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Etihad adds freighter capacity

June 25 - Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of three new freighter aircraft - one B747-8F, one B777F and one A330F - taking its dedicated all-cargo fleet to nine.

The B747-8F was unveiled at a special Etihad Cargo event held at Abu Dhabi Technologies (ADAT) Hangar 6. May 31, 2013 HLPFI reported that in conjunction with Atlas Air the freighter would be deployed on a new round-the-world service (

James Hogan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, said:  "These modern, fuel-efficient aircraft represent an important step in the growth and development of Etihad Cargo."

This year, Etihad Cargo has expanded freighter services to new destinations including Djibouti, Guangzhou, Lagos, Miami, Quito, Riyadh, Singapore, Sydney, Tbilisi, Vienna and Viracopos.  In addition it has made frequency increases on routes to Dhaka, Frankfurt and Khartoum.

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Charter rates remain steady 

February 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained steady over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport. 
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Mammoet moves Sky Bridge

February 18 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 200 m-long bridge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
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Canaveral secures funding for multipurpose berth

February 18 - Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded a USD14.1 million grant from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernise and expand North Cargo Berth 3 (NCB3).
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