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NCBFAA President: No need for published tariffs

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In testimony regarding the management of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of Amer Read More »

Agility supports WEF’s Global Enabling Trade Report 2008

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released the Global Enabling Trade Report 2008. Published for the first time, the report aims to present a cross-country analysis of the large number of measures facilitating trade and covers 118 economies worldwide. Agilit Read More »

Seko opens new office in Qatar

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Seko, a global provider of supply chain solutions, including transportation, logistics and IT solutions, announced it has opened a new facility in Qatar, in the Middle East. The Seko Qatar office provides both import and export trade, customs brokerage se Read More »

Continental & United announce plan for global cooperation

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

Continental Airlines and United Airlines announced a framework agreement to cooperate extensively, linking their networks and services worldwide and creating revenue opportunities and cost savings and other efficiencies. In addition, Continental plans to Read More »

Toronto Pearson reduces fees again

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) announced that cargo landing fees at Toronto Pearson, the leading air cargo gateway in Canada, will be reduced by 25% effective January 1, 2009. This is a positive change that will maintain and enhance Toronto Read More »

Government reaches novel plea agreement in vessel pollution case

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

In a case involving illegal discharges of oily waste from an ocean-going vessel that entered Port Newark in June 2006, a federal judge in Newark accepted a plea agreement between the government and Clipper Marine Services A/S, a Danish company, US Attorne Read More »

Evergreen awarded ‘Int’l Ocean Carrier of the Year’ by Wal-Mart

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line today announced it has been selected by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as International Ocean Carrier of the Year for 2007-2008. The award is presented every year by the nation's leading retailer for service excellence in ocean shipping. Read More »

Maersk orders 18 new container vessels

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line has announced that A.P. Moller - Maersk has signed an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the delivery of 18 container vessels in 2011 and 2012. The vessels will each have a capacity of 4,500 teu (twenty- foot equivalent unit). Read More »

Green re-elected Chairman of the Board for the GPA

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) re-elected Stephen S. Green Chairman of the Board during its June board meeting. Green, of Savannah, is President and CEO of Stephen Green Properties, a commercial real estate investment and deve Read More »

Florida maritime leaders meet at Port Everglades

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Florida’s maritime leaders, including representatives from cruise lines, cargo shipping and handling companies, labor, legislative and governmental entities, and the state’s 14 deepwater seaports met today at Broward County’s Port Everglades and agreed to Read More »

APM Terminals issues challenge to the industry

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Addressing the Terminal Operators Conference Europe 2008 in Amsterdam, APM Terminals’ COO Peder Sondergaard challenged terminal operators, equipment manufacturers and government officials to answer the needs of capacity, safety, security and environmental Read More »

NCBFAA Chairman Elected to Chair IFCBA

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

At its recent meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, the International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) Board of Directors elected as its Chairman, Mr. Federico C. (Kiko) Zuniga, currently Chairman of the Board of the National Customs Brokers and Read More »

New logistics park offers global shippers ‘reliable and cost-effective’ supply chain service

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Atlantic Gateway ' Halifax Logistics Park on the East Coast of Canada offers shippers 125 acres of transload, distribution and warehousing space within 10 kilometers (6miles) of the only seaport on the East Coast of North America deep enough to accomm Read More »

NVC Logistics Group expands to Midwest and West Coast

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Logistics services expert, NVC Logistics Group, has opened two new regional facilities in support of their nationwide transportation programs. Read More »

Target Logistic Services changes name to Mainfreight

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The Carson, CA-based freight forwarder and logistics provider was acquired by Mainfreight in November of last year and increasingly is being integrated into the New Zealand company's worldwide logistics operation. Read More »

FAST Corridor Project improves road & rail freight mobility

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

East D Street, a major corridor for rail and motor freight entering and leaving the Port of Tacoma industrial area officially opened, providing freight, motorists and pedestrians better access to much of Tacoma's industrialized "Tideflats" area as well as Read More »

ATA Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in May

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased on a month-to-month basis for the first time since January of this year, edging 0.5% higher in May. April's tonnage reading fell a revised 0.6% instead Read More »

RoadLink acquires C-Truck from Hapag-Lloyd

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Intermodal

RoadLink, the largest private independent intermodal logistics service provider in North America, announced that it has agreed to acquire CP Ships Trucking Ltd. (C-Truck) from Hapag-Lloyd (Canada) Inc., subject to review by Investment Canada. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo assigns cargo handling to Fraport Cargo Services

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Air Cargo

After intense negotiations AirBridgeCargo (ABC) decided in favor of the Fraport subsidiary. Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) will provide the physical and document handling of the flights of the Russian airline within the scope of a long-term handling contrac Read More »

UASC takes delivery of new ship

AJOT | June 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), owned by six Arabian Gulf States (Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and U.A.E.) formally took delivery of a new ship at a specially organized delivery and naming ceremony held at Ulsan in Korea. Read More »

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