China United Lines launches first cross-strait direct service from SICT

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Recently, a ceremony that celebrated the launching of the first cross-strait service to call at Shantou Port was held at Shantou International Container Terminals (SICT). Read More »

BNSF offers faster options from Pacific Northwest

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced it is offering an express international container service from the high-capacity ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA, to BNSF's intermodal facilities in Memphis, Tenn., and BNSF's Logistics Park - Chicago in Illinois. Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines voted regional LTL ‘Carrier of the Year’ by Yamaha

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines, a provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, has been named 2008 Yamaha Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. This is the first year Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. h Read More »

Con-way opens service center in Rockford, IL

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way, Inc., announced that it has opened a new service center in Rockford offering next-day delivery throughout Illinois and within a surrounding 600-mile radius. The facility is the firs Read More »

South Korea, EU closing in on free trade deal

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | International Trade

Negotiations for a free trade deal between South Korea and the European Union are nearly complete with the most contentious disputes of tariff cuts largely resolved, the South Korean trade minister said. Read More »

European Union, Cameroon sign interim trade deal

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | International Trade

The European Union and Cameroon signed a "stepping stone" economic partnership agreement (EPA) trade deal pending a broader regional accord with central African states. Read More »

India, EU should sign trade deal this year

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | International Trade

India and the European Union should aim to sign a free trade pact by the end of this year to keep investment flowing and counter the global downturn, Britain's Business Secretary Peter Mandelson said. Read More »

WTO to rule in China trade dispute with US

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed to rule on a dispute launched by China over US measures against imports of certain steel pipes, tires and woven sacks. Read More »

GWC, Agility Qatar to merge operations

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Air Cargo

Agility Qatar announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enter into merger discussions with the Gulf Warehousing Company ('GWC'), a company listed on the Doha Securities Market. The merger aims to create one of the strongest logistics Read More »

Heavyweight grows US sales team

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Air Cargo

Air cargo specialty services provider Heavyweight Air Express recently announced a series of commercial measures aimed at supporting and building upon its expanding US air cargo business. Highlighting these growth initiatives are recently appointed region Read More »

Safmarine names first new vessel for 2009

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Ms Teri Bento - wife of Joe Bento, President of CEVA Americas and Global Freight Management ' had the honor of naming the Safmarine Bayete at the Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Shipyard in Busan, Republic of Korea. The event was attended by CEVA Read More »

FESCO’s Vasily Golovnin delivers supplies to polar stations

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

FESCO announced that its containership, the Vasily Golovnin, has successfully unloaded supply cargo, fuel and equipment to the polar stations of Argentina in the Antarctic. Read More »

Borchard, Gandy newest members of Corpus Christi Port Commission

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi announced the addition of former Nueces County Judge Richard Borchard and attorney Francis Gandy to the Port Commission. Judge Borchard was recently appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court to serve a three-year term, Read More »

Deltaport Third Berth construction update

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The installation of the terminal operator TSI's underground services is proceeding, as are Port Metro Vancouver's marine works. The last remaining sheet pile wall sections at the north end of the expansion area have been driven and tieback anchors for tha Read More »

The Allen Group relocates to Dallas, Texas

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Allen Group, a commercial real estate development company and developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in South Dallas County, announced that the Company has relocated its corporate headquarters and entire Read More »

Mainfreight believes strong growth ahead despite economic slowdown

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The US division of Mainfreight believes there is strong growth prospects for the logistics provider despite the current economic downturn in the US and world economy. Read More »

QuestaWeb 10+2 module for importer security filing

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

QuestaWeb, Inc., a provider of Web-based integrated global trade management solutions, announced the release of a new, Web-based module designed to help companies comply with the Importer Security Filing (ISF) regulation, better known as 10+2. Read More »

Avalon Risk Management opens in Toronto

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Avalon Risk Management, a premier provider of innovative insurance and surety solutions for the logistics industry, announces the opening of its first international office in Mississauga, Ontario. Avalon Risk Management (Canada), Inc. was established to m Read More »

Deringer unveils importer security filing solutions

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

A.N. Deringer, Inc., the international logistics service provider, recently unveiled its electronic solution to satisfy the new Importer Security Filing, "10+2", requirements. The electronic solution will not only ensure the submission of required data el Read More »

Malitzke appointed Chairman of DHL Hub Leipzig

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Eric Malitzke has been appointed Managing Director DHL Hubs & Gateways Germany and Chairman of the Management Board DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH. Read More »