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Boeing predicts air cargo transport demand to triple in 20 years

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Air Cargo

Once upon a time, airlines and aircraft manufacturers looked upon freight as the illegitimate child of the airline business. But with more cargo taking to the skies than ever before, the market for air cargo carriers is booming. Read More »

Strong traffic demand in 1/Q; Oil remains wild card for profitability

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that first quarter 2006 international passenger traffic recorded 5.9% growth while international freight traffic was up 5.2% over the same period for 2005. For the month of March, passenger growt Read More »

Rickenbacker posts 12.5% increase in April activity

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Air Cargo

Over 19.7 million pounds of cargo moved through Rickenbacker in April for a 12.5% increase compared to April 2005 activity. Read More »

DAX combines high levels of service with advanced technology

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Air Cargo

The newest organization to join the ranks of the air cargo industry believes it recognizes the formula for success in a very competitive business; a genuine integration of high levels of personal service combined with advanced technology. Read More »

Italia Marittima adds to shortsea/feeder services out of Taranto Container Terminal

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Italia Marittima will launch a new service linking its Mediterranean hub, Taranto Container Terminal, with Algiers. The ALS service commenced on May 9. A 369-teu chartered vessel will offer sailings every nine days. Read More »

New container carrier coming to Port of Seattle

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the second largest operator of container ships and one of the fastest-growing maritime transportation companies in the world will begin calling at the Port of Seattle next year. Read More »

Evergreen named best intra-Asian shipping line at Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards

AJOT | May 28, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Marine Corporation has been named Best Shipping Line - Intra Asia for the second consecutive year at the Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) 2006. Read More »

Premium Article  BREAKBULK TRANS. REVIEW 2006 - Port of Vancouver (USA) and Canada‚s Fraser River Port Take Breakbulk

Karen Thuermer | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver (USA) is an anomaly. With most West Coast seaports increasing their commitments to containerized freight, this Washington State port sees breakbulk as its future.

“Most ports have stopped investing in infrastructure for breakb Read More »

Premium Article  BREAKBULK TRANS. REVIEW 2006 - Great Lakes see renewed breakbulk interest

Gene Linn | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Massive bulk shipments of industrial and construction raw materials and grain still are the bread and butter of Great Lakes shipping. But growing shipments of breakbulk cargoes add an increasingly tasty helping of jam. Read More »

ZIM’s new Portland service begins

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

When the 3,800 teu ZIM USA docked at the Port's Terminal 6 (T-6) May 14, it marked the culmination of two years of intensive efforts by the Port of Portland to attract a third container carrier. Read More »

Delaware River importers experience Taste of Chile

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Delaware River importers of Chilean cargo and leaders of the imported fruit trade gathered on April 26 in Wilmington to celebrate the conclusion of another successful Chilean winter fruit import season and experience the 'Taste of Chile.' Ronald Bown, Cha Read More »

“Hyundai Shanghai” visits Hamburg on her maiden voyage

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

On its first journey from the Far East to Europe the containership new building, "Hyundai Shanghai' visited the Port of Hamburg at the HHLA Container Terminal Altenwerder. Read More »

Healthy 1/Q for Port of Virginia

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

In March the Port of Virginia posted its busiest month of 2006 having handled 172,121 teus, an increase of 9.8% over the same month last year; the March totals were 172,121 teus, and 46,409 tons of breakbulk cargo. Read More »

DHS issues proposed rulemakings for TWIC and Merchant Mariner Credential

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the US Coast Guard recently took another step toward the implementation of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) by approving proposed regulations for a biometric-based identificati Read More »

Tom Adamski receives John F. Winchester Award

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The New Jersey Motor Truck Association (NJMTA) presented Tom Adamski, president of First Coast Logistics with the Association's John F. Winchester Award. The award presentation took place during a dinner in honor of Mr. Adamski on April 29 at the Minerals Read More »

BNSF celebrates grand opening of Logistics Center—Fontana

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

On May 9 BNSF Railway Company celebrated the grand opening of BNSF Logistics Center--Fontana, a 38-acre transload operation that will provide shippers with transload services for all types of commodities, from building materials and manufactured products Read More »

Retailers welcome Mineta plan on transportation congestion

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Intermodal

The National Retail Federation today welcomed a major new initiative to address transportation congestion presented by Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta at NRF's 71st annual Washington Leadership Conference. Read More »

IL-76TD-90VD starts commercial flights after ILA-2006 Air Show

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group will commence commercial flights with its new generation IL-76TD-90VD cargo aircraft, re-establishing the freighter for worldwide operations including the major cargo transportation markets in Europe, North America, Australia and Japan, Read More »

Gary Chicago Airport upgrades precision landing equipment

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

A series of projects have begun at the Gary/Chicago International Airport to replace and improve the airport's navigation equipment. When complete in the Fall of 2006, the equipment will represent a $1.2 million investment by the FAA in the latest techno Read More »

Second Aviation & Environment Summit

AJOT | May 21, 2006 | Air Cargo

More than 300 aviation leaders from 40 countries met in Geneva, Switzerland to renew the environmental strategy they had adopted at the First Summit one year ago and to strengthen their collective action to reduce noise and emissions from air transport. Read More »

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