Asia Europe box ship sailing cancellations

Ocean carriers on the Asia-North Europe tradelane have cancelled more sailings, according to Alphaliner. Spot rates on the route slumped to a 12-month low in mid-April.

The North Europe component of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) slid a further 2.7% last week to $640 per TEU, falling 36 per cent since early January.

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Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to cargo network

Turkish Airlines has added Morocco’s Marrakech Manera Airport (RAK), the first destination the carrier has added from its new Istanbul airport hub.

Turkish Airlines is flying five-weekly direct flights between its hub to RAK, operating a 777-300ER aircraft, with a cargo capacity of up to 20 tons, according to data from Flight Aware.

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