United Arab Shipping Co. gained regulatory breathing room Wednesday when the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission unanimously voted to grant the the Qatar-controlled carrier exemptions from filing rules required by it being on the “controlled carrier” list.
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11 Jun 2015
Cargo carriers in the U.S. have raised concerns that action by Washington to curb open skies agreements with Middle Eastern carriers over allegations they are subsidised by their governments could become a threat to vital worldwide air freight networks.
09 Jun 2015
The ugly specter of a protectionist trade dispute was raised at the International Air Transport Association annual meeting in Miami where the long-running subsidy allegations levelled against Gulf carriers by U.S. airlines again hit the headlines.
03 Jun 2015
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines has introduced a dedicated container feeder service between India and the Middle East.
29 May 2015
Etihad Airways’ cargo revenue topped $1 billion for the first time in 2014 as freight traffic grew four times faster than the global market to reach an all-time high.
27 May 2015
Gulf states in the Middle East are expanding capacity and investing billions of dollars in their ports to accommodate booming traffic in the Asia-Europe trade lane.
25 May 2015
Container shipping lines are enjoying strong westbound traffic growth to South Asia and the Middle East, giving carriers a ray of hope at a time when the shared trunk services from Asia to Europe are struggling, Drewry reported.
12 May 2015
U.S. shipment volumes and spending rose in April from March, but were down year-over-year, thanks to tough comparisons with a booming economy in 2014, Cass Information Systems said. The freight payment provider expects more growth ahead.
11 May 2015
Strong gains in chemical manufacturing make chemicals hauler Quality Distribution an attractive acquisition target for a private equity firm such as Apax Partners. Expect Apax to help fuel Quality's expansion through additional acquisitions.
01 May 2015
Vessel operators are being warned against transit in the Strait of Hormuz, three days after a Maersk Line cargo ship was fired upon and seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
30 Apr 2015
The U.S. is amping up security measures in the Strait of Hormuz three days after a cargo ship under U.S.