A Vietnamese seafarer has been arrested for jumping off his ship and swimming ashore in Western Australia, evading coronavirus quarantine measurers.
An Evergreen Marine containership lost 36 containers over the side after the vessel encountered severe weather off the coast of Japan last week.
The air cargo industry ended 2020 on a positive note with weekly volumes growing for the first time in more than a year, according to CLIVE Data Services.
Dubai Airports and GMR Hyderabad (GMR-HYD) airport group are creating a Covid-19 vaccine distribution corridor to connect pharma manufacturers in India with global markets.
European pharma supply chains are set to swing into action after the European Medicines Agency approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
The industry has clearly stepped up its efforts to get ready for the largest logistics effort ever seen and with 79% feeling more prepared than three months ago, we applaud the readiness progress the air cargo community has made
This year’s container shortage is expected, however, to be a blip with a new report out this week predicting container manufacturing, principally out of China, could leap by as much as 40% next year.
One of the biggest challenges for airlines has been ensuring that vaccines are transported at frigid temperatures. Pfizer’s must be stored at an incredibly low minus 94 degrees Fahrenheit. Moderna’s can be kept at a more easily managed minus 4 degrees.