustainable Aviation Put on Fine Display for Lord Young  Lord Young of Norwood Green visited The Farnborough International Air Show, a global showcase for UK industry. During the visit, hosted jointly by the Industry and Parliament...
July 19th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Events, Exhibitions | Read More

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory

Erdogan’s Pyrrhic victory
…clouds over the Straits of Bosporus, with its famous bridge linking Europe and Asia. Photo credit Anny Zade WITHOUT PREJUDICE On the latest developments in Turkey with the “failed Coup”, John Faraclas comments: Obviously one cannot call this a Coup d’état but definitely a Coup d’Erdogan....
July 16th, 2016 | Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, European Union, Immigration, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism, UN | Read More

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda

Aviation conference to be held in Bermuda
BDA Business Development Manager Kevin Richards, centre, with (from left) Len Cormier and Thomas Dunstan of the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Hamilton, Bermuda,  July 11, 2016—Bermuda will host the island’s first aviation industry conference later this year, attracting air-finance and aircraft...
July 11th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is concerned that last week’s news that the UK will leave the EU and that David Cameron will resign as Prime Minister will lead to further procrastination over the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ruth Cadbury Gets to Grips with Air Traffic Control

Ruth Cadbury Gets to Grips with Air Traffic Control
Ruth Cadbury MP with John Crook Business Support Manager, NATS at Heathrow’s control tower Ruth Cadbury MP visited NATS’ Corporate and Technical Centre to immerse herself in the organisation’s training scheme. Ruth Cadbury, Member of Parliament for Brentford and Isleworth, discussed the training...
June 14th, 2016 | Aviation, Education and Training | Read More

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow

Airport workers unite for justice and safety tomorrow
ITF’s Steve Cotton Airport workers will unite across borders tomorrow, 1 June, to deliver the message that while airlines and airports are getting richer their workers are being paid less, worked more, and having their job security torn away. Workers will be flying banners and leafleting in over...
May 31st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More