Felixstowe South Piles Ahead

AJOT | December 25, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The first shipment of piles for the new quay wall at the Port of Felixstowe’s Felixstowe South development have arrived at the UK’s largest container port. Read More »

HPH and Evergreen Sign an Agreement in Respect of Taranto Container Terminal

AJOT | December 18, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and Evergreen Group (Evergreen) have signed an agreement whereby, upon completion, HPH will become a shareholder of Taranto Container Terminal S.P.A. The agreement constitutes a share swap of Evergreen’s interest in Taranto C Read More »

Evergreen enhances its North China Service

AJOT | December 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will enhance its North China service network by adding Tianjin into its China-South U.S. West Coast-China Service (CPS) beginning in January. Read More »

H’egh announces Tema, Ghana as port of discharge

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

'Our research and customer interaction indicated to us that this is a prudent addition to our rotation,' said James Perduto, vice president, marketing for H'egh Autoliners. 'We believe that Tema will prove to be a positive move for us and enhance our cus Read More »

JAXPORT, Hanjin sign contract

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

acksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) executives and representatives of the Hanjin Shipping Company of Seoul, Korea signed a 30-year lease agreement calling for construction of a 90-acre container facility at the Dames Point Marine Terminal in North Jacks Read More »

TOC Americas 2008

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

TOC Americas returned to the US in November for its ninth event, attracting leading figures within the industry including the major terminal operators, port authorities, shipping lines and shippers. Read More »

Tilden, Bloom presented with 2008 Connie Awards

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The 2008 Connie Awards were presented by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) to Douglas A. Tilden, Chairman of Ports America Group, and Ken Bloom, Executive Chief Officer of INTTRA, at an industry award luncheon at The Newark Club. Some 300 Read More »

ICTSI Subic terminal rolls out new gate system

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) subsidiary Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC) recently rolled out new software that will boost operational efficiency at the gates of the Subic Bay Freeport’s new container terminal. Read More »

DHL 300 million EURO contract with Sandvik Mining & Construction

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced the signing of a 300 million Euro global agreement with Sandvik Mining & Construction. The five-year contract sees DHL Global Forwarding provide a spectrum of services on a global scale to support the growth plans of Sandvik Mining & Constr Read More »

CargoWise edi 10+2 CBP Data Compliance

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, announced that it has implemented a new data entry portal to its flagship edi Enterprise software solution that will enable importers, customs house brokers Read More »

Lynden International names new president, international vice president

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Lynden International announced the promotions of David Richardson to president and Steve Tofts to vice president - international. Richardson succeeds Dennis Patrick who retired from the company Oct. 31. Read More »

Chicago’s ‘black hole’ of freight provides intermodal opportunities

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Tom Finkbiner, Senior Chairman of the Board of the Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver, recently told the sixth annual Indiana Logistics Summit in Indianapolis, presented by the Port of Indiana and Purdue University, that Read More »

Pennsylvania governor announces $38.5 million rail freight investment

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Governor Edward G. Rendell announced the investment of $30 million as part of PennDOT's Rail Freight Capital Budget/Transportation Assistance program and a separate $8.5 million in Rail Freight Assistance grants. Read More »

DHL: Trade to rely more on rising incomes in Asia

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | International Trade

DHL revealed the findings of a study commissioned to the Economist Intelligence Unit on economic trends in world trade. The report, entitled Fuelling Global Trade: How GDP growth and oil prices affect international trade flows, looked at trade flo Read More »

Cargo B takes delivery of new B747-400

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Air Cargo

As part of a planned development strategy, Brussels-based Cargo B Airlines has added its first B747-400 freighter to its fleet for commencement of operations in early January 2009. The aircraft new from the factory and leased from NCA, arrived in Brussels Read More »

TIACA tells regulators of the need to work together

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Air Cargo

Global aviation security must be threat-based, risk-managed, multi-layered and operationally consistent to be effective, says the chairman of TIACA's Industry Affairs Committee. Read More »

Evergreen Line opens historic direct shipping link with Taiwan

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The opening of direct shipping service across the Taiwan Straits commenced December 15 with the sailing of Evergreen Line's 1,200-TEU Uni-Adroit. A ceremony was held at the port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan's busiest harbor, in accord with the trade agreements b Read More »

Grand Alliance changes Asia to West Mediterranean service

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers - Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) , and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)- announced a revised Asia-West Mediterranean service (EUM), which will include the New World Alliance (NWA) line Read More »

TSA reappoints Widdows as chairman

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a research and discussion forum of 14 major container lines operating in the Asia-US freight market, has asked NOL Group president and chief executive officer Ronald D. Widdows to continue as chairman of the Read More »

Port of Tacoma tests GPS tracking system

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

To enhance inland rail supply chain visibility, the Port of Tacoma is testing a GPS tracking system that tracks intermodal containers from the time they leave waterfront terminals until they reach their destinations in the Midwest and Eastern United State Read More »