Maersk says crisis won’t stunt growth, investment

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

The economic crisis in many markets will not halt Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk's growth nor put its ability to invest at risk, its chief executive said in a company magazine. Read More »

NOL posts bigger Q3 net loss, sees full-year loss

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's seventh-largest container shipping firm, reported a wider than expected third-quarter loss and warned for a possible full year loss for the year ended December 2011. Read More »

Airlines ready for next battle against EU carbon law

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Twenty-six nations are expected to lodge a formal protest on Wednesday against a European Union law to make airlines pay for carbon emissions -- adding to transatlantic tension on an issue that has triggered a tit-for-tat bill in the U.S. Congress. Read More »

Cargo slump threatens more pain for Boeing 747-8

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Boeing Co is battling to prevent teething problems on its 747-8 freighter from turning into a wider customer revolt as jittery airlines seize on a chance to curb their exposure to a slump in the global freight market, industry sources said. Read More »

Cathay Pacific to take delivery of B747-8 freighter

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd, the world's largest air cargo carrier, said that it will take delivery of its first 747-8 freighter from Boeing Co after a delay of about nine months. Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo hits 100% in use of electronic air waybills from Dubai hub

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo, a leading player in the industry move towards e-freight, has added further momentum to the drive by announcing that electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) are now being used for 100% of shipments from its Dubai hub. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo kicks off innovation campaign

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is offering customers the industry's first-ever tracking app for smartphones. The free app enables forwarders to track the status of their freight shipments, quickly and easily, at any time. As the world's first cargo carrier, Lufthansa Ca Read More »

Night-time flight bans come with a high economic and environmental price, says TIACA

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Night-time flight bans at major airports will come at a high economic and environmental price, says The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Read More »

OAG Cargo helps Amerijet International to reach 34,000 freight forwarders globally

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Freight forwarders wanting fast access to Amerijet International's all-cargo flights serving the Americas, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia can now gain instant schedule information and operational and marketing updates from the airline via OAG Carg Read More »

Southern Air and Centurion Cargo sign ACMI agreement

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Southern Air Holdings, Inc. a leading worldwide provider of ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) outsourced aircraft announced today it has signed a multiple year B747 ACMI agreement with Centurion Air Cargo, a Miami based all cargo carrier th Read More »

TNT Express to cut more costs on weak economy

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Dutch freight and delivery firm TNT Express, which issued a profit warning earlier this month, flagged it would cut costs further and reduce its fleet on routes between Asia and Europe because of economic uncertainty. Read More »

K’bler nominated to transport two 135 tons Kamag-Transporter

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Two pieces Kamag heavy-duty-transporter have been shipped by K'bler Spedition, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network, to HHIC ' Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction, Subic Bay, Philippines. Read More »

China COSCO reports Q3 loss of 2.07 blllion yuan

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

China COSCO Holdings Ltd , the country's No.1 shipping conglomerate, made a net loss of 2.07 billion yuan ($325.81 million) in the third quarter, hit by sliding freight rates and overcapacity in the industry. Read More »

Dry ship deliveries to reach highest ever in 2011

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Deliveries of new dry bulk ships are on course to reach their highest level ever this year and fleet expansion is expected to remain strong in 2012, ship broker SSY said. Read More »

Transnet says moving RBCT coal at record rate

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

South Africa's logistics group Transnet has been moving coal to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal at record rates in recent months, showing the market that it may be turning the corner and reversing years of underperforming infrastructure. Read More »

WWL appoints Lord as new Regional Director for Oceania
in Oslo

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

WWL has appointed Robert Lord as Regional Director for Oceania, succeeding Mr Greg Martin. Based in Sydney, Mr Lord will officially take over as Regional Director on March 5, 2012, but will join WWL from December 5, 2011 and use this period to introduce h Read More »

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes are in great demand in Latin America

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing can report a run on its Mobile Harbour Cranes. 100% increase in sales compared to 2010 illustrates that the demand for sustainable investment in cargo handling equipment is still unbroken. Until the end of this year a total o Read More »

GA Governor’s forum on the Port: Deepening vital to continued success

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA’s Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports’ impact on jobs and Read More »

JAXPORT CEO urges Congress to support investment in nation’s seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Jacksonville, Fla., recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastru Read More »

SC Ports Chief provides testimony to Congress on modernizing seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. Read More »