German hinterland terminal for Maersk

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping company Maersk Line is to build a trimodal hinterland terminal in the Rhine/Ruhr area. The aim of the terminal is to increase capacity at the sea terminals and improve the share of inland shipping and rail in hinterland transport. Read More »

Coale elected Chairman of Port of Stockton Board

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

W. Ronald Coale was recently elected Chairman for the Port of Stockton Board of Port Commissioners Coale has a long history of service with the Port of Stockton, having been first appointed to the board by the Stockton City Council in 1991 and previously Read More »

Florida ports adopt GE Security Solution

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions, announced the state of Florida has successfully deployed GE’s Identity Commander™ solution to all 12 deepwater seaports and its Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Tallahassee headquart Read More »

CargoWise edi points to five keys for IT outsourcing

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says the decision for freight forwarding companies to outsource their IT solutions to a third party logistics provider is becoming increasingly easy to make Read More »

Arrow on target for shippers in Russia and the CIS

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

Advance International is increasing its involvement in the provision of intermodal rail freight services, which commenced a few years ago when it established the Advantage Express Service to offer an intermodal rail operation between Almaty in Kazakhstan Read More »

Nation’s surface transportation needs are substantial

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

The gap between America's surface transportation needs and the financial resources required to bridge them is large, immediate and long-term, according to a report released by state and local government groups. All levels of government must work together Read More »

Circumference America intermodal unit now offers container service

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

Circumference America, Inc. (CAI), a non asset-based transportation holding company with operating subsidiaries that focus on truckload, less-than-truckload, expedited and intermodal transportation services, has announced that its truck-rail-truck busines Read More »

CSX CEO comments on investment in rail industry before Congress

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

CSX Corporation announced that CSX Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ward, testified in a hearing before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Material Read More »

North American commercial vehicle telematics market ripe with growth potential

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Intermodal

After experiencing lukewarm initial growth, the North American commercial vehicle telematics market appears poised to experience a second wave of technology innovations, application penetration and market growth. Specifically, multi-modal communication ne Read More »

Emirates announces flights to Los Angeles

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Air Cargo

Emirates, one world's most successful and fastest-growing international airlines, is set to expand its network even further this year with the start of services to the West Coast of the US On September 1st, 2008, Emirates will open its third US gateway wi Read More »

UltraShipTMS’ launches internatonal and domestic airfreight management solution

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Air Cargo

Ultra Logistics Inc. announced it has launched a new version of UltraShipTMS' that allows shippers to manage the domestic and international airfreight tendering process in real-time at the lowest possible cost. Read More »

DHX introduces Oahu-Maui container service

AJOT | March 12, 2008 | Liner Shipping

A new, low-cost weekly container service between Oahu and Maui now is being offered by DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, one of the largest transportation companies serving the Islands. Read More »

Hellenic Carriers Reports 2007 Results

AJOT | March 11, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hellenic Carriers Limited, an international provider of marine transportation services, which owns and operates a fleet of six drybulk vessels that transport iron ore, grain, steel products and minor bulk cargoes, today announced its full year results for Read More »

Baltic Exchange Budget Disappointment

AJOT | March 11, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Baltic Exchange believes that the changes to the UK's non-domiciled resident tax regime announced in today's Budget will cause huge damage to London's position as the leading international maritime services centre. Read More »

Maersk Group Sells Car Carriers

AJOT | March 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Reports from Copenhagen confirm that the necessary approvals for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's sale of car carriers to H'egh Autoliners have been obtained. Read More »

Port of Tacoma signs Memorandum of Intent with Puyallup Tribe

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

At a special Port of Tacoma Commission meeting on Feb. 14, Port of Tacoma Commissioners authorized entering into a Memorandum of Intent with the Puyallup Tribe, Marine View Ventures and SSA Marine that focuses on cooperation and coordination of new termin Read More »

TTS alliance pursues London Gateway

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

TTS Port Equipment is heading an alliance of leading industry names to bid for the prestigious London Gateway Port automated container terminal project. Read More »

AAPA names Senator Byrd 2008 ‘Port Person of the Year’

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

US Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) will be honored as the American Association of Port Authorities' (AAPA) "Port Person of the Year" at the port association's annual Washington People's Luncheon on April 1 in Washington, D.C.'s historic Willard Intercontinental H Read More »

Sixth consecutive year of growth for VPA

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Virginia posted its sixth consecutive year of growth having handled 2.128 million teus in 2007, eclipsing the previous year's mark by 82,000 teus. Read More »

Target starts

AJOT | March 09, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Target Logistic Services is creating its own transportation "common market" with daily trucking service between Malaysia, Thailand & Singapore. Read More »