DAMCO Brazil Launches A New Amazonia River Barge Service From Porto Vehlo to Manaus

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Damco provides solution together with local barge operator utilizing the River Madeira that connects with the port of Manaus on the Amazonia River and from there connecting with other main ports such as Panama. The service has made Porto Velho an internat Read More »

Damco recognized as Outstanding Partner in Supply Chain Excellence

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Damco, a leading logistics and freight forwarding company, was conferred the Outstanding Partner in Supply Chain Excellence Award during the SCM Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony in Singapore on 6 October. Read More »

ATA to Congress: Behavioral changes necessary to combat distracted driving

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

America needs strong laws and a systematic approach to make the use of hand-held electronic devices while driving socially unacceptable, said Con-way Inc. Vice President of Government Affairs Randy Mullett in a statement before the Subcommittee on Highway Read More »

Kurzanski honored for excellence in leading environmental initiatives

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) presented its top award for environmental professionals, the 2009 North American Environmental Employee Excellence Award, to Paul J. Kurzanski, manager of environmental remediation at CSX Transportation. Read More »

Maine Motor Transport Association’s Hanington awarded ATA President’s TAEC Leadership Award

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations announced Dale Hanington, President and CEO of the Maine Motor Transport Association, was awarded the ATA President's Annual TAEC Leadership Award at ATA's Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. Read More »

Climate change legislation would increase diesel prices, hurt consumers

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) First Vice Chair Barbara Windsor told the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee that the current cap-and-trade proposal will increase the price and volatility of diesel fuel for the trucking industry withou Read More »

Sea-Tac Recognized as Best

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Air Cargo

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport took first place for the Best "Green" Concessions Practice award among airports in North America. The honor was announced during the 2009 Airports Council International - North America Concessions Conference in Indiana Read More »

OMA Reports October 2009 Traffic

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Air Cargo

Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, reports that terminal passenger traffic at its 13 airports decreased 12.4% in October 2009, as compared to October 2008. Domestic traffic decreased 11.6%, and int Read More »

First W’rtsil’ engine successfully passes test at newly built factory in China

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

A ceremony was held recently to celebrate the first engine shop test at the newly built two-stroke engine factory of Hefei Rong'An Power Machinery Co., Ltd. (RPM), a member of the Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Co., Ltd. (RSHI). The first engine Read More »

Grand Alliance Announces Winter Program for Asia-Europe Services

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance partners Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) today announced their Winter Program for Asia-Europe services, with effect from December 28, 2009. Read More »

SAECS service to cater to seasonal increase in refrigerated exports

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The SAECS (Southern Africa Europe Container Service) Lines have announced they will introduce an additional container service to accommodate primarily the seasonal increase in refrigerated exports from South Africa to Europe during the period February to Read More »

Unifeeder regular shipping connection with DCT Gdansk terminal

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

From October 2009 the Danish shipping company Unifeeder ' one of the largest feeder operators in Europe - opened a new regular feeder service from DCT Gdansk terminal. Read More »

Crowley’s first $1 million tug engine replacement part of Port of L.A. clean air quality initiative

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The air is a little cleaner at the Port of Los Angeles these days. Just this month, the new and improved Crowley harbor class tug Leader re-entered the ship assist and escort fleet of vessels following an extensive repowering of the vessel's main engines Read More »

Port of Wilmington, NC sets container move record

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

A record of 46.3 crane moves per hour set on the Independent Accord at the Port of Wilmington on October 22 lasted less than a week, when a new record of 46.8 crane moves was set on the Independent Concept on October 29. The Wilmington container team incl Read More »

Massport receives top comprehensive environmental management award from AAPA

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that new regulations designed to make its construction projects more environmentally sustainable were honored by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) at its 98th Annual Convention in Gal Read More »

Massport’s Port Director takes helm of AAPA for second tour

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that Port Director Michael A. Leone was named the 2009-2010 Chairman of the Board to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), at the AAPA Annual Convention held in Galveston, Texas. Leone p Read More »

ATA responds to FMCSA’s reconsideration of Hours-of-Service regulations

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Intermodal

As the American Trucking Associations (ATA) has communicated for the last five years, the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, as they are currently constructed, are good safety rules. They are working and the proof is in the industry's safety performance Read More »

Maersk general rate increase in South Asia/Mideast to Europe trade

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Maersk Line announced a general rate increase effective November 15, 2009 in the South Asia/Middle East to Europe trade. Read More »

Qatar Airways appoints new Senior VP to oversee growing cargo operation

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Three Boeing 777 Freighters to join cargo fleet from next year

Qatar Airways has announced the appointment of Dileepa Wijesundera to the position of Senior Vice President of the Doha-based carrier's thriving cargo business. Read More »

BACA votes Volga-Dnepr ‘Best Cargo Charter Airline of the Year’

AJOT | November 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has been voted 'Best Cargo Charter Airline of the Year 2009' by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). Read More »