Bahri, Rickmers-Linie Ink Space Charter Deal

first_imgzoom The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri Liner) has entered into a space charter agreement with Hamburg-based specialist for project and heavy lift liner services Rickmers-Linie.Under the terms of the deal, the companies would charter space from each other covering the ports on the US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, as well as ports in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, the UAE, Iraq and the Yemen.The space would be chartered out on vessels operated by the companies and authorizes Rickmers-Linie and Bahri Liner to coordinate arrangements with regard to that space in the aforementioned trades.“With this space charter agreement both Bahri Liner and Rickmers are able to broaden their networks to offer our customers a wider choice of possibilities on the high level of reliability of the liner services of our companies,” Ulrich Ulrichs, CEO of Rickmers-Linie, said.last_img read more

Las Vegas airport expects 50 million passengers in 2019

LAS VEGAS — Airport officials in Las Vegas say a 3.1% jump in the number of passengers for the first half of 2019 puts McCarran International Airport on record pace to top 50 million passengers for the year.The Clark County Department of Aviation reported the 4.5 million arriving and departing travellers at the airport in June followed an all-time high monthly tally of 4.6 million passengers in May.The airport handled a record high 49.7 million passengers in 2018. McCarran is one of the 10 busiest airports in the nation based on passenger count.Domestic airlines have handled more than 22.8 million McCarran passengers through June, up 2.9% from the first half of 2018.Southwest Airlines is the busiest carrier at the airport, followed by Delta, Spirit, American and United.The Associated Press read more