Railway, Shipping ministries ink MoU for Indore-Manmad railway line project

Railway, Shipping ministries ink MoU for Indore-Manmad railway line project

August 30, 2018: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port trust under the ministry of shipping, the ministry of railways and the state governments of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have inked a MoU for implementatio...

Mahindra Logistics buys strategic stake in technology startup ShipX

Mahindra Logistics buys strategic stake in technology startup ShipX

August 30, 2018: Mahindra Logistics (MLL) has announced the acquisition of a strategic stake in Transtech Logistics, also known as ShipX.ShipX is a SAAS (Software as a Service) based Transport Managem...

AAICLAS exempts 100% cargo handling related charges on relief materials to Kerala

AAICLAS exempts 100% cargo handling related charges on relief materials to Kerala

August 30, 2018: With a view to extend a helping hand and support the ongoing Kerala floods relief drive, AAI Cargo Logistics and Allied Services Company Limited, a subsidiary of Airports Authority of...

India to double exports by 2025: Suresh Prabhu

India to double exports by 2025: Suresh Prabhu

August 30, 2018: Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Suresh Prabhu recently chaired a meeting of different exports stakeholders and commerce ministry officers to discuss a strategy for revitalising ...

IATA data shows growth slowed to 0.9% YoY in Asia-Pacific airlines

IATA data shows growth slowed to 0.9% YoY in Asia-Pacific airlines

August 29, 2018: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.1 percent in J...

Laurent Binetti to take charge as chief commercial officer at CEVA Logistics

Laurent Binetti to take charge as chief commercial officer at CEVA Logistics

August 29, 2018: CEVA Logistics has appointed Laurent Binetti as the new chief commercial officer. He will join the company as of 1 September, 2018. He will be based at the CEVA Logistics head office ...

Government announces operating policies for Drones

Government announces operating policies for Drones

August 29, 2018: The Indian government is set to introduce new regulations from 1st December for operating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), bringing them under a Digital Sky Platform.Since dr...

Visakhapatnam Customs implements tracking system on Nepal-bound containers 

Visakhapatnam Customs implements tracking system on Nepal-bound containers 

August 29, 2018: Visakhapatnam Customs has recently implemented the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) on Nepal-bound containers via Visakha Container Terminal (VCT). Under this modality, import ...

AeroLogic’s freighter fleet set to grow to eleven with new Boeing 777F 

AeroLogic’s freighter fleet set to grow to eleven with new Boeing 777F 

August 29, 2018: AeroLogic will receive a brand-new Boeing 777F freighter in January. Shareholder Lufthansa Cargo will lease the jet from Boeing specifically for this purpose. The fleet of this equal ...

National Logistics Portal to enhance trade efficiencies, trial run to end by March 2019

National Logistics Portal to enhance trade efficiencies, trial run to end by March 2019

August 28, 2018: The National Logistics Portal, which is being developed to ensure ease of trading in the international and domestic markets, will be launched next year, Finance and Corporate Affairs ...

Max Conrady to take charge as head of cargo at Frankfurt airport

Max Conrady to take charge as head of cargo at Frankfurt airport

August 28, 2018: Fraport has named Max Conrady as the senior vice president at its Cargo Development and Management department. Conrady, 43, would take charge from November 1, 2018.He is succeeding Fe...

SpiceJet operates India’s first environment friendly biojet fuel flight

SpiceJet operates India’s first environment friendly biojet fuel flight

August 27, 2018: In a first in India, SpiceJet has successfully operated a test flight powered by biojet fuel. The aircraft, a Bombardier Q400, took off from Dehradun and landed at the airport in the ...

Nepal Airlines inks ULD management agreement with Unilode

Nepal Airlines inks ULD management agreement with Unilode

August 27, 2018: Nepal Airlines Corporation, the flag carrier of Nepal has signed a five-year agreement with Unilode Aviation Solutions for the supply and management of ULDs.Unilode will supply pallet...

Nepal, India to sign MoU on rail survey, bulk cargo

Nepal, India to sign MoU on rail survey, bulk cargo

August 25, 2018: India and Nepal are expected to ink two key agreements on Kathmandu-Raxual railway line and movement of bulk cargo from three more transit points between the two neighbours.Nepal offi...

Delhi-Mumbai expressway work to start from December

Delhi-Mumbai expressway work to start from December

August 25, 2018: The expressway construction to connect Delhi with Mumbai will begin from December and will be completed within three years, union minister of road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkar...

Maersk introduces digital rate distribution solution for customers

Maersk introduces digital rate distribution solution for customers

August 24, 2018: Maersk and CargoSphere are introducing a solution for customers to receive digital, fully-automated distribution of its contract rates and amendments.The solution is complementary to ...

Warehouse space leasing see 45% surge in major cities on back of GST

Warehouse space leasing see 45% surge in major cities on back of GST

August 24, 2018: The Industrial and Logistics space saw a 45 percent growth in leasing activity in the first half of 2018 to close to 10 million square feet of space as compared with H1 2017, in seven...

Aviation industry enhances services to transport flood relief cargo to Kerala

Aviation industry enhances services to transport flood relief cargo to Kerala

August 23, 2018: Emirates SkyCargo will carry flood relief cargo of over 175 tonnes to Kerala, joining the UAE community in their support of the people of Kerala.  The air cargo operator will fly ov...