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  • 01 Apr 2007

    HKG base gives speed edge for EMC

    EMC Corp, whose computer storagedevices are used as part of telecommunicationssystems from mainland firmsHuawei Technologies and ZTE, hasopened its Asia-Pacific logistics centrein Hong Kong. The new operation,backed by DHL Exel Supply Chain,will help to speed up shipments forEMC’s mainland...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    FPS Air launches in NZ

    NVOCC and seafreight forwarder,Famous Pacific Shipping, has announcedthe launch of the FPS Airbrand in New Zealand. According to Marcus Goldsworthy,managing director of FPS New Zealand,the Group is making great strides incertain markets to build on its airfreightactivities, and New...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    SEKO expands to Mumbai

    India’s vastly improved IT andtelecom infrastructure, along withnumerous new multinational businessoperations, has created a growingdemand for international logistics services,to which SEKO has been able torespond by adapting to the changingglobal trends. SEKO-India is responsible for servingSoutheast Asia, Europe and...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    China approves new Jieyang airport

    An official advisory board has approvedconstruction of Jieyang’s ChaoshanAirport, in the eastern part ofGuangdong province, the GuangzhouDaily reported. The 4.5 billion yuan (US$581.5 million)project, which is expected to be launchedthis year, will be ready by 2010. The new airport...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Abu Dhabi airport to boost cargo

    New $6.8 billion expansion plans forthe Abu Dhabi International Airportinclude expanding cargo capacity from150,000 tonnes to two million tonnes,Gulf News reported, citing Joe Romano,an architect at Kohn Pedersen FoxArchitects. In addition, the airport will alsohave a new control tower...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    India sets policy for cargo airports

    India’s civil aviation ministry is finalisinga policy for development of airportsexclusively for cargo operations. Official sources told Economic Timesthe development of such exclusiveairports will attract substantial privateinvestment in the cargo segment. The civil aviation ministry has startedidentifying the requirements...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Seoul speeds up Incheon FEZ approvals

    South Korea said that it will revampbusiness authorisation guidelines tohelp domestic and foreign companiesinvest more easily in the IncheonInternational Airport free economiczone (FEZ). The airport FEZ is one of the freeeconomic zones Asia’s third-largesteconomy is pushing to develop as...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    JV to manage Russian airports

    A joint venture set up by ChangiAirport Management and SheremetyevoInternational Airport plans toparticipate in the management of tenairports in the Russian Federation. Changi has already become a consultantof the Pulkovo reconstructionproject and plans to co-operate in themanagement of the...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Vnukovo Airport builds cargo/mail terminal

    Russia’s Vnukovo Airport hasstarted building a new multipurposemail and cargo terminal. The terminalwill have an area of 57,000 sqm and athroughput capacity of 2,000 tonnes. The terminal capacity will enablethe airport to handle 150,000 tonnesof cargo annually. The warehousingfacilities...... Read More
  • 01 Apr 2007

    Kansai Airport to raise cargo capacity

    A report in the Yomiuri Shimbun saidthat Kansai airport aims to double thecapacity of its air cargo terminal whenthe second phase of its constructionopens on 2nd August 2007. The second phase includes a secondrunway and a taxiway connectingthe airport’s...... Read More