UP’s Shelton wins inaugural IANA Chairman’s Award

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) has named Ben Shelton, Union Pacific Railroad's general director of premium operations, as the winner of its inaugural Chairman's Award. Shelton will receive the prestigious industry award at a presentati Read More »

Railinc successfully launches new Umler’ System for freight rail industry

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Intermodal

Railinc successfully launched the new Umler system, replacing the 40-year-old legacy system with modern web-based technology. The Umler system is a mission-critical application for the freight rail industry, containing vital information about rail equipme Read More »

ABC helps showcase Russia’s first sports cars

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

Russia's first ever sports cars were showcased at the 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt after being delivered to Germany onboard one of AirBridgeCargo Airlines' (ABC) Boeing 747 scheduled cargo flights from Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Read More »

Olympic Air awards GSA contracts to ECS in France, Italy, the Uk, Romania and Bulgaria

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

Olympic Air, the newly-launched, privately-owned Greek airline, has awarded cargo GSA contracts to European Cargo services (ECS) companies in France, Italy, the UK, Romania and Bulgaria. Read More »

Leipzig-Halle Airport to host TIACA Executive Summit and AGM in 2010

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

Leipzig-Halle Airport is to host The International Air Cargo Association's (TIACA) Executive Summit and Annual General Meeting on May 16-18, 2010. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo to service Almaty from Amsterdam Schiphol

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, launched a new Boeing 747 freighter service from Amsterdam, one of its European gateways, to Almaty, Kazakhstan. Read More »

CII starts TSA screening

AJOT | October 06, 2009 | Air Cargo

Consolidators International (CII), a leading Los Angeles-based wholesaler, has begun the implementation of screening process under a TSA mandated program whereby 50 per cent of all freight carried in bellies of passenger aircraft must be screened. Read More »

Charleston Deepening, S.C. Dredging Advance

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. House Approves $17 Million for Deepening Study, Maintenance

South Carolina’s seaports in Charleston and Georgetown, as well as its coastal waterways, stand to gain more than $17 million in additional funding for channel deepening Read More »

The Port of Halifax Welcomes the Newest Vessel of the Cunard Line; Queen Victoria

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Halifax welcomes Cunard Line’s newest vessel, Queen Victoria, on October 2, 2009 for her inaugural call.

The Port of Halifax has a long history with Cunard Line dating back to the company’s founder Samuel Cunard, who was bo Read More »

Panama Canal Continues Program to Help Customers During Economic Crisis

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

ACP Extends Temporary Measures Upon customer request

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that it will continue until April 30, 2010 a program that provides short-term cost reduction and greater flexibility to its Reservati Read More »

Gottwald Portal Harbour Cranes Enter the Indian Market

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Two Model 8, G HSK 8332 B Cranes for Adani Petronet

Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has secured an order for two G HSK 8332 B Portal Harbour Cranes, variants of Model 8 and derived from Mobile Read More »

NASSTRAC Opposes New Port Restrictions

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In response to pressure from several members of the California Congressional Delegation to amend federal law and to expand the authority of states and local port authorities to regulate activities that have been under the authority of the federal governme Read More »

Experts Say SoCal Freight Systems Must be Revolutionized

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Intermodal

A group of cargo experts representing a wide variety of freight and community interests who met recently at California State University, Long Beach, for a "Delivering the Goods: Good Environment, Good Technology, Good Economy" visioning dialogue forum is Read More »

TIACA Challenges Data That Indicates Aviation’s Worsening Impact On The Environment

AJOT | October 01, 2009 | Air Cargo

A revised estimate of aviation's impact on the environment is misleading and is based on 'considerable uncertainty' of some of the gases used in the measurement process, according to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Read More »

WWPC Members In Concerted Action Secure Water Supply For Las Vegas

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a concerted operation Albacor Shipping of USA and LS-International Cargo from Germany, both exclusive Members to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC, arranged for a total of 3500 cbm of project cargo with H/Lifts upto 112 Tons from the Factory in Ger Read More »

Harwich Wins Major Cruise Award

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Harwich International Port is celebrating the second boost for its cruise line business in nearly as many weeks after receiving a major industry-award as a cruise turnaround port. Read More »

Panama Canal Extends Southern Hospitality To Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) welcomed Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to the Panama Canal September 24. Joined by senior leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Georgia Department for Economic Development, Governor Perdue visited the Cana Read More »

Tenth Gottwald Floating Crane on the Mississippi –Associated Terminals Orders Another G HPK 6400 B

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Associated Terminals LLC (AT), operating on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, USA, has placed yet another order for a Generation 5, G HPK 6400 B Floating Crane, a variant of Model 6 and derived from Mobile Harbour Crane technology, with Gottwald Port Te Read More »

NorSea orders seven Kalmar reachstackers for handling gas pipeline sections

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has been awarded a contract by Norwegian Group AS for seven Kalmar reachstackers equipped with special attachments for handling pipes. The reachstackers will be used for handling gas pipeline sections for the Nord Stream Project that will supply Read More »

Panama Canal Authority Awards Atlantic Entrance Dredging Contract To Jan De Nul N.V.

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced today that Jan De Nul n.v. has been awarded the contract to dredge the Canal’s Atlantic entrance. The dredging project is another integral element of the Canal’s Expansion Program. Read More »