Murmansk port up for auction after sale collapses

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Murmansk Commercial Sea Port was put up for sale by its owners after a failed attempt to sell it for $250 million to trader Gennady Timchenko, sources close to the sale told Reuters.

"The port is up for grabs after Timchenko quit," a source close to t Read More »

Germany seizes 5 million euros of cocaine in major haul

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

German police said they had detained seven men suspected of smuggling an estimated 5 million euros worth of cocaine, in one of the country's largest ever strikes against drug trafficking.

Police said some 100 kg of cocaine was intercepted in Berlin. T Read More »

Cascade Sierra Solutions to manage new clean ports programs

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Heavy duty diesel trucks typically pass through a progression of owners as they age, often operating at seaports toward the end of their useful lives. These older trucks are the least fuel efficient and produce more air pollution than newer models. So, ma Read More »

PRPA expresses condolences over deaths of two longshoremen

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Charles G. Kopp, Executive Director James T. McDermott, Jr., and the entire PRPA staff express their sincere condolences to the families and colleagues of Carmen DiRago and Vernon Knight, two Internatio Read More »

Kerry Logistics targets automotive sector at New Hefei Logistics Center

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Kerry Logistics has opened a 215,000-square-foot logistics center in Hefei, China, for the growing automotive industry sector in Anhui Province, directly west of Shanghai in central China.

The logistics center has been customized to serve a rapidly in Read More »

Averitt Expands warehousing capabilities with premium storage and processing space in…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Averitt Express recently expanded warehouse operations in Marietta, Ga., Greenville, N.C., and McAllen, Texas, to meet customer needs for flexible shared warehouse space. Read More »

RWI Transportation promotes Savage to Director, Logistics Services

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced that Robert Savage has been promoted to director, logistics services. Read More »

CEVA’s Alaska Advantage service energizes domestic oil and gas industry

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, announced the launch of its Alaska Advantage service offering energy companies an end-to-end supply chain solution in and out of Alaska.

CEVA's domestic organization launched Less than Read More »

Weber Logistics partners with leading candy manufacturer Storck

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Logistics, a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider for more than 86 years, announced that it recently partnered with Storck to distribute more than one million cases of such popular brands as Riesen, Werthers, Mamba, Me Read More »

Damco reports positive 2011 half year result in challenging market environment

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco , one of the world's leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management solutions, continues to improve its financial performance. The global logistics company, which has reported improved operations and year-on-year results in both Read More »

Rails, not pipes, may balance distorted oil market

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

U.S. crude oil shipments by railroad could help to end gaping price distortions in world oil markets faster than most traders have been expecting.

Rail shipments of crude from the landlocked and oversupplied Midwest to refiners in the Gulf Coast appea Read More »

Con-way Freight named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., announced that it has been named LTL Carrier of the Year by Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. Read More »

Old Dominion announces rate increase

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

Todd Polen, vice president of pricing for Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., announced that the organization would be increasing its base rates effective Sept. 6, 2011. Read More »

ATA truck tonnage Index fell 1.3% in July

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.3% in July after rising a revised 2.6% in June 2011. June's drop was slightly less than the 2.8% ATA reported on July 26, 2011. The latest pullb Read More »

TransCore launches CarrierWatch Insurance Monitoring Center

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

CarrierWatch' Insurance Monitoring Center to help truckload freight brokers, 3PLs, and shippers quickly and safely bring onboard new carriers and monitor those they use on a regular basis. The Center also works with insurance agents to investigate certifi Read More »

DHL protects customer cargo with security monitoring centers

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Intermodal

DHL continues strengthening its security offering and strategy via its new Security Monitoring Centers. The Centers track ground shipments from their point of origin to the final destination in Latin America using the latest technology. By using a geoloca Read More »

Klinge Corporation showcases freezer equipment for sushi-grade tuna at Japan Seafood…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Air Cargo

Sushi is a delicacy generally consisting of raw seafood or meat and rice. The unique evolution of sushi began in Japan around the fifteenth century and has continued to be a staple of Asian cuisine.

Held from 27 to 29 July, this made Tokyo Big Sight t Read More »

AirBridgeCargo demonstrates confidence in China with three 747-400 freighters a week…

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Russia's largest scheduled all-cargo carrier, has launched a three-times a week Boeing 747-400 freighter service to Zhengzhou as it positions itself to support China's 12th five-year development plan. Read More »

NOL carries 7% more cargo in 4 weeks to July 29

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) , the world's seventh largest container shipping firm, reported a 7 percent rise in its cargo in the four weeks to July 29 from a year ago, but weaker Asia-Europe and intra-Asia rates pushed its average revenue lower Read More »

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins $678 mlllion Hyundai Merchant order

AJOT | August 22, 2011 | Liner Shipping

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co Ltd said that it has won a 734.5 billion won ($677.7 million) deal to build five container vessels for Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd

Daewoo said delivery was scheduled for September 2014. Read More »