KCS promotion Emery to AVP Labor Relations

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Kansas City Southern (KCS) and its US subsidiary, The Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCSR), announced the promotion of Donald E. Emery from general director to assistant vice president labor relations. Mr. Emery reports to senior vice president hum Read More »

ATA applauds FMCSA’s plan to enhance driver screening

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Intermodal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) announcement of a Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program marks the culmination of the American Trucking Association's (ATA) seven-year effort to refine the driver selection process in order to imp Read More »

Evergreen Enhances Presence in the East-Mediterranean and Black Sea Areas

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will strengthen its coverage of the East-Mediterranean and Black Sea regions by cooperating with Norasia Container Lines Ltd (CSAV Norasia). Commencing in early November, a slot exchange agreement involving Evergreen's Far East-Mediterranea Read More »

Truckers name APL terminal best at California port

AJOT | October 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Global shipping leader APL, the world's fifth-largest container carrier, is also one of the industry's best terminal operators. That seems to be the consensus of truckers from coast-to-coast that call daily at APL's US facilities. Read More »

APM Terminals to Reduce CO2 Emissions Worldwide by 15% per TEU by 2012

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals Rotterdam officially opened its new EUR 12.5 million power distribution network on its Rotterdam container terminal sourced by electricity generated through wind power. By switching from grey to green electricity the terminal reduces its CO2 Read More »

Northport connects global Halal logistical distribution network

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Northport, at Port Klang, has become the first Malaysian port to be awarded the “Halal” certification by the Halal Industry Development Corporation that further strengthens Northport’s global market outreach. Read More »

Halifax Seaport Proud Sponsor of Nocturne: Art at Night Event

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Halifax Seaport is proud to partner with Nocturne: Art at Night event, taking place this Saturday October 17th from 6pm – midnight. Read More »

Achieving ROI through technology

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Andrea Robinson, Business Development Manager-UK for CargoWise' edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that in today's global economic environment, logistics service providers (LSPs) are finding Read More »

UTC Overseas, Inc. opens Australian office

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

UTC Overseas, Inc. of Secaucus, NJ continues its aggressive expansion of global project cargo and logistics services with the establishment of new offices in Tullamarine (Melbourne), Australia. The UTC Overseas (Australia) Pty Ltd (UTCOA) facility will b Read More »

Applica Consumer Products, Inc. extends contract with Weber

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Distribution, a leading third party logistics and supply chain management provider for 85 years, announced today that it has signed an extended multi-year contract with Applica Consumer Products, Inc., a marketer and distributor of appliances includ Read More »

Kodak partners with OHL

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Kodak recently chose logistics company, OHL as its direct to consumer fulfillment partner. Kodak Store customers can purchase digital cameras, accessories, inkjet printers and other items on line. Read More »

Cascade Sierra Solutions opens green truck center in Seattle, WA

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Intermodal

Cascade Sierra Solutions, a non-profit organization based in Coburg, OR with additional outreach centers in Sacramento, CA and Portland, OR celebrated the Grand Opening of their Seattle Center on October 17, 2009 located at 200 SW Michigan St. Suite 103 S Read More »

On 18-21 November the first National Russian Exhibition will be held in Chicago, USA

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | International Trade

The Forum is organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (according to the order of the RF Government 93) with the support of Chicago City Hall and personal assistance of Mayor of Chicago Mr. Daley, as well as World Business Read More »

MOL renews long-term lease for L.A. container terminal

AJOT | October 20, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that its wholly owned terminal operator TraPac, Inc. renewed its long-term lease contract for a container terminal at the Port of Los Angeles. The signing ceremony for the new contract was held on October 15, with parti Read More »

WWL boosts China Express Service

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Sailings on China Express, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) dedicated Japan-Korea-China ro/ro (PCTC) service, have been upped to three sailings a month because of a resurgence in trade between the three countries in vehicles, rolling equipment and non Read More »

Long Beach, Army Corps to begin dredging project

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach and the US Army Corps of Engineers recently announced a $40-million harbor dredging project that will improve navigation by removing and relocating nearly 1.5 million cubic yards of sediment from the sea floor. Read More »

Highly technical operation requires special skills at Port Freeport

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Freeport partnered with COSCO Shipping Company, Hercules Offshore Liftboats, NMA Maritime & Offshore Contractors, GAC-RUR, J & S Contractors, Brazos Pilots and Freeport Launch to handle special cargo that requires highly skilled labor. Read More »

Maersk Line Increases Commitment and Investment to Breakbulk and Out of Gauge (OOG) Market

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Charlotte, VA, US. Guided by a commitment to serve the needs of global shippers, Maersk Line continues to expand on scope of service with a significant investment in new breakbulk and out of gauge (OOG) equipment. Read More »

René de Vries new (State) Harbor Master of Rotterdam

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

René de Vries (49) has been appointed (State) Harbor Master of Rotterdam, taking office on March 1, 2010. That is the date on which the current Harbor Master Jaap Lems retires. The port of Rotterdam is not unknown territory for De Vries. He began his car Read More »

APM Terminals’ Safety Drive Shows Impressive Results

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Hague, Netherlands – Today, on the occasion of APM Terminals’ Third Annual Global Safety Day the company is reporting an impressive decline in Lost Time Injury Frequency (LTIF) rate. The rate of 4.8 year-to-date reflects the continuous improvement sin Read More »