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Railroads need millions in new infrastructure

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Nearly $150 billion must be invested to expand the nation's freight rail infrastructure over the next 30 years in order to provide adequate rail capacity to meet future demand. That was the key conclusion of the National Rail Freight Infrastructure Capaci Read More »

AAPA celebrates Bray’s career, 400th anniversary of Jamestown

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Delegates to the 96th annual convention of the American Association of Port Authorities had lots to celebrate last week ' including the 40-year career of longtime Virginia port leader J. Robert 'Bobby' Bray and the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jam Read More »

Canadian port workers challenge new security regulations

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Longshoremen unions representing marine industry workers in Canada are challenging new security clearance regulations ' notably on human rights and privacy grounds - that will kick in on a phased basis in mid-December. The wind of rebellion is currently b Read More »

Users call for Federal review of CA ports’ trucking plan

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Citing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach's own independent economic studies over the harmful impacts of the Ports' 'Clean Truck Plan,' two major stakeholder groups today called for the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to review 'legal, logistical Read More »

Georgia ports show 30% growth in teus

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), released tonnage and volume reports during a meeting of its board of directors today reflecting a very strong start to fiscal year 2008. Read More »

CMA CGM expands rail freight operations

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Intermodal

CMA RAIL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CMA CGM, will become the management holding company of CMA CGM's worldwide rail operations (in Europe, India, China and North Africa) as of October 2007. Read More »

Surface Transportation Board Chairman tours Houston rail network

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Intermodal

US Surface Transportation Board Chairman Charles D. "Chip" Nottingham met with Mayor Bill White at the Port of Houston Authority to take a helicopter tour of the region's rail network. Later, Nottingham engaged in a discussion at the PHA's Executive Offic Read More »

Stronger FDA, tougher US import rules urged

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | International Trade

The United States must tighten its scrutiny of imported food and other products, consumer and business groups said, even if overseas manufacturers adopt rules aimed at safer products. Read More »

Big changes to EU dumping rules unlikely

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | International Trade

European Union trade chief Peter Mandelson has been urged to take into account a wider range of interests when considering anti-dumping cases but big changes to the rules are unlikely, a senior trade official said. Read More »

Peru trade deal advancing, others not

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | International Trade

A free trade pact with Peru is moving toward final approval in the US Congress, but separate trade deals with Colombia and Panama face big obstacles, a senior US senator said. Read More »

SC trade mission to Mumbai, India

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | International Trade

On February 7-10, 2008, representatives from the South Carolina World Trade Center plan to lead a trade mission to the Innovative Technologies for Manufacturing (ITM) Expo in Mumbai, India, (hosted by the World Trade Center Mumbai). This forum will connec Read More »

DHL launches new service between US & Canada

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, introduces a new daily air service between the US and Western Canada, designed to meet the growing needs of customers shipping across the northern US border. The new service provides the mo Read More »

HAECO breaks ground for third hangar in Hong Kong

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, Ltd. (HAECO) held a groundbreaking ceremony today to mark the start of construction of its third aircraft maintenance hangar at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). Read More »

Senator Lines extra loader on Asia-Middle East route

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The extra loader Northern Fortune will run on a singular round trip starting in Singapore on October 9 and ending in Singapore on November 14 before the vessel is phased in into its regular liner service. Read More »

K Line vessel maiden call at MICT

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.'s 2,257 teu-capacity vessel Bay Bridge recently made its maiden call at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). The vessel is part of K Line's new service, JASECO Read More »

Crowley to build largest, fastest ATBs

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's Vessel Management Services subsidiary has signed a contract with VT Halter Marine, Inc. and Dakota Creek Shipyards to build three articulated tug-barge (ATB), 330,000-barrel tank vessels, the largest in the company's history Read More »

Premium Article  VIRGINIA PORTS & TRADE - Port of Virginia positioning to become premier East Coast port

Karen Thuermer | September 30, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

The Virginia Port Authority has an ambitious goal, and that is to make its Port of Virginia the premier and largest port on the US East Coast. Read More »

Premium Article  VIRGINIA PORTS & TRADE - OH Logistics chooses Virginia inland port location for new warehouse

Karen Thuermer | September 30, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

Not many companies are able to benefit from a major seaport when they are located 220 miles inland, close to a mountain range. However, when Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) chose Winchester, VA, near the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains for a Read More »

‘Move over Jamestown’

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Festivities marking the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown Settlement demonstrate Virginia's long tradition of international trade and business. In fact, part of the Jamestown celebrations center on the fact the Commonwealth was founded as a foreign-owned Read More »

Is US-Mexico crossborder trucking dead?

AJOT | September 30, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The on-again off-again plan to allow crossborder trucking between the United States and Mexico may be off again. In mid-September the US Senate added an amendment to the Department of Transportation fiscal year 2008 spending bill that would cut off funds Read More »

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