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Premium Article  CANADA PORTS 2008 - Eastern Canadian ports confront slowing global trade

Leo Ryan | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In the global environment of sluggish economic growth and turmoil on financial markets, leading ports in eastern Canada are striving hard not to lose valuable cargo business in the container and bulk sectors. Some are, so far, succeeding better than other Read More »

Premium Article  Study endorses Montreal as gateway container leader

Leo Ryan | November 23, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Container activity should be concentrated and expanded at the Port of Montreal while bulk transshipment facilities at the Port of Quebec should be significantly enlarged to meet world demand. Such are the key recommendations of a two-year, private sector Read More »

Premium Article  Industry leaders find ray of hope at joint meeting in sunny Florida

Paul Scott Abbott | November 23, 2008 | Intermodal | International Trade

Many leaders of the transportation industry have left sunny Fort Lauderdale with a ray of hope amidst the gloom of challenging economic times. Read More »

Fleet of Kalmar terminal tractors to Port of Salalah

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec's Kalmar business area has been awarded a contract to supply 42 Ottawa 4x2 terminal tractors for the expansion of the Port of Salalah, located in the southern region of Oman. The equipment will be delivered to Port of Salalah by the end of this y Read More »

Georgia’s ports increase capacity to attract additional cargo

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today the GPA is increasing capacity at the Port of Savannah to attract additional cargo. Read More »

JAXPORT, Hanjin to develop new terminal

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Mayor John Peyton and Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) officials are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of Hanjin Shipping Company of Seoul, Korea approved a 30-year lease agreement with JAXPORT. The lease calls for Hanjin to build an ap Read More »

Horizon Logistics multi-tenant distribution center in Los Angeles

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Horizon Logistics, LLC, announced it has opened a new warehouse and cross-dock in Los Angeles to offer integrated inbound and export logistics services to manufacturers and retailers. The 176,000 square-foot distribution center is located 10 miles from th Read More »

Schneider expands with five new freight-forwarding locations

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider Logistics, Inc., a global logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, recently announced the opening of five new freight forwarding offices at major gateways in the United States and Europe. These offices further expand Sc Read More »

PricewaterhouseCoopers: Total deal value & activity in global ...

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Levels of deal activity and total deal value in the transportation and logistics (T&L) industry announced during the first three quarters of 2008 are not likely to surpass last year's totals, according to Intersections: Global Transportation & Logistic Read More »

Officials, stakeholders meet to study NY/NJ regional freight movement

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Intermodal

With freight movements around the New York-New Jersey region expected to rise by 70% in the next 20 years, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convened a meeting today with key government and transportation leaders to develop solutions to the is Read More »

Baima wins 2008 IANA Silver Kingpin Award

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Intermodal

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) announced today that George G. Baima, Executive Vice President of Pacella Trucking Express, Inc. is the 2008 winner of its prestigious Silver Kingpin Award, an award that recognizes individuals for their Read More »

Taiwan to expand shipping ties with China

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | International Trade

Taiwan said it intends to allow foreign ships to travel across the Taiwan Strait and stop at Chinese and Taiwanese ports, in a sign of further opening of trade ties between the two political rivals. Read More »

EU says rise in Russia duties could harm WTO talks

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | International Trade

The European Union's trade chief said plans by Russia to increase import duties could harm Moscow's bid to join the World Trade Organization. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo produces high performance with Antonov 124

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

The loading and transport of super-heavy cargo weighing in at 112.6 tons with an Antonov 124 from Leipzig to Shanghai tops the list of numerous special transports organized during the course of this year by Lufthansa Cargo's charter subsidiary. Read More »

Aviation security to top agenda in 2009

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will turn its attention to stricter security for international inbound air cargo as it moves to implement 100% piece level screening of cargo transported on passenger aircraft in the United States, Edwar Read More »

CSAV boosts Charleston capacity to South America

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Port of Charleston's reach to South American trading partners will increase next year, as Chilean carrier CSAV Group brings on additional capacity on its weekly USATLAN service. Beginning in the third quarter of 2009, CSAV will replace vessels able to Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens North Europe, Caribbean, West Coast of S.A. service

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM Group announced the optimization of its services operated in partnership with Hamburg S'd and Hapag Lloyd on the North Europe / Caribbean / West Coast of South America routes. Read More »

Barcelona to sponsor Sino-International Conference

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Barcelona has committed itself to being the Principal Sponsor of the Annual Sino-International Conference for the next five years. The Annual Sino-International Conference is the biggest global meeting for top independent freight forwarders who wa Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens position in China

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

CMA CGM announced that its project to invest in the construction and the management of a deep water container terminal in the port of Xiamen, together with its partners New World Services Holding Ltd and Xiamen Haicang Investment General Co, has been appr Read More »

PHA’s Kornegay named 2008 Maritime Person of the Year

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Houston Authority Executive Director H. Thomas Kornegay was named 2008 Maritime Person of the Year at the Greater Houston Port Bureau and the Marine Exchange of the West Gulf's November 15 gala. Read More »

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