Boeing CEO heartened by WTO ruling on subsidies

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

Boeing Co CEO Jim McNerney said he was heartened by a World Trade Organization ruling on aircraft subsidies, saying it appeared the findings against his company were not as severe as those against Europe.
A Geneva trade panel issued a confidential Read More »

EU wants talks with U.S. over Boeing

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht the only way to resolve a dispute over U.S. government subsidies to Boeing was to reach "a negotiated settlement."
The EU said it had won a dispute against the subsidies for Boeing that it hoped woul Read More »

Coyne Airways steps up Afghanistan presence with launch of new Boeing 747-400 freighter

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Coyne Airways is stepping up its cargo services to Afghanistan with the introduction of a weekly Boeing 747-400 freighter service from Dubai to Bagram.

The Tuesday service commenced on September 14th and is supplemented by an IL-76 freighter Read More »

Turkey’s Atlasjet to venture into Russian aviation

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Atlasjet, an unlisted discount Turkish airline, said it was investing $110 million to form a company in the Russian aviation sector. Read More »

Air France-KLM Cargo & Martinair Cargo offer freighter flights from Amsterdam to Shanghai via Moscow

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

As of September 16, 2010, AF-KL Cargo & Martinair Cargo will operate a twice weekly Boeing 747-400 ERF flight between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Shanghai-Pu Dong via Moscow, operated on Thursdays and Saturdays. Read More »

Asiana Airlines’ inaugural flight to Hartsfield-Jackson brings cargo, jobs

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's newest cargo carrier arrived last week as an Asiana Airlines 747-400 touched down to a traditional water cannon salute.

City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Airport interim General Manager Robert Kennedy Read More »

Recorders from UPS plane crash in Dubai sent to US

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

The data and voice recorders from a Boeing 747-400 plane operated by U.S. parcel delivery firm UPS that crashed in Dubai this month have been sent to the United States for analysis, the UAE state news agency said.

Two crew members died when t Read More »

Paris becomes seventh European city in AirBridgeCargo’s network

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), the scheduled cargo business of Volga-Dnepr Group, has launched a twice-weekly all-cargo service to Paris Charles de Gaulle.

The new Boeing 747 route will link with both Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo Airports in M Read More »

IL-76TD-90VD completes transportation of 34-ton metellic roll from Finland to China

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Oy Procargo - Professional Cargo Care in Finland and Ocean Knight Shipping in Shanghai chartered one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' new IL-76TD-90VD freighters to transport a 34-ton metallic roll and equipment to a paper factory in China.
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Korean Air praised by CA Governor Schwardzenegger

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Air Cargo

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Korean Air Chairman Y.H. Cho here recently to personally thank the Chairman for Korean Air's ongoing commitment and investments in California.

The Governor also offered his office's assistance to help cut ' Read More »

INTTRA and Descartes announce alliance to improve global ocean shipping process

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, and The Descartes Systems Group Inc, a federated global logistics network, announced an alliance to enhance international ocean shipping processes and capabilities availabl Read More »

Sea Star Line reorganizes to better serve the market

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line reorganizes to better serve its market. Carl Fox, Senior Vice President of Commercial announced that the organization will be realigned to better position Sea Star for future growth. Read More »

Matson launches expanded China ’ Long Beach Express

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Matson launched its expanded China ' Long Beach Express service this week, with the first departures from Hong Kong and Yantian and a new second weekly call at Shanghai. The new weekly service allows Matson to extend its geographic reach to the South Chi Read More »

Evergreen Line will add an extra vessel to KHP service

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | Liner Shipping

With the vigorous growth of Vietnam's economy, Evergreen Line will add an additional ship to its Kaohsiung-Haiphong Shuttle Service (KHP service) starting at the end of September. Read More »

Vale borrows $1.23 blllion from China banks for ships

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Vale , the world's largest iron ore producer, said it plans to borrow $1.23 billion from two Chinese lenders to finance the construction of 12 shipping vessels, taking advantage of falling borrowing costs to fund expansion. Read More »

China, South Korea sign transport deal to speed trade

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

China and South Korea have signed a transport agreement that would speed trade in fresh food and electronics by allowing semi-trailers loaded with cargo to be shipped between the two countries, the Xinhua news agency said.

The deal would cut Read More »

DP World in labour dispute at Algeria port

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Dockworkers at Algeria's busiest port, operated by Dubai-based DP World , have staged an unofficial strike in protest at a management drive to raise productivity, industry sources told Reuters. Read More »

“Miedwie” docks at Port of Indiana on maiden voyage into Great Lakes

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The new Polish vessel “Miedwie” arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor recently on its first trip into the Great Lakes. Carrying breakbulk cargo from the Port of Ijmuiden in the Netherlands, the ship was unloaded by workers from port terminal operato Read More »

Panama Canal Authority and Antwerp Port Authority sign important partnership agreement

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Antwerp Port Authority Chief Operations Officer Christiaan De Block signed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two Read More »

Port of Long Beach welcomes new ocean carrier, P O Shipping

AJOT | September 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

China-based container line makes first call at Pier J
The first call of new ocean carrier P O Shipping’s vessel Suzhou Dragon to the Port of Long Beach marked the beginning of new trans-Pacific Ocean containership service between Long Beach and por Read More »