NYK Logistics restructures on European continent

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

NYK announces the restructuring of its Western European Logistics business into two regional companies, trading as NYK Logistics North Continent and NYK Logistics South Europe from 1st April 2008, and part of NYK Group Europe, Logistics Division. Read More »

Evergreen To Commence Additional Vietnam Service

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will commence a new weekly ocean service between Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and the Vietnam port of Haiphong on March 21. Called the KHP service (Kaohsiung-Haiphong Shuttle Service), the trade will utilize the 580-TEU MV Dong Du. Read More »

Maersk Line Sells Slots To Cma-Cgm In The Transatlantic Trade

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to announce that Mares Line has entered a slot charter agreement, which will provide CMA-CGM space in the transatlantic trade. Read More »

Maersk Line Redesigns Its Oceania - Americas ServiceEffective from the end of May 2008

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line Redesigns Its Oceania - Americas ServiceEffective from the end of May 2008, Maersk Line will redesign its current 'Oceania Service' connecting Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. East Coast and South- and Central America. Read More »

Hanjin Shipping turns to Kalmar for afleet of new terminal tractors

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Kalmar Industries has won an order to supply 96 terminal tractors to Hanjin Shipping ' South Korea's largest shipping company ' for operation at its new container terminal as part of the Pusan New Port Project, earmarked as the country's principal deepwat Read More »

Hong Kong hosts World Ports Summit

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

More than 60 shipping experts from nine world class ports attended the World Ports Summit at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre today to discuss topical issues of port security, safety and environmental protection. Read More »

Retail container traffic continues to mirror slow economy

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will continue to reflect the slowdown in the nation's economy with weak or negative growth compared with last year over the next several months, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released tod Read More »

New Orleans unveils $1 billion plan for future

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans unveiled an ambitious blueprint for short- and long-term growth today, aimed at positioning the Port at the forefront of the global marketplace. Read More »

Six carriers forge The Reliance Network across North America

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Six carriers, known for their exceptional customer service, dependable on-time delivery records and strong reputation within their own territories, have formed The Reliance Network. This new alliance will provide seamless, across the continent, LTL, tr Read More »

Patriot Rail Corp. & McClellan Business Park rail partnership

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Patriot Rail Corp. ('Patriot'), a short line and regional freight railroad holding company, and McClellan Business Park, LLC, a 3,000-acre business park located near Sacramento, California, announced that Patriot's newly-formed, wholly-owned rail subsidia Read More »

Airfreight automation falls short of expectations

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Air Cargo

Progress is slow in automating the airfreight business. Only two-thirds of airlines belonging to the IATA Cargo 2000 initiative (C2K) are consistently applying the measurements defined by C2K for higher quality and efficiency, and those members represent Read More »

IBM & Hactl collaborate to enhance world-class air cargo terminal’s storage infrastructure

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Air Cargo

IBM China/Hong Kong Limited and Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), announced the successful completion of a data storage infrastructure revamp project, which further enhances the reliability and resilient capability of Hactl's IT systems and e Read More »

Danaos Corp. arranges charters with MCC

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Danaos Corporation announced that it has signed an agreement with MCC, a subsidiary of MAERSK, and has already time-chartered the 30-year-old S.A. Helderberg, a 3,100 teu containership, for a period of 12 months beginning December 2007 at fixed daily rate Read More »

BIMCO appoints new Secretary General

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Baltic & International Maritime Council's (BIMCO) Executive Committee has appointed Mr. Torben C. Skaanild as the successor to the present Secretary General, Mr. Carsten Melchiors. Together with the Deputy Secretary General, Mr. S'ren Larsen, Mr. Skaa Read More »

CargoGulf opens UK office

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CargoGulf announced the opening of its first UK office, a move that reflects the company's strategy to strengthen its presence in key markets and to reinforce its standing as a global NVOCC (Non-vessel operating common carrier). Located in Manchester, Ca Read More »

Cann named “Maritime Person of the Year”

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Manatee Propeller Club honored Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 1 Secretary Stan Cann with its highest honor as Maritime Person of the Year during ceremonies March 13th at the Bradenton Yacht Club. Read More »

APM Terminals Strong Growth Continued in 2007

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Hague, The Netherlands‐ APM Terminals, one of the leading global developers ‐ and operators of container terminals, recorded another year of strong revenue and volume growth in 2007 and a net result of USD 111 million. Revenue increased by Read More »

Port of Seattle Posts Strong Numbers for 2007

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

At today's Commission meeting, staff members reported to the Commission on the Port's financial performance in 2007. Because of a record year at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and reduced expenses throughout the organization, the Port's net income Read More »

Long Beach appoints Lytle as No. 2 Executive

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted on Monday, March 10, to approve the appointment of J. Christopher Lytle, the Port's Managing Director of Trade Relations and Port Operations, to the position of Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operati Read More »

Kalmar wins an all-inclusive service contract from Norsteve Oslo

AJOT | March 13, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Norsteve Oslo AS, operating at the new Sjursøya Container Terminal in the Port of Oslo, has awarded Kalmar Industries a service contract which includes the provision of preventative maintenance, trouble shooting, and repairs due to normal wear and tear on Read More »