APM Terminals Jamaica, (Ltd.) concludes contract in Kingston

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals (Jamaica), Ltd., concluded its operations managment contract with the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). KCT is owned by the Port Authority of Jamaica and has been managed by APM Terminals since 2001. At the conclusion of the contract, manag Read More »

Port of Montreal Participating Ecological Program

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Managing Director of the Green Award Foundation, headquartered in Rotterdam, today personally delivered the Green Award Plaque to the Port of Montreal into the hands of Montreal Port Authority President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Patrice M. Pell Read More »

‘State of the Port’ address delivered in Long Beach

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Amid a worldwide recession and slowing global trade, the Port of Long Beach, said Executive Director Richard D. Steinke, is doing all it can to provide a local economic boost by working on projects that will secure the Port's future as a leader in the ind Read More »

Opportunity knocks for Latin America supply chain in 2009

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

As companies continue to focus on improving efficiency and reducing expenses in today's lagging economy, the Latin America supply chain has an opportunity to drive solutions that add real value for customers. The strategic importance of the region is incr Read More »

cargo-partner opens office in India

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The transportation/logistics group cargo-partner recently opened another office in Visakhapatnam on the Indian East coast. This brings the number of corporate subsidiaries to 24. Read More »

‘Navigators’ set sail for U-Freight

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

U-Freight, Ltd. (UFL), the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight service and logistics group, has created a new management team to devise and implement strategic initiatives to help move the worldwide group forwards. Read More »

Centrum Properties begins $23 million upgrade of San Francisco logistics & distribution center

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Centrum Properties announced that the company would initiate a $23 million upgrade and modernization of the SFO Logistics Center, a regionally important distribution facility in South San Francisco. Read More »

Con-way Freight names Dell area VP of sales, Western area

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Intermodal

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way, Inc., announced that it has promoted Timothy P. Dell to area vice president of sales, Western area. In the role, Dell will be responsible for directing the company's sales initiativ Read More »

Fraport Cargo Services and Kuehne + Nagel start cooperation in Frankfurt

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Air Cargo

With the takeover of freight handling services for Kuehne + Nagel, Fraport Cargo Services (FCS) has considerably expanded its core business of and has succeeded in acquiring a high-profile customer. Read More »

New containerized service from Dunkerque to Russia

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The Dutch shipping line W.E.C. Lines has announced a new containerised service from Dunkerque to Russia, operational from Friday 20 February 2009 onwards. Read More »

Department of Homeland Security names APL exec an advisor

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Earl Agron, Vice President of Security for global container shipping line APL, has been appointed to the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee by the Department of Homeland Security. Read More »

PHA Executive Director to retire after 37 years of service

AJOT | January 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Houston Authority (PHA) Executive Director H. Thomas Kornegay announced his intention to retire, anticipated to become effective Feb. 1, 2009, bringing to a close his 37-year tenure with the port authority. Read More »

PHA Managing Director to serve as acting Executive Director

AJOT | January 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

During a Special Meeting called by Chairman Jim Edmonds, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority voted to appoint Managing Director Wade Battles as acting executive director of the port authority. Chairman Edmonds also announced that the Comm Read More »

ATA truck tonnage index plummeted 11.1% in December

AJOT | January 29, 2009 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index plunged 11.1% in December 2008, marking the largest month-to-month reduction since April 1994, when the unionized less-than-truckload industry was in the midst o Read More »

Passage of Economic Recovery Bill gives hope to transportation workers

AJOT | January 29, 2009 | Intermodal

Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued the following statement upon House passage of the economic stimulus bill, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1): Read More »

AAPA statement on US Senate Stimulus Bill

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Seaports are a critical part of America's infrastructure and AAPA is pleased with the Senate and House Appropriations Committees' inclusion of funding in the stimulus bill for ports. Safe and secure seaports are fundamental to protecting our borders and m Read More »

SCSPA remembers long-time director Don Welch

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SPA) honors the memory of long-time executive director W. Don Welch, who passed away earlier at his home in Florida. Read More »

Seattle, Tacoma, & PSCAA match EPA Grant with over $300,000

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, and the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced a combined match of $318,000 in additional funding for the Clean Air Agency's Puget Sound Ports Cargo-Handling Equipment Replacement and Retrofit Program. This comes on top of Read More »

Port of Tacoma CFS grows as shippers manage transportation costs

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Longshore workers have transloaded cargo at the Port of Tacoma-operated Container Freight Station (CFS) since the early 1970s. Now, the operation is expanding this service for more shippers. Read More »

Maersk Line improves Westmed Service

AJOT | January 28, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line announced the following enhancements to the WestMed Service, serving the Mediterranean - North America trade. The new service is achieved in cooperation with French-based CMA-CGM in a Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) to commence in March 2009. A Read More »