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Oakland awarded three-year ISO 9000 recertification

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Oakland earns a three-year term recertification of its ISO 9001:2000 quality management system (September 2008 through September 2011). ISO registrar Bureau Veritas, a recognized expert for helping companies comply with standards and regulations, Read More »

Prince Rupert container traffic jumps

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Fairview Terminal's accumulative container throughput to the end of the third quarter 2008 totaled 102,775 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units). On a quarterly basis, container volumes increased 281% from the first three months (21,040 TEUs) to the third quart Read More »

Recent logistics investments in France propel economic revolution

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The logistics sector in France has become a powerful economic sector offering consistent market growth year after year. The logistics sector employs approximately five million people throughout Europe (1.5 million in France), and has become an economy ope Read More »

Army & Air Force Exchange Service honors APL Logistics

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Global supply chain leader APL Logistics has received the Logistics Best Valued Partner Award for 2008 from AAFES ' The Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Major General Keith L. Thurgood, Commander of AAFES, presented the award at the AAFES Logistics For Read More »

Crowley’s Jacksonville DC a licensed (bonded) container freight station

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Crowley's logistics group announced that US Customs designated its Jacksonville distribution center as a licensed (bonded) container freight station (CFS). With this elite designation, the Crowley warehouse becomes one of only 25 bonded warehouses in the Read More »

Evergreen suspends TANGO service to/from East Coast

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Based on the worldwide economic downturn and the need to focus resources in other trades, Evergreen Line has announced its withdrawal from the TANGO service linking ports on the East Coasts of North and South America. Read More »

SeaBridge Freight announces new cargo service

AJOT | November 05, 2008 | Liner Shipping

SeaBridge Freight, Inc. of Jacksonville, FL announced that it would launch its 'marine highway' short sea transportation service on December 1, 2008. SeaBridge Freight will initiate its bluewater container-on-barge operation between the Port of Brownsvill Read More »

Groundbreaking at Schwedenkai

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Work starts on new terminal building Construction has begun at Kiel’s new Schwedenkai Terminal. On October 28th, the first ground was broken during a ceremony at the site by Angela Volquartz, Lord Mayor of the federal capital, Dirk Claus, Managing Directo Read More »

LaGrange named to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Advisory Council

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange was recently named to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Advisory Council on Trade and Transportation. Members are responsible for providing advice, insight, and industry intelligence to the Federal Res Read More »

Southern European ports expand operations with Kalmar

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Ports in southern Europe are responding to the growing flow of goods by increasing their handling capacity. The ports of Koper in Slovenia and Evyap in Turkey are expanding their container handling capacity with Kalmar rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes. Read More »

US opposes parts of Los Angeles, Long Beach port concession plans

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The US Department of Justice yesterday took the unusual step of filing an amicus brief in support of the American Trucking Associations' challenge to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach's Concession Plans. The litigation before the US Court of Appeals Read More »

Jurong Port’s Penjuru terminal officially opens

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Brigadier-General (NS) Choi Shing Kwok, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport officially opened the Penjuru Terminal this morning. The terminal, operated and managed by Jurong Port, is the new landmark for Singapore’s lighterage and ship-chandling bu Read More »

ZPMC delivers gantry cranes to Dunkirk

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

On the 25th of October 2008, ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery), a Chinese company specializing in the construction of cranes and large steel structures, delivered two super post-Panamax gantry cranes to NFTI, the container terminal operator of the po Read More »

FedEx recognizes Schneider National for level of service

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National, Inc., a provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, announced it has been named Carrier of the Year by FedEx Ground, a division of the world's largest express transportation company, FedEx. FedEx Ground specializes i Read More »

CN acquires state-of-the art track geometry inspection vehicle

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Intermodal

CN accepted delivery of a new track geometry vehicle for the electronic inspection of track curvature, alignment and cross-level of rail lines across its network. Read More »

WFS wins Royal Jordanian cargo contract

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

Royal Jordanian Airlines has awarded a contract for cargo handling at London Heathrow and the UK and Ireland's regional airports to Worldwide Flight Services (WFS). Read More »

American Airlines Cargo announces US launch of e-freight

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced its participation in the US launch of an air cargo industry e-freight initiative that supports a move toward paperless documentation. The initiative is facilitated by the International Air Transport A Read More »

Etihad appoints new regional cargo manager

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways has appointed Robert Fordree as its new cargo services delivery manager for Europe and the Americas. Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Eagle

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine has announced that the M/V Industrial Eagle, the first of eight new heavy lift ships entering the Intermarine services fleet over the next three years, was delivered in Portugal in Mid October. The ship was immediately subchartered to Intermar Read More »

Premium Article  World’s top 20 airports face heightened competition amidst economic slowdown

Karen Thuermer | October 26, 2008 | Air Cargo

The international airport sector is increasingly challenged, as high fuel prices and a global credit crunch give the airline industry a one-two punch, thereby causing many airlines to cutback underperforming routes and rethink growth plans. In fact, the I Read More »

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