Port to Consider Simplified Cargo Claiming

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, September 14, will consider eliminating a requirement that obligates most importers and exporters to claim and pre-pay a Clean Trucks Program fee. The move would have no effect on the program’s clean Read More »

American Science and Engineering, Inc. Introduces MobileSearch High-Energy Cargo and Vehicle Inspect

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

American Science and Engineering, Inc., a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, announced today the introduction of the MobileSearch™ High-Energy (HE) cargo and vehicle inspection system with both high-energy transmission an Read More »

YICT Launches Cost-effective Direct Feeder Service and Inland Depot Solution for Customers

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) is pleased to announce the launch of its first direct feeder service for Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited. The new service will run directly from YICT to the factory of Nine Dragons Paper in Xibeisha, Read More »

Kuehne + Nagel Commits to INTTRA eInvoice Platform

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Parsippany, NJ, USA / Schindellegi, Switzerland - September 29, 2009 - INTTRA, the leading e-commerce platform for the ocean freight industry, today announced that Kuehne + Nagel is collaborating with INTTRA for INTTRA eInvoice implementation. This commit Read More »

Navajo Express Implements

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

Navajo Express announced today that it has implemented the TRANSFLO Express' truck stop scanning solution from Pegasus TransTech, providing same-day access to delivery documents. Read More »

CN reaches voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with Village of Park Forest, Ill.

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN announced today a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) with the Village of Park Forest, Ill., located approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago, addressing the municipality's environmental issues with CN's acquisition of the principal lines of t Read More »

National Gateway Honored as ‘Competitiveness Project of the Year’

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

National Gateway coalition today announced that it has been honored as 'Competitiveness Project of the Year' by the North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum, a leading infrastructure identification and development group. Read More »

CN completes $100 million Memphis yard reconstruction - Facility renamed after retiring CEO…

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today announced the completion of the $100 million multi-year construction project to reconfigure and modernize its Memphis rail classification yard. Read More »

CN announces enhanced calculator to estimate greenhouse gas-emissions for multi-modal shipments

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Intermodal

CN today unveiled an upgraded on-line greenhouse gas-emissions (GHG) calculator that estimates total carbon emissions for shipments across multiple modes of transportation. Read More »

ELAA Welcomes New EU Block Exemption for Consortia

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The European Commission today adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation for Liner Shipping Consortia. This Regulation is important to the Liner industry as it allows Liner Shipping companies to cooperate on providing services to their customers. The benefi Read More »

Positive vote promised on state guarantee application for Hapag-Lloyd AG

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to inform you that the Corporate Finance steering committee of the Federal Government of Germany has promised at its meeting on Sept.28th 2009 a positive vote for the guarantee application of Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg. Read More »

DecisionOne Automates its Exports with Management Dynamics

AJOT | September 29, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Management Dynamics, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions, today announced that DecisionOne, a leading provider of technology support services, implemented its Export On-Demand solution, a complete export compliance solution targe Read More »

APM Terminals graduates an elite eight

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Eight APM Terminals employees representing the company’s four operating regions and the Hague head office have recently completed the Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE program), and are eager to move ahead to new challenges and assignments fol Read More »

NC Ports showcase greener port operations

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The NC State Ports Authority showcased its commitment to environmental stewardship and greener and more environmentally friendly operations at the North Carolina Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City and for the NC International Terminal. A news conferenc Read More »

Marchand announces change of leadership, new role

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At his 15th annual State of the Port Address, Doug J. Marchand announced that he would step down from his position as the Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director effective January 1, 2010. Marchand will remain as Executive Advisor through the e Read More »

Port of Vancouver, Clark Public Utilities formalize land swap for rail project

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA and Clark Public Utilities have finalized an agreement to exchange property adjacent to the utility’s River Road Generating Plant and the port’s new Terminal 5 in order to accommodate rail construction. Read More »

Hactl welcomes TNT Airways

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced that TNT Airways has appointed Hactl as its cargo ground handler at Hong Kong International Airport to support its new freighter service between Hong Kong and Europe. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr ensures a safe homecoming for 2009 Silk Way Rally competitors

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

Cars driven by the winning Volkswagen team and other competitors in the grueling 4,500 kilometers 2009 Silk Way Rally were returned safely to Leipzig in Germany at the end of their 10-day road race through Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan onboard one o Read More »

AA Cargo wins Envirotainer accreditation

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) has been awarded Accreditation as a Qualified Envirotainer Provider (QEP) by EnvirotainerTM, the Sweden-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled shipping containers. The Quality Envirotainer Provider (QEP) A Read More »

CMA CGM rate restoration on Asia - Europe and Asia - Med trades

AJOT | September 27, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has decided to restore freight rates in the Asia to North Europe and Asia to Mediterranean trades.

New rate increases will apply to all cargo moving westbound from Asia to the Mediterranean and North Europe, effective October 1st, 200 Read More »