V Australia appoints Virgin Atlantic Cargo to manage their cargo product

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading airlines, has been awarded the contract to manage the cargo product for Australia's brand new long-haul airline, V Australia. Read More »

Crowley awarded Signal Mutual Safety Excellence Award

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's commitment to protect life, property and the environment was recognized recently when Signal Mutual presented Crowley with their Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award at Signal's board of directors meeting in Scottsdale, Read More »

“K” Line expands with GT Nexus

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Liner Shipping

GT Nexus announced that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line), has renewed and expanded upon its agreement with GT Nexus. The eight-year relationship with GT Nexus has already delivered operational and customer-facing advantages for "K" Line. Increasingl Read More »

BAE Systems leases another ATP Freighter to West Air Europe Group

AJOT | February 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft announces it has leased an additional ATP Freighter to European Transport Management (ETM), which is part of the West Air Europe Group. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo certified to ISO 14001 environmental standard

AJOT | February 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo AG has been certified at its Frankfurt base to the international environmental standard ISO 14001, verifying that its comprehensive environmental management system satisfies the requirements of the ISO norm. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo and Jettainer launch pilot scheme with lightweight containers

AJOT | February 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo and Jettainer have initiated a pilot scheme to test the impact of lightweight containers on the air cargo carrier's environmental performance and transport costs. The trial of the new containers will provide information about their weight Read More »

Mexicana awards GSA contract to Globe Air Cargo for new London-Mexico City route

AJOT | February 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Mexicana has appointed Globe Air Cargo as its exclusive general sales agent in the UK to market capacity on its new, direct flights from London Gatwick to Mexico City. Read More »

Pasha Hawaii transport lines’ Jean Anne 100th voyage

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Launched in March 2005, the 579-foot Jones Act Vessel MV Jean Anne celebrated her 100th voyage when she sets sail from San Diego, steaming towards Pasha Hawaii Transport Lines' fifth year of service. To mark the occasion, Pasha Hawaii is also pleased to a Read More »

Star Bulk announces multiple developments

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk"), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced the following: Read More »

Retail container traffic to fall 11.8% in First Half of 2009

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

After ending 2008 down 7.9%, cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to drop at an even faster pace during the first half of 2009 as the economic recession continues, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released toda Read More »

Evans Network participates in green initiative with Virginia Port Authority

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Evans Network of Companies took a major step in its commitment to environmental excellence with the company's voluntary inclusion in Virginia Port Authority's (VPA) "Green Operators" (GO) pilot program aimed at truckers engaged in port drayage. Read More »

South Carolina’s Bethea to lead Jasper Port Board

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Members of the bi-state board leading the development of a deepwater port in Jasper County today unanimously elected William L. Bethea Jr. of Hilton Head, South Carolina, to chair the Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office (JPO). Read More »

Port of Vancouver announces two wind energy agreements

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA is in good shape to be a leader not only in the handling of imported wind energy cargo, but also the creation of new jobs and economic development for the community. Read More »

Descartes acquires Oceanwide Logistics business

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, has acquired the logistics business of privately held Oceanwide Inc. in an all-cash transaction. Read More »

BNSF Railway & J.B. Hunt celebrate 20 years of intermodal success

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Intermodal

Twenty years ago today, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and BNSF predecessor The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company loaded a Hunt trailer onto a railcar and ushered in the modern age of intermodal freight transport. Read More »

SAS Cargo Group A/S sells Cubic Air Cargo to NordicGSA ApS

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Air Cargo

NordicGSA ApS has taken over Cubic Air Cargo from SAS Cargo Group A/S. The acquisition includes Cubic Air Cargo's staff and cargo sales activities for foreign airlines in the Nordic and Baltic areas. Read More »

Crowley transports modular buildings for Puerto Rico’s Fort Buchanan

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Childcare facilities in Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico will soon get a new look, as Crowley transports more than a dozen new, modular childcare buildings from the US mainland to Puerto Rico. Read More »

Eimskip Belgium joins specialized perishables logistics group

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Perishable Logistics Specialists Network (PLSN) announces Eimskip Belgium NV as a new member. Read More »

Premium Article  FLORIDA PORTS 2009 - Fiscal woes must not deter port plans, leaders concur

Paul Scott Abbott | February 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Today’s challenging times must not deter American port leaders from pursuing projects to accommodate growth in demand that will come when the US economy rebounds and the Panama Canal is expanded. Read More »

Premium Article  FLORIDA PORTS 2009 - Florida’s Atlantic Coast ports continue progress

Paul Scott Abbott | February 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Facility enhancements and service additions continue at ports along the Atlantic Coast of Florida, where trade with the Latin American and Caribbean region, particularly exports, has held up reasonably well despite the overall US economic downturn. Read More »