Cargo commitment at Dusseldorf

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

Being at the epicentre of Germany's industrial and commercial heartland, Dusseldorf, its airport and logistics network provide the ideal distribution center for the whole of Northern Germany and Europe. Read More »

Ocean Sky selected to handle world’s largest aircraft

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Air Cargo

Only one has ever been built. The Ukrainian-registered heavy-lift aircraft entered service in 1989 and was designed to "piggyback" the Russian Space Shuttle Buran. Read More »

Seaspan to build 5 new 4,520 teu vessels, secures 12-year charters with K-Line

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it has signed contracts to build five new 4,520 teu container vessels with Samsung Heavy Industries. Concurrent with the signing of the newbuilding contracts, the Company has signed 12-year time charters with Kawasaki Ki Read More »

New MISC vessel calls Davao

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Davao Integrated Port and Stevedoring Services Corp., (DIPSSCOR) recently serviced the new vessel of Malaysian International Shipping Company, the 966-teu capacity Bernhard Sibum for its Manila-Davao-Singapore route. Present at the awarding of comm Read More »

Evergreen commits to the Port of Kaohsiung

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, which currently operates two large container terminals in the Port of Kaohsiung, has extended its lease on its Container Terminal No 4 facility (Piers 115 and 116) for a further 10 years. Read More »

Intermarine & Industrial Terminals creates express delivery lanes

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine announced that Industrial Terminals, the loadcenter for all of its Americas services, has recently open new ITEX delivery lanes to expedite the receiving of pre-cleared cargo. Read More »

UASC creates new joint-venture company with Medmar S.P.A.

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), the international container transportation provider, has announced the incorporation of a joint-venture company together with its long standing agent in Italy, Medmar S.p.A. United Arab Shipping Agency Company (Italy) Read More »

NYK starts feeder service to St. Petersburg

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha started a new feeder service called BAX (Baltic Express Service) to connect Amsterdam (Netherlands), Hamburg (Germany), St. Petersburg (Russia), and Kotka (Finland) from December 12, 2007. Read More »

Massport names Meyran Deputy Port Director of Operations

AJOT | January 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that Michael Meyran has been named Deputy Port Director of Operations. He will oversee the daily operations and maintenance of the Port of Boston's maritime facilities, including Conley Container Termi Read More »

VPA inks 5-year deal with Wallenius Wilhelmsen

AJOT | January 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Virginia Port Authority [VPA] has signed a five-year contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines [WWL], a ship line specializing in roll on/roll off cargo that has been calling at The Port of Virginia for more than two decades. Read More »

Los Angeles World Airports Approval of Aeroterm Pacific Gateway Cargo Center Brings . . .

AJOT | January 02, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners approved a lease agreement with Aero Ontario RFP, LLP (Aeroterm) on Dec. 3rd to develop and manage an international air cargo center at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT). The lease agreement is subject t Read More »

New Garage on M.V. Mokihana Increases Matson’s Hawaii Ro-Ro Capacity by 120%

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Matson Navigation Company's MV Mokihana has re-entered the company's Hawaii service following modification work that involved adding a new auto garage. The new design increases Matson's Hawaii roll on-roll off ("ro-ro") capacity by 1,200 autos and provide Read More »

Yang Ming and OOCL Launch New CPX Service Jan.17th

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Yang Ming will launch a new service names CPX(China'VPakistan Express) with OOCL(Orient Overseas Container Line) on January 17th, 2008. Yang Ming and OOCL will deploy three and two vessels for CPX Service, 35 sailing days a round-trip. Read More »

The New World Alliance Plans Asia-Europe Network Changes

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) ' today announced their intentions to deploy nine ships instead of the current eight ships in their Asia-Europe network. Read More »

NYK Develops New Fuel-Efficient GovernorTo Be Fully Deployed on 9 NYK Ships

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

NYK affiliate companies, Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI; head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; president: Yutaka Yasunaga) and Nabtesco Corporation (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Kazuyuki Matsumoto), have developed a new control device, Read More »

NYK Invests in Shanghai Port Container Terminals

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Liner Shipping

NYK expects to be admitted as an investor in Phase 3B of Da Xiao Yang Shan Container Terminals , now being developed under the auspices of Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG). Read More »

Ready, Set, Bid: Panama Canal Requests Proposals For New Locks Construction

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Four Global Consortia To Bid On HIstoric Expansion Project. Proposals Due August 2008. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) released its Request for Proposal (RFP) Friday on the "design-build" contract for the new locks under the Canal's Expansion Program. Fo Read More »

President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill Which Includes Funding For Oakland Harbor Deepening Proj

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The White House and Congress approve nearly $50 million for -50 Foot Harbor Deepening Project and harbor maintenance. Read More »

Maersk Line Announces Rate Increases On North America To Far East Trade

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line will be implementing a general rate increase (GRI) on from the United States and Canada to Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietna Read More »

Singapore to Scan U.S.-Bound Cargo as Part of Secure Freight Initiative

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The United States and Singapore have arranged to cooperate on the Secure Freight Initiative, a joint effort of the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administrati Read More »