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Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2008 - Port of Los Angeles’s mantra:

Paul Scott Abbott | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The philosophy at North America’s busiest containerport, the Port of Los Angeles, can be summed up in two words – “growing green.” Read More »

Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2008 - Clean Truck Programs cleared for Oct. 1 start

Paul Scott Abbott | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

After months of heated conflict, the controversial programs of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to begin replacing older, heavy-polluting drayage trucks appear to have a green light to proceed Oct. 1. Read More »

Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2008 - Reluctant car buyers put brakes on Hueneme

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The ongoing slump in the US economy and the reluctance by US consumers to buy a new car or truck has led to a significant downturn in automobile and truck imports at one America’s largest West Coast autoports, Port Hueneme. Read More »

Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2008 - Port of San Diego seeks to halt non-maritime development

Paul Scott Abbott | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

While voters throughout the nation will have the selection of the next resident of the White House in their hands, those in San Diego County could have the future of the Port of San Diego in theirs. Read More »

Premium Article  CALIFORNIA PORTS 2008 - A billion in spending makes Oakland a competitor

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Last year roughly 2.4 million teus, or about 1.36 million containers, moved through the Port of Oakland with 86% of that trade going to international ports 14% being delivered to domestic customers. Read More »

Global Ship Lease to acquire two 4,250 teu newbuildings

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Global Ship Lease, Inc, a rapidly growing containership owner and the twentieth largest in the industry, announced it has agreed to acquire two 4,250 teu newbuildings from German interests for approximately $77 million per vessel. The purchase is subject Read More »

TBS International Limited acquires first heavy-lift tweendecker

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

TBS International Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the M.V. CEC Cardigan, to be renamed M.V. Zia Belle, a 1997 built, 8,874 dwt heavy-lift multipurpose tweendecker with two 150 ton cranes, combinable up to 300 tons. TBS h Read More »

Peterson Awarded 2007 Thomas Crowley Trophy

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Chris Peterson, vice president of west coast services for Crowley Maritime Corporation's Pacific/Alaska region, was awarded a 2007 Thomas Crowley trophy, the company's highest honor, at ceremonies yesterday in Seattle. Created 20 years ago, the Thomas C Read More »

World’s largest car carrier marks new Charleston service

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The world’s largest and most efficient car carrier made its maiden call at the Port of Charleston’s Union Pier Terminal, representing additional ship calls and increased roll-on roll-off capacity for Charleston’s customers. Read More »

Tri-City Regional Port District moves forward with multi-million dollar investments

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Illinois' Tri-City Regional Port District is preparing for another year of exciting growth under the guidance of a new slate of officers recently appointed by its Board of Commissioners. At the annual Port Board Meeting, Granite City residents Ed Hagnauer Read More »

Summit Logistics International & Kaitong Logistics Co., Ltd. service agreement in Asia

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Summit Logistics International ('Summit') announced that they have entered into a service agreement with Kaitong Logistics Company, Ltd., ('Kaitong') to provide seamless feeder services within the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River Delta region Read More »

Panalpina appoints Hoemmken as global Head of Supply Chain Management

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The global forwarding and logistics group Panalpina has appointed Sven Hoemmken (44) as Head of its global Supply Chain Management sector, based at Group headquarters in Basel. He is to begin work in his new position on December 1 and will report directly Read More »

Process collaboration in multi-enterprise supply chains

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Businesses are finding an increasing need for multi-enterprise supply chains, or business networks, to be focused on process integration and collaboration, according to the benchmark report titled Process Collaboration in Multi-Enterprise Supply Chains by Read More »

Teamsters praise House for voting to ban Mexican trucks

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Intermodal

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa commended the 395 members of Congress who voted to close the border to dangerous trucks from Mexico. Read More »

Pacific Harbor Line first all low-emission railroad in US

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Intermodal

Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. said that it has completed renewal of its locomotive fleet, becoming the first all low-emission railroad in the nation. Read More »

New WTO talks possible

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization (WTO) could invite ministers to Geneva in the coming weeks to resume July's abortive talks on a new global trade pact, its head said. Read More »

Singapore Aug. exports seen up slightly on drugs, tech

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | International Trade

Singapore's non-oil exports may have grown slightly in August as electronics and drugs shipments picked up, but an escalating global credit crisis will put further pressure on already-slowing global demand. Read More »

EU seeks overhaul of high-tech trade deal

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | International Trade

The European Union called for an overhaul of a 1996 deal that boosts trade in high-tech goods around the world, despite accusations that the bloc is breaking the original agreement. Read More »

D’sseldorf International handles Madonna’s equipment

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Air Cargo

Madonna's highly popular Sticky & Sweet tour of 17 live concerts came to D'sseldorf on 4th September 2008. She performed at the LTU Arena in D'sseldorf (NRW), just six km away from the third biggest airport in Germany, D'sseldorf International. 'Rock-it C Read More »

Pilots: DHL/UPS proposal is ‘one bad deal’

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Air Cargo

The head of the world's largest pilots union called a DHL/United Parcel Service proposal to transfer all DHL flying from ASTAR and ABX to competitor UPS "One Bad Deal" for workers, air express competition, and the US economy in testimony before the US Hou Read More »

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