Southeastern Freight Lines setting customer service records

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines has been expanding services and setting all-time company records.

The company has traditionally led the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry in service performance goals for on-time and claim-free deliveries, and these are jus Read More »

D’sseldorf handles heavy lift charters

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Another heavy lift charter was successfully executed at D'sseldorf recently. The cargo, a single 8.5 ton machinery component was flown to Sao Louis in Brazil. The shipment, 5.18m x5.18m x .68m(see photo) was flown on board an AN 24 aircraft originating fr Read More »

Aeroflot-Cargo exceeded the last year volumes in August

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Aeroflot-Cargo reported stable results in August 2009 which have exceeded last year's volumes of freight. August 2009 has seen 14,140 tons of freight and mail being carried by Aeroflot-Cargo. Variance of the last year is 104.3%. Seven thousand six-hundred Read More »

Avient appoints Danish and Finnish GSAs

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Zimbabwean all-cargo airline Avient has appointed Airline Services GSA and Cargo Care International to market its services in Finland and Denmark respectively. Both companies are the exclusive members of the EGSAC GSSA network in their countries, and alre Read More »

BAE Systems wins Titan Airways mandate

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

BAE Systems has won an exclusive mandate from UK carrier Titan Airways to remarket one of the airline's three freighter variants of the BAe 146. Read More »

WFS concludes partnership agreement to operate Dube Tradeport Cargo Terminal

AJOT | September 08, 2009 | Air Cargo

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has concluded a minimum five-year exclusive contract to operate the new Dube Tradeport Cargo Terminal at the New International Airport at La Mercy in Durban, South Africa. Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics paints tractors pink

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

New Holland, the global agricultural and construction equipment maker, commissioned Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to paint five of its new compact tractors pink as part of the equipment maker's drive to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Fo Read More »

Crowley delivers for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley has safely and successfully transported one of seven new electrical transformers slated for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). The transformer arrived on the island Tuesday, following its journey from Mumbai, India to the US mainlan Read More »

Fresh Quest, Inc. selects Port Manatee

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Manatee County Port Authority approved a five-year contract with Fresh Quest Inc. earning nearly $1.5 million for Port Manatee and creating about 75 new jobs. Read More »

ICTSI Ecuador unit named one of country’s best

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil (CCG) in Ecuador recently named Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) as one of the top companies in Ecuador and the chamber’s most outstanding member in 2008 during a ceremony recently held in commemoration of CCG’s 120th foun Read More »

Dreyer expected to be named PHA Executive Director

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Commission Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that Houston businessman Alec G. Dreyer is expected to be named executive director of the Port of Houston Authority. The Port Commission will consider the recommendation at its regular Tuesday, Sept. 29 Read More »

Intermarine expands in Houston

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Intermarine announced that its Houston loadcenter, Industrial Terminals, is about to complete an expansion of the terminal’s main dock. Adding 325 feet to the existing dock will result in a 1,050 foot berth – enough to dock two of Intermarine’s largest ve Read More »

Associated Terminals orders Gottwald’s mobile harbor crane technology

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Associated Terminals LLC (AT), Louisiana, has recently ordered a Generation 5, G HPK 6400 B floating crane, a variant of Model 6 and derived from mobile harbor cranes, from Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald). The new crane, which is scheduled to ent Read More »

Advance shows its heavyweight ‘bottle’ in Poland

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

International freight forwarder, Advance International Transport, is working on a major project freight management contract on behalf of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), shipping thousands of tons of machinery and material to support the construction of Read More »

American Association for Justice study ignores truck safety facts

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Intermodal

Reporters, newscasters and commentators covering the recently released study by the American Association of Justice (AAJ) should include this information... Read More »

AAFA publishes updated restricted substances list

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | International Trade

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) published the fifth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, and home textiles. The list, which has become the global industry standard for RSLs, together with a Read More »

Deltaport hosts the Zim Djibouti, one of the world’s largest containerships

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

The ZIM Djibouti, one of the largest containerships operating in the world, was docked at the Deltaport terminal from recently. At more than 16,000 square meters, the Djibouti has a cargo capacity in excess of 10,000 TEU, meaning it can hold over 10,000 t Read More »

Horizon Lines participates in anti-piracy testing

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. recently participated in two separate anti-piracy system trials in an effort to better protect the lives of merchant mariners. Read More »

BBC Chartering 20% rate reduction on South America Liner Services

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

BBC Chartering has announced a 20% reduction on tariff rates for its Breakbulk Liner routes serving the following trades:

  • Andino Express Line US Gulf to West Coast South America
  • Americana Line US Gulf to East Coast South America< Read More »

Galveston names first Director of Governmental Relations and Legislative Affairs

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Galveston announced the promotion of Diane Falcioni to the position of Director of Governmental Relations and Legislative Affairs. Read More »