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Dominican Republic has much to benefit from CAFTA-DR

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | International Trade

Although the government of the Dominican Republic has not yet officially signed the CAFTA-DR, the trade agreement between this Caribbean nation, Central America, and the United States should strengthen trade opportunities. Read More »

Target Corp. executive calls for sharing best practices

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | International Trade

A top transportation executive for 1,400-store retailer Target Corp. believes the port terminal industry must embrace a cooperative approach to enhanced productivity in order to facilitate an ever-increasing flow of goods. Read More »

Retailers eye Dec after slow start

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | International Trade

US retailers looked to December to salvage the critical holiday season after posting smaller-than-expected sales growth in November, despite deep discounts that lured throngs of Thanksgiving weekend shoppers, chain stores reported. Read More »

US steel pipe producers urge Bush to cap China imports

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | International Trade

US steel pipe producers urged President George W. Bush to restrict imports of competing products from China through a special mechanism that he has declined to use before. Read More »

World Bank sees

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | International Trade

Freeing trade in goods could boost global incomes by $461 billion by 2015, says the World Bank. Read More »

Cologne/Bonn Airport expects gains from new DHL Cargo Centre

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Air Cargo

Cologne/Bonn Airport, Germany's second largest cargo airport after Frankfurt, expects impulses from the new DHL Cargo Centre which was recently opened at the airport in an effort to handle the steadily growing volume of cargo. Read More »

EMIRATES PLACES LARGEST-EVER ORDER OF BOEING 777’s

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Air Cargo

Firm orders 42 Boeing 777 aircraft, with purchase rights for 20 more GE90 jet engines to power new 777 aircraft. Read More »

Dusseldorf handles outsized shipments

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Air Cargo

DUS Cargo Logistics, the main cargo handler at D'sseldorf airport, has just completed the fourth and last AN 124 flight of a project of Lufthansa Cargo Charter. The four shipments, a total of 420 tons of digging equipment for a diamond mine, were transpor Read More »

AirBridge’s Peter Yap announces retirement

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Air Cargo

AirBridge Cargo (ABC), a division of the Volga Dnepr Group, has announced that Peter Yap, Regional Director and Area Manager for Asia Pacific will retire from the company at the end of January 2006. Read More »

Nineteen Crowley vessels honored for environmental stewardship

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Crowley and its Marine Transport Lines subsidiary were recently named recipients of the Chamber of Shipping of America's 2005 Environmental Achievement Awards. The companies collectively had 19 vessels that they manage and or operate that have achieved en Read More »

Hamburg S’d's

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Commencing in February 2006, Hamburg S'd will be introducing its own restructured service between Northern Europe, US East Coast and Australia/New Zealand. The "Trident" service replaces the "Round The World Service," operated with other partner lines, wh Read More »

Horizon Lines announces GRI for Hawaii cargo effective Jan. 2006

AJOT | December 04, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, LLC (Horizon Lines) announced that it will file a General Rate Increase with the Surface Transportation Board to raise its ocean freight rates for the company's Hawaii service effective January 2, 2006. The amount of increase to be filed va Read More »

Premium Article  2005 SE ASIA & INDIA TRADE REVIEW - Motorola implements innovative procurement and distribution sche

Karen Thuermer | November 27, 2005 | International Trade

Singapore has developed a strong foundation for the electronics industry over the last 40 years with this sector now being a major industry that underpins Singapore‚Äôs economic growth. Motorola is one of its key players, having located to Singapore over 30 Read More »

Premium Article  2005 SE ASIA & INDIA TRADE REVIEW - Philippine Ports Authority marks 31 years

Robert Wallack | November 27, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) recently celebrated 31 years of service for domestic and international trade with numerous modernization programs to improve facilities and services in order to attract more business. Foremost among the improvements ar Read More »

Port of Olympia project included in FY2006 Transportation Appropriations bill

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Funding for $2 million in intermodal freight improvements at the Port of Olympia's international shipping terminal was included in the federal FY 2006 Transportation Appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Read More »

New Zim service connects Wilmington to Mediterranean

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Zim Integrated Shipping Services Company Inc. now offers service to countries in the eastern and western Mediterranean from the Port of Wilmington, NC. Read More »

Port of Corpus Christi receives first shipment of melons from Guatemala

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Corpus Christi began receiving major shipments of melons from Guatemala through its cold storage facility last week. Frontera Produce of Edinburg, TX is importing melons to include cantaloupes and honeydews from Guatemala through Altobaso, S.A Read More »

Port of Virginia shatters single-month cargo record

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

October was the busiest month in the history of The Port of Virginia as 188,539 teus were handled at the general cargo terminals that line the Elizabeth and James rivers. Read More »

Gov. Ehrlich signs contract making Baltimore top East Coast port for paper products

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

As part of his aggressive effort to grow Maryland's economy, Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., recently signed a six-year contract with M-real USA Corporation and Baltimore Forest Products Terminals LLP (BalTerm), that will make Maryland's Port of Baltimor Read More »

RILA urges DHS to use C-TPAT as model for Public-Private Partnership

AJOT | November 27, 2005 | Intermodal

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) advises the Department of Homeland Security to follow the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program as a model for a successful public-private partnership as it looks to advance cargo secur Read More »

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