Corpus Christi to host project cargo conference

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The largest dedicated project freight forwarding organization in the world has agreed to hold its annual conference in Corpus Christi, July 29 – Aug 1, 2009. Read More »

VPA broadens effort in China

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Virginia Port Authority announced that it has signed a one-year contract with Shanghai Ruinian Investment Management Co., Ltd., to represent the VPA in Northern China, particularly in the Shanghai area. Read More »

Thai container terminal signs up for Konecranes equipment

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes received an order for four reachstackers and three empty container handlers from TIPS Co., Ltd. TIPS is the operator of Laem Chabang Port’s B4 terminal, which is located about 130 kms southeast of Bangkok. The equipment will be delivered in seq Read More »

DB Schenker to purchase Romtrans

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker is aiming to acquire the entire shares in Romanian forwarder S.C. Romtrans S.A. and submitted a corresponding takeover bid to the Romtrans shareholders through its Austrian subsidiary Schenker & Co AG. The deadline for acceptance of the bid is Read More »

Agility continues expansion in China, acquires Baisui Logistics

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Baisui United Logistics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd will strengthen Agility's domestic transportation and distribution network in China and builds capability in specialist logistics services. Read More »

CN urges STB approval of EJ&E acquisition, cites overall benefit to Chicago region

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Intermodal

CN today urged the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to promptly approve its proposed acquisition of the principal lines of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E), pointing to planned mitigation efforts and the significant economic and enviro Read More »

KCS appointments Niesen as Asst. VP Sales Operations & Administration

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern and its subsidiaries today announced the appointment of Gil A. Niesen, Jr. as assistant vice president sales operations and administration for the intermodal and automotive business unit. He is responsible for managing strategic sales Read More »

First scheduled rail shuttle for Euromax

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Intermodal

The new Euromax terminal at Rotterdam Maasvlakte handled its first scheduled and dedicated rail shuttle. The train, with a capacity of 86 teu, directly connects the marine terminal with the inland terminal of Venlo in the south of the Netherlands not far Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line opens first Southern California warehouse

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Intermodal

Director of Warehousing Chris Reynolds announced today that Old Dominion Freight Line's Warehousing Division is continuing to grow with the opening of its first warehouse in Southern California located at 6055 Randolph Street, Commerce, CA. Read More »

Alpine Air Express expands Beech 1900 fleet

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Air Cargo

Alpine Air Express, Inc. announced the purchase of four additional Beech 1900 aircraft by its operating subsidiary, Alpine Aviation, Inc. The acquisition grows the Company's fleet of cargo aircraft to 29, including 14 Beech 1900 C/D models. The increase i Read More » provides one-stop international & domestic capability

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Air Cargo

Delta Air Lines' cargo division continues its successful transformation with the launch of the new The new website provides a one-stop solution for cargo customers worldwide offering them the ability to conduct global booking, tracking and Read More »

SAS Cargo extends electronic booking

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Air Cargo

SAS Cargo offers high flexibility and a wide range of choice when it comes to online booking. Two new electronic booking solutions are being added to existing options, giving the agents a total of four e-booking channels. Read More »


AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Today the U.S. Department of Justice announced that four individuals have agreed to plead guilty for their involvement in a conspiracy to eliminate competition and raise prices for moving freight between the Continental U.S. and Puerto Rico. A fifth ship Read More »

CMA CGM inaugurates direct link between Europe, Med & Australia

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch, end of November 2008, of a new rationalized version of its NEMO service, which becomes NEW NEMO (North Europe, Mediterranean, Oceania). Read More »

Korean court system comes under spotlight in Hebei Spirit case

AJOT | September 30, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Roberto Giorgi, President of V.Ships, technical managers of the Hebei Spirit, visited Korea, to demonstrate the company's commitment and moral support for the Master and Chief Officer of the Hebei Spirit, who have been detained in Korea for nearly ten mon Read More »

Premium Article  33rd ANNUAL INTERMODALISM SPECIAL - Anchorage intermodal project sets model with MARAD lead

Paul Scott Abbott | September 28, 2008 | Intermodal

The intermodal expansion project that bodes to more than double the size of the Port of Anchorage is unusual for a number of reasons, but the manner in which it is most precedent-setting is the fact that the US Maritime Administration is serving as lead f Read More »

Premium Article  33rd ANNUAL INTERMODALISM SPECIAL - Supply chain innovation brings savings to shippers

Karen Thuermer | September 28, 2008 | Intermodal

With rising fuel prices, shippers are turning to other alternatives that include intermodal freight. Read More »

Premium Article  33rd ANNUAL INTERMODALISM SPECIAL- Company Profile: Schneider Logistics

George Lauriat | September 28, 2008 | Intermodal | Transport Intermediaries

Over the past decade, Schneider Logistics has grown into a multi-service international logistics company. This growth was achieved partly through acquisitions of other logistics operations and also through the organic development of a wide range of servic Read More »

Premium Article  33rd ANNUAL INTERMODALISM SPECIAL - CN petitions US Court of Appeals to order final STB decision

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Intermodal

Canadian National Rail (CN) petitioned the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for an expedited ruling ordering the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to render a final decision on the transportation merits of CN's proposed Read More »

CMA CGM & FESCO Baltic feeder service to St. Petersburg

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

CMA CGM and FESCO have established a new, large volume, Baltic Sea feeder service between Hamburg and the second-largest city in Russia ' St. Petersburg. In the weekly service, two 1A ice-class ships are in use, the Emotion with a capacity of 1,440 teu as Read More »