RoadLink names Shelton President

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Intermodal

RoadLink, the largest private, independent intermodal logistics service provider in North America, has announced that L. Michael (Mike) Shelton, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Revenue Officer, has been named President of RoadLink, effective immediately Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line chooses Intelek

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Intermodal

Intelek Technologies Corporation, developers of leading edge web-based EDI and load gathering solutions for the trucking industry, has announced that Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has adopted its StripMiner EDI Screen Scraper Software. The less-than-tru Read More »

DB Schenker Rail acquires majority stake in Italian NordCargo

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Intermodal

Takeover of a further 11 percent in NordCargo creates second-largest rail freight operator in Italy DB Schenker Rail has increased its stake in the Italian rail freight operator NordCargo s.r.l. by a further 11 percent. The DB Schenker subsidiary had alre Read More »

Keeling looks back at air frieght’s decade of change

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

While the year 2009 is best forgotten by people in air freight, the past decade presented a more balanced picture, A number of major trends emerged during the first ten years of the 21st century which is expected to influence air freight's role in intern Read More »

International forklift and pallet building competition held at HACTL

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Air Cargo

The 2010 International Forklift and Pallet Building Competition organised by Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) was successfully held on January 10th in SuperTerminal 1 at Hong Kong International Airport, attracting six international airlines t Read More »

Crowley responds to earthquake in Haiti 

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

In light of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has temporarily suspended regularly scheduled cargo services to and from the country. This temporary suspension comes as port infrastructure damages a Read More »

TSA Lines offer upbeat 2010 Asia-U.S. Trade forecast

AJOT | January 13, 2010 | Liner Shipping

As the Asia-U.S. freight market begins to gradually improve heading into 2010, the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) is pressing ahead with revenue improvement efforts, along with internal changes intended to expand direct member line involvement Read More »

Awarding of the Gold-Headed Cane at the Port of Montreal

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority, Sylvie Vachon, officially inaugurated the start of the new year of acitivities at the Port of Montreal (MPA) by awarding the Gold-Headed Cane to Captain Steven Lloyd, of the UK, Mas Read More »

Corps awards first construction contract for the La Quinta Channel Extension

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) awarded the first construction contract associated with the long anticipated construction of the La Quinta Channel Extension project. The contract was awarded to RLB Contracting, Inc. of Port Lavaca, Texas for $1,123 Read More »

WTA of Philadelphia chooses OHL leader as president

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Joseph (Joe) P. McDermott, manager of market development for OHL Global Freight Management and Logistics, has been named president of the World Trade Association of Philadelphia (WTA), an international trade organization. McDermott, a Philadelphia residen Read More »

Höegh adds Charleston-Middle East connection

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Höegh Autoliners, one of the world's largest operators in the rolling stock and vehicle transportation segment, has added the Port of Charleston to its Middle East service, bringing two ship calls a month.

The first vessel, the Höegh Bangk Read More »

Mercedes-Benz USA opens vehicle processing center at the Port of Brunswick

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Brunswick’s newest vehicle processing center for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) opened its doors with the arrival of more than 1,600 Mercedes-Benz autos. This shipment marks the first delivery of import Mercedes-Benz autos to Brunswick’s Colonel’s Read More »

Bromma wins new North America order

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The world’s leading crane spreader company, Stockholm (Sweden) based Bromma, has been awarded a major new contract from Georgia Port Authority for 25 RTG yard crane spreaders, with delivery set for mid-2010. Earlier in 2009 Bromma won a new order for 4 ST Read More »

Metro Ports announces new personnel

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Metro Ports recently announced three new personnel appointments: Patrick Furrow, senior VP HR & administrative services; Kenneth Keane, director, safety; and Steve Mathis, director, business development.

Patrick Furrow joined Metro in Septemb Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line announces general rate increase

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Rick Keeler, Senior Vice President of Pricing and Strategic Development and Todd Polen, Vice President of Pricing for Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., announced from the less-than-truckload carrier's Thomasville, N.C. headquarters that the organization Read More »

Hungarian State Railways invests in a P2P Automated Solution

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Third railway service provider to implement TIS's eFLOW

Top Image Systems, Ltd., the leading innovator of intelligent document recognition, announced its eFLOW 4.5 has been selected by MAV Zrt., the Hungarian State Railways, a state-ow Read More »

Cargoitalia adds Dubai and Chicago

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Following the successful start to its scheduled operations in September 2009, Cargoitalia is adding two new destinations to its network.

From January 16th, the airline commences a bi-weekly service to Dubai. This new stop on Cargoitalia's Wed Read More »

Network Cargo Systems International to represent AirbridgeCargo Airlines in USA and Canada

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Network Cargo Systems Intl. Inc. has been named General Sales & Service Agent (GSSA) for AirBridgeCargo Airlines for USA and Canada

Network Cargo Systems was founded in 1992 and now has offices in New York, Atlanta, Houston, Orlando, D Read More »

Hactl reports overall air cargo tonnage in 2009

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) today announced its 2009 aggregate air cargo throughput. With a gradual improvement on the trade performance of Hong Kong towards the end of the year, Hactl handled 2,323,605 tonnes of cargo in 2009, represen Read More »

Russian logistic experts Transy moves heavy GE-Gas Turbine in Arctic weather

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Transy, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, earlier this month organized the movement and installation of a "GE" gas turbine and generator onto foundation in Sredneurask (near Ekaterinburg, Russia). Read More »