Lufthansa Consulting specialist conference: ‘1st Fuel Think Tank’

AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Air Cargo

From 1st ' 2nd December 2009, Lufthansa Consulting will host its third specialist conference for the aviation industry in Berlin. After the two successful events for Central/Eastern European airports in 2007 and for Russian/CIS airports in 2008 the focus Read More »

USG Corp. Named NASSTRAC 2009 Shipper of the Year

AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

NASSTRAC recently announced that USG Corp. received the 2009 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year award. NASSTRAC, a non-profit association that provides education, advocacy, provider relations, and networking for transportation and logistics professionals, creat Read More »


AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Panama Canal Authority's (ACP) Environment Division received ISO 14001-2004 certification resulting from an audit performed by Lloyd's Register Central and South America Inc., during an official ceremony November 17. The recognition underscores the AC Read More »


AJOT | November 30, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Danbrit Shipping with Headoffice in Goole/UK, Members of the CEE, specialized in handling heavy cargo through their Humber Ports terminals, recently handled a heavy 100 mts transformer from Germany to Lowerstoft, bound for a new paper factory outside Lowe Read More »

GPLN Member Younger Niche sets a new overland record in ZhangJiaGang

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Global Project Logistics Network member Younger Niche Logistics (YNL) has the distinction of being responsible for the movement of the single largest piece of equipment ever moved by road transport in ZhangJiaGang, Jiangsu Province, China. The piece, 14m Read More »

Westfeldt elected Board Chairman

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected long-time coffee industry executive and civic leader Thomas D. Westfeldt as its chairman today, succeeding Capt. A.J. Gibbs, whose term as chairman expired. Gibbs will continue to serve as a co Read More »

Konecranes acquires South African crane and service company

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes has acquired the remaining 80.5 % of the share capital in crane and service company Dynamic Crane Systems Ltd. (DCS) in South Africa. In June 2007 Konecranes acquired 19.5 % of the company shares with a call option to acquire the remaining by D Read More »

Port of Long Beach, China Merchants sign “green” pact
environmental accord…

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In a new “green port” collaboration, the Port of Long Beach and China Merchants Holdings International (CMHI), one of the world’s largest operators of seaport terminals, have signed a comprehensive environmental exchange agreement to further “green” techn Read More »

New owners for PD Ports

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

PD Ports, the leading UK ports & logistics business based in Middlesbrough, has today confirmed that it is under new ownership, following the sale of 100% of its equity to Canadian-based Brookfield Asset Management (“Brookfield”). Read More »

PHA Commission approves costs share of ship channel maintenance

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved authorizing up to $20.1 million for the PHA's share of the 2010 costs for construction and rehabilitation of dredged material disposal and beneficial use sites for the Houston Ship Channe Read More »

Gov. O’Malley announces 50 year contract with Ports America to operate Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt..

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O’Malley announced a 50-year agreement between the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake that will allow the MPA to lease its 200-acre Seagirt Marine Terminal to Ports America. In return, Ports America has agreed Read More »

Sunteck appoints VP of LTL operations and sales

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Sunteck Transport Group, a non-asset based provider of transportation services, has named Chris Castellaw as vice president of LTL operations and sales. Castellaw has more than 15 years of transportation operations, procurement and consulting experience Read More »

Kenco Logistic Services expands direct-to-consumer warehousing and fulfillment relationship

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Kenco Logistic Services LLC (KLS), one of the most respected names in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, has been selected to establish and operate a second direct-to-consumer distribution center (DC) in Chino, Calif. for Keurig, Incorporated, the Read More »


AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the technology leader for fleet management solutions, announced today its solution to help waste, recycling and less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation firms 'green' their fleets by reducing fuel consumption, mileage and emissi Read More »

DB Schenker Rail will put new electric locomotives for use in the Netherlands

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

When the new international timetable goes into effect in mid-December 2009, DB Schenker Rail will put an additional 32 modern, eco friendly electric locomotives into operation for freight transportation between the Netherlands and Germany. DB Schenker Rai Read More »

FreightScan receives contract for installation of FS100 dimensioning system

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

FreightScan, LLC, a leader in the development and deployment of innovative technology solutions for the freight and logistics industry, announced it has received a contract to permanently install an FS100 automated system for cargo dimensioning at the Wor Read More »

National Air Cargo completes first phase of ‘operation blanket delivery’

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

National Air Cargo and its sister company National Airlines today announced both companies completed the first phase of 'Operation Blanket Delivery', a collection and donation program started in early October 2009 to benefit orphaned children in Afghanist Read More »

Panalpina receives award from Sigma-Aldrich

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Company has awarded Panalpina for Continued Global Excellence in Dangerous Goods Transport'. During a recent visit, Panalpina CEO Monika Ribar received the award from Peter Sch'le, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and resp Read More »

DHL launches new direct LCL services in US

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

DHL, the world's leading logistics company,announced the launch of direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from New York to Vienna, Austria and Klaipeda, Lithuania; enhancing trade links from the United States to Eastern Europe and the Baltics.Thes Read More »