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Premium Article  BREAKBULK TRANS. REVIEW 2006 - Port of Vancouver (USA) and Canada‚s Fraser River Port Take Breakbulk

Karen Thuermer | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver (USA) is an anomaly. With most West Coast seaports increasing their commitments to containerized freight, this Washington State port sees breakbulk as its future.

“Most ports have stopped investing in infrastructure for breakb Read More »

Premium Article  BREAKBULK TRANS. REVIEW 2006 - Great Lakes see renewed breakbulk interest

Gene Linn | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Massive bulk shipments of industrial and construction raw materials and grain still are the bread and butter of Great Lakes shipping. But growing shipments of breakbulk cargoes add an increasingly tasty helping of jam. Read More »

ZIM’s new Portland service begins

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

When the 3,800 teu ZIM USA docked at the Port's Terminal 6 (T-6) May 14, it marked the culmination of two years of intensive efforts by the Port of Portland to attract a third container carrier. Read More »

Delaware River importers experience Taste of Chile

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Delaware River importers of Chilean cargo and leaders of the imported fruit trade gathered on April 26 in Wilmington to celebrate the conclusion of another successful Chilean winter fruit import season and experience the 'Taste of Chile.' Ronald Bown, Cha Read More »

“Hyundai Shanghai” visits Hamburg on her maiden voyage

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

On its first journey from the Far East to Europe the containership new building, "Hyundai Shanghai' visited the Port of Hamburg at the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder. Read More »

Healthy 1/Q for Port of Virginia

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

In March the Port of Virginia posted its busiest month of 2006 having handled 172,121 teus, an increase of 9.8% over the same month last year; the March totals were 172,121 teus, and 46,409 tons of breakbulk cargo. Read More »

DHS issues proposed rulemakings for TWIC and Merchant Mariner Credential

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the US Coast Guard recently took another step toward the implementation of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) by approving proposed regulations for a biometric-based identificati Read More »

Tom Adamski receives John F. Winchester Award

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The New Jersey Motor Truck Association (NJMTA) presented Tom Adamski, president of First Coast Logistics with the Association's John F. Winchester Award. The award presentation took place during a dinner in honor of Mr. Adamski on April 29 at the Minerals Read More »

BNSF celebrates grand opening of Logistics Center—Fontana

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

On May 9 BNSF Railway Company celebrated the grand opening of BNSF Logistics Center--Fontana, a 38-acre transload operation that will provide shippers with transload services for all types of commodities, from building materials and manufactured products Read More »

Retailers welcome Mineta plan on transportation congestion

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The National Retail Federation today welcomed a major new initiative to address transportation congestion presented by Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta at NRF's 71st annual Washington Leadership Conference. Read More »

IL-76TD-90VD starts commercial flights after ILA-2006 Air Show

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group will commence commercial flights with its new generation IL-76TD-90VD cargo aircraft, re-establishing the freighter for worldwide operations including the major cargo transportation markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan, Read More »

Gary Chicago Airport upgrades precision landing equipment

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

A series of projects have begun at the Gary/Chicago International Airport to replace and improve the airport's navigation equipment. When complete in the Fall of 2006, the equipment will represent a $1.2 million investment by the FAA in the latest techno Read More »

Second Aviation & Environment Summit

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

More than 300 aviation leaders from 40 countries met in Geneva, Switzerland to renew the environmental strategy they had adopted at the First Summit one year ago and to strengthen their collective action to reduce noise and emissions from air transport. Read More »

UASC posts another strong performance in 2005

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) posted another strong performance in 2005 with turnover increased to over US$ 1 billion for the first time, total container carryings again exceeding the one million teu mark and a net profit for the year of US$115 mill Read More »

Zim weekly direct service to India via the Suez

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Effective with the sailing of the Zim Mumbai, ZIM American Integrated Shipping Services Company will commence its newest weekly, all water, direct India Express (IDX) Service through the Suez Canal to US East Coast Ports in New York, Norfolk and Charlesto Read More »

Intermarine plans to return headquarters to New Orleans

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine, a leading worldwide provider of ocean transport as well as inland heavy-haul transportation services for breakbulk, specialized project and heavy lift cargoes, will reopen its New Orleans headquarters June 5, company officials said. Read More »

Premium Article  S. CAROLINA STATE PORTS 2006 - South Carolina’s port authority prepares for future . . .

George Lauriat | May 14, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Charleston’s numbers have been rising for a decade. In a sense, the future is now as the authority charts a course for the coming decade. Read More »

Premium Article  S. CAROLINA STATE PORTS 2006 - Muddy waters: The Jasper port poser

George Lauriat | May 14, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

Will a new containerport be built on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River? ‘Yes’ is the likely answer. Box volumes are rising and most East Coast boxports are close to the limits of their respective footprints. When will it be built? Who will bui Read More »

GPAA eyes Mexico, Cuba as New Orleans rebounds

AJOT | May 14, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the May 3-5 spring meeting of the Gulf Ports Association of the Americas (GPAA), the Port of New Orleans showed off its readiness to host the annual convention of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) in September, while GPAA delegates lo Read More »

Vancouver, USA welcomes m/v Saga Adventure

AJOT | May 14, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port of Vancouver, USA welcomed the M/V Saga Adventure, captained by Boben Kocherry from India, on her maiden voyage to Vancouver, Washington. The M/V Saga Adventure is owned and operated by Saga Forest Carriers of Tonsberg, Norway, and represented locall Read More »

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