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From daffodils to gas turbines: Prestwick’s freight business is blooming!

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Air Cargo

Glasgow Prestwick recently handled the largest single shipment ever to be offloaded from a 747 freighter at the airport when Polar Air Cargo imported a 34-ton gas turbine destined for Derbyshire, UK. Read More »

Russia and the Ukraine to put AN124 back into production

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Air Cargo

Representatives from both Russia and the Ukraine met recently to discuss and agree on a business-plan regarding the modernization of the AN124-100 fleet and putting the AN124 back into production. The meeting, which took place on March 25, 2005 at the Fed Read More »

Trans-Pacific container lines adjust Panama Canal charges

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines in the Trans-Pacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have recommended an increase to their individual Panama Canal surcharges, from US$115 to $165 per container, effective May 1, 2005. The move corresponds with a sharp increase in t Read More »

FESCO celebrates 125th anniversary

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Liner Shipping

FESCO (Far Eastern Shipping Company), headquartered in Vladivostok, Russia, will celebrate its 125th anniversary on April 25, 2005. Read More »

Brian S. Kern joins Ceres Terminals as Vice President Marketing/Sales

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Brian S. Kern will join Ceres Terminals Incorporated as Vice President Marketing/Sales, effective April 18. He will be supporting Ceres' North America terminal operations while servicing and developing the Company's current sales base. He will operate fro Read More »

Fratt Vancouver Award

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Vancouver resident John Fratt, an influential force in shaping the direction of Columbia River ports for the past 25 years, has been named as the 2005 recipient of the "Old Salt" Award for outstanding service to the maritime industry by The Portland Shipp Read More »

SCSPA Invites Private Participation

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SPA) is reacheing out to private firms across the globe, soliciting their involvement in port expansion projects in Charleston and Jasper County. Read More »

PBB Opens Logistics Center

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

PBB Global Logistics recently celebrated the grand opening of its largest and most advanced logistics facility, located in Mississauga, Ontario. The 225,000 sq. ft. center was designed and built to serve the burgeoning supply chain needs of businesses ser Read More »

Translogistics Handels Shipping Needs

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

They are also a distributor of other various material handling equipment. The firm, which just recently achieved a milestone of a half-century in business, has a customer base of over 4,000 companies. Read More »

Schenker and Sony complete one of world’s biggest single air charter projects

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

After organizing a huge series of charter flights between China and Nottingham East Midlands, Maastricht, Madrid and Sydney, Schenker has helped put Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) into the record books. Read More »

BNSF announces first mileage-based fuel surcharge program

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company announced that it will assess fuel surcharges on a mileage basis effective January 1, 2006. BNSF's mileage-based fuel surcharge will be the first in the railroad industry. It will replace BNSF's current fuel surcharge, which is assess Read More »

CN and Norfolk Southern announce routing protocol to streamline interchange traffic

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Intermodal

CN and Norfolk Southern Railway recently announced a structured routing protocol to streamline their exchange of rail traffic at major gateways. Read More »

NASSTRAC supports Highway Bill, opposes fuel surcharge provision

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Intermodal

On March 10, 2005, the House of Representatives passed its version of a new Highway Bill, H.R.3, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users. In most respects, the National Small Shipments Traffic Conference (NASSTRAC) supported the bill. Additional fun Read More »

Indonesia wants Asia sugar, Thailand holds back

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | International Trade

At least 100,000 tons of white sugar bought by Indonesia are stranded in neighboring Thailand because of a lack of ships, forcing Jakarta to extend the deadline for arrivals. Read More »

EU to slap extra 15% duty on range of US goods

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | International Trade

The European Union will slap an extra 15% import duty on a range of US goods over Washington's failure to apply an international trade ruling against an anti-dumping law, an EU executive said last week. Read More »

Canada, Mexico, US agree to Harmonized BSE Import Rules

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | International Trade

Officials from Canada, Mexico and the US have agreed to a harmonized North American import standard for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, a release from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said. The agreement follows the recent meeting of officials from e Read More »

Macau Airport names Volga-Dnepr ‘Best Cargo Charter Airline 2004’

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Air Cargo

In its annual awards ceremony for airlines and partners, Macau International Airport Company has named Volga-Dnepr Airlines as 'Best cargo charter airline of 2004.' Read More »

Taiwan’s EVA Air to form JV with Shanghai Air

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Air Cargo

Taiwan's second-largest airline, EVA Airways Corp., plans to form a joint venture air cargo company with China's Shanghai Airlines Co. Ltd., according to a recent newspaper report. The United Daily News quoted Evergreen Group Chairman Chang Kuo-cheng as s Read More »

Top industry executives to gather for TIACA AGM and Executive Conference

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Air Cargo

More than 200 top executives of the air cargo industry will gather April 10 ' 12, 2005 in Istanbul, ancient trade crossroads and now a modern gateway for air cargo, for the Annual General Meting and Executive Conference of The International Air Cargo Asso Read More »

Top industry executives to gather for TIACA AGM and Executive Conference

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Air Cargo

More than 200 top executives of the air cargo industry will gather April 10 ' 12, 2005 in Istanbul, ancient trade crossroads and now a modern gateway for air cargo, for the Annual General Meting and Executive Conference of The International Air Cargo Asso Read More »

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