Fire at Port of Metro Vancouver

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

On Tuesday, March 4, 2015, a fire at the Port of Metro Vancouver ignited inside a shipping container located at the Centerm terminal. A bleaching agent and industrial disinfectant, called trichloroisocyanuric acid, was in the shipping container but the Vancouver Fire Department does not yet know how the fire started. Read More »

Corps of Engineers awards first dredging contract for Savannah Harbor expansion

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Deepening the Savannah harbor can begin following today's award of a $134.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, by the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read More »

Cargomatic Launches Free Flow program to ease Port Congestion

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Turn times decreased by 50% at Port of Los Angeles; Applications now being accepted from prospective shippers and carriers Read More »

R+L Carriers Deploying iGlobal’s EDGE MDT Across Entire Fleet

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

R+L Carriers, Inc., Wilmington, OH, one of the nation’s largest LTL fleets, is deploying iGlobal LLC’s onboard computing and in-cab scanning solution - the EDGE MDT - across its entire fleet of more than 5,500 trucks. Implementation will be completed in July 2015. Read More »

Lloyd’s Register, TT Club and Noatum to speak at ICHCA seminar on risk in container operations

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | International Trade

Major classification society, insurer and port operator confirmed to join other industry experts at educational seminar in Las Palmas Read More »

GAC moves up a gear as official logistics partner for FIA World Rallycross Championship

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is entering the rugged world of rally driving with its appointment as the official logistics partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Read More »

Descartes Financial Snapshot

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Reports Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results Read More »

Revenue at Port of Rotterdam Authority rises, profits fall

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Revenue of the Port Authority rose by 3.1% last year due to increased economic activity at the port. However, profits fell by 4.9% owing to higher interest charges and depreciation. Read More »

DHL awarded International All Cargo Carrier of the year in Africa

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Air Cargo

DHL Aviation has secured the title of International All Cargo Carrier of the Year in Africa at the STAT Times’ International Awards for Excellence in Air Cargo, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 26 February. Read More »

ICTSI reports strong results driven by international expansion

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Throughput grew 18% to 7.4 million TEUs; revenues increased 24% to US$1.1 billion; EBITDA improved 17% to US$443.0 million; Net Income up 6% to US$182 million Read More »

Broekman Logistics to support expansion of Cryoport’s growing client base in Asia

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Cryoport, Inc., announced that Broekman Logistics will support Cyroport’s Operations Center in Singapore, responding to Cryoport’s rapidly expanding client base in Asia. Read More »

MOL Liner Announces January 2015 KPI Results for Americas Region

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Liner Shipping

MOL Liner Ltd. announces the January 2015 results of Regional Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in the Americas Read More »

Port of Oakland says no to business as usual

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Disruptions from waterfront labor negotiations have waned, but don't expect a return to business as usual at West Coast ports. "The old methods won't work any longer," Port of Oakland executive director Chris Lytle said here today. Read More »

Evergreen named recipient Of LOG-NET’s E-Commerce Excellence Award for 2015

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line was named the recipient of the 2015 LOG-NET E-Commerce Excellence Award presented Tuesday, March 3, in Long Beach, CA, at the Trans Pacific Maritime conference. Read More »

Sunteck appoints new CIO

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

SUNTECK, a leading provider of agent‐based, multi‐modal transportation solutions, has hired Sean Clancy as Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for the continuing development of technology capabilities for SUNTECK’s growing agent n Read More »

M/V Kim M. Bouchard launched in Pascagoula, MS

AJOT | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Seaport Service

Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. is delighted to announce the company’s new 10,000hp ATB tug Kim M. Bouchard was launched February 26, 2015 at VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula, MS shipyard. Read More »

Descartes Reports Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results

GlobeNewswire | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Reports Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter and Annual Financial Results Read More »

Haven Launched Private Freight Marketplace at TPM Long Beach

PR Newswire | March 05, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Haven announced the launch of its Private Marketplace at the TPM Long Beach Conference on March 2nd. Haven empowers Shippers to easily search, compare, and reserve container slots across 10 of the world's leading ocean carriers at more than 1500 ports. Read More »

Port of Rotterdam 2014 profit slips 4.9% to 215 million Euros

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Rotterdam Authority said on Thursday its net profit for 2014 fell 4.9 percent to 215 million Euros ($237 million) on higher financing costs. Read More »

Apple delays larger iPad production till September

Reuters | March 05, 2015 | International Trade

Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of delays involving the supply of display panels, according to two media reports. Read More »