Page 1111 of 1249 pages ‹ First  < 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 >  Last ›

UP Distribution Services launches new business unit

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Intermodal

Union Pacific Distribution Services (UPDS) announced the formation of a new business unit called the Carload Solutions Group. The new business unit reflects the integration of UPDS' s OnePlus Transload Services and Rail Shipment Management Business Dep Read More »

US, Britain optimistic on global trade

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | International Trade

The United States and Britain are optimistic that World Trade Organization members can reach a long-sought agreement soon in the Doha round of world trade talks, the two countries' leaders said. Read More »

EU offers banana tariff cut to soothe Latin America

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | International Trade

EU negotiators have offered to cut import duties for Latin American bananas, hoping to placate major exporters like Ecuador and Panama and persuade them to drop international trade suits, industry sources said. Read More »

China tells US it’s poor and poses no threat

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | International Trade

China deflected US pressure for a faster rise in the yuan and bolder economic reforms by telling visiting Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson that it is still poor and poses no threat to anyone. Read More »

N. Korea vows

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | International Trade

North Korea called on the United States to scrap a strict trade ban and drop it from a list of countries Washington says sponsor terrorism, promising steps in return that would improve ties between the adversaries. Jong Song-il, a spokesman for North Kore Read More »

TCC wins immediate S. African support for Coyne

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Iraq and Afghanistan scheduled freighter operator Coyne Airways has appointed Johannesburg-based GSSA The Cargo Connection (TCC) as its offline sales agent for South Africa. It is the first time Coyne has had formal representation in the market. Read More »

Dnata enters strategic partnership with Chinese airport group

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Dnata, the ground handling arm of Dubai's widely recognized Emirates Group, has signed a joint venture agreement with China West Airport Group (CWAG) to provide airport ground handling services in Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XXIA). Read More »

Cargo B Airlines extends GSA network

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Air Cargo

Cargo B airlines has signed a GSA contract with Globe Air Cargo covering Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Poland. Aero Cargo will handle France. Both GSAs are part of the ECS Group. The network will be systematically extended to cover other countries be Read More »

Grand Alliance cooperation extended for 10 years

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance, founded in 1998, is the leading integrated consortium in container liner shipping. Its members are Hapag-Lloyd (Germany), MISC Berhad (Malaysia), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), (Japan), and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) (Hong Kong) Read More »

Premium Article  PORT EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY - Railpower offers Deltaport a whopping 74% reduction in fuel costs…

Leo Quigley | July 29, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

In addition to being an early adapter of cleaner burning biodiesel to power its equipment at Canada's largest container port, Deltaport, and Vanterm container terminal on Vancouver's inner harbor, TSI Terminal Systems Inc. has also installed cleaner, more Read More »

Premium Article  PORT EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY - Tracking last-mile data

Peter Buxbaum | July 29, 2007 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

In a project touted as the first of its kind, the Port of Oakland, the Bay Area World Trade Center, and several private sector concerns have joined together to inaugurate the Advanced Transport Communications System. The system, which was tested for sever Read More »

Premium Article  PORT EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY - Cargo handling equipment gives seaports an advantage

Karen Thuermer | July 29, 2007 | Ports & Terminals

The figures are staggering. More than two billion tons of foreign and domestic commerce move through US ports each year. With increasing amounts of that cargo shipped as containerized freight, transporting containers in, around, and out of the port as qui Read More »

Shippers, carriers pay for Caribbean port security gaps

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Gaps in security at Caribbean Basin ports are significant enough to raise concerns that those areas could be used to launch a terrorist attack against the United States. Such was the tone of a recently released report from the Government Accountability Of Read More »

Marine Terminals Corp. welcomes M/V Star Stratos in San Diego

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

International stevedore and terminal operating company Marine Terminals Corp. (MTC) celebrated the maiden voyage arrival of Star Reefers' new M/V Star Stratos into the Port of San Diego on July 12 with a commemorative plaque, presented to vessel Captain A Read More »

Chertoff visits Long Beach, highlights security technology

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff visited the Port of Long Beach to meet with City and Port officials and examine the first field tests of a new radiation-detection system designed to better protect seaports from potential nuclear Read More »

House approves funds to help meet Great Lakes navigation needs

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Seventh District Congressmen Dave Obey (D-WI) announced that the US House of Representatives has approved increased funding in the FY2008 energy and water appropriations bill to help maintain commercial navigation on the Great Lakes. Read More »

ICTSI completes modernization project for Madagascar port

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Madagascar International Container Terminal Services, Ltd., (MICTSL), a subsidiary of Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has announced the completion of its US$30 million first phase modernization program for Madagas Read More »

Court of Appeals voids portions of HOS rules

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Intermodal

The US Court of Appeals of the DC Circuit voided two key provisions of the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that were issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in October 2005. A preliminary analysis of the decision by the League Read More »

TranSystems and NITL establish relationship

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Intermodal

TranSystems, an industry leader in delivering transportation solutions across modes, sectors and disciplines to its clients in the shippers sector of the economy, announced its arrangement with The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL). Read More »

TSRR secures rail freight business with three new customers

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Intermodal

Patriot Rail Corp. announced that its Tennessee Southern Railroad ('TSRR') has secured rail freight business with three new customers that will add an estimated 900 - 1,200 carloads annually. In addition, TSRR has commenced taking delivery of six refurbi Read More »

Page 1111 of 1249 pages ‹ First  < 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 >  Last ›