National Gateway Honored as ‘Competitiveness Project of the Year’

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

National Gateway coalition today announced that it has been honored as 'Competitiveness Project of the Year' by the North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum, a leading infrastructure identification and development group. Read More »

CN completes $100 million Memphis yard reconstruction - Facility renamed after retiring CEO…

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today announced the completion of the $100 million multi-year construction project to reconfigure and modernize its Memphis rail classification yard. Read More »

CN announces enhanced calculator to estimate greenhouse gas-emissions for multi-modal shipments

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today unveiled an upgraded on-line greenhouse gas-emissions (GHG) calculator that estimates total carbon emissions for shipments across multiple modes of transportation. Read More »

ELAA Welcomes New EU Block Exemption for Consortia

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The European Commission today adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation for Liner Shipping Consortia. This Regulation is important to the Liner industry as it allows Liner Shipping companies to cooperate on providing services to their customers. The benefi Read More »

Positive vote promised on state guarantee application for Hapag-Lloyd AG

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to inform you that the Corporate Finance steering committee of the Federal Government of Germany has promised at its meeting on Sept.28th 2009 a positive vote for the guarantee application of Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg. Read More »

DecisionOne Automates its Exports with Management Dynamics

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Management Dynamics, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions, today announced that DecisionOne, a leading provider of technology support services, implemented its Export On-Demand solution, a complete export compliance solution targe Read More »

APM Terminals graduates an elite eight

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Eight APM Terminals employees representing the company’s four operating regions and the Hague head office have recently completed the Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE program), and are eager to move ahead to new challenges and assignments fol Read More »

NC Ports showcase greener port operations

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The NC State Ports Authority showcased its commitment to environmental stewardship and greener and more environmentally friendly operations at the North Carolina Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City and for the NC International Terminal. A news conferenc Read More »

Marchand announces change of leadership, new role

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At his 15th annual State of the Port Address, Doug J. Marchand announced that he would step down from his position as the Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director effective January 1, 2010. Marchand will remain as Executive Advisor through the e Read More »

Port of Vancouver, Clark Public Utilities formalize land swap for rail project

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA and Clark Public Utilities have finalized an agreement to exchange property adjacent to the utility’s River Road Generating Plant and the port’s new Terminal 5 in order to accommodate rail construction. Read More »

Hactl welcomes TNT Airways

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced that TNT Airways has appointed Hactl as its cargo ground handler at Hong Kong International Airport to support its new freighter service between Hong Kong and Europe. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr ensures a safe homecoming for 2009 Silk Way Rally competitors

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

Cars driven by the winning Volkswagen team and other competitors in the grueling 4,500 kilometers 2009 Silk Way Rally were returned safely to Leipzig in Germany at the end of their 10-day road race through Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan onboard one o Read More »

AA Cargo wins Envirotainer accreditation

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has been awarded Accreditation as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP) by EnvirotainerTM, the Sweden-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled shipping containers. The Quality Envirotainer Provider (QEP) A Read More »

CMA CGM rate restoration on Asia - Europe and Asia - Med trades

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has decided to restore freight rates in the Asia to North Europe and Asia to Mediterranean trades.

New rate increases will apply to all cargo moving westbound from Asia to the Mediterranean and North Europe, effective October 1st, 200 Read More »

TEN announces delivery and charter of Asahi Princess

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announced the delivery and charter of DNA-Aframax tanker Asahi Princess from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan. The vessel was placed on a one-to-four month repositioning time-charter with a major internation Read More »

Grimaldi optimizes West African services

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grimaldi has added a fifth ship for the carriage of wheeled cargo to its Southern Express service between northern Europe and West Africa. On 10 September 2009 the Grimaldi Lines ConRo ship GRANDE BENIN was handled in Hamburg on its maiden voyage. Read More »

APM Terminals expands Vietnam partnership with Vinalines

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Executives from APM Terminals and Vinalines, part of the Vietnamese National Shipping Lines company – Vietnam’s largest shipping line and terminal operator, have entered into a new Joint Venture agreement to jointly work together to develop Vietnamese por Read More »

Saigon Newport Company orders six more Kalmar RTGs

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Saigon Newport Company (SNP) in Vietnam has awarded Cargotec a contract for a further six all-electric Kalmar E-One rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes, destined for the 1st phase of its Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Container deepwater port near Ho Chi Min Read More »

CTP applauds Senate for program to allow heavier trucks on Maine interstates

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Intermodal

The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP), an advocacy group of more than 100 shippers and allied associations dedicated to responsibly increasing federal weight limits on interstate highways, applauded the US Senate for passing legislation enab Read More »

REZ-1 goes mobile

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | Intermodal

REZ-1 announced that their users are now able to make and manage their equipment reservations over mobile phones. REZ-1's active community extends to over 4,000 users from IMC's and dray companies that utilize their online applications; ChannelSpeed and Read More »