Breakbulk & Projects

History created at NSICT

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

History was created when WWPC member Hindustan Cargo Limited shipped out 2 nos Heat Exchangers having dimensions 26.5 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs weighing 27 Mtons on 2 nos flat bed containers through the port of NSICT on vessel m.v. SCI Kolkata.
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SCSPA elects Stern Chairman, hires firm to market Daniel Island property

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors elected Bill Stern of Columbia to a two-year term as chairman, beginning in January 2010.

'With a Maersk contract in hand and the new leadership of Jim Newsome, our ports hav Read More »

Konecranes closes factory in Birmingham AL, US

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Konecranes will close its crane production and assembly facility in Birmingham, AL, U.S.A. by December 31, 2009. The factory closure affects 18 employees in crane production and assembly. Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority adds Gaillard to management team

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has hired Sarah S. Gaillard to the new position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective January 4, 2010. Read More »

Savannah becomes port of choice for Suez services

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GPA experiences growth in container volume and tonnage

Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today at its Board Meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Med Read More »

Port of Houston shows steady return in cargo activity

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the Greater Houston Partnership 'State-of-the-Port' luncheon Wednesday, Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that PHA's containerized cargo has shown growth over the last 12 months. This is especially good news since container Read More »

Premium Article  Caterpillar digs into Mongolia

Robert L. Wallack | November 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Mongolia’s revised minerals law further opens investment by foreign mining companies to extract hundreds of millions of tons of mineral resources of mainly, coal, copper and gold. Wagner Asia Equipment LLC is the Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) dealer in Mongoli Read More »

Premium Article  Geodis-Wilson counting on project cargo business

George Lauriat | November 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | Transport Intermediaries

The Geodis Wilson warehouse/office logistics complex lies a couple of Texas sized football fields from the end of the tarmac at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The facility is about ten minutes away from the airport but eventually will be Read More »

Crowley announces new agent for cargo services in Tortola, BVI

AJOT | October 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley Caribbean Services announced that EZ Shipping of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, is now the company's local liner services agent on the island. EZ Shipping will be responsible for cargo sales, documentation, collections, dispatching and equipment Read More »

Titan Salvage holds reception for new facility in Singapore

AJOT | October 28, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Titan Salvage recently introduced more than 200 guests to its newest salvage response facility in western Singapore. The reception celebrated the opening of the 45,000 square-foot, self-contained facility, which will serve as Titan's corporate office in t Read More »

GAC alliance with Pole Position Spitsbergen

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GAC Group has established its latest base on the Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The company has formed an alliance with local specialists, Pole Position Spitsbergen AS. The partnership, GAC- Read More »

Goodship International, Inc. invests in IES’s forwarder suite

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

IES, Ltd. announced that Goodship International, Inc. has signed on with the software company's suite of Forwarder products as well as its E-Cellerate solution for ISF (Importer Security Filing) compliance. Goodship is known as a 'one-stop-shop' among it Read More »

M.G. Maher names IES a technology provider

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

IES announced that M.G. Maher & Co. has chosen IES as one of its technology providers. Founded in 1949, M.G. Maher is a full service logistics company and ranks among the largest, full-service international freight forwarders and customs brokers. Read More »

OHL adds consumer electronics expert to team

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Third party logistics company, OHL, recently hired Dan Gannon as Vice President, Global Account Management. In this new role, Gannon will oversee the 3PL's growing presence in the high tech and consumer electronics vertical market. Read More »

Panalpina Japan celebrates 40th anniversary

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Forty years ago Panalpina established its first delegation office in Tokyo. In the meantime the company operates offices also in Osaka, Narita, Nagoya and Fukuoka. Coinciding with the forty-year anniversary, Panalpina Japan is gearing up to change its sta Read More »

Crowley christens new Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels

AJOT | October 27, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley Maritime Corporation recently christened the seventh of 10 new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels that the company will take delivery of in 2010 and 2011. The vessels christened were the tug Pride and barge 650-7. Read More »

DryShips appointment of CFO

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

DryShips, Inc., a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk cargoes and offshore contract drilling oil services, announced that it named Ziad Nakhleh as the Company's Chief Financial Officer effective November 1, 2009. This position wa Read More »

WWL boosts China Express Service

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Sailings on China Express, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro/ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non Read More »

BBC Chartering USA selects Palm Beach for S.A. service

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Palm Beach District announced a new monthly service, BBC Andino Express Line, from the Port of Palm Beach to north and west coasts of Columbia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile beginning in November 2009. This will mark the first time BBC has offered a Read More »