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Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2007 - California offers wide choice for cargo airports

Karen Thuermer | September 16, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

California is consistently ranked among the ten largest economies of the world. It has long been regarded as a major gateway to and from the Asia Pacific. Not surprising, its major airports - Los Angeles International (LAX), Oakland International (OAK), S Read More »

Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2007 - California Ports Review

Leo Quigley | September 16, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

While other West Coast ports may be suffering from the economic malaise that has hit the US, or from environmental issues that are slowing growth, the Port of Stockton is on a roll. Read More »

Vancouver USA welcomes Glorious Sunrise on maiden voyage

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Glorious Sunrise, commanded by Captain Alberto P. Lomongo of the Philippines, on her maiden voyage to Vancouver, WA. The Glorious Sunrise is owned by Ambitious Lines S.A. of Japan and operated by Exeno Yamamizu. The Read More »

DHL wins new agreement with world’s largest retailer

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

DHL announced a new three-year agreement with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the world's largest retail chain. DHL will provide Wal-Mart with air express and ground shipping throughout the US, supporting the retail giant's 4,000 stores nationwide. The new contrac Read More »

Retail container traffic sets new record

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A month after hitting a record high in August, traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will see a lull in September before setting another record in October, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Read More »

Hong Kong shipping register hits new tonnage mark

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The cargo throughput of the Hong Kong port has continued to increase in the past decade and the gross tonnage of ships registered in Hong Kong had now topped 35 million, said Director of Marine, Mr. Roger Tupper. Read More »

SC judge tosses out Conservation League challenges

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A state administrative law judge has dismissed the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League's (SCCCL) challenges of state permits for the new port access road and marine terminal at the former Navy Base in Charleston. Read More »

APM Terminals Virginia container terminal opens

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

APM Terminals Virginia officially opened its new $450 million, 291-acre container terminal (on 576 acres of land) to serve customers in the Hampton Roads region. This world-class maritime center, the third-largest container terminal in the United States, Read More »

Interview with Ken Wykle, NDTA President

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Ahead of the National Defense Transportation Association's (NDTA) 61st Annual Forum and Expo, in Charleston, South Carolina, Forum Communications Team member Jennifer Cawley (JC), of The Howland Group, Inc., sat down with NDTA President Lieutenant General Read More »

President of Hawks Logistics speaks in China

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Transport Intermediaries

Steve Hawks, president of Hawks Logistics, Inc., has returned from addressing and meeting with Chinese government and transportation leaders at high-level Chinese-American transportation conferences in Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai, China. Read More »

USF Holland launches new guaranteed & expedited services

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Intermodal

USF Holland, an operating unit of YRC Regional Transportation, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, Inc., announced the launch of its new guaranteed and expedited service offerings, including expedited next-day service up to a 750-mile range and time-specific g Read More »

Crowley Trucking joins EPA SmartWay Transport’ Partnership

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Intermodal

Crowley Trucking, Inc. announced that it has joined the SmartWay Transport' Partnership, a voluntary collaboration between the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly red Read More »

KCS appoints Godwin assistant VP premium operations

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern (KCS) and its subsidiaries announced that D. Morris Godwin has been appointed assistant vice president premium operations. Read More »

EU bans British meat, dairy, livestock exports

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | International Trade

The European Union has banned all British exports of fresh meat, live animals and milk products following a confirmed outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the European Commission said. Read More »

US trade gap narrows in welcome sign for growth

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | International Trade

The US trade deficit narrowed slightly in July as exports continued to outpace imports, the government said, suggesting trade could offer a welcome lift to third-quarter economic growth. Read More »

China, EU must shun protectionism

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | International Trade

A group of European companies doing business in China cautioned both Brussels and Beijing against the dangers of protectionism, saying all they were asking for was a level playing field. Read More »

Canada’s trade surplus shrinks

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | International Trade

Canada's trade surplus shrank more than expected in July as imports rose because of the stronger Canadian dollar, while the housing sector proved surprisingly resilient this summer, figures showed. Read More »

Sodexi launches paperless airfreight

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

Sodexi, one of France's leading pioneers of the EDI revolution in Air Transport, has developed a system for total electronic processing of air cargo shipments. Read More »

East Midlands Airport plans for wind turbines

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

The four proposed wind turbines, which will generate 10% of the Airport's energy, are another important step closer to making Airport site operations carbon neutral by 2012. Read More »

SWISS to introduce new Geneva-Bucharest service

AJOT | September 16, 2007 | Air Cargo

SWISS is further expanding its Geneva-based network with the introduction next April of a thrice-weekly service to and from Bucharest. The new route extends the range of non-stop services operated by SWISS from Geneva to 10 destinations. Read More »

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