Mitsubishi Heavy to build Montenegro wind farm

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | International Trade

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd signed a 70 million euro ($91.86 million) deal with Montenegro's government for the construction of a 50-megawatt wind park in the Adriatic state.

Montenegro's Deputy Prime Minister Branko Lazovic said Read More »

Thailand wants cooperation on rice with Vietnam

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | International Trade

Thailand, the world's top rice exporter, wants to revive cooperation in the rice sector with Vietnam, currently the second-biggest exporter, in a bid to stabilise prices, the Thai commerce minister said. Read More »

German industry orders surge but slowdown seen ahead

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | International Trade

German manufacturing orders rose by 3.2 percent on the month in June due to strong foreign demand, surpassing expectations and sending the euro higher.

The rise, which compared with a consensus forecast for a gain of 1.5 percent, was aided by Read More »

USTR Kirk confident of trade pact progress this year

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | International Trade

The Obama administration's top trade official said "real progress" could be made in the long-stalled Doha round of world trade talks by the end of 2010.

Political changes will help spur momentum for the World Trade Organization talks, now in Read More »

Russia to introduce duty on some stainless steel

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | International Trade

A Russian government commission said on Thursday it will introduce a three-year anti-dumping duty on stainless flat-rolled steel containing nickel from South Africa, Brazil, Korea and China. Read More »

JSC Transafe Logistics chooses Volga-Dnepr Airlines for delviery of oil refinery equipment

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Russian logistics provider, JSC Transafe Logistics called in Volga-Dnepr Airlines to meet its short deadline to deliver a complex out-of-gauge shipment of oil refinery equipment. Read More »

Hactl announces July tonnage throughput

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced today its tonnage throughput for July 2010. A total of 256,838 tons of air cargo were handled in the month, representing a year-on-year growth of 27.7%. Cumulative tonnage from January to July was 1, Read More »

Qatar Airways to begin Chicago freighter service

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will begin scheduled freighter services to Chicago, Illinois - its first dedicated freighter operation to the United States - from August 18. Read More »

AirBridgeCargo increases number of flights from Domodedovo Airport

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

A leading Russian freighter airline AirBridgeCargo has been gradually increasing frequency of flights through Moscow Domodedovo Airport from 14 to 32 since July 2010.

The airline operates scheduled cargo flights through Domodedovo airport to Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo to raise prices by 20%

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo is raising the price it charges customers to transport freight by 20 percent from October, a source familiar with the matter said. Read More »

Port Authority approves construction of new state-of-the-art terminal space for. . .

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a plan for Delta Air Lines to build new state-of-the-art terminal space at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 4 replacing the antiquated space the airline now occupies in Terminal 3. Read More »

Emirates completes flurry of European route launches

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Emirates has rounded off a series of European route launches by starting flights to Madrid.
EK 141 took off, August 1st for the airline's 104th destination, creating the only non-stop, scheduled passenger link between Dubai and Spain, home o Read More »

Delta’s Northwest pleading guilty to price fixing

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Northwest Airlines, now a part of Delta Air Lines , has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix the prices of air cargo, the U.S. Justice Department said. Read More »

DHL is ready for the TSA’s cargo screening mandate

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, has met the mandate set by the Transportation Security Administration to screen all cargo that is transported on passenger aircraft originating in the United States. The TSA requirement is effective August 1, 20 Read More »

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports strong start to financial ear

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reported annual revenues for the 2009/10 financial year of '161 million from the carriage of 194,000 tons of airfreight on the Virgin Atlantic Airlines and V Australia networks. Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics to construct new terminal at Klagenfurt airport

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DB Schenker Logistics is investing in a new, ultra-modern logistics terminal at the airport in Klagenfurt, Austria. The aim is to use the new terminal to further expand the position in European land transport on the regional Carinthia market and also in t Read More »

DHL Express hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport receives TAPA certification

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading logistics company, announced today that its principal U.S. hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) airport has been certified through the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) program. TAPA certification is recogni Read More »

Korean Air adds more Atlanta flights

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Flying to Asia just got better for Southeastern U.S. travelers because Korean Air is adding more flights to its Atlanta service.

America's largest Asian airline, Korean Air, has added three non-stop night flights a week from Atlanta-Hartsfiel Read More »

Cathay set for record year after forecast-beating H1

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong's dominant air carrier Cathay Pacific Airways is heading for a record year, with plans to boost its fleet by more than a third, after first-half profit handily beat forecasts on a strong revival in international traffic. Read More »

Matson expanding CLX Service with second string

AJOT | August 05, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Matson Navigation Company announced that it is expanding its China ' Long Beach Express by adding a second string of vessels, which will provide service from the ports of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai to Long Beach. The weekly service will allow Matso Read More »