Archive for the ‘Aviation’ Category

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…
John Faraclas It is not always the figures, but the results that make the difference in any given market and situation… John Faraclas shipping market briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just lost one point today and at 624 creates havoc in the markets. The volatile Capers and its respective BCI 2014...
May 23rd, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Whilst awaiting something more concrete on the MS804

Whilst awaiting something more concrete on the MS804
A SAR miltary plane from Egypts Air Force flying over the area of the accident Latest from the SAR of the unaccountable MS804 flight of Egypt Air, thanks to Laskaridis Shipping and its vessel Oceanus These are news exchanged between the master of the m/v “Oceanus” and Laskaridis’...
May 20th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Flame in the sky…

Flame in the sky…
The Oceanus, the first vessel on the scene to search for the ill-fated Egypt air plane… Flame in the sky… Was that the ill-fated  MS804 Egypt Air A320? Could that be the plane south of the Greek Island of Karpathos in Greece’s south eastern seas? The “Oceanus”, a bulker operated...
May 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Story of the Day | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
  18-May-2016 MAXIMUM DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT PERMANENT AVIATION FUEL FACILITY, TUEN MUN Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT SUNSHINE ISLAND Hong Kong SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF RIVER TRADE TERMINAL Hong Kong Maximum...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Forwarders support Transport Committee’s criticism on UK Aviation dithering

Forwarders support Transport Committee’s criticism on UK Aviation dithering
Robert Keen The statement by the UK House of Commons Transport Committee criticising the UK Government for ‘dithering’ over a decision on the expansion of UK airport capacity has received strong support from the trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses. Robert...
May 5th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport

IPA: UPS Pilots to Honor German Picket Lines at Cologne Bonn Airport
The ITF HQ’s in London Louisville – Approximately eighty members of the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) working in Cologne, Germany will honor the picket lines of ver.di at the Cologne Bonn airport.  The strike is scheduled to last 24 hours beginning at midnight local Germany time tonight. “Ver.di,...
April 27th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF and ETF call on the US President to stop unfair labour practices of Norwegian Air International

ITF and ETF call on the US President to stop unfair labour practices of Norwegian Air International
The ITF HQ’s in London Despite massive opposition both from the United States and Europe, the US Department of Transport (DOT) issued last Friday an order that would tentatively grant Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit, unless disapproved by the President of the United...
April 21st, 2016 | Aviation, ITF | Read More

Close Brothers Aviation and Marine announced as a key sponsor of Seawork 2016

Close Brothers Aviation and Marine has today been announced as a key sponsor of Seawork 2016, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition held in a European working port environment. The decision to again be the primary sponsor follows the success of previous years where over 600 exhibitors...
April 11th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Aviation unions discuss industry liberalisation threat in Latin America

Aviation unions discuss industry liberalisation threat in Latin America
Argentinean cabin crew union the Asociación Argentina de Aeronavegantes (AAA) and the ITF held a regional seminar on 22 March to discuss union responses to the threats posed to aviation workers and their industry in Latin America by increasing liberalisation and deregulation. 30/03/2016 The main focuses...
March 30th, 2016 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks

ITF statements of solidarity following Belgium terror attacks
The ITF HQ’s in London To our colleagues in Belgium, 22/03/2016 – Today your country and its people were attacked by terrorists who targeted the users and workers of your nation’s transport systems. The attacks were cruel, deplorable and abhorrent to anyone who believes in decency, humanity...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Health and Safety, ITF, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections

‘Eyes in the sky’ technology opens the way to rapid, safe and repeatable inspections
New guidance approach supports industry in the safe and effective deployment of next generation drone and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology that can significantly improve productivity gains through reducing risk exposure, survey times and in-service inspection costs of offshore, marine and onshore...
March 22nd, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

HILL DICKINSON expands private aviation offering with new appointment

HILL DICKINSON expands private aviation offering with new appointment
Jonathan Russell International law firm Hill Dickinson has expanded its offering in the private aviation sector with the appointment of Jonathan Russell to assist it in the further development of this key area alongside the firm’s existing aviation and superyacht teams.  Jonathan will be joining the...
March 21st, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Nigel Evans Jets off on Singapore Airlines Fellowship Visit

Nigel Evans Jets off on Singapore Airlines Fellowship Visit
Mr Subhas Menon, Regional Vice President Europe; Nigel Evans, Member of Parliament for Ribble Valley; Mr Wilson Yong, General Manager UK & Ireland. Nigel Evans MP visited Singapore Airlines for a unique insight into the world at 39, 000ft. Nigel Evans, Member of Parliament for Ribble Valley, visited...
March 14th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Education and Training | Read More

