Covid-19 newsfeed

  • Ambercor oct 2020
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    Storing cargoes in a pandemic

    2020-10-27T12:49:00Z

    With projects on hold or delayed as a result of Covid-19, project forwarders are faced with a new challenge: finding space to store heavy and oversized cargoes.

  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports vaccine manufacturing equipment to ramp up production capacity of up to 600,000 vials per day
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    ABC transports vaccine equipment

    2020-10-22T09:23:00Z

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is delivering vaccine manufacturing equipment from Frankfurt in Germany to Atlanta, USA.

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    SAAM Towage moves ahead cautiously

    2020-10-15T10:13:00Z

    Work for SAAM Towage has remained relatively stable during the Covid-19 crisis. However, it is still too early to make accurate projections of what will happen in the future, said the company’s head of commercial Bruno Pina.

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    Air cargo recovery could turn toxic for forwarders

    2020-10-13T10:43:00Z

    September marks the fifth consecutive month of positive indicators in the global air cargo market since April 2020’s 37 percent year-on-year decline in volumes – signalling a continued gradual recovery, according to CLIVE Data Services.

  • ABC tests vaccine transportation capabilities, sept 2020
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    ABC tests vaccine transport capabilities

    2020-09-29T09:45:00Z

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has transported 12 SkyCell containers from Hong Kong to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

  • Air Partner, sept 2020
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    Global forwarding market takes a hit

    2020-09-28T15:43:00Z

    Global trade volumes in the second quarter of 2020 contracted 14.3 percent, compared to the same period of 2019 – more than the drop recorded during the financial crisis between the third quarter of 2008 and first quarter of 2009.

  • Chapman Freeborn delivers covid relief, sept 2020
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    Chapman Freeborn supplies Covid-19 cargo to Guinea

    2020-09-16T10:47:00Z

    Air charter broker Chapman Freeborn played a key role in the delivery of a mobile hospital onboard a Boeing 747 freighter from Johannesburg in South Africa, to Conakry in Guinea to support the region’s Covid-19 response.

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    Covid-19 and the future of the energy sector

    2020-08-28T10:35:00Z

    George Schutte, vice president energy services at Crane Worldwide Logistics, shares his thoughts on what the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will be on the oil and gas sector.

  • U freight airline repairments august 2020
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    U-Freight keeps busy with airline repair shipments

    2020-08-26T12:34:00Z

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic causing significant reduction in the movement of aircraft spares, engines, stabilisers, landing gear and electronics, airline repair companies are still requiring project moves, according to Hong Kong-based U-Freight.

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    Marguisa boosts service

    2020-08-26T10:10:00Z

    Marguisa will add the general cargo vessel UML Veronica to its service connecting Valencia in Spain with Bata in Equatorial Guinea to mitigate Covid-19 disruptions.

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    BIMCO and ICS to launch seafarer report

    2020-08-19T10:44:00Z

    BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) are preparing to launch the Seafarer Workforce Report (previously known as the Manpower Report), expected to be published in 2021.

  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines Volga Dnepr group delivers medical goods, august 2020
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    ABC’s medical delivery

    2020-08-06T09:37:00Z

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) – part of the Volga Dnepr Group – has transported 41 containers carrying sensitive medicine from Amsterdam in the Netherlands to Shanghai, China onboard its Boeing 747-8F.

  • Intercargo calls for measures for seafarer crisis, july 2020
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    Intercargo calls for urgent action for seafarer crisis

    2020-07-29T10:47:00Z

    The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) has issued a plea to governments and the relevant health and immigration authorities to facilitate crew changes for seafarers, calling the current crisis ‘inhumane’.

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    Breakbulk Europe 2020 cancelled

    2020-07-28T14:14:00Z

    The 2020 edition of the Breakbulk Europe exhibition and conference has been cancelled.

  • Geodis calls for decarbonisation road freight, july 2020
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    Geodis calls for decarbonisation

    2020-07-17T07:30:00Z

    Global transport and logistics company Geodis has joined the European Clean Trucking Alliance (ECTA) as part of its commitment to decarbonise road freight.

  • ACS, july 2020
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    ​ACS launches Covid-19 travel guide

    2020-07-15T08:40:00Z

    Air Charter Service (ACS) has launched a comprehensive guide on Covid-19 travel restrictions, informed by updates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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    ITF demands action for seafarers

    2020-07-14T12:32:00Z

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on governments worldwide to deliver visa, border, and quarantine exemptions to enable seafarer repatriation amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

  • Port of Antwerp recovery in sight, july 2020
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    Throughput falls in Antwerp but recovery is in sight

    2020-07-09T12:53:00Z

    Total throughput at the port of Antwerp fell by 4.9 percent in the first half of the year compared to the same period of 2019, as the effects of the Covid-19 crisis took hold. The first signs of recovery, however, are now visible.

  • Volga-Dnepr partners with Geodis, july 2020
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    ​Volga-Dnepr and Geodis complete 48 charter flights

    2020-07-09T09:08:00Z

    Volga-Dnepr Airline and Geodis completed of 48 Antonov AN-124 charter flights within a 90-day period, delivering facemasks and personal protective equipment from Shenzhen to France.

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    PCN launches virtual system

    2020-07-06T11:11:00Z

    The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is encouraging its members to take part in a virtual meeting week commencing August 3, 2020 using its recently launched one-to-one booking system application.