LaGoy to lead Sea Star Line commercial team

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Sea Star Line, LLC. has announced that Ned LaGoy has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Commercial, and will assume leadership of the Sea Star's marketing, sales, customer service and yield management. Read More »

Container market to recover on intra-Asia trade

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Asian container exports to the West will take up to five years to recover after last year's market plunge, but a boom in traffic between China and Southeast Asia will help offset losses, the head of Pacific International Lines (PIL) said. Read More »

American Honda recognizes Atlantic Container Line with Premier Partner Award

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Atlantic Container Line, a Grimaldi Group company, was recognized as a top supplier by American Honda Motor Co. President & CEO Tetsuo Iwamura presented the company's Premier Partner Award to ACL for excellence in International Transportation between Nor Read More »

Combined WWPC power for complex sugar plant movement from India to Sudan

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Sudan Project forwarding specialists, Darka for Trading and Services, WWPC Member for Sudan, has met with success transporting 4100 cbm of heavy cargo over 1100 kilometers from Port Sudan to the White Nile Sugar Project in Abu Hibera(Central Sudan) Read More »

Brazilian President on hand for turnover of reconstructed flood damaged berth at Port of Itajai

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) visited the Port of Itajai in Brazil’s Santa Catarina State, September 13th, for the official handover of the reconstructed Berth 2 to the Itajai Port Authority. APM Terminals Itajai S/A which Read More »

Ceres Terminals appoints LaForgia

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ceres Terminals Incorporated announced the appointment of Anthony LaForgia as Vice President of Ceres Atlantic Terminals, Inc., operating in New York and New Jersey, effective October 1, 2010.

Mr. LaForgia replaces Gary Lesnevich who is retir Read More »

Port of Baltimore cargo business recovering from difficult 2009

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O’Malley announced that some of the key commodities of the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals are rebounding from one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history. Comparing Fiscal Year 2010 (July 2009- June 2010) with Fiscal Y Read More »

Cordero nominated to FMC Presidential appointment

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

President Barack Obama has announced that he will be nominating Long Beach Harbor Commissioner Mario Cordero to fill a vacancy on the Federal Maritime Commission. Read More »

Commissioner South Korea Trade Delegation Walter, Governor Schwarzenegger seek to expand trade

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Long Beach Harbor Commissioner Dr. Mike Walter joined Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and other California leaders this week on a trade mission to South Korea, lending support to efforts to expand commerce with the Port’s second-largest trading partner. Read More »

SC Ports invests $17 million in new terminal operating system

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is investing $17.3 million in a new terminal operating system, enhancing cargo visibility and customer service. Read More »

Port Everglades signs sister city seaport agreement with Port of Rio de Janeiro

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades gained its first International Sister Seaport from South America when Port Everglades Director Phil Allen signed an agreement with Jorge Luiz de Mello, President-Director of Docas do Rio (Rio de Janeiro Port Authority). Brazil ranks as the Read More »

Charleston enhances breakbulk handling

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Charleston’s breakbulk-handling capabilities just got a big lift.
The barge-mounted Charleston Giant heavy-lift crane, already the largest floating crane in the Southeast, has increased its certified load capacity from 450 short tons (9 Read More »

Port Manatee wins Marine Highway Grant

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Manatee will share $3.34 million in grant funds with the Port of Brownsville, Texas for their successful joint application supporting U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s America’s Marine Highway Initiative. Read More »

Brazil port sugar delays seen easing next season

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Investment in Brazilian ports and higher forecasts for Indian output are set to prevent a repeat of severe loading delays for the new sugar crop next year, but terminals will be pressured to meet booming demand. Read More »

Derailed train damages S.Africa iron ore line

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa's Palabora Mining said its magnetite exports would be hit after a derailed train damaged a bridge on the railway line linking its mine with the ports of Richards Bay and Maputo. Read More »

Charleston nets new breakbulk service

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Charleston’s growing breakbulk business has attracted a new regular shipping service.
Liberty Global Logistics LLC, an American-flag ocean carrier specializing in general breakbulk and roll-on/roll-off cargo, has announced regula Read More »

New COO joins Internet Truckstop’

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Intermodal

Internet Truckstop announces the appointment of Mark Dalley as the new Chief Operations Officer. Mark joined the company in August and will be taking over responsibility for the day to day operations of the business, according to Scott Moscrip, President Read More »

ATA applauds Obama Administration for their support 
of More Productive Truck Program

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds the Obama Administration for their efforts to make permanent two pilot programs that grant more productive trucks access to Interstate Highways in Maine and Vermont. Read More »

Canada passenger, freight rails face strain

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Intermodal

Canada's freight and commuter rail companies could face more, and increasingly expensive, service delays and accidents if they don't find ways to better share tracks, according to a report released.

Passenger traffic on Canada's rail corridor Read More »

Potash, Asia shipments boost CP Rail volumes

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | Intermodal

Volumes of goods moved by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd are up 14 percent so far this year thanks to a recovery in potash exports and a "surprise" leap in intermodal shipments on Canada's West Coast, an executive with the railway said. Read More »