Peruvian airline Star Peru is expanding into the cargo business beyond its niche passenger operations with the purchase of a BAe- 146QT freighter for regional shipping customers.
The Lima-based carrier’s purchase adds some dedicated all-cargo capability to one of Latin America’s fastest growing economies. Peru’s economy expanded 8.8 percent last year and the International Monetary [...]
NOL Group confirmed it has signed contracts with Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd to build 12 new container vessels, including ten of its largest vessels. The confirmation follows the Group’s announcement on June 15 that it had signed letters of intent with both [...]
Popular Korean actress Kim Yoh-jin was among the activists recently detained for supporting the union's strike, including crane striker Kim Jin-suk. Hanjin is shifting production to non-union and Philippine labor.
A six-month strike at a South Korean shipyard has ended, the company said Monday, but a female labour activist had not yet abandoned a [...]
National Radiation Laboratory (NRL) staff have checked hundreds of vehicles arriving at Ports of Auckland on car carriers from Japan but said today no levels of radioactive contamination of any health significance were detected.
The Ministry of Health told NZPA that the NRL carried out the radiation checks “for re-assurance purposes” after a request from [...]