The Ever Given, which has blocked the waterway for several days, may benefit from an unusually high spring tide in the Suez Canal on Monday.
At least ten tankers and container ships are altering course as the Ever Given vessel remains stuck across the canal.
Investors pushed more than $1 billion into energy-sector ETFs this week as a blockage in the Suez Canal helped oil prices recoup some losses.
From Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, American Airlines moves thousands of pounds of animals, Legos, and food on flights headed worldwide.
The first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine left Michigan on Sunday bound for hospitals across the US. A fleet of trucks and aeroplanes, accompanied by armed guards, ensured that the vaccine was quickly and safely transported. The first shot was given in New York on Monday, just days after the […]
Air cargo carriers are gearing up to transport a vaccine for the novel coronavirus if one is approved, in the second COVID-19 airlift of 2020. Each vaccine comes with its own requirements for shipping, with Pfizer’s being among the most challenging as it requires storage temperatures of -94 degrees Fahrenheit, […]
Even if a coronavirus vaccine is approved soon, it will likely be years until it can be distributed around the world, according to cargo airline and logistics executives. Challenging storage and shipping requirements, combined with reduced cargo availability and higher demand, are likely to delay distribution, according to a new […]
Columbus, Ohio’s Rickenbacker International Airport has surged in popularity among cargo carriers since the start of the pandemic. International carriers like Emirates and Cathay Pacific have become regular visitors to Rickenbacker carrying personal protective equipment from Asia. Cargo flying has proven to be more lucrative than flying passengers, with the […]
Passenger airlines are hurriedly saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 but the jet still has a long life ahead of it in the cargo realm. Cargo airlines that value its abundance of storage space will keep the plane flying for at least another 20 years once the last model is […]
A new hybrid-electric vertical take-off and land aircraft, or eVTOL, was announced in May with backing from the US Air Force and NASA. The Rhaegal from Sabrewing Aircraft Company promises to revolutionise regional air freight with a carrying capacity of up to 10,000 pounds and the ability to access remote […]
Cessna’s newest aircraft, the SkyCourier, has taken to the skies for the first time. The SkyCourier is a multi-use utility turboprop designed for both cargo and passenger use, building upon the popular Cessna Grand Caravan. FedEx Express has already placed a 50-aircraft order for the new model valued at over […]
Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker recently partnered with Amazon to begin cargo flying under the Amazon Air brand. The partnership was announced in December, just a month before the novel coronavirus was widely known. As the demand for passenger flying sank and cargo flying grew, Bricker’s decision appeared to […]
Boeing’s 747-400LCF Dreamlifter has flown its first COVID-19 airlift mission, flying 1.5 million medical face masks from Hong Kong to South Carolina. The Dreamlifter is one of the largest cargo planes flying thanks to its oversized fuselage, built to aid 787 Dreamliner production and part transport. Four of the modified […]
Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you’ll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcases and more. It could help Uber latch on to millennials’ deep love for online shopping, […]
Business Insider scoured the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to find the very best cutting-edge tech. The best consumer concept we saw at the show was Mercedez-Benz’s futuristic concept car, the Urbanetic. The Urbanetic is a self-driving, fully electric vehicle where you can switch out the body on […]
Ride-sharing behemoth Uber announced its global exclusive partnership with in-car commerce startup Cargo today, which will roll out to San Francisco and Los Angeles immediately. You’ll be able to buy snacks and other necessities while you’re on your ride – assuming your Uber driver is taking part in the program. […]
Virgin founder Richard Branson has an ambitious vision for a hyperloop-connected globe that will see goods shipped instantly to customers “at the speed of flight”. Branson revealed the plan on his blog overnight. The new cargo brand will be known as DP World Cargospeed as a nod to the partnership […]