CII starts TSA screening

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

Consolidators International (CII), a leading Los Angeles-based wholesaler, has begun the implementation of screening process under a TSA mandated program whereby 50 per cent of all freight carried in bellies of passenger aircraft must be screened. Read More »

Charleston Deepening, S.C. Dredging Advance

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. House Approves $17 Million for Deepening Study, Maintenance

South Carolina’s seaports in Charleston and Georgetown, as well as its coastal waterways, stand to gain more than $17 million in additional funding for channel deepening Read More »

The Port of Halifax Welcomes the Newest Vessel of the Cunard Line; Queen Victoria

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Halifax welcomes Cunard Line’s newest vessel, Queen Victoria, on October 2, 2009 for her inaugural call.

The Port of Halifax has a long history with Cunard Line dating back to the company’s founder Samuel Cunard, who was bo Read More »

Panama Canal Continues Program to Help Customers During Economic Crisis

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

ACP Extends Temporary Measures Upon customer request

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that it will continue until April 30, 2010 a program that provides short-term cost reduction and greater flexibility to its Reservati Read More »

Gottwald Portal Harbour Cranes Enter the Indian Market

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Two Model 8, G HSK 8332 B Cranes for Adani Petronet

Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has secured an order for two G HSK 8332 B Portal Harbour Cranes, variants of Model 8 and derived from Mobile Read More »

NASSTRAC Opposes New Port Restrictions

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In response to pressure from several members of the California Congressional Delegation to amend federal law and to expand the authority of states and local port authorities to regulate activities that have been under the authority of the federal governme Read More »

Experts Say SoCal Freight Systems Must be Revolutionized

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Intermodal

A group of cargo experts representing a wide variety of freight and community interests who met recently at California State University, Long Beach, for a "Delivering the Goods: Good Environment, Good Technology, Good Economy" visioning dialogue forum is Read More »

TIACA Challenges Data That Indicates Aviation’s Worsening Impact On The Environment

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Air Cargo

A revised estimate of aviation's impact on the environment is misleading and is based on 'considerable uncertainty' of some of the gases used in the measurement process, according to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Read More »

WWPC Members In Concerted Action Secure Water Supply For Las Vegas

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a concerted operation Albacor Shipping of USA and LS-International Cargo from Germany, both exclusive Members to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, arranged for a total of 3500 cbm of project cargo with H/Lifts upto 112 Tons from the Factory in Ger Read More »

Harwich Wins Major Cruise Award

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Harwich International Port is celebrating the second boost for its cruise line business in nearly as many weeks after receiving a major industry-award as a cruise turnaround port. Read More »

Panama Canal Extends Southern Hospitality To Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) welcomed Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to the Panama Canal September 24. Joined by senior leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Georgia Department for Economic Development, Governor Perdue visited the Cana Read More »

Tenth Gottwald Floating Crane on the Mississippi –Associated Terminals Orders Another G HPK 6400 B

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Associated Terminals LLC (AT), operating on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, USA, has placed yet another order for a Generation 5, G HPK 6400 B Floating Crane, a variant of Model 6 and derived from Mobile Harbour Crane technology, with Gottwald Port Te Read More »

NorSea orders seven Kalmar reachstackers for handling gas pipeline sections

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has been awarded a contract by Norwegian Group AS for seven Kalmar reachstackers equipped with special attachments for handling pipes. The reachstackers will be used for handling gas pipeline sections for the Nord Stream Project that will supply Read More »

Panama Canal Authority Awards Atlantic Entrance Dredging Contract To Jan De Nul N.V.

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that Jan De Nul n.v. has been awarded the contract to dredge the Canal’s Atlantic entrance. The dredging project is another integral element of the Canal’s Expansion Program. Read More »

Port to Consider Simplified Cargo Claiming

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, September 14, will consider eliminating a requirement that obligates most importers and exporters to claim and pre-pay a Clean Trucks Program fee. The move would have no effect on the program’s clean Read More »

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Introduces MobileSearch High-Energy Cargo and Vehicle Inspect

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

American Science and Engineering, Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced today the introduction of the MobileSearch™ High-Energy (HE) cargo and vehicle inspection system with both high-energy transmission an Read More »

YICT Launches Cost-effective Direct Feeder Service and Inland Depot Solution for Customers

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) is pleased to announce the launch of its first direct feeder service for Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited. The new service will run directly from YICT to the factory of Nine Dragons Paper in Xibeisha, Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel Commits to INTTRA eInvoice Platform

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Parsippany, NJ, USA / Schindellegi, Switzerland - September 29, 2009 - INTTRA, the leading e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry, today announced that Kuehne + Nagel is collaborating with INTTRA for INTTRA eInvoice implementation. This commit Read More »

Navajo Express Implements

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

Navajo Express announced today that it has implemented the TRANSFLO Express' truck stop scanning solution from Pegasus TransTech, providing same-day access to delivery documents. Read More »

CN reaches voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with Village of Park Forest, Ill.

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced today a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with the Village of Park Forest, Ill., located approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago, addressing the municipality's environmental issues with CN's acquisition of the principal lines of t Read More »