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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & TECHNOLOGY 2006 - Science and cargo security

Peter Buxbaum | February 05, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

A Massachusetts company, backed by funding from the Department of Homeland Security, is developing what it calls the next generation of explosive detection systems for cargo security. What differentiates this new system from its predecessors, according to Read More »

Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & Technology 2006 - New York inventor develops cargo security method

AJOT | February 05, 2006 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

According to the US Patent & Trademark Office: “A comprehensive and effective system at detecting unauthorized hazardous materials such as explosives potentially placed by terrorists in cargo or freight, such as air cargo, is disclosed. The system is cost Read More »

Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & Technology 2006 - SEPTA

AJOT | February 05, 2006 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

On Feb. 8th SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) will unveil its complete security prevention technology including the new Siegma System from HiEnergy Technogies. The Speakers below will discuss and demonstrate live, how this technol Read More »

Premium Article  Georiga Ports Edt. 2006 Part II

AJOT | January 15, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

Lee Connor, president of John S. Connor, Inc., has announced the appointment of Paige Thorton as general manager of the company's Norfolk branch office. She joined the firm in 1997 and was previously export/NVOCC manager. Read More »

Premium Article  Georgia Ports 2006 Edt.

AJOT | January 15, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

John T. Hickerson, with nearly 30 years of experience in intermodal and trucking management and operations, has been named chairman and chief executive officer of Pacer Transport, the truck services unit of Pacer International, Inc. Read More »

Premium Article  A&P 2005 - Terminal operators vie for global box business

George Lauriat | December 11, 2005 | Ports & Terminals

The reality of the Port Authority business is that ocean carriers can change ports at whim. The ability to leave a port is the ultimate recourse when the relationship between a steamship line and a port deteriorates. It is this ability to pick and choose Read More »

Premium Article  CANADA PORTS - Canadian Airports Offer Global Advantages

Karen Thuermer | December 04, 2005 | Air Cargo | Ports & Terminals

The big news coming from our friends to the North is the successful conclusion of an Open Skies Agreement for Canada and the United States. The agreement was reached in Washington late on November 10, following discussions involving officials from the Can Read More »

Premium Article  IANA/NITL 2005 - C-TPAT evolving into three-tiered program

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2005 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

US Customs and Border Protection believes that the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism should be a dynamic, rather than a static, program. C-TPAT is a voluntary government-private partnership for importers, shippers, intermediaries, carriers, and Read More »

Premium Article  European Ports & Trade 2005 - VIE offers advantages

Karen Thuermer | October 30, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

It’s been decades since Austria has been able to market itself as being truly in the center of Europe, but with 10 European nations joining the European Union last year, this country and its capital city of Vienna are well positioned for the vast growth t Read More »


Karen Thuermer | October 16, 2005 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Wilmington, a 308-acre full-service deepwater port in Wilmington, Delaware is not in the business of competing with seaports such as neighbor Port of Philadelphia. But as one of the ports on the Delaware River, this port with its seven deepwat Read More »


Karen Thuermer | October 09, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

In her previous career, Phyllis Johnson imported chemicals. Her fascination with Africa intrigued her so much, however, that she and Patrick Johnson began importing coffee from Africa. In 1999 they founded BD Imports. Today the Rockford, IL company serves Read More »


Karen Thuermer | October 09, 2005 | Ports & Terminals

With increasing volumes of cargo transiting the Mediterranean from Asia via the Suez Canal, Mediterranean ports are taking on increasing importance. With cargo volumes on the rise, however, these ports are experiencing capacity issues. Consequently, many Read More »

Premium Article  VIRGINIA PORTS 2005 | Industrial Products Co. (IPC)

Karen Thuermer | October 09, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Industrial Products Co. (IPC), a fastener distributor located in Lynchburg, VA is one happy Port of Virginia customer. An industrial supply firm that concentrates on inventory management systems, Scott Wolf, IPC president, explains that the goal of the bu Read More »

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