APL Logistics wins Asia supply chain award

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL Logistics, an innovative provider of international supply chain solutions, has received the 2009 CHaINA 'Best 3PL Supply Chain Provider in Asia' Award for its development of integrated logistics services to support world-famous U.S.-based designer and Read More »

CMA CGM notes significant recovery in operations

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Operating profit for the CMA CGM Group is expected to return to the breakeven point in December 2009, ahead of the company's cautious forecasts in September 2009. Read More »

Hamburg S’d changes terminals in Seattle

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd has moved its Pacific Coast / South America West Coast service to a new terminal in Seattle. As of November 1, 2009 this service is now calling at:Terminal 46 ' Total Terminals International (TTI), 401 Alaskan Way , Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: Read More »

Horizon Logistics launches 3V distribuion services

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Logistics, LLC, the third-party logistics management subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ), has launched an integrated import logistics solution called 3V Distribution Services, offering small to medium-sized shippers velocity, visibility a Read More »

The new World Alliance announces Transpacific service changes

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) ' today announced service and capacity changes, which will include the Grand Alliance (GA) lines ' Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Or Read More »

History created at NSICT

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

History was created when WWPC member Hindustan Cargo Limited shipped out 2 nos Heat Exchangers having dimensions 26.5 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs weighing 27 Mtons on 2 nos flat bed containers through the port of NSICT on vessel m.v. SCI Kolkata.
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Fast lane transport opens new facility in Adelanto, CA

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Intermodal

Fast Lane Transportation, Inc., a provider of intermodal transportation and equipment services throughout California, has acquired an 80-acre intermodal crossdock and equipment depot to serve rail logistics providers, trucking companies and equipment leas Read More »

SCSPA elects Stern Chairman, hires firm to market Daniel Island property

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors elected Bill Stern of Columbia to a two-year term as chairman, beginning in January 2010.

'With a Maersk contract in hand and the new leadership of Jim Newsome, our ports hav Read More »

Konecranes closes factory in Birmingham AL, US

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Konecranes will close its crane production and assembly facility in Birmingham, AL, U.S.A. by December 31, 2009. The factory closure affects 18 employees in crane production and assembly. Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority adds Gaillard to management team

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has hired Sarah S. Gaillard to the new position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective January 4, 2010. Read More »

Savannah becomes port of choice for Suez services

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GPA experiences growth in container volume and tonnage

Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today at its Board Meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Med Read More »

Port of Houston shows steady return in cargo activity

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the Greater Houston Partnership 'State-of-the-Port' luncheon Wednesday, Port of Houston Authority Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that PHA's containerized cargo has shown growth over the last 12 months. This is especially good news since container Read More »

CN reaches 20th voluntary mitigation agreement, makes substantial strides in EJ&E integration

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) related to its acquisition of the principal lines of the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) with the Village of Lake Zurich, Ill., located 37 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Wit Read More »

Improved Philadelphia freight rail route expands transportation options

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and CSX Chairman, President and CEO Michael J. Ward joined together today to celebrate the construction of an improved rail route that generates hundreds of jobs. The completed pro Read More »

DHX-Maui opens freight handling facility on Maui

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

DHX-Maui has just opened a new freight handling facility on Maui, one of the Hawaiian Islands. The new facility will serve business and residential communities on Maui. Read More »

Lone Star Overnight introduces multi-package shipment rating option

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Lone Star Overnight (LSO), a Texas-based regional overnight package delivery company, is introducing a competitive multiple-package shipment rating option. Shippers may choose LSO's new Multi-Pak(SM) pricing for multi-package shipments destined for the sa Read More »

Railinc wins NCTA award for industry driven technology company

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Intermodal

Railinc Corp. announced it has been named a winner at the 2009 NCTA 21 Awards in the category of 'Industry Driven Technology Company.' The NCTA 21 Awards are recognized as North Carolina's most prestigious technology awards, celebrating inno Read More »

DHL wins great package race for international delivery

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, was determined to be the winner for the international delivery portion of the Great Package Race of 2009. In a race involving all major package delivery providers in the United States, DHL Read More »

Panalpina with important business wins in the oil & gas industry

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Air Cargo

Weatherford and Halliburton, two major global players in the oil and gas industry and long-time Panalpina customers have awarded significant new businesses to the global forwarding and logistics group Read More »

TIACA calls on TSA to expediate evaluaation of new Cargo screening technologies

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Air Cargo

TIACA is urging the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to expedite its evaluation of new technologies to support the pending 100% cargo screening mandate, scheduled to take effect in August 2010.

In its comments to TSA regarding Read More »