Galveston surpasses revenue projections

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Despite substantial damage inflicted by Hurricane Ike on the Port of Galveston, a revenue report released by the seaport indicates revenues are rebounding quicker than anticipated. Read More »

Halifax Gateway Council congratulates Armour Transportation

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The competitive positioning of the Halifax Gateway became stronger, with the grand opening of Armour Transportation Systems new transload facility in the Atlantic Gateway – Halifax Logistics Park. Read More »

VPA rebranded clean trucks program introduced

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

A two-year-old Virginia Port Authority pilot program that provides truckers and trucking companies with low-cost financing to purchase diesel trucks with more emission-efficient engines or rebates to retrofit older models for efficiency is being expanded Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver’s new Chief to ‘Seize potential of Asia-Pacific trade’

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Metro Vancouver Chair Sarah Morgan-Silvester announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Robin Silvester as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Read More »

GAC Group meeting signals confidence despite global gloom

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

A meeting in Dubai of almost 250 GAC company managers and partners from around the world was told that while there was a need for caution and diligent cost management, the Group was not deviating from its positive five-year growth strategy. Read More »

Horizon Logistics president addresses US exports conference

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Brian Taylor, President and Chief Operating Officer of Horizon Logistics, LLC, today addressed the US Exports Conference at the Grand Hyatt hotel, underscoring for attendees the importance of logistics considerations when exploring new market opportunitie Read More »

WSI partnership with Kid Gloves Service, Inc.

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

WSI (Warehouse Specialists, Inc.), a national provider of integrated logistics and supply chain solutions, announced a strategic partnership with Indianapolis-based transportation and warehousing company Kid Glove Service, Inc. Read More »

Saddle Creek opens California DC for Hornell Brewing Co., Inc.

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Saddle Creek Corporation, a third-party logistics company, has opened a new 269,000-square-foot distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., for Hornell Brewing Company, Inc., national marketer of AriZona' brand iced teas and other beverages. Read More »

Success factors for logistics

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

Four vital conditions for lasting success in the logistics business were named by Dr. Thomas C. Lieb, Chairman of the Management Board of Schenker AG, Essen, in Helsinki today. Speaking to around 1,000 delegates at the 24th Logistics Seminar of the Finnis Read More »

Wal-Mart tests new hybrid trucks, alternative fuels

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Intermodal

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced it will test two new types of heavy-duty commercial hybrid trucks and two different alternatively fueled heavy duty trucks as a part of the company's efforts to build on its progress in developing a more sustainable truckin Read More »

Chapman Freeborn expands global network with opening of Africa office

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Air Cargo

The move means Chapman Freeborn has become the first international charter firm to establish a presence in Africa. Read More »

Yang Ming consolidates, restructures

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Yang Ming (America) Corporation, the general agent in North and South America of Taiwan-based ocean common carrier Yangming Marine Transport Corp., will consolidate and restructure its North American offices to realize operating efficiencies that provide Read More »

SENATOR LINES ceases trading

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Liner Shipping

As a result of the financial and economic crisis and - as a consequence thereof - reduced volumes together with overcapacity and an extreme unhealthy competition, especially on the east-west routes, the shareholders and the board of SENATOR LINES have dec Read More »

Arctic region underprepared for maritime accidents

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The existing infrastructure for responding to maritime accidents in the Arctic is limited and more needs to be done to enhance emergency response capacity as Arctic sea ice declines and ship traffic in the region increases, according to new report release Read More »

APM Terminals Jamaica, (Ltd.) concludes contract in Kingston

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals (Jamaica), Ltd., concluded its operations managment contract with the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). KCT is owned by the Port Authority of Jamaica and has been managed by APM Terminals since 2001. At the conclusion of the contract, manag Read More »

Port of Montreal Participating Ecological Program

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Managing Director of the Green Award Foundation, headquartered in Rotterdam, today personally delivered the Green Award Plaque to the Port of Montreal into the hands of Montreal Port Authority President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Patrice M. Pell Read More »

‘State of the Port’ address delivered in Long Beach

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Amid a worldwide recession and slowing global trade, the Port of Long Beach, said Executive Director Richard D. Steinke, is doing all it can to provide a local economic boost by working on projects that will secure the Port's future as a leader in the ind Read More »

Opportunity knocks for Latin America supply chain in 2009

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

As companies continue to focus on improving efficiency and reducing expenses in today's lagging economy, the Latin America supply chain has an opportunity to drive solutions that add real value for customers. The strategic importance of the region is incr Read More »

cargo-partner opens office in India

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The transportation/logistics group cargo-partner recently opened another office in Visakhapatnam on the Indian East coast. This brings the number of corporate subsidiaries to 24. Read More »

‘Navigators’ set sail for U-Freight

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

U-Freight, Ltd. (UFL), the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight service and logistics group, has created a new management team to devise and implement strategic initiatives to help move the worldwide group forwards. Read More »