US Airways chooses Swift Air and Globe Air Cargo as GSA partners in Belgium and the Netherlands

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Air Cargo

In Belgium, the airline is now represented by Swift Air while Globe Air Cargo has taken over as US Airways' GSA representative in the Netherlands. Swift and Globe, wholly-owned companies within the ECS group, took over the new contracts with effect from J Read More »

ANS assumes GSA role for SAS Cargo

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Air Cargo

SAS Cargo, whose roots in international air cargo transportation extend back more than nine decades, has appointed Airline Network Services its General Sales Agent for the Pacific Northwest region of the United States with effect of August 1, 2009. Read More »

EGSAC appoints in Pakistan

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Air Cargo

EGSAC ' the independent GSSA network ' has appointed Airline Marketing Services (AMS) as its exclusive member for Pakistan.

Family-owned AMS was founded in 2001 by Javed Johri, who has spent 35 years in the freight industry, largely in North Read More »

Austrian Cargo to cooperate with Jade Cargo

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Air Cargo

Austrian Cargo and Jade Cargo International are setting a new standard in the expansion of Vienna as a cargo hub for Central and Eastern Europe. in a first step, the Chinese all-cargo carrier based in Shenzhen will begin flying the Seoul-Shanghai-Vienna-F Read More »

Changes to Euromed service from Northern Europe to Eastern Mediterranean

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line is announcing a number of changes to its Euromed service (43G) serving Northern Europe to the Eastern Mediterranean, which will take effect on 20 July, 2009. Read More »

WSC approved for IMO consultative status

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Recently, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council approved consultative status for the World Shipping Council (WSC). Ron Widdows, Chairman of the WSC Board of Directors, stated: 'Consultative status for the World Shipping Council at the IMO Read More »

James McKenna and Robert McEllrath to be honored at Connie Award dinner in Long Beach on OCT 1

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Liner Shipping

ames McKenna, president of the Pacific Maritime Association, and Robert McEllrath, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, will be honored October 1 by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) at the first ever Connie Awar Read More »

Solar Ship Docks at Port of Long Beach

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach on Wednesday, July 1st, welcomed the Auriga Leader, a car carrier ship partly powered by solar energy. It is a first-of-its kind green technology application on a car carrier. Read More »

Panama Canal Preps For Fourth Dry Excavation Project Under Expansion

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Moving ahead with its Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will soon solicit bids for the fourth and last dry excavation project. 

The project will be the final phase in creating a critical access channel that will link the new Pac Read More »

Northwest Ports Unveil Clean Air Strategy Report

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Seattle, along with the ports of Tacoma and Vancouver, BC, released their first annual Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy Implementation Report. Read More »

Washington United Terminals, Hyundai And Port Of Tacoma Celebrate 10 Years Of Partnership

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At a special series of events held in Tacoma June 26, more than 100 shipping line and Port officials, elected officials, customers and vendors gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Washington United Terminals (WUT) and Hyundai Merchant Marine at t Read More »

The Port of Montreal welcomes a new container service to the Mediterranean and Cuba

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The first ship from Melfi Marine Corp., the Marwan, arrived during the night of Wednesday to Thursday at the Port of Montreal. Melfi will be providing a regular container transport service between Naples (Italy), Valencia (Spain), Montreal and Havana (Cub Read More »

OOCL commended for environmental stewardship efforts by Baydelta Maritime

AJOT | July 02, 2009 | Liner Shipping

OOCL's environmental stewardship efforts have been recognized by one of its logistics partners, Baydelta Maritime, in a ceremony in San Francisco on July 1, 2009. Read More »

Crowley earns Chamber of Shipping of America 2008 Jones F. Devlin Awards

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Three Crowley vessels and their crews were recently awarded 2008 Jones F. Devlin Awards at the Chamber of Shipping of America's (CSA) Annual Safety Awards Luncheon for operating more than two years without a lost time incident. Read More »

Hamburg Süd moves fire fighting copters from Australia to US

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. of Portland, OR, used Hamburg Süd’s Australia/New Zealand – West Coast North America service recently to reposition three of its high-value heavy-lift helicopters from Australia to the US West Coast for the start of the North Amer Read More »

Charleston deepening project advances

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina’s seaports in Charleston and Georgetown stand to gain more than $12 million in additional funding for deepening studies and channel maintenance following action in the US House of Representatives this week. Read More »

Georgia Ports Authority Board elects Green Chairman

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Board of Directors unanimously re-elected Stephen S. Green of Savannah to serve an additional one-year term as Chairman for fiscal year 2010 (July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010) and approved capital improvement projects Read More »

Port of NY/NJ approves incentives to encourage ExpressRail use

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Building on an initiative announced earlier this year to encourage shippers to use the Port Authority’s ExpressRail system, the agency’s Board of Commissioners approved a new incentive program to encourage shippers to transport their cargo via new rail ro Read More »

Manatee County Port Authority launches long-awaited Berth 12-dredging project

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Manatee County Port Authority approved a $2.1 million bid to launch phase one of Port Manatee’s long-awaited Berth 12 dredging project. Read More »

Penske Logistics receives ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

For the second straight year, Penske Logistics is a recipient of Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award. Read More »