SCI Logistics opens specialized transportation centre in the Greater Vancouver Area

PR Newswire | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

SCI Logistics announced the opening of a new specialized transportation centre in Langley, BC. This is the fourth facility opened by SCI within the past 12 months, extending the company's footprint from coast-to-coast. Read More »

Lower vessel rates pull down Baltic sea freight index

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Tuesday on lower vessel rates. Read More »

M33 Expands in Downtown Greensboro, North Carolina

GlobeNewswire | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

M33 Integrated is a 3PL provider headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina with its Global Operations Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Read More »

Shell exports first U.S. condensate cargo from Corpus Christi

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Royal Dutch Shell has exported the first cargo of ultra-light U.S. oil from Corpus Christi, Texas, ClipperData said on Tuesday, as shippers find new avenues to get swelling shale supplies to the global market. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 21 shipments on distillate Line 20

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 21 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo starts 2015 with 20% growth in tonnage

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has reinforced its position as one of the world’s fastest-growing cargo airlines by reporting a 20% increase in tonnage for the first quarter of 2015, continuing the trend set by previous years. Read More »

Brazil’s Oleo e Gas, OSX in talks to halt Tubarao Azul oil output

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Energy | Discovery

Brazil’s Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA is in talks with units of shipbuilder and ship-leaser OSX Brasil SA to halt output from its Tubarao Martelo offshore oil field, Oleo e Gas said in a securities filing on Tuesday. Read More »

Engineering expertise enables Hansa Heavy Lift to safely load long fractionator column in Italy

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects

Crowds turn out in the port of Ortona to welcome HHL Lagos, one of the largest vessels to ever berth at the Italian port Read More »

CMA CGM is launching MEDGULF Service, connecting the Mediterranean to the US Gulf and Caribbean

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce the launching of MEDGULF Service linking the Mediterranean to the US Gulf and Caribbean (Dominican Republic, Jamaica). Read More »

FPS adds two, promotes one

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

FPS Group – the global independent forwarding and consolidator network – has appointed two new network agents. Read More »

Inchcape Shipping Services opens in Mozambique

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world-leading marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider, has expanded its operations in Africa with the opening of new offices in Maputo, Mozambique which provide coverage across all of the country’s main ports from Pemba in the north, right down to Maputo itself. Read More »

Increased security measures for trading internationally

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Globally, the increased concern around public safety has resulted in the intensification of security measures for transportation of goods internationally. Businesses which trade internationally need to be aware of the security measures in place to mitigate the risk to their operations and their people. Read More »

GCS Group handles growing volumes of Russian project cargo exports

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Transcontainer LLC and RUSCON, two divisions of the GCS Group, are among the many local companies involved in the growing out-of-gauge (OOG) export business driven by the Russian currency depreciation over the last year. Read More »

Deringer’s Amy Magnus appointed to COAC

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to US Customs and Border Protection appoints Amy Magnus to the 14th Term. Read More »

Brazil Santos Port fire burns for 6th day; truck access blocked

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Liner Shipping

A fire at a fuel-storage facility at Brazil’s Port of Santos burned for a sixth day on Tuesday, restricting access to trucks delivering grains and other goods to the nation’s largest port. Read More »

New Port Of Oakland rRegulations to keep pollution from San Fransisco Bay

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Tight limits on storm water runoff will be enforced along 20 miles of shoreline Read More »

Asia-Europe container freight rates fell 12.8%

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe fell by 12.8 percent to $511 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on Friday, data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index showed. Read More »

US defense chief says influence at risk without Asia trade pact

Reuters | April 06, 2015 | International Trade

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter threw his weight behind the Obama administration's bid to clear the way for a pan-Pacific trade pact, arguing that time was running out and that without a deal, U.S. influence and Asia-Pacific stability were at risk. Read More »

China Premier Li calls for ‘quality’ equipment exports

Reuters | April 06, 2015 | International Trade

Chinese manufacturers should shift the focus to quality from quantity in equipment exports and expand joint production overseas, to boost efficiency in the slowing economy, said a report carried on a government site citing Premier Li Keqiang. Read More »

CenterPoint Properties announces the acquisition of 1800 Lower Road, Linden, NJ

AJOT | April 06, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

CenterPoint Properties has announced the acquisition of a 386,296 square foot port-proximate industrial facility at 1800 Lower Road, Linden, New Jersey. Jeffery Miller of Lee & Associates represented CenterPoint in the transaction. CenterPoint has acquired 23 properties in New Jersey since entering the market in 2010, proving a strong commitment to the region. Read More »