New Pacific development role for AMI

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

AMI ' the world's largest freight wholesaler ' has appointed Paul Farnan to the newly-created post of Sales & Development Manager for the Pacific region, based in its Auckland office. Read More »

Changes within Schenker’s Board of Management

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Hans-J'rg Hager, Chairman of the Board of Management of Schenker Deutschland AG and member of the Schenker Board of Management responsible for land transport in Europe, has informed the DB Board of Management that he plans to leave the company this year. Read More »

Freightscan FS100 at IATA World Cargo Symposium 2008

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

FreightScan, LLC, a developer of technology solutions for the freight and logistics industry, will conduct live booth demonstrations of its groundbreaking automated dimensioning cargo scanning system for the first time outside the United States at the IAT Read More »

Massive facility the fifth industrial building constructed within SCLC’s planned 6.5 million sq. ft.

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Stirling Capital Investments has commenced construction on a one million-square-foot speculative Class A industrial facility situated on approximately 46 acres at Southern California Logistics Centre (SCLC) in Victorville, Calif. The completion of the bui Read More »

AmeraMex International ships order to Saudi Arabia

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | International Trade

AmeraMex International, Inc., a provider of heavy equipment to shipping, construction, logging and mining companies, announced that it is beginning to ship refurbished equipment to heavy equipment distributors located in Saudi Arabia. The initial shipment Read More »

Hill joins Crowley’s Anchorage office as director, business development

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced that Bill Hill has joined the company's energy and marine services group in Anchorage as director of business development. In this role, he will have responsibility for the sales and operation of the North Slope busi Read More »

CMA CGM upgrades its Asia to India/Middle East Gulf services

AJOT | February 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM is pleased to announce the upgrading of its services linking Asia to India and the Middle East Gulf with the introduction of a new, complementary string to its CIMEX service as from the end of March. Read More »

New Orleans approves resolution detailing priorities

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Securing funding for the second phase of the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal topped a legislative agenda adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Read More »

Port of Boston has record year

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that the Port of Boston set records last year for container cargo shipments and cruise passengers at North America's oldest continuously active port. At Conley Container Terminal combined imports and e Read More »

Largest HMM containership of calls Hamburg on maiden voyage

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The containership giant Hyundai Brave of the Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) docked at the Port of Hamburg for the first time on February 14, 2008. HMM's biggest containership was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, which is part of t Read More »

Intermarine loads like a ‘Dream’ at Yokohama

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

An Intermarine heavy lift vessel, the Industrial Dream, recently loaded three patrol vessels at the port of Yokohama, Japan for Jakarta, Indonesia. The patrol vessels some 27 meters long and 5.6 meters wide were donated to Indonesia as part of Japan's off Read More »

Safmarine names first of nine new ships for 2008

AJOT | February 24, 2008 | Liner Shipping

February 15, 2008 marked the start of an historical year for multi-trade shipping line Safmarine when the company named the first of nine new ships scheduled for delivery in 2008. Seven of the nine are Safmarine-owned vessels, while two are on long-term c Read More »

New master plan concepts accepted by Port Manatee

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Manatee County Port Authority accepted new master plan concepts at its Feb. 21st meeting presented by consultants after 17 months of work. Read More »

Long Beach approves clean trucks plan

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a victory for clean air, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Tuesday, February 19, 2008, to approve the final elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will replace and modernize the entire port trucking fleet to slash truck-relat Read More »

CGL opens newest station in Tampa, Florida

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Concert Group Logistics (CGL), a Downers Grove, Illinois-based transportation logistics company, has announced the opening of its Tampa Station in February 2008. CGL Tampa is owned by Anne Parker, Waasy Boddison and Peter van Gorp, and operated by Parker. Read More »

BDP’s new Global Network Services unit to be based in Singapore

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

BDP International (BDP) is forming a new global alliance of small- to mid-sized firms to challenge the dominance of the large multi-national logistics and transport companies. The new unit will be based in Singapore. Read More »

cargo-partner group to open up in Moldova

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

With the entry into the Moldavian market, the international transport/logistics group cargo-partner was able to complete its network of European subsidiaries around the Black Sea ' the specialist for Eastern Europe had previously opened offices in Romania Read More »

ProLogis leases 295,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space to Unilever in Hungary

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

ProLogis, the world's largest owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, announced that it has leased 295,000 square feet (27,500 square meters) of warehouse space in Budapest, Hungary, to Unilever, one of the world's leading manufacturers o Read More »

Pacer International to Present at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Intermodal

Pacer International to Present at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 5; Audio Webcast to be Available Read More »

Hong Kong/US Customs joint factory observation visits to start March 6

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | International Trade

The Head of Trade Controls of the Customs and Excise Department Cheung Sai-yan, said that the joint visits are part of the on-going cooperation between the Customs authorities of Hong Kong and the US to facilitate legitimate textiles and clothing trade be Read More »