APM Terminals announces
 appointment of new Regional Vice President

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals announces the appointment of Charles Menkhorst as the new Regional Vice President – Africa, Middle East and India (AMI) succeeding Jorgen H. Madsen, Regional Vice President who will retire at the end of 2009. Read More »

CEVA Logistics Using Descartes for Cargo 2000 Compliance

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced that CEVA Logistics, a global supply chain management company, is using Descartes Cargo 2000 to help it comply with business process and autom Read More »

Stirling Capital Investments secures lease with Fastenal Company

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Stirling Capital Investments announced it has secured a 6,322-square-foot lease with Fastenal Company at Southern California Logistics Centre (SCLC), a 2,500-acre commercial and industrial complex in Victorville, Calif. Fastenal, a leading North American Read More »

DHL expands relationship with Nike in Brazil

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL Supply Chain announced a five-year contract with Nike to establish a new distribution center in Louveira / S'o Paulo, Brazil. The operation was transferred from its former location in Guarulhos / S'o Paulo to Louveira, and is part of an existing DHL c Read More »

Advance cements over-dimensional shipment

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

International project freight forwarder, Advance International Transport has undertaken the shipment of an over-dimensional cement-making machine and ancillary equipment from the United States to Turkmenistan. Read More »

A.N. Deringer, Inc. uses Kewill to file first ACE entry

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Kewill announced that A.N. Deringer, Inc., one of the largest, privately held Customs Brokers in North America, is the first to have filed a Customs Entry through US Customs and Border Protection's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), using Kewill's i Read More »

Korean Air helps L.A. mayor’s trees to blossom downtown

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Air Cargo

The airline, the largest airline to Asia out of LAX, recently had dozens of employees lead hundreds of children in planting 50 ten-foot trees at and near John H. Liechty Middle School, 650 S. Union Ave, as part of the Korean flag carrier's worldwide 40th Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo welcomes Boeing’s new-generation freighter

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo's first Boeing 777 Freighter has arrived in Dubai after completing its inaugural commercial flight from Hong Kong. Read More »

Aer Lingus appoints new Head of Cargo

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Air Cargo

Aer Lingus has appointed Remo Hanselmann as its new Head of Cargo. Remo Hanselmann will be responsible for the continued development and targeted expansion of Aer Lingus's Cargo division. Read More »

Market share of ocean freight providers has grown

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

'The market share of ocean freight forwarders is growing faster than the market share of the ship owners,' said Dr. Thomas C. Lieb, Chairman of the Management Board of Schenker AG, Essen, in London recently. Speaking to the delegates at the CI Global Line Read More »

Danaos Corporation takes delivery of 40th containership

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Danaos Corporation announced that it took delivery of one more containership, the Zim Dalian, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 40 containerships aggregating 161,680 TEU. Read More »

A.P. Moller-Maersk appeals to international community to address piracy issue

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

In light of the hijacking of Maersk Alabama and hostage taking of Captain Richard Phillips, the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is making a thorough investigation of the events. Based on this investigation, the Group will review its policies and procedures for Read More »

CSAL has started to perform regular monthly calls to US Gulf Ports

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) announced the addition of the ports of Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA to its service. M/V Atlantic Runner performed the first port call in the US Gulf. The regular servicing terminals for the line at the Port of Houston a Read More »

China Shipping mourns passing of Csernica

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Chuck Csernica was Regional Sales Manager in the US Southeast. He started his career at US Lines (six years), spent 17 years at P+O in various executive positions and the past 6' years at China Shipping. Read More »

Maersk general rate increase Europe to Mideast & South Asia

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Unsustainable rates and continued improved demand will lead to rate increases effective May 1, 2009. Rate increases are necessary to continue to operate services with a high level of reliability. Read More »

Sunteck appoints carrier relations manager

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Sunteck Transport Group, a non-asset based provider of transportation services, has named Laura Diehl as carrier relations manager. In her new position, Diehl will be responsible for qualifying and setting up carriers in Sunteck's expansive carrier datab Read More »

Maine Maritime Academy training cruise to visit coastwise ports

AJOT | April 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Maine Maritime Academy students, officers, and crew will visit ports on the Atlantic coast, Puerto Rico, and Canada this spring as part of the college's annual two-month training cruise to foreign and domestic ports-of-call. This year's training cruise it Read More »

Crowley takes delivery of 10th ATB in Mississippi

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

On the wake of the christening and launching of its newest heavy-lift-series deck barge in Portland, OR, Crowley took delivery of its newest Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) - the tug Commitment and barge 650-6 in Pascagoula, MS. The 185,000-barrel ATB, the 10 Read More »

Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund will end Great Lakes dredging crisis says major stone shipper

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Using the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for its intended purpose will end the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes declared a leading stone shipper at a briefing for the Great Lakes delegation in Washington, DC on April 2 hosted by Great Lakes Maritime Task Read More »

SCSPA names McClintock CCO

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has selected Paul McClintock to serve in the newly created position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective May 4. Read More »