Delta eyes Asia alliances, sees limited US consolidation

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Delta Air Lines is interested in forging alliances with carriers in Asia, the airline's president said. Read More »

Etihad Airways reports 52% jump in annual profit

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Etihad Airways, one of three Gulf airlines that U.S. rivals say benefit from state subsidies, reported a 52 percent rise in annual profit on higher passenger numbers and increased revenue from cargo and partner airlines. Read More »

Argentine soyoil union optimistic on nearing deal to end strike

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | International Trade

The head of an Argentine soy crushers’ union expressed optimism on Thursday that a salary agreement was near and would end its strike, which has affected the key Rosario soy market. Read More »

After suspension, Sri Lanka may let China resume work on Port City project

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Sri Lanka will appoint a panel of public officials to consider whether work should resume on China’s biggest Sri Lankan real estate project, which was suspended nearly three months ago, a cabinet spokesman said on Thursday. Read More »

Egypt’s GASC buys 240,000 tonnes Russian, Romanian wheat

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Egypt’s state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Thursday it had bought 240,000 tonnes of Russian and Romanian wheat in a tender for July 1-10 shipment. Read More »

Israeli dockworkers end strike over planned new ports

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Israeli dockworkers ended a two-day strike on Thursday that had shut down the country’s two main seaports in protest at the creation of new foreign-run ports. Read More »

Con-way Manufacturing receives 2014 Plant Safety Award from Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association

PR Newswire | May 28, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and SEARCY, Ark., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Manufacturing, the trailer manufacturing and refurbishing subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been honored with the 2014 Plant Safety Award from the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA).

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Israeli port workers defy court order to continue strike

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Striking Israeli dockworkers defied a court order on Thursday and shut down the country’s two main seaports for a second day in protest at the creation of two new foreign-run ports. Read More »

Maritime disputes test China’s peaceful rise

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Liner Shipping

SOUTHCHINASEA-MARITIME/DIPLOMACY-KEMP (COLUMN)=2:COLUMN-Maritime disputes test China's peaceful rise: Kemp Read More »

Renewables’ share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Energy | International Trade

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest “Today in Energy” brief looks at the growth of renewables as a share of U.S. energy consumption. Read More »

Bahri signed an agreement to build 5 crude carriers with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Energy | Maritime | Liner Shipping

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) signed with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) today, May 21, 2015, an agreement to build 5 VLCCs plus 5 more optional VLCCs. Read More »

Vigillo’s Athena Expands Reporting Capabilities

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

Second generation reporting to handle bigger data, more easily Read More »

V.Group inaugurates new centre in Manila

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

1000 new seafarers register on first day of V.Group's new Manila Training Centre. Read More »

Remi Eriksen appointed new Group CEO at DNV GL

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

The Board of Directors of DNV GL Group has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company’s new Group President & CEO. He is succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who is retiring on 1 August. Read More »

Adria Airways Extends Handling Contract with Fraport Cargo Services (FCS)

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Air Cargo

Slovenia’s National Airline and FCS Continue Their Successful and Long-standing Partnership at Europe’s Largest Cargo Hub Read More »

Freight traffic on Maasvlakte meets environmental requirements

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

In the vast majority of cases, freight traffic on the Maasvlakte meets the environmental requirements imposed. Read More »

New EPA Clean Water Act Rule Will likely lead to delays in transportation improvement projects

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | International Trade

ARTBA Says Legal Options Are on the Table Read More »

Construction Begins on Crowley’s Second Commitment Class, LNG-Powered ConRo Ship for Use in the Puer

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Another landmark moment has taken place in Crowley Maritime Corp.’s history today as VT Halter Marine, Inc. officially began construction on Taíno, the second of two liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered, combination container - Roll-On/Roll-Off (ConRo) ships for the company’s liner services group. Read More »

California Ports Create Supply Chain Working Groups

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

L.A., Long Beach set first session to focus on peak demand Read More »

Amazon offers limited free shipping on same-day delivery orders

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | International Trade

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will offer limited free same-day delivery under its Prime shipping service as retailers try to outdo each other on delivery deals, and expanded the service to San Diego and the Tampa Bay Area. Read More »