TMW Systems TransForum draws record attendance

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

TMW Systems' TransForum 2008 User Conference and Exhibition attracted more than 1,300 trucking and transportation services professionals who participated in 280 learning sessions, heard from 10 featured speakers, engaged with 46 industry exhibitors and ne Read More »

WTO sets up panel in EU high-tech imports dispute

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization set up a panel to examine a dispute over the European Union's tariffs on high-tech goods, a WTO spokeswoman said. Read More »

WTO to review Japan compliance to memory chip ruling

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization (WTO) set up a panel to examine whether Japan has complied with an earlier verdict ordering it to scrap duties on South Korean memory chips. Read More »

Swiss diplomat proposed as WTO industry talks chair

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | International Trade

Switzerland's ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Luzius Wasescha, has been proposed as the new chairman for the WTO's negotiations on industrial goods, trade sources said. Read More »

Cargo B acquires B747-400 full freighter

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Air Cargo

As part of a planned development strategy, Brussels based Cargo B Airlines is adding another aircraft to its existing fleet. The new equipment is a B747-400 freighter that will be delivered at the end of October for commencement of operations in early Nov Read More »

American Airlines transports King Tut exhibit to Dallas Museum of Art

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Air Cargo

Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, the exhibition that drew nearly four million visitors during its four-city U.S. tour in 2005-2007, returns to the United States this fall. And as the official airline of the exhibition, American Airlines hel Read More »

SAS Cargo strengthens presence in Northern Germany

AJOT | September 28, 2008 | Air Cargo

In view of customer demand and market potential, SAS Cargo has decided to strengthen own sales representation in Central and Northern Germany. SAS Cargo's German sales office will be located in Hamburg in close proximity to the main customers and within Read More »

Vancouver USA welcomes Saga Pioneer & Ivy Galaxy on maiden voyages

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Saga Pioneer, commanded by Capt. Kamalaksha V. Kamath of Mumbai, India, on its maiden voyage to the port. Read More »

ICTSI deploys more RTGs in Manila

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently received four brand new rubber tired gantries (RTG) for its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in the Philippines. Read More »

Rotterdam: Austria’s main port for 10th time

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In 2007, Rotterdam was Austria's most important seaport for the tenth consecutive time, with a throughput of 5.1 million tons. This was over seven percent more than the previous year and represented a market share of 31%. This was revealed in the "Seehafe Read More »

INPEX constructing $910 Million LNG terminal in Japan

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Researched by Industrial Info Resources, INPEX Holdings Incorporated, through its wholly owned subsidiary Teikoku Oil Company Limited, is planning to construct a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Naoetsu Port in Joetus City in the Niigata Read More »

ITS, Cooper/T. Smith & Husky Terminal mark 25 years in Tacoma

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Twenty-five years ago, when International Transportation Service, Inc. (ITS) and Husky Terminal first came to Tacoma, the Port was just entering the container business, with an annual volume of about 132,000 teus (twenty-foot equivalent container units). Read More »

Hill named Port Everglades Asst. Director of Business Dev.

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port Director Phillip C. Allen has named Alan Hill, a 16-year veteran of the Broward County Port Everglades Department, as the new Assistant Director of Business Development. Read More »

Wheels Logistics forges new link in supply chain

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Wheels Logistics announced the opening of its new warehouse facility featuring expanded services that provide a new link in their customers' supply chains. Located within minutes of Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, the 70,000 square Read More »

Fujitsu Siemens Computers Co. making tracks for Germany

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

In Xiangtang, some 700 kilometers north of Hong Kong, a container train left on its way to Germany. The Fujitsu Siemens Computers Company train, carrying 50 containers, is transporting high-end IT products, such as monitors and chassis manufactured in Chi Read More »

Railpower Technologies awarded contract from Union Pacific

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Railpower Technologies Corp. announced the sale of two high performance clean energy RP20CD Eco-Motive locomotives to Union Pacific ("UP"). These EPA Tier II certified, six-axle, 2000hp Ultra Low Emission locomotives are being ordered immediately after th Read More »

Bombardier wins contracts from Railpool

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Bombardier Transportation has won orders for the supply of 58 BOMBARDIER TRAXX locomotives from the leasing company Railpool. The two contracts overall amount to approximately 192 million euros (276 million US dollars). The agreement includes an option fo Read More »

YRC Worldwide appoints Wicks as Executive VP and CFO

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

YRC Worldwide Inc. announced that Timothy A. Wicks has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective October 13, 2008. In this role, Mr. Wicks will be responsible for all aspects of the corporation's finance activities includi Read More »

Lexmark joins US EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

Lexmark International, Inc. announced that it has joined the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership (SmartWay), a collaboration between the EPA and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency and reduce g Read More »

BNSF to replace rail in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas

AJOT | September 24, 2008 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company will replace more than four track miles of rail on the Panhandle subdivision between Noel, OK, and Barber, KS, beginning Oct. 1. The project is expected to cost almost $3 million and take approximately 12 days. Read More »