APL to launch China Australia Service, calling at Japan 20 April 2017
APL is to launch a China Australia Service (CA3) that links north Asia to east coast Australia.
The weekly service starts on May 21, sailing from Yokohama then to call at Osaka, Busan, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
"The new CA3 service will be characterised by its connections across north and central China, Japan and Korea to Melbourne,...
IAG Cargo starts new freighter service from Madrid to B 20 April 2017
IAG Cargo started a new freighter service between Madrid and Basel to meet the demands of Switzerland's fast growing pharmaceutical sector.
Customers will have access to 29,000 kilogrammes of lift per flight, expanding the airline's existing short-haul freighter network by 6%. Scheduled services will operate on Sundays with a return flight on the same day.
CMA CGM hikes Asia to west coast Latin America rate USD 20 April 2017
CMA CGM has announced a general rate increase on cargo from Asia to Mexico, west coast of South America and the west coast of Central America of USD 600 per Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU).
CMA CGM said it wishes to inform customers that the increase is effective from May 15....
V. O. Chidambaranar Port creates new record in single-d 20 April 2017
V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust has created a new record by handling 1,61,935 tonnes of cargo in a single day on April 15, 2017, surpassing the previous single day record of 1,61,108 tonnes achieved on August 10, 2015.
The major cargoes that contributed to this feat were industrial coal, thermal coal, wheat, fertiliser, limestone and containerised cargo. This comes on the heels of ...
South Eastern Railway achieves highest ever freight loa 20 April 2017
South Eastern Railway (SER) during the financial year 2016-17 has loaded 147.73 million tonnes (mt) of freight which is 13.44 mt more than last year (2015-16) registering a growth of 10.01%.
In freight sector, SER has surpassed the previous highest loading of 134.29 mt achieved in 2015-16.
SER has also surpassed Railway Board's freight loading target of 141.75 mt fo...
Palakkad rail division registers dip in freight loading 20 April 2017
The Palakkad division of Southern Railways has loaded 6.222 million tonnes (mt) of freight during 2016-17 against 6.484 mt in 2015-16.
The division attributed this dip in freight loading to lesser loading of coal and cement and low demand for fertilizer and gypsum during the period.
Speaking at the 62nd railway week celebrations on Tuesday, Naresh Lalwani, Divisional Ra...