WTA of Philadelphia chooses OHL leader as president

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Joseph (Joe) P. McDermott, manager of market development for OHL Global Freight Management and Logistics, has been named president of the World Trade Association of Philadelphia (WTA), an international trade organization. McDermott, a Philadelphia residen Read More »

Höegh adds Charleston-Middle East connection

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Höegh Autoliners, one of the world's largest operators in the rolling stock and vehicle transportation segment, has added the Port of Charleston to its Middle East service, bringing two ship calls a month.

The first vessel, the Höegh Bangk Read More »

Mercedes-Benz USA opens vehicle processing center at the Port of Brunswick

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Brunswick’s newest vehicle processing center for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) opened its doors with the arrival of more than 1,600 Mercedes-Benz autos. This shipment marks the first delivery of import Mercedes-Benz autos to Brunswick’s Colonel’s Read More »

Bromma wins new North America order

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The world’s leading crane spreader company, Stockholm (Sweden) based Bromma, has been awarded a major new contract from Georgia Port Authority for 25 RTG yard crane spreaders, with delivery set for mid-2010. Earlier in 2009 Bromma won a new order for 4 ST Read More »

Metro Ports announces new personnel

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Metro Ports recently announced three new personnel appointments: Patrick Furrow, senior VP HR & administrative services; Kenneth Keane, director, safety; and Steve Mathis, director, business development.

Patrick Furrow joined Metro in Septemb Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line announces general rate increase

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Rick Keeler, Senior Vice President of Pricing and Strategic Development and Todd Polen, Vice President of Pricing for Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., announced from the less-than-truckload carrier's Thomasville, N.C. headquarters that the organization Read More »

Hungarian State Railways invests in a P2P Automated Solution

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Intermodal

Third railway service provider to implement TIS's eFLOW

Top Image Systems, Ltd., the leading innovator of intelligent document recognition, announced its eFLOW 4.5 has been selected by MAV Zrt., the Hungarian State Railways, a state-ow Read More »

Cargoitalia adds Dubai and Chicago

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Following the successful start to its scheduled operations in September 2009, Cargoitalia is adding two new destinations to its network.

From January 16th, the airline commences a bi-weekly service to Dubai. This new stop on Cargoitalia's Wed Read More »

Network Cargo Systems International to represent AirbridgeCargo Airlines in USA and Canada

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Network Cargo Systems Intl. Inc. has been named General Sales & Service Agent (GSSA) for AirBridgeCargo Airlines for USA and Canada

Network Cargo Systems was founded in 1992 and now has offices in New York, Atlanta, Houston, Orlando, D Read More »

Hactl reports overall air cargo tonnage in 2009

AJOT | January 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) today announced its 2009 aggregate air cargo throughput. With a gradual improvement on the trade performance of Hong Kong towards the end of the year, Hactl handled 2,323,605 tonnes of cargo in 2009, represen Read More »

Russian logistic experts Transy moves heavy GE-Gas Turbine in Arctic weather

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Transy, a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, earlier this month organized the movement and installation of a "GE" gas turbine and generator onto foundation in Sredneurask (near Ekaterinburg, Russia). Read More »

First ever assembled and installed CBU unit in Indonesia delivered

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

WPCMOS, member of the CEE, Cargo Equipment Experts Network, has been engaged by a leading Asia Coal Supplier to assemble, transport and install a 600 ton Continous Barge Unloader Unit, CBU, to Bontang, Kalimantan, Indonesia. WPCMOS organised the transpor Read More »

Houston closes NY/NJ office

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Houston Authority has been undergoing organizational change to align with the changes in the maritime industry. In recognition of our changing industry needs, the Port of Houston Authority will close its New York / New Jersey office effective Read More »

As the New Year dawns and 2010 stretches before us the shipping community can expect to see the. . .

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

As the New Year dawns and 2010 stretches before us the shipping community can expect to see the comatose patient called Trade take a few raspy breaths and, towards the end of the year, take a short walk down the hall.

This, at least, is the d Read More »

Report reveals oppportunities to increase container cargo traffic

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Louisiana Economic Development and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, or DOTD, released the results of an analysis commissioned by the two departments to assess Louisiana's competitiveness relative to attracting a major increase i Read More »

ICTSI unit among Ecuador’s top companies

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

After only two years of operation, Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA), manager and operator of Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals, has been among Ecuador’s top companies. Read More »

Throughput in Port of Rotterdam shows signs of recovery

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In 2009, goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam fell to 385 million tonnes. This is 8.5% down on 2008. Imports shrank by 13% to 272 million tonnes; exports increased by 5% to 113 million tonnes. Bulk was 29% down on the previous year; general cargo fel Read More »

NSF Railway’s Branscum Elected IANA Chairman for 2010

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Intermodal

The Board of Directors of the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) have announced the results of its officers election. Stephen G. Branscum, Group Vice President, Consumer Products, BNSF Railway Company was elected by the Board as its Chairman Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index jumped 2.7% in November

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7 percent in November, following a 0.2 percent contraction in October. The latest gain boosted the SA index from 103.6 (2000=100) in October to 1 Read More »

Cargo-partner expands its ventures opens new subsidiary in China

AJOT | January 07, 2010 | Air Cargo

The logistics service provider cargo-partner recently opened a new Air Cargo and Sea Cargo office in Beijing, China's capital. As a result, the total number of company owned subsidiaries in China increases to twelve.

Opening a cargo-partner l Read More »