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Are you already aware of the main International Logistics news? Check out the highlights we have selected from last week!

Railroad connecting Goias to the Port of Santos, in Brazil should be delivered soon

During the “Tecnoshow” event, which took place in Rio Verde – Goias, Rumo, the company that operates most of the Brazilian railroads, announced that construction of the railroad to connect the state of Goias to the Port of Santos, in the state of Sao Paulo, may be already finished by the first half of this year.

When this happens, the Brazilian agribusiness will gain considerable strength internationally, since it will increase the logistical efficiency for the flow of grains. Once the railroads start to be used, the route, which is mostly made through highways, will be certainly much safer and faster at the same time.

MSC Announces the Launch of the World’s Largest Ship

MSC has announced the launch of MSC Tessa, the world’s largest container ship with the capacity to carry more than 23,000 containers at once. The giant, which is in China, is 400 meters long and 61 meters wide.

In addition to its size, the ship’s technologies, such as energy-efficient diesel engines and an its air purification, combined with a fuel management system, also draw a lot of attention.

Maersk’s new air service will connect China and the United States

The Danish air freight giant – Maersk – has announced that new air cargo services will be available via scheduled flights from the United States to China, the two largest economic powers at the moment.

Initially, two flights a week will connect Greenville-Spartanburgt International Airport (GSP) with Shenyang Taoxian Airport (SHE), as well as two flights from Chicago Rockford Airport (RFD) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport (HGH). This frequency will increase to 3 per week starting in May.