Colonial Pipeline withdraws tariff change after complaints

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

COLONIAL-PIPELINE/SHIPPING:Colonial Pipeline withdraws tariff change after complaints Read More »

Baltic index up with rising capesize and smaller vessel rates

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, continued to rise on Monday, supported by positive capesize and smaller vessel rates. Read More »

AEP To Review Strategic Alternatives For Its Competitive Barge Transportation Business

PR Newswire | March 23, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced that it is has engaged Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to explore strategic alternatives for its competitive barge transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations LLC. Read More »

Georgia Ports Authority marks 14.2% growth in containers

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Savannah moved more than 284,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in February. GPA photo/Stephen B. Morton Read More »

New Yale Vision GPS feature helps take fleet operations to next level

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces that it will be adding a Global Positioning System (GPS) feature to its Yale Vision wireless asset management system. Read More »

Cold chain performance made to measure at Cool Logistics Asia

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Port performance and last mile distribution of perishables are critical in terms of reducing time to market. Read More »

Gebrüder Weiss continues growth strategy in 2014

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

Positive development in all business areas / 1.24 billion euros net turnover / investment volume constantly at a high level Read More »

TX Logistik expands on rail link to Scandinavia

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Since the beginning of March 2015, TX Logistik AG (TXL) has ramped up their rail link between Herne (Germany) and Malmö (Sweden) from six to eight departures per week. Read More »

BNSF Railway faces fines in Washington state over hazardous spills

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail

Washington state regulators have recommended BNSF Railway be fined $700,000 for not properly disclosing that its trains had spilled crude oil and other hazardous materials on 14 occasions over four months, officials said on Friday. Read More »

Higher rates across all vessel segments propels Baltic index

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Friday, propelled by higher rates across all vessel segments. Read More »

Dry Bulk shipping market may rebound slightly in Q2: Golden Ocean CEO

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Breakbulk

Dry bulk shipping charter rates remain well below break even levels, pushing vessel scrapping to record highs, though some market improvement is expected in the second quarter, Herman Billung, the CEO of shipping firm Golden Ocean said. Read More »

EU regulators order Cosco, Piraeus port operator to pay back state aid

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | Liner Shipping

European Union state aid regulators have ordered Greece to recover certain illegal fiscal benefits granted to Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) and its parent company Cosco Pacific Ltd. Read More »

German industrial plant makers see flat or lower 2015 demand

Reuters | March 23, 2015 | International Trade

German manufacturers of large industrial plants expect demand to remain stable at best in 2015 due to muted growth prospects in core markets such as Brazil, China and Russia. Read More »

Siemens uses VOLGA-DNEPR For door-to-door delivery of 50-ton rotor

AJOT | March 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Siemens, the global technology powerhouse, is the latest business to utilise the door-to-door expertise of Volga-Dnepr Group’s Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) to manage the movement of a 50-ton rotor to Mumbai, India, under the international framework agreement between the two companies. Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics earns recognition as John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

AJOT | March 20, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2014 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. Read More »

DHL honored at 2015 Stevie Awards for excellence in international sales and customer service

AJOT | March 20, 2015 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL has captured prestigious gold, silver and bronze awards for outstanding achievement in sales and customer service in the 2015 Stevie Awards competition. Read More »

ATA Urges Congress to Back Bipartisan Hair Testing Legislation

AJOT | March 20, 2015 | Intermodal | Road

American Trucking Associations asked lawmakers to support bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would allow trucking companies to use a highly effective tool, hair testing, to meet federal requirements and prevent drug users from getting behind the wheel of trucks. Read More »

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Two Panamax Container Vessels

GlobeNewswire | March 20, 2015 | Liner Shipping

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that yesterday it signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two Memoranda of Agreement to purchase from an unaffiliated third party two Panamax container vessels, the m/v YM Los Angeles and the m/v YM New Jersey. Read More »

JP’s premier Jamaican trade: coffee

Karen Thuermer | March 20, 2015 | International Trade

While Jamaica Producers (JP) has its roots in the banana trade and diversified into a wide host of businesses, coffee remains an important commodity for the company. Read More »

SE Asia Stocks - Major markets retreat; Thai VAT rate plan lifts retailers

Reuters | March 20, 2015 | International Trade

Most major Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as investors booked profits a day after a rally on easing concerns about an imminent Fed rate hike, but Thai retailers outperformed after a plan to maintain the value-added tax rate. Read More »