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Solar power makes MMD the top banana

Solar power makes MMD the top banana

Thanks to a 4,500-panel, 1.16MW rooftop solar system installed at its fruit and vegetable facility at Portsmouth International Port, the UK’s leading importer of bananas is generating 3,000 kWh of electricity per day.

New Tel Aviv service enables TNT to reduce transit times

New Tel Aviv service enables TNT to reduce transit times

TNT has launched a five-time weekly freighter service between Tel Aviv and its hub in Liege, Belgium. The route is operated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with a Boeing 737-400.

Felixstowe call for record breaking MSC Oscar

Felixstowe call for record breaking MSC Oscar

The latest vessel to hold the accolade of the world’s largest container ship, the 19,224 TEU MSC Oscar, has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port.

Shadow Transport Minister discusses raising shipping industry’s profile

Shadow Transport Minister discusses raising shipping industry’s profile

During a pre-election campaigning visit to Milton Keynes the Shadow Minister for Transport, Gordon Marsden MP, met with Jeanius Consulting to discuss raising awareness of the shipping industry. He was accompanied by the local Labour Party candidate Andrew Pakes.

Tony Tyler, Director General and CEO, IATA

World Cargo Symposium identifies China’s progress and air cargo priorities

Speaking in Shanghai at the start of the International Air Transport Association’s 9th World Cargo Symposium, the organisation’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler, emphasised that China is now a leading air cargo nation, accounting for 7% of global air freight. IATA also anticipates that China will become the world’s largest air travel market around 2030.