Cirrus European Migration in Kalamata Airport 26-29 May 2016

Cirrus European Migration in Kalamata Airport 26-29 May 2016
Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association, (COPA), has more than 4000 registered members worldwide, mostly individuals who are passionate about aviation and have invested in a Cirrus aircraft, one of the most technologically advanced single engine, personal light aircraft in production today. The European...
March 8th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Chile union delivers food to airport workers in LATAM protest

Chile union delivers food to airport workers in LATAM protest
A trade union has delivered snacks to LAN workers on shift at Santiago airport, Chile, to draw public attention to the way the company treats its aviation workers there. 19/02/2016 – The Union of Airport Workers (Sindilanex) said LAN (part of the LATAM group of airlines) workers at the airport...
February 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, HR, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes | Read More

Thermo King Cools the Innovative DHL ‘Double Decker High-Loader’…

Thermo King Cools the Innovative DHL ‘Double Decker High-Loader’…
DHL double decker high loader Thermo King Cools the Innovative DHL ‘Double Decker High-Loader’ Airline Catering Concept Truck Thermo King has been part of the collaborative project for developing the new DHL concept airside catering truck now being tested at London Heathrow airport Brussels,...
February 16th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Containers, Food and Drink, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

HESGB coming of age…

HESGB coming of age…
A view of the Wellington Ballroom during dinner – more tahn a ful house Now what can you say about this event, the 21st Anniversary of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*)?  Anny Zade reports on this annual well established international event; pictures by John Faraclas: As...
February 8th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Archaeology, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Global union condemns Karachi airport shootings

Global union condemns Karachi airport shootings
The ITF HQ’s in London Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today condemned the killing of three Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) workers and the wounding of 12 others at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on Tuesday. 05/02/2016 – ITF...
February 5th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Safety and Security | Read More

Posidonia 2016 on course to be the biggest ever

Posidonia 2016 on course to be the biggest ever
Against all odds, world’s leading shipping exhibition shows strong resilience Posidonia 2016 is on course to be the biggest ever despite unfavourable market conditions such as plummeting oil prices and slowing economic growth in key economies and especially China. With floor space demand at unprecedented...
February 1st, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, HR, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              – 28-Jan-2016 SINGAPORE AIRSHOW 2016 Singapore CYCLONE WATCH Port Hedland & Dampier, Australia SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION OFF STONECUTTERS ISLAND Hong Kong Singapore Airshow 2016 Thursday, January 28, 2016, Singapore The...
January 28th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced
REGISTER        CONFERENCE     CONTACT US     PHOTO GALLERY   Three days. Multiple events. One unique business platform…join the Intermodal Asia Experience! The world-renowned Intermodal Asia Exhibition & Conference...
January 27th, 2016 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Unions put Thailand on trial over failure to protect workers rights

Unions put Thailand on trial over failure to protect workers rights
The ITF HQ’s in London The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has joined its Thai member unions the Thai Airways International Union (TG Union) and the State Enterprise Workers Relations Confederation (SERC) to put the Thai government’s behaviour on trial at the International...
January 19th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Kevan Jones Takes Off With Boeing

Kevan Jones Takes Off With Boeing
Kevan Jones with Trevor Watkins, Programme Manager, UK Chinook In-Service Support at the Gosport site Kevan Jones, MP for North Durham, continued his Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship by visiting Boeing’s Gosport operations. During his visit, the MP for North Durham focused on Boeing’s...
January 15th, 2016 | Aviation, Military, Technical, Technology | Read More

North Sea gets 360° safety equipment servicing coverage

North Sea gets 360° safety equipment servicing coverage
Jens Peter Kruse The European Aviation Safety Authorities’ Part 145 approval of VIKING’s Bergen, Norway, servicing station heralds the completion of a ring of safety around the North Sea for aviation suits and lifejackets maintenance and repair needs. Marine and aviation safety equipment manufacturer...
January 15th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation | Read More

Registration is now open for Intermodal Asia 2016 in Shanghai‏

Registration is now open for Intermodal Asia 2016 in Shanghai‏
REGISTER        VISITING       EXHIBITOR LIST     PHOTO GALLERY   What Intermodal Asia offers you… Intermodal Asia 2016 will be the intermodal industry’s annual platform in Asia,...
January 13th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Canals, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More