http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Situated in Southern Mozambique, Port of Maputo had a good run in in 2017. The port handled 18.2 million tonnes of cargo last year against 14.9 million tonnes in 2016, registering a surge of 22 percent in volumes.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Starting April 2018, Hapag-Lloyd will launch a new weekly service between the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah and the east coast of Africa.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - Ethiopian Airlines has signed a firm purchase agreement for five additional Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft. The deal value is estimated to be S$162 million.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Shipping - Dubai-based DP World and Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for clean energy solutions for DP World’s ports and free zones in the Middle East and Africa.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - The Abu Dhabi-headquartered Etihad Airways, and China Southern Airlines, Asia’s largest airline, have announced a new codeshare partnership effective from 22 June 2017.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Shipping - Djibouti has opened the new $64 million Port, Port of Ghoubet. This is the third of the four ports designed to boost the tiny Horn of Africa nation's position as a trading hub.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Aviation - Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare® service support.
http://www.logupdateafrica.com - Supply Chain - Etihad Airways Engineering has signed a Letter of Intent with DHL Supply Chain to outsource its entire internal logistics functions. DHL Supply Chain will manage stores, local transport movements and associated supply chain planning at the Etihad Airways Engineering hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport.