Mensual archives: December 2016

Airports say global air freight volumes were up 6.6% in October

Airports Council International (ACI), the trade association of the world's airports, reports that global air freight traffic volume increased 6.6% in October, far above the 2.1% twelve-month growth average. According to ACI the impressive 9.9% growth rate in international freight was...

27 February 2020
Catégorie: Freight News


Expanded Panama Canal welcomes its 500th neopanamax transit

The Panama Canal Authority announced that, less than six months after the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal, the waterway welcomed its 500th transit of a Neopanamax ship on Wednesday, highlighting the trust that Canal customers have placed in the...

27 February 2020
Catégorie: Freight News



U.S. authorities authorize container carriers alliance

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that it has concluded its review of the proposed "THE Alliance" agreement, allowing it to become effective on December 19, 2016. THE Alliance is comprised of five different container shipping companies: Hapag-Lloyd; K Line;...

27 February 2020
Catégorie: Freight News


Great Lakes cargo volumes picked-up in November

The Lake Carriers' Association announced that its members moved 8.4 million tons of cargo in November, an increase of 6.7 percent compared to a year ago. However, the Association point out that the November float was 6.7 percent below the...

27 February 2020
Catégorie: Freight News