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South Carolina offers port tax credit

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Through the International Trade Incentive Program (ITIP), companies in the state that are involved in manufacturing, warehousing or distribution may apply for state income tax credits from an available pool of $8 million. The tax credits are aimed at brin Read More »

Port of Houston Authority tests operations at Bayport

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Houston Authority's (PHA's) Bayport Container Terminal took a crucial step toward full operation with a two-day test that included docking and security clearance of the first container ship to berth at the facility -- CMA CGM's marine vessel O Read More »

R.I.P. for HOS?

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Intermodal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's most recent hours-of-service rule for truckers, issued in 2005, may be headed for the trash bin, as was the fate of its 2003 predecessor. That, at least, is the hope of critics of the rule. They have reaso Read More »

CN to increase 2007 capital spending to C$1.6 billion

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Intermodal

E. Hunter Harrison, president and chief executive officer of CN, said, "In 2007 we will invest more than C$1 billion in track infrastructure to maintain a safe railway and to improve the productivity and fluidity of our network across Canada and mid-Ameri Read More »

Columbia Grain, BNSF agree on Montana shuttle train facility

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Intermodal

Columbia Grain, Inc. (CGI) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) announced that they have agreed to terms and conditions under which Columbia will expand its facility at Carter, MT, to accommodate 110-car shuttle grain trains. The upgrade to the facility, which Read More »

BNSF reintroduces PNW - Memphis Service

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Intermodal

Responding to continued customer interest, BNSF Railway Company announced it will reintroduce international intermodal container service from the Pacific Northwest to Memphis beginning in January 2007. Read More »

AIG to purchase P&O’s US Marine Terminal Operations

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | International Trade

On December 10, 2006, a member company of AIG Global Investment Group entered into an agreement in Dubai to purchase P&O Ports North America (POPNA) from P&O Holdings, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of global marine terminal operator DP World for an undi Read More »

Gutierrez touts record export levels

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | International Trade

US Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez issued the following statement on the October US International Trade in Goods and Services, which shows the trade deficit narrowed to $58.9 billion. Read More »

CAFTA-DR Provides US manufacturers with trade and investment opportunities

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | International Trade

The implementation of the United States-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) provides US manufacturing companies with a promising set of trade and investment opportunities, according to a new Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI repor Read More »

Ports say October US exports extend uptrend

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | International Trade

Containerized US export volumes extended their uptrend in October vs. September, lifted in part by ongoing dollar weakness, while import volumes eased at several major harbors as the peak holiday shipping season waned, according to port officials. Read More »

Airline ownership rule, EU open skies on hold for now

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

A US Department of Transportation proposal that would have changed the rules governing international investment in US airlines is dead, at least for now. With its demise, negotiations with the European Union over an open skies agreement also gets put on h Read More »

DHL spreads holiday cheer to US troops in Mid East

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

An aircraft carrying a special holiday shipment lifted off from Los Angeles International Airport on Dec. 8 destined for US troops stationed in Iraq. DHL has partnered with the March Joint Powers Authority (JPA), local businesses in Southern California an Read More »

Finnair Indian services get off to flying start

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Air Cargo

Finnair began operations direct from India on October 31st with three flights per week, using MD-11 aircraft. Already, the carrier is evaluating a possible increase to five flights per week early in the new year.

Major commodities from India are garme Read More »

Horizon Lines Chairman calls for better trade security cooperation in 2007

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Charles G. 'Chuck' Raymond, Chairman, President and CEO of Horizon Lines, Inc. recently called for greater cooperation between all segments of the container industry and the government to achieve real results in trade security next year. His remarks were Read More »

MOL pledges to assist with UNHCR aid transport and purchase of emergency supplies

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Liner Shipping

On Nov. 30 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, President: Akimitsu Ashida) pledged to provide financial aid of '2.5 million for the purchase of supplies such as emergency tents and to transport five containers of relief supplies without charge between Shenzhe Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of second newbuilding

AJOT | December 17, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The M/V Industrial Destiny, the second of six new heavy lift ships joining the Intermarine services fleet, was delivered in early November. Built by the ENVC shipyard in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, the first voyage of the vessel carried Power Generation a Read More »

Premium Article  ANALYSIS & PERSPECTIVE 2006 - Critical issues continue to impact air cargo, yet optimism prevails

Karen Thuermer | December 10, 2006 | Air Cargo

What a year this has been for the air cargo industry! Topping the worry list were skyrocketing fuel prices, terrorist threats, airline bankruptcies, and fuel surcharge scandals, not to mention the usual imbalanced trade lanes across the Pacific and the do Read More »

Premium Article  ANALYSIS & PERSPECTIVE 2006 - Critical issues continue to impact air cargo, yet optimism prevails

Karen Thuermer | December 10, 2006 | Air Cargo

What a year this has been for the air cargo industry! Topping the worry list were skyrocketing fuel prices, terrorist threats, airline bankruptcies, and fuel surcharge scandals, not to mention the usual imbalanced trade lanes across the Pacific and the do Read More »

Premium Article  ANALYSIS & PERSPECTIVE 2006 - New gateway horizons for Canada’s marine industry

Leo Ryan | December 10, 2006 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Amidst a changing landscape, Canada’s marine industry is poised for major developments in 2007 as foreign and domestic investors are giving a hard look at gateway opportunities on both the East and West Coasts. This has included substantial forays into co Read More »

Marine terminals hot properties for investors

AJOT | December 10, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

A little less than a month ago, the Ontario's Teachers Pension Plan (OTPP) announced that the fund had signed an agreement with Orient Overseas (International) Limited of Hong Kong (parent of ocean carrier OOCL-Orient Overseas Container Line) to purchase Read More »

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