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St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 3 percent U.S. grain makes a comeback

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The St. Lawrence Seaway reported that year-to-date cargo shipments of more than 20 million metric tons moved through the system for the period March 28 to August 31 – an increase of 3 percent over August 2013. U.S. grain was up for the first time this shipping season posting 13.3 percent in the positive number column. Read More »

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August Read More »

CSCL signs three agreements with CMA CGM and UASC

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

The three agreements concern the following maritime trades:Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Transpacific and Asia-United States East Coast. Read More »

UASC Signs Cooperation Agreements With CSCL AND CMA CGM

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

UASC, a leading container shipping company, announced today the signing of major cooperation agreements with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and CMA CGM creating “Ocean Three”. The agreements cover the key East-West trades: Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Transpacific, and Asia-United States East Coast. Read More »

World liquid fuels use projected to rise 38% by 2040, spurred by growth in Asia and Middle East

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Energy | International Trade

World petroleum and other liquid fuels consumption will increase 38% by 2040, spurred by increased demand in the developing Asia and Middle East, according to projections in International Energy Outlook 2014 (IEO2014) Read More »

Inchcape Shipping Services acquisition of Merkez strengthens Turkey cruise capability

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has acquired the Turkish cruise agency specialist Merkez Deniz Acenteligi ve Ticaret A.S (Merkez). Read More »

CMA CGM New East-West Network

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

CMA CGM confirms its global development strategy and proposes a new and unique East-West network of services on the following trades: Asia-Europe, Asia-Mediterranean, Transpacific and Asia-United States East Coast. Read More »

Maersk Line West Africa Network Changes

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Due to the outbreak of Ebola in some countries in West Africa, ships calling the region have over the past couple of weeks been facing increasing health and safety measures. The main objective of these measures is to prevent the spread of the virus. Read More »

CMA CGM unveils 3-way shipping alliance in efficiency drive

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

French container shipping group CMA CGM has sealed an alliance with two rivals after a failed attempt to partner with bigger peers Maersk and Switzerland’s MSC, vetoed by China earlier this year due to competition concerns. Read More »

U.S. proposes rule to prevent runaway trains of dangerous goods

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Intermodal

The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration on Tuesday proposed measures to prevent unattended freight trains from causing accidents, a step meant to improve oil train safety after a string of serious mishaps. Read More »

GE Showcases Innovative and Efficient Solutions for the Maritime Industry at SMM

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

At the SMM 2014 exhibition, GE announces it will showcase a variety of cutting-edge projects and solutions to meet demands of the global commercial and naval marine industry. Read More »

CMA CGM signs three agreements on the biggest worldwide maritime trades

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, is pleased to announce the signature of three major agreements with CSCL and UASC. Read More »

Ekin continues moving Heavy Scrubbers in Turkey

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Breakbulk & Projects

Ekin continues moving Heavy Scrubbers in Turkey

Ekin Heavy & Project Cargo Transportation, a member to the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network in Turkey, has added another successful shipment to its career. Read More »

Maersk Container Industry eyes “revolution” of mango trade

AJOT Administrator | September 09, 2014

Maersk Container Industry eyes “revolution” of mango trade

A recent test in Ivory Coast shows how West Africa’s mango trade can be extended by special containers that place the fruit in hibernation. Read More »

Growth, Modernization the Focus of Newsome’s State of the Port

AJOT | September 09, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on growth and modernization at the State of the Port, an annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston. Read More »

Maersk proposes sale of part of Angola oil stake

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Energy | Maritime

Maersk Oil, a unit of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, has proposed the sale of a part of its stake in the deepwater Chissonga project in Angola, Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten reported, citing sources familiar with the process. Read More »

Container group CMA CGM unveils “Ocean Three” alliance in quest for efficiencies

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Liner Shipping

French container shipping group CMA CGM has sealed an alliance with two rivals after a failed attempt to partner with bigger peers Maersk and Switzerland’s MSC, vetoed by China earlier this year due to competition concerns. Read More »

With oil under $100, China trader books world’s largest ship to store crude

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Energy | International Trade

A Chinese trading firm has booked the world’s largest super-tanker to store crude at sea, adding to a growing flotilla of vessels used for floating storage as benchmark oil prices slip below $100 a barrel. Read More »

Kenya plans oil jetty to cut import costs, handle crude exports

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | Energy | Maritime

State-run National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) is revamping plans for a new oil jetty in the port city of Mombasa so it can both cut the cost of imports and handle crude exports from east Africa. Read More »

Australia’s largest wheat exporter scraps port access plan

Reuters | September 09, 2014 | International Trade

CBH Group, Australia’s largest wheat exporter, has scrapped plans for a new system to allocate port access at its grain terminals following complaints from some users that the scheme was unfair to new entrants to the market. Read More »

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