Cathay Pacific CEO says cargo picking up

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific said it was seeing cargo demand pick up as consumers in North America and Europe buy high-tech products, as Asian carriers look set to lead a global industry renaissance.

"We are taking, for instance, high tec Read More »

DHL launches recruitment campaign for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky hub

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

DHL Express, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, announced it is recruiting several hundred workers at its principal hub and gateway at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. Read More »

Kenya Airways to expand after turns to year profit

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Air Cargo

Kenya Airways said it was expanding its services as the emerging global recovery would give the company a boost this year after a gain on fuel derivatives pushed it back into the black for the year to March.

Kenya Airways, one of Africa's lar Read More »

CMA CGM develops its activity in South Africa

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the addition, on June 11th, first day of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, of a new call in Durban on its WAX service (West Africa Express) linking Asia to West Africa.

This new weekly call will allow CMA CGM to direc Read More »

Grimaldi announces new vessel & port call to weekly West Africa service

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

The Grimaldi Group, the world's leading operator of multipurpose RORO/Container and PCTC (pure car and truck carrier) vessels are pleased to introduce the multipurpose RORO vessel Grande Marocco, delivered by the Hyundai Mipo shipyard to the Grimaldi Grou Read More »

FESCO Agencies North America promotes Evans to President

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

FESCO announced that Mike Evans, a 20-year veteran of the company, has been named the new president of FESCO Agencies North America, effective immediately. Aspi Rostami, who recently held the position of president, will stay on as an advisor. Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens its partnerships with France’s

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launch, beginning September, of a new training program as part of its Specialised Masters in International Maritime Management in partnership with Euromed with special focus on seafarers.

In addition to the initial train Read More »

Horizon Lines announces results of 2010 annual stockholder meeting

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines, Inc. announced that shareholders at the company's annual meeting elected three Class II directors and ratified the appointment of Horizon Lines' public accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP. Read More »

Ocean World Lines launches OWL360’

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, announced tthat it has launched a total supply chain visibility solution created to deliver a competitive edge for small and medium sized shippers and to assist with making high level su Read More »

Maxline handles heavy boilers; sends Buddha Maitrey to the sea

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maxlines Forwarder Co.Ltd, exclusive member to the Worldwide Project Consortium WWPC for Taiwan, recently handled two noticeable projects, of which the first was about getting a CFB boiler set from Tianjin port, China to Taichung port, Taiwan. The scope o Read More »

DB Schenker Rail transports coal for Mark-E

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

DB Schenker Rail has signed a contract with Mark-E, an energy provider in North Rhine-Westphalia, for the transportation of coal required to operate its power plants. These shipments were previously handled by another rail freight carrier. Mark-E, a membe Read More »

Greenbrier unit to cut production, affect 400 workers

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Railroad equipment supplier Greenbrier Cos said its unit Gunderson LLC would cut production rates at its marine barge operation due to uncertainties in the marine market, affecting close to 400 employees. Increased market uncertainty due in part to the oi Read More »

MLL wins US Navy prepositioning operation and maintenance contract

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) has been awarded a contract for the operation and maintenance of ten ships in the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command's (MSC) Maritime Prepositioning Force. MLL will provide personnel and mariners, operational and technical suppo Read More »

Russia rail freight up 12.7% in May

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Russian rail freight -- a key indicator of broader economic health -- rose 12.7 percent in May from a year earlier, as companies were shipping more coal, metal and cement amid continued economic recovery from recession. Read More »

C.A.T.T.  from Tunisia delivers heavy load for cement plant

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

CEE members C.A.T.T from Tunisia recently handled the transport of one 153 ton ferrule with dimensions of 16 m x 7m from the port of Sousse to the Polysius Cement plant at Rouisset-Kairouan - Tunisia. Read More »

Port Corpus Christi creates a Communications Department

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Corpus Christi has reinvented itself in the last 10 years. As the Port continues its role as the economic engine of the Coastal Bend and become a more diverse gateway to the world, the restructure of the marketing and communications efforts is paramo Read More »

Saudi Ports says privatization plan ready

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Saudi Arabia plans to create an independent firm that will manage the kingdom's eight ports under a gradual privatization process, the state-run Saudi Ports Authority said.

The authority has completed privatisation studies of the ports, which Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet says coal rail target on track

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South African logistics group Transnet has continued with plans to rail 65 million tons of export coal this year despite a three week strike that crippled ports and railways, its acting chief executive said.

"We still believe and are planning Read More »

Port Manatee earns four communication awards

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Manatee has earned four top marketing and communications awards from the Transportation Marketing and Communications Association (TMCA) and the Hermes Creative Awards.

Port Manatee’s 2010 Official Directory was honored with an Award of M Read More »

APM Terminals and Shanghai International Port Group expand close business relationship to Europe

AJOT | June 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals and Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) have finalized an agreement for SIPG to acquire a 25% share of APM Terminals Zeebrugge for EUR 27.16 million (USD $33.7 million) in a ceremony in Shanghai on Friday, May 28 presided over by the Sh Read More »