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Schneider recognizes carrier excellence

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Intermodal

Schneider National Inc. honored more than 20 carriers at the company's annual Carrier Recognition Conference on September 20, 2005, at historic Lambeau Field. The daylong event featured keynote presentations from industry leaders, an awards ceremony recog Read More »

Gap official says Latin America retains role as source

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

Latin America may have lost luster as a source for apparel, but it will never be entirely replaced by the Far East and Middle East, according to a logistics executive for San Francisco-based specialty retail giant Gap Inc. Read More »

VA Conf. on World Trade discusses changing US perceptions and changing realities

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

Some 300 attendees crowded the conference rooms of the Williamsburg Marriott last week in Williamsburg, VA to attend the 57th annual Virginia Conference on World Trade. Topics of the event surrounded the theme: "Is America's image costing us money?" Read More »

Mainland China and Hong Kong Sign Legal Text of CEPA III

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) and the Central People's Government reached an agreement last week on liberalization measures under the third phase of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA Read More »

EU farm lobby: EU giving up too much in farm trade talks

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

Europe's largest lobby warned European farmers will bear the brunt of efforts by the European Union to keep global trade talks afloat by "drip-feeding" its trade partners offers to open trade. Read More »

Russia hopes to end procedures for WTO accession by July ‘06

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

Russia hopes to complete all the technical procedures necessary for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the first half of 2006, Maxim Medvedkov, director of the trade negotiations department of Russia's Economic Development and Trade Minist Read More »

Cargolux prepares for Dubai Cargo Event

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Air Cargo

The World Air Cargo Event, which takes place in Dubai, January 22-25, 2006 is generating rapid and positive responses from the air freight industry, with over 70% of the available stand space being sold out and conference delegates signing up well in adva Read More »

Etihad Crystal Cargo to land cargo milestone

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways ' the national airline of the United Arab Emirates ' has carried over one million kilos of revenue cargo from the UK in the month of September. Read More »

Three Emirates SkyCargo freighters provide relief to Islamabad

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Air Cargo

An Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 747-400 Freighter was rerouted from its commercial services to carry 14 urgently-required vehicles - three Nissan Patrols, one Nissan Xtrail and 10 Nissan Double Cab Pick-ups - on behalf of the International Federation of Red C Read More »

SENATOR LINES launches new Asia-Mediterranean service

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Beginning in November, SENATOR LINES will be offering its twelfth service to Asia with its China-Mediterranean Express (CMX). Read More »

Sec’y Mineta speaks before the Int’l Assn. of Ports & Harbors Exec. Committee

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Editor's note: The following remarks were made by Norman Y. Mineta, US Secretary of Transportation, in Los Angeles on October 7, 2005 before the International Association of Ports and Harbors Executive Committee. Read More »

FESCO Agencies North America (FANA) hires Norton Lilly International

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | Liner Shipping

FESCO Agencies North America (FANA) announced that it has hired Norton Lilly International, the largest provider of agency services, as their sub-agent in North America to handle all of its documentation, logistics, accounting and claims handling function Read More »

Premium Article  REFRIGERATED TRADE REVIEW FRUITS & VEGETABLES 2005

Karen Thuermer | October 16, 2005 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Wilmington, a 308-acre full-service deepwater port in Wilmington, Delaware is not in the business of competing with seaports such as neighbor Port of Philadelphia. But as one of the ports on the Delaware River, this port with its seven deepwat Read More »

Premium Article  REFRIGERATED TRADE REVIEW FRUITS & VEGETABLES 2005

Paul Scott Abbott | October 16, 2005 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Already having fortuitously moved operations from Gulfport months before Hurricane Katrina‚Äôs devastation, the ocean carrier best known for hauling Turbana bananas from Colombia is now adding a Costa Rica call to its Gulf service, which has been experienci Read More »

Dole Fresh Fruit and the Port of Wilmington treasure a long-term partnership

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dole Fresh Fruit Company -- known to all of us as Dole -- has long been an important customer at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware. For one, the port operates at the premier banana port in the United States if not the world. Read More »

Peak shipping season shaping up as record breaker

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

When Southern California ports experienced severe congestion problems last year, many shippers diverted cargo up the coast to ports like Seattle. The fact that the ports of Seattle and Long Beach are both experiencing strong volume growth this year over l Read More »

Fall period to put Canada’s grain transport system to test

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

A steady line up of vessels arriving at the West Coast Ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert are a sign that Canada's grain transportation system is about to be put to the test, according to industry sources. Read More »

Gary P. LaGrange speaks before Senate on impact of Katrina

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

My name is Gary P. LaGrange, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Port of New Orleans and Chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities. AAPA represents the leading public port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, and in the US much Read More »

New Orleans port traffic continues to grow

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Business continues to build at the Port of New Orleans as 14 vessels, including four container ships, called on the port. The number topped the previous week's schedule of nine ships and demonstrates steady growth in cargo operations. Read More »

Trucker dispute affected bottom line of Canadian berry grower

AJOT | October 16, 2005 | Intermodal

When you're a Canadian berry grower who relies exclusively on the US and Southeast Asian markets the last thing you need is a work stoppage by container truck drivers. Read More »

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