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2014 Media Kit

Air Cargo

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Premium Article  SCSPA is realizing a renaissance in break bulk cargoes

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Perhaps it’s a good sign of the times. Officials at the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) indicate that break bulk volumes are up significantly with total pier tons up 46.5 percent in March compared to the same month last year at terminals in C Read More »

Premium Article  AGP expands at the Port of Grays Harbor

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Officials are cagey, but the expanded Ag Processing (AGP) export facilkituy at the port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen, Washington will be able to store 40,000 to 60,000 metric tons of food ingredients when work is finished in 2012.

- By Mart Read More »

Premium Article  Looking forward to a new era of biofuels

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Perhaps the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a keen reminder of this country’s need to embrace alternative sources for energy such as ethanol and biofuel.

- By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Breakbulk cargo facing big challenges in Eastern Canada

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

In Eastern Canada, stakeholders heavily or partly dependent on breakbulk cargo, from terminal operators to ports, shipping lines and freight forwarders, are gritting their teeth in search of business.

Economic growth in North America may be g Read More »

Premium Article  South Africa strike halts rail and port operations

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Thousands of South African transport workers on an indefinite national strike paralysed rail and port operations in Africa's biggest economy, but its impact has been muted due to inventories at mines and ports.

The strike at state logistics g Read More »

Premium Article  Breakbulk shows split in activity

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Break bulk activity is showing a split between smaller shipments; those that can fit in open containers or on flat racks, and those "big shoulder" items like power generators, energy equipment and other large items. Smaller shipments are growing in volume Read More »

US labor decision would aid air, rail union efforts

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

U.S. mediators authorized a landmark change in labor law effectively aimed at making it easier for unions to organize at airlines and railroads, a step expected to be challenged in court.

The National Mediation Board decision was widely expec Read More »

Third freighter for Cargoitalia

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia ' Italy's all-cargo airline ' will take delivery of its third MD11 freighter aircraft in June.
The latest aircraft ' registration EI-EMS ' is a new conversion leased from Boeing Capital, and being delivered by SASCO (ST Aviation Read More »

United/Continental gear up for labor integration

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

If all goes according to plan, Continental Airlines and United Airlines will join together to form the world's biggest carrier in less than a year.

It could take much longer, however, before the merged operation fully integrates its 87,000 em Read More »

American Airlines Cargo expands global network into Spain

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced new cargo service to Spain from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Effective immediately, AA Cargo is offering daily nonstop 757 service to Madrid's Barajas International Airport ( Read More »

Premium Article  Cargo insurers looking for turnaround

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Export growth may herald end to soft market, but risks abound.
The cargo insurance market has always been highly competitive. But the downturn in international trade volumes of the last few years has seen the market go unprecedentedly soft. Read More »

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