Hedging instruments used by Asia Pacific airlines

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Asia's largest airlines that fly international routes, such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Qantas, hedge their fuel requirements, but most still do not.

Those who do have rigid safeguards, such as limiting the volumes hedged each t Read More »

JAL to stay with American in blow to Delta

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Japan Airlines said it would keep its partnership with American Airlines in the Oneworld alliance, ending an attempt by Delta Air Lines to entice the bankrupt carrier to its rival SkyTeam group. Read More »

EGSAC appoints SNTTA Cargo in Sharjah

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Established in 1976, SNTTA Cargo represents Emirates, Iraqi Airways, Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Sudan Airways. The company has 25 GSSA staff, and operates from headquarters at Sharjah with offices in Sh Read More »

Hactl announces January tonnage throughput

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) released today its tonnage throughput for the first month of 2010. A total of 212,623 tons were handled in the month, representing a significant year-on-year growth of 48.9%. Export volume in January increased Read More »

Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) names busi. dev. mngr.; forms a joint venture w/ Royale Int’l Couriers

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Ltd in Auckland has appointed George Dobovanszky as business development manager with a focus on the development of the freight forwarder's cargo volumes in the US - New Zealand trade. Read More »

Oceania VSA service to be upgraded

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The member lines of the Oceania Vessel Sharing Agreement (Hamburg S'd, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line and ANL-USL) will add an additional vessel to the weekly PSW string operating between the West Coast of North America and Australia/New Zealand.

T Read More »

Crowley announces management changes

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Crowley's Puerto Rico/Caribbean liner services group announced two management appointments - Rudy Leming to vice president, marine & terminal operations, and Matt Jackson to vice president, Caribbean Island services. Both will report to John Douglass, sen Read More »

Evergreen Line announces rate restoration programs for the Northern Europe to USA trades

AJOT | February 11, 2010 | Liner Shipping

In a continued effort to provide our customers with the same reliable and efficient level of service for the Northern Europe to USA trades, it is essential to bring freight rates back to sustainable and viable levels so that we can continue providing a co Read More »

Zepol Releases “Top 50 U.S. Containerized Import Ports Report” for 2009

AJOT | February 10, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

2009 Ports Report Profiles Each of the Top 50 U.S. Containerized Import Ports with Key Metrics

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade data intelligence company, today announced the release of a report of the top 50 United States Containe Read More »

Zepol’s 2009 U.S. Containerized Import Ports Report

AJOT | February 10, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

As the most innovative and advanced U.S. trade information provider to the international trade community, Zepol has created this report of the top 50 U.S. ports for port authorities, steamship lines, 3PLs, importers, and suppliers of the United States mar Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics wins Jaguar Land Rover contract

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

One of the world's leading providers of finished vehicle logistics, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has won a new five year contract with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) to ship its vehicles from the United Kingdom to North America and Oceania. Read More »

Cargotec signs an agreement with DP World Djazair for 10 Kalmar Reachstackers

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

DP World Djazair - a joint venture between DP World and the state of Algeria - has awarded Cargotec an order for 10 Kalmar DRF450 reachstackers. The machines will be delivered during the first quarter 2010. This order was booked in the fourth quarter 2009 Read More »

New container terminal in Northwest Russia orders Kalmar container handling equipment

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has received an order for 12 Kalmar TR618i terminal tractors and one Kalmar DCF 90-45E7 empty container handler from the newly-built Container Terminal at the Seaport of St Petersburg. The order was booked in the fourth quarter 2009 order intake. Read More »

Opposition to proposed exemptions to the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Letter to Secretary LaHood by J. Craig Shearman VP, Government Affairs Public Relations, National Retail Federation
On behalf of the undersigned national and state associations representing importers, exporters, and the logistics industries Read More »

Five years of the green port policy at Port of Long Beach

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach’s transformation into an environmental leader among seaports worldwide began five years ago this month with approval of the Green Port Policy.

The Port had been pursuing environmental programs, but the Long Beach Board Read More »

Commission to consider $9 million in incentives

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Vessel, terminal operators would get boost
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners will consider adding nearly $9 million in incentives to further boost participation in the Green Flag air quality program and increase the use of trains Read More »

Ports America expands its handling capacity at PNCT with order for Kalmar Edrive® straddle carriers

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has been awarded an order for four Kalmar ESC350W straddle carriers from Ports America. The new Edrive® units will help the customer handle increasing cargo volumes at its Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) facility. Delivery of the machines w Read More »

Landstar integrates TransCore’s CarrierWatch Monitoring Service into their Transportation Management

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Intermodal

TransCore announces that Landstar System, Inc., one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics services and ranked first in Fortune magazine's 2009 list of 'America's Most Admired Companies' in the trucking category, has completed integration of Read More »

ATA joins suit challenging California low carbon fuel standard

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Intermodal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) joined petroleum refiners and other end-users in a legal challenge to California's recently enacted low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS). The regulation adopted by the California Air Resources Board requires annual redu Read More »

FTR reports strengthening freight may lead to higher Truck sales in 2011

AJOT | February 04, 2010 | Intermodal

Accelerating economic activity has led FTR Associates to increase its estimates of the amount of truck freight that was moving at year-end 2009, as reported in the January edition of FTR's North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Report. If sustained, Read More »