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Hapag-Lloyd merger reveals UASC’s huge net losses A negative operating margin of -9.0% makes UASC the worst performer among all main container carriers that have published financial results for 2015.

Hapag-Lloyd merger reveals UASC’s huge net losses

The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) suffered an operating loss of US $299-million and a net loss of US $384-million in 2015 off of a revenue of US $3.32-billion.

 •   Hapag-Lloyd, UASC sign Business Combination Agreement
 •   UASC shoreholders to vote on Hapag-Lloyd merger
 •   UASC to sell United Arab Chemical Carrier due to merger

Chapman Freeborn boosts hand-carry team

Chapman Freeborn OBC has announced a series of new appointments as the business continues to expand its global hand-carry services.
 

CargoLogicAir signs C-check deal with Volga-Dnepr Gulf

CargoLogicAir, the new British cargo airline, has signed an agreement with Sharjah-based Volga-Dnepr Gulf to perform C-check maintenance on its Boeing 747-400 freighter.
 

VIDEO: World’s largest aircraft crashes on test flight

In what is perhaps the most underwhelming aircraft crash ever caught on camera, the Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, has been damaged on a test flight.

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VIDEO: World’s largest aircraft crashes on test flight

VIDEO: World’s largest aircraft crashes on test flight
In what is perhaps the most underwhelming aircraft crash ever caught on camera, the Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, has been damaged on a test flight.
 

Logistics sector boosts property numbers in Africa

Logistics sector boosts property numbers in Africa
The logistics sector is a growing focus for property development in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the back of rising demand for modern warehouse space from retailers and consumer goods manufacturers.
 

Electric vehicle charging stations launched in Sharjah

Electric vehicle charging stations launched in Sharjah
Two new electric vehicle charging stations launched at Al Qasba, with clear utility for UAE ‘green’ logistics operations.
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Chapman Freeborn boosts hand-carry team

Chapman Freeborn boosts hand-carry team

Chapman Freeborn OBC has announced a series of new appointments as the business continues to expand its global hand-carry services.
 

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ANALYSIS: 2016's freight rate threat for forwarders

ANALYSIS: 2016's freight rate threat for forwarders

Recovery in short term freight rates pose potential threat for freight forwarders according to Xeneta, an ocean freight price comparison and shipping market watch index.
 
 

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INTERVIEW: Dr. Balan Sundarakani, UOWD

INTERVIEW: Dr. Balan Sundarakani, UOWD

Dr. Balan Sundarakani is Associate Professor, Supply Chain Management, and Program Director, MSc Logistics, at the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
 
 

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COMMENT: Growing tech reliance

COMMENT: Growing tech reliance

Akin Adamson, director, Middle East, Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), looks at six key trends gaining traction in transport this year.
 
 

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BIG PICTURE: Siemens' solves electric truck problem?

BIG PICTURE: Siemens' solves electric truck problem?

Siemens and Scania have begun road testing a proposal to electrify highways for commercial trucks powered entirely by batteries.
 
 

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Logistics Middle East 3PL Power List: 5 - 1

Logistics Middle East 3PL Power List: 5 - 1

A ranking of the 25 most powerful 3PL executives operating in the Middle East.
 
 

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Middle East healthcare supply chain and its regulations

Middle East healthcare supply chain and its regulations

Column by Juergen Hirsch, general manger, Tranzone Logistics.       1 Comments
 
 

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Wednesday Blog: Build it and they will come...

Wednesday Blog: Build it and they will come...

Why DP World's flagship Jebel Ali Port is the real icon of Dubai.
 
 

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WSS warns of non-standard cleaning products danger

WSS warns of non-standard cleaning products danger

WSS warns product and chemical tanker operators on the dangers of non-standardised cleaning products
 
 

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