May 8 - Cathay Pacific Cargo has reached agreement with Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), to wet-lease two Boeing 747-8 freighters from May 2017 to support its airfreight operations.
The two freighters, which will be operated by Atlas Air through an aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) service agreement, will be deployed to supplement capacity on Cathay Pacific Cargo's existing network.
Dimerco has delivered over 200 tons (181.4 tonnes) of printed circuit board (PCB) equipment from Stuttgart, Germany, to the Jiangsu Province, China, with ITG Air & Sea.
Volga-Dnepr and Airbus are in discussions over an A350 freighter conversion programme.
Four polyethylene reactors, the largest of which weighed 227 tons (206 tonnes), have moved through DP World’s Jebel Ali Port in the UAE.
The summer holiday season did not slow down the increase of charter rates for the multipurpose shipping sector, according to Toepfer Transport, with further increases seen over the last month.
The port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and the port of Caddo-Bossier worked together to transport 300 steel coils along the Mississippi River in the USA.
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reported that rates in the container shipping market are likely to remain high and could possibly increase, with little change expected for coming months or possibly years.
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