Cathay adds Phnom Penh to freighter network

Monday, 03 November 2014 13:55

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways will launch a twice-weekly B747 freighter service to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, from 23 November.

Emirates SkyCargo has strengthened its operations in central Europe with the launch of cargo services to Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

Participating in the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards for the first time, Logiwiz was recognized as the B2B Brand of the Year at the SLIM Brand Excellence Awards Ceremony held recently at the BMICH.

With the move of its freighters to DWC, Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has strengthened the link between Dubai International and DWC, through its trucking operations, reinforcing the city’s multi-model logistics capability as a growing and popular global cargo hub.

Hayleys Free Zone opened its doors for business recently, with a ceremonious opening held at its new facility located within Zone 1 of the Katunayake Export Processing Zone.

NJ Exports wins NCE Award

Monday, 20 October 2014 10:00

NJ Exports was adjudged as the Silver Award winner in the Precious Stones and Jewellery Medium category at the 22nd Annual NCE Awards 2014 organized by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.

Iraq has banned three oil tankers — two Suezmaxes and one Panamax — from loading at its oil terminals in response to direct exports of crude by the Kurdistan Regional Government over the objections of Baghdad, shipping market sources said Friday.

Following last holiday season’s nightmare, which ended with 2 million express parcels being delivered after their guaranteed arrival date of Dec. 24, the two largest express companies, UPS and Fedex Express, are asking the nation’s retailers to hold “last-minute” sales earlier in the month and not promise so much overnight delivery just before the Christmas holiday.

American Airlines Cargo announced on October 6 that it has started operating cargo services to and from Memphis, Tennessee, including its Priority Parcel Service, ConfirmedFS and ExpediteFS offerings.

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has launched an internally developed and cost effective LD3 container that keeps temperature sensitive cargo cool when transported on the ground and in the air.

Ushering a new era in Sri Lanka’s airfreight industry, the national carrier’s cargo arm, SriLankan Cargo signed e-AWB (air waybills) agreements with four of its top customers yesterday, (September 10, 2014).