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Marsa Maroc welcomes the Ro-Ro vessel “Great Antwerp”, the world’s first G5-class vessel
This weekend, Marsa Maroc’s facilities at the Port of Casablanca welcomed the Ro-Ro vessel “Great Antwerp”. This is the world’s first G5-class vessel.
Owned by the Grimaldi Group, this exceptional vessel combines high capacity, new technologies and reduced ecological impact. However, with a length of 250 metres, a beam of 38 metres and a deadweight of 45,684 tonnes. It can carry 4,700 linear metres of cargo, 2,500 CEUs (Car Equivalent Units) and 2,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units).
Marsa Maroc’s teams at the port of Casablanca successfully unloaded the Great Antwerp’s cargo of new cars, trucks, machinery and containers.
Source : maritimenews
Qatar Airways Cargo uses new containers for pharmaceutical products
Qatar Airways Cargo will be deploying Envirotainer’s Releye® solution on board its flights to transport temperature-controlled sensitive pharmaceutical products using temperature-stabilising airflow technology.
In terms of loading, the container fits three European pallets (or two US pallets) and bridges a strategic gap between the larger RAP containers and the smaller RKNs. It allows pallet sizes to be combined and arranged according to shipment volume.
Technologically, it uses rechargeable batteries to power its electric heating. Its compressor cooling system can be controlled from an external panel. A single battery charge will power the system for over 170 hours.
Source : Téma Transport & logistique
Airbus expects the world fleet to double in size over the next twenty years
The growth in global air traffic and the replacement by airlines of their aircraft with those emitting less CO2 should lead to a doubling of the world fleet over the next twenty years, according to Airbus.
In its annual forecasts, published a few days before the opening of the Bourget International Air Show, the European aircraft manufacturer expects to need 40,850 new passenger and cargo aircraft by 2042, taking the world fleet to 46,560 aircraft, compared with 22,880 at the start of 2020.
Source : l’antenne