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Cuba trade fair brings fewer US vendors

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | International Trade

Glum US vendors find themselves fewer in number and fading in importance at Havana's annual international trade fair, a plight they blame on a 44-year-old Cold War trade embargo that they say is handing the Cuban market to other countries. Read More »

India to press WTO complaint against US shrimp

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | International Trade

India will make a second request for the World Trade Organization to investigate US antidumping duties on shrimp, which Washington is already defending in two separate trade disputes, according to an official. Read More »

Slowing growth for passenger and cargo - Forecast for bottom line improvement unchanged

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported 4.7% year-on-year growth in international passenger traffic for September 2006. This is well below the 5.9% average for the year to date, continuing the downward trend in growth that began in May Read More »

bmi cargo launches new product

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

236xps was launched on October 2nd as bmi's premier express cargo product. 236xps has a 90 minute cut-off with guaranteed space and is available on all outbound longhaul and shorthaul services from the UK including the domestic network. *

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Air France Cargo - KLM Cargo select Traxon

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) set a deadline of July 26 for compliance with new ACI rules, broadly similar to those imposed by the US. In anticipation of this, Traxon has implemented a service which transmits airlines' air import manifest data Read More »

Stakeholders lock horns over antitrust exemption

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

During hearing last month, The Antitrust Modernization Commission got both sides of the story on the preservation of Shipping Act antitrust immunities. Read More »

Port of Savannah, Hanjin, ‘K’ Line, Yang Ming and UASC announce new SINA Service

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Hanjin Shipping Co., LTD. (Hanjin), Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. ('K' Line), Yang Ming Ltd. (Yang Ming) and United Arab Shipping Co. S.A.G. (UASC) announced the start-up of a new Sue Read More »

CMA CGM and IBM establish joint venture to develop upgraded IT system

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group and IBM have announced the creation of a 50-50 joint venture to provide CMA CGM with enhanced core information technology systems to support and accelerate its strong growth. IBM will provide IT expertise to the new company, CMA CGM SYST Read More »

Grand Alliance reduces transPacific capacity in slack season

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Following a meeting in Singapore, the CEO's of the Grand Alliance (GA) member lines engaged in the Trans Pacific trade, Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), have announced that the GA will lay up vessels Read More »

Premium Article  EUROPEAN TRADE - European ports post impressive box numbers

George Lauriat | October 29, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

Europe‚Äôs container ports have grown dramatically over the past six years. In order to keep pace with forecasted demand, nearly every European boxport has undertaken major building programs to add capacity. The competition is keen as European ports vie for Read More »

Premium Article  EUROPEAN TRADE - Ports of Rotterdam and Amsterdam ready for exceptional growth

Karen Thuermer | October 29, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Rotterdam (Mainport) excels above all other European ports in terms of throughput. In 2005, the port handled 370.2 million tons, 171.3 million tons of which was liquid bulk cargo; 91.2 million tons of containerized freight, and 89.4 million to Read More »

Port Freeport breaks ground for terminal development project

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

As Port Freeport looks to embark upon its first major terminal development endeavor in four decades, officials of the Texas Gulf Coast port have scheduled a groundbreaking event for the Velasco Terminal project for Friday, Oct. 27. Read More »

Portland’s “thirsty” asphalt wins environmental sustainability award

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently bestowed their coveted Julian Prize for Sustainability for Public Works on the Port of Portland for installing 35 acres of environmentally-friendly 'porous' asphalt at one of the Read More »

Panama votes ‘Si’ to Panama Canal expansion

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Panama Canal Authority humbled by vote and responsibility ahead Panamanians voted "Si" in a national referendum on Panama Canal expansion. The voting began on a quiet Sunday morning (Oct. 22) at 7:00 am. The enthusiasm and energy was apparent as each vote Read More »

Charleston hails Panama Canal vote

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is pleased by the results of Panama's vote on Oct. 22 to support a $5.25-billion improvement plan for the Panama Canal. Read More »

GPA congratulates people of Panama

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) offered congratulations to the people of Panama for passing a referendum that will fully modernize the Panama Canal. The $5.25-billion improvement of the Panama Canal will occur simultaneously with the Savannah Harbor Exp Read More »

Captive shippers pushing for reforms

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

A report released earlier this month by the Government Accountability Office included some good news and bad news for rail shippers. But shippers still captive to a single rail network say the news is almost all bad. Read More »

BNSF, CSX create high-volume intermodal corridor

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company and CSX Corporation's rail transportation and intermodal companies announced plans to create a high-volume rail corridor for reliable intermodal services on the lines connecting California, Atlanta and the rest of the fast-growing Sou Read More »

Surface Transportation Study Commission announces field hearings

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

The National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission today announced its schedule for six field hearings across the United States. The Commission field hearings will allow Commissioners to solicit input from federal, state and local tra Read More »

Customs modernization: Americas must catch up to Asia

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Automating Customs procedures and speeding the time it takes to release goods transported in international commerce not only facilitates trade but also stimulates economic growth. That was the message conveyed by Stephen Flowers, president of UPS Americas Read More »

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