Sep 26, 2018
— Approximately 80% coastal member states of the United Nations have some form of cabotage laws governing foreign maritime activity in their domestic coastal trades, according to an independent analysis conducted by the Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), a leading international research center on maritime and seafarers’ law.
Sep 18, 2018
— Lufthansa Cargo has handled the world’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) shipment using Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal. Dangerous Goods Declarations on paper arrive at the airport with the respective goods and airlines can begin checking the documentation only after handover. Thanks to the new electronic system, errors in accompanying documentation can be detected and corrected before the airline receives the shipment.
Aug 29, 2018
— Sanjeev Gadhia, the founder and chief executive of Astral Aviation, an all-cargo carrier based at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, as well as a TIACA director and vice chairman of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Cargo Task Force, has made a plea on behalf of freighter carriers for African airports to improve their cargo-related infrastructure and procedures.
Aug 23, 2018
— Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on Wednesday for Hurricane Lane, which was bearing down on the U.S. island chain with high winds and lashing rains and the potential to trigger flooding and landslides.