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Panalpina extends Board of Directors, convincing half-yr. results

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina, one of the world's leading forwarding and logistics service providers, announced new appointments to its Board of Directors and reports further revenue and earnings growth in the first half of 2005. Read More »

Sun Microsystems selects DHL as exclusive global logistics provider

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Previously, Sun relied on nearly 25 different third-party providers to serve its global customer base. Through a three-year agreement announced today with DHL, Sun's corporate customers will have access to a single, consolidated logistics provider that wi Read More »

Miami seaport tunnel could open by 2012

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Intermodal

A long-awaited tunnel linking Miami's island seaport to the mainland Interstate highway system could be in place as early as 2012, according to a Florida highway official. Read More »

FMCSA still

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Intermodal

The US Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) still doesn't get it. Today, the agency issued a revised hours-of-service rule that is nearly identical to the rule that went into effect in January 2004 and was una Read More »

Teamsters say HOS regulation a

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Intermodal

The proposed Hours of Service (HOS) rule for truck drivers issued on Aug. 19 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is a major setback for highway safety, increasing the potential for deadly accidents by forcing drivers to log even more hours Read More »

Canada eyeing US corn in softwood-lumber battle

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

Canada is stepping up pressure on the US in the softwood-lumber dispute by considering huge punitive duties for imports of US corn, worth US$100 million a year, according to an article in the National Post. Read More »

Canada violates US mad cow rules, ships adult cow

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

Canadian animal health inspectors accidentally approved the export of a 31-month-old cow to the United States, violating strict US safeguards to prevent mad cow disease, a US Agriculture Department official said. Read More »

Progress essential for Doha Round

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

US Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has warned his counterparts in other major farm exporting nations that progress to liberalize world agricultural trade must be made this year or it could be delayed until 2012. Read More »

Hu likely to sign China textiles deal on US trip

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

Chinese and US negotiators aim to thrash out a deal over China's surging textile exports for China's President Hu Jintao and US President George Bush to sign next month, an industry executive. Read More »

MASKargo increasingly relying on transshipment business

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Air Cargo

Recognizing the limitations of its "end-destination business" ' the term used for cargo shipment terminating at a destination, including Malaysia ' the cargo unit of Malaysia's national carrier, Malaysia Airlines Cargo Sdn. Bhd. (MASKargo) is increasingly Read More »

CP Ships accepts TUI’s US $2 billion offer

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Liner Shipping

The CP Ships Limited Board of Directors has unanimously recommended that shareholders accept an offer from TUI AG to acquire CP Ships in an all-cash transaction for US $21.50 per share or about $2.0 billion on a fully diluted basis. Including the assumpti Read More »

IBM report shows record growth in container shipping markets

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Liner Shipping

A new report released by IBM Business Consulting Services, shows that near-term profits in the market for container shipping services are at an all-time high and the market's growing at 8 to 10% per year. However, increased market growth and continued cu Read More »

Premium Article  LATIN AMERICAN TRADE BI-ANNUAL - Panama Canal expansion concerns focus on financing

Paul Scott Abbott | August 21, 2005 | International Trade

Expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate the new wave of supersized containerships is an endeavor upon which future global trade patterns hinge - and one that presents concerns to ocean carriers regarding financing. Read More »

Premium Article  LATIN AMIERICAN TRADE BI-ANNUAL - Amerijet Speeds into Latin and Caribbean markets;

Karen Thuermer | August 21, 2005 | Air Cargo

In business for 35 years, Amerijet International, Inc. is an old timer to the Miami area. But the full-service multi-modal transportation and logistics provider is certainly not stuck in outdated ways. Read More »

New legislation dramatically benefits Philadelphia’s frozen meat cargoes

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

James T. McDermott, Jr., Executive Director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is pleased to report that, thanks to new legislation, the Port of Philadelphia has once again facilitated the movement of imported frozen meat cargoes through t Read More »

Record year for South Carolina Ports

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Riding a wave of increased productivity and a solid financial position, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) closed its most successful fiscal year by posting record container volume and revenues. Read More »

St. Bernard Port sees 11% increase in in H/1 ‘05 cargo tonnage

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The St. Bernard Port, Harbor and Terminal District processed 1.6 million short tons of cargo from January to June 2005, an 11% increase in productivity from the same period in 2004. Read More »

Exel wins Dupont ‘Responsible Shipper’ Award

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Exel announced that five of its sites received the DuPont prestigious 'Responsible Shipper' Award. The honor comes as Exel marks its fifth-anniversary as a member of the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Program. Exel was the first global supp Read More »

IES announces financials focus

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

IES Ltd. recently announced strong focus among new Customs broker and international freight forwarder customers on hastening receivables and quantifying operations and service delays. Read More »

Samuel Shapiro hosts Export Essentials Seminar

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

On August 11, 2005, Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. hosted its Export Essentials Seminar at the World Trade Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The morning seminar preceded an afternoon of networking and fun at the Baltimore Propeller Club's annual outdoor Cra Read More »

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