Retail container traffic falls for 16th straight month

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Year-over-year cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports fell for the 16th straight month in November, leaving 2008 on track to be the slowest year since 2004 as the U.S. economic downturn continues, according to the monthly Port Tracker r Read More »

APM Terminals Virginia’s innovative solution to security requirements

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Integrating the newly mandated Transportation Workers Identify Credential into the existing APM Terminals security protocol as the single and primary means of electronic access, security is enhanced in an efficient and cost-effective manner that can be us Read More »

SEKO corporate ownership consolidated

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply chain solutions, including transportation, logistics and IT solutions, announced that William J. Wascher and Steven D. Goldberg, who with Thomas K. Cagney, purchased SEKO from U.S. Freightways in 2002, have purchased all Read More »

Laufer Group announces new Kansas City bonded container freight station

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Laufer Group International, a Global Logistics Management company headquartered in New York City, announced the opening of a new expanded full service Customs Bonded Container Freight Station in Kansas City, Missouri. At the new 50,000 square foot C-TPAT Read More »

C.H. Robinson expands into southern Texas

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, one of the world's largest third party logistics (3PL) providers of transportation and supply chain services, has expanded its operations into Corpus Christi, Texas. Read More »

Pennsylvania’s Governor Rendell endorses rail transport

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell stressed the importance of investing in infrastructure and the state's job-creators to avoid the full brunt of the nation's weakening economy as he championed a national rail proposal and announced that a global manufacturing co Read More »

ITI’s Carmichael: Railroad-related Interstate II transportation system is needed

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Intermodal

In a recent address to the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in New York City, Gil Carmichael, Founding Chairman of the Board for the Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver and former Federal Railway Read More »

Singapore Airlines Cargo appoints WFS for cargo handling across the Nordic region

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has signed a contract to perform all cargo handling in the Nordic region for Singapore Airlines Cargo. Read More »

New technology created to secure heavy, single pieces of cargo

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

A special 'hook' system designed by Volga-Dnepr Airlines' technical experts to secure heavy, single pieces of air cargo for transportation has been used successfully to deliver a 98 tons hydro turbine motor wheel from Russia to Kyrgyzstan. Read More »

Liberalized air agreement with EU a boost for Canada

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) congratulated the government for the successful negotiation of a liberalized air service agreement with the European Union. This landmark agreement, which contains achievable incremental targets for full Open Skies, wi Read More »

Crowley announces leadership, organizational changes

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley announced changes in leadership and company organization involving its logistics, technical services and marine salvage business lines. Read More »

CMA CGM Galilee begins new direct container service from Hamburg to Australia

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Galilee was the first containership of the new NEMO service calling the Port of Hamburg. With a transit time of just 31 days between Hamburg and Fremantle, the NEW NEMO service is the most rapid connection between Europe and Australia, and the Read More »

New CMA CGM & Maruba South America service departing from Hamburg

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On the first trip of the new South America service SAFRAN, the CMA CGM Violet put in to Hamburg on December 3, 2008. Loading and unloading was carried out at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA). Read More »

A New Specialty Forwarding Alliance is Launched

AJOT | December 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The WCA Family of Logistic Networks has launched a new alliance in a sector of logistics and freight forwarding that demands specialist expertise. Read More »

Grand Alliance Announces Changes to their Asia to West Mediterranean Service

AJOT | December 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers - Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) , and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)- today announced a revised Asia-West Mediterranean service (EUM), which will include the New World Alliance (NWA Read More »

H’egh Autoliners new North American corporate headquarters

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

H'egh Autoliners, Inc. has announced a move into an expanded space in Jericho, NY and consolidated its North American Corporate Headquarters and New York offices. Read More »

Dargas provides Port of Wilma shortcut to Alberta oil sands

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In July of 2008, Dargas Shipping, Ltd. of Vancouver, BC shipped the first cargo consisting of a large pressure vessel from Vancouver, BC to Fort McMurray, in the Alberta oil sands, via the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The Columbia/Snake River provides the b Read More »

Hong Kong vessels, port cargo & containers stats for Q3

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong’s total port cargo throughput in the third quarter grew nine percent year-on-year to 67.3 million tons, according to statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the third quarter of 2008, released by the Census and Statistics Department Read More »

$3.6 million dredging at Port of Redwood City

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The long-anticipated use of the Port of Redwood City maintenance dredge material to help restore wetlands on adjacent Bair Island is scheduled to begin in early December. Read More »

Anderson Wise joins Long Beach Port board

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council approved the appointment of Long Beach attorney Susan E. Anderson Wise, a 34-year resident of the city, as the newest member of the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which governs the Port of Long Beach. Read More »