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EU commissioner discusses Asia’s role in global trading

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | International Trade

Every time I fly into Asia as the EU Trade Commissioner, over the skyscrapers of Bangkok or Singapore, I see the "globalization dividend." In the last third of the 20th century, open economies grew on average more than five times faster than those that we Read More »

Air India extends handling contract

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

Air India is continuing its cooperation with Fraport through a new three-year ground handling contract. The agreement covers ramp, passenger and freight handling services. Read More »

New Heathrow Freight Center enables AA Cargo to grow revenues and improve service levels

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo says a new ground handling solution developed by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) at Heathrow Airport has enabled the airline to increase its freight volumes and revenues to and from the London gateway and produced significant impr Read More »

Shenker’s new Europe - North America direct flights offer more planning reliability

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Air Cargo

With regular direct flight operations between the airfreight hubs in Hahn, Germany and Toledo, Ohio in the US, Schenker is now providing additional capacities for airfreight from Europe to the United States and Canada and vice versa. Read More »

Grand Alliance makes temp. calls at Amsterdam’s Ceres Paragon Terminal

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA), of which Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) is a member, has suspended its North Atlantic Express (ATX) and Pacific Atlantic Express (PAX) services to the Port of Rotterdam. Read More »

MSC receives IFFCBANO’S first Award of Excellence

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

In conjunction with IFFCBANO's 28th Annual Conference June 1-4, 2006 at the New Orleans Royal Sonesta Hotel, the Association will present its first annual 'Award of Excellence.' Entities and individuals are considered as candidates who demonstrate a recor Read More »

Senator Lines in continued profit over 2005

AJOT | June 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The German container-shipping line closed the 2005 business year with an upbeat result before taxes of EUR 47.4 million, putting it firmly on course for profit, despite pressure on rates and a disproportionate rise in operating costs* Read More »

Premium Article  NEW YORK PORTS & TRADE 2006 - Transportation, documentation, communication

Peter Buxbaum | May 28, 2006 | People | Interviews | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Elizabeth Jordan developed an interest in recycling when she was in college. After graduating, she worked for a consulting company and then at a paper mill before founding Jordan Trading Inc. in 1988. Read More »

Premium Article  NEW YORK PORTS & TRADE 2006 - Security still top priority at New York-New Jersey ports

Peter Buxbaum | May 28, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

It’s over four and half years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey sees no letup in security spending. The PA has spent over $70 million since 9/11 to secure port terminals on such items as f Read More »

Port of Danang, Vietnam Visits Port of Oakland

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

A senior Delegation from the Port of Danang, Vietnam led by Port Director General Nguyen Thu arrived in Oakland on May 15th, hosted by the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners. Danang is a small but quickly-growing port located in central Vietnam with Haip Read More »

CMA CGM signs 10-year agreement with VPA’s operating company

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Exactly one year after CMA CGM cut the ribbon on its new North American headquarters in Norfolk, the French steamship line finalized a 10-year contract with Virginia International Terminals Inc. (VIT), which is the Virginia Port Authority's operating comp Read More »

Java deliveries move Port of Houston to No. 1

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Houston's port has become the top-ranked coffee exchange port in the world, according to the Greater Houston Coffee Association (GHCA) and the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). The ranking is based on the number of coffee cargo bags tendered or delivered f Read More »

LaGrange honored by International Maritime Hall of Fame

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

On May 10, 2006, Port of New Orleans President and CEO, Gary LaGrange, was honored at the 13th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame at the United Nations in New York City. LaGrange was among six inductees to be recognized by four hundred internation Read More »

Cargo 2000 offers low cost joining fee

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Cargo 2000 is offering a new low cost joining fee to make its air cargo quality management system accessible to small and medium sized freight forwarders around the world. Read More »

US Department of Defense honors BAX Global with quality award

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

The United States of America's Department of Defense honored BAX Global Inc. with the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) Quality Award. BAX Global received the prestigious award on May 3 at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee duri Read More »

Cardinal Logistics names 2005 Driver of the Year

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation (Cardinal), one of the nation's fastest-growing 3PL, warehousing and dedicated delivery providers, recently named Walter Hasty of Leesburg, Georgia, the Cardinal 2005 Driver of the Year. Each year, Cardinal selec Read More »

APL Executive renews warning about transport system

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Intermodal

America's aging transportation infrastructure can't keep up with relentless world trade growth. If it isn't overhauled, consumers and the US economy will pay a steep price. Read More »

‘America’s Freight Transportation Through 2010’ Conference

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Intermodal

FTR Associates, a leading transportation freight forecasting and research firm, has scheduled their 2006 conference 'America's Freight Transportation Through 2010' for September 13-14 in Indianapolis, IN. The conference will bring together transportation Read More »

Short line traffic climbs 2.2%, outpacing Class I traffic in 1/Q 2006

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Intermodal

RMI recently reported the RailConnect Index Quarterly Analysis of Traffic Statistics for the First Quarter 2006. In its Quarterly Analysis, which is designed to provide railroads and rail shippers with insight on short line growth and trends, RMI reports Read More »

Garcia fights for Peru votes with ‘responsible’ pledge

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | International Trade

Alan Garcia, who left Peru economically ruined when he led the country two decades ago, is now ahead in polls for the June presidential runoff but is still fighting hard to convince voters he wants "responsible change." Read More »

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