Australia to appeal WTO ruling on apples

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | International Trade

Australia will appeal against a decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that decades-old restrictions enforced by Canberra on New Zealand apple imports breach international trade laws, the government said.

The WTO ruled Australian quar Read More »

Domestic, international intermodal volumes excel during Q2 2010

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Intermodal volumes continued to accelerate through 2010, posting an overall 17.2% year-over-year increase during Q2 2010, according to a report released Aug 12 by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). The Intermodal Market Trends & Statistic Read More »

New capacity reflects strong outlook for UIA Cargo

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) reported a 20% increase in cargo tonnage in June, transporting 779 tons during the month, and it expects this trend to continue with the arrival of larger capacity passenger aircraft, plans to add a second freighter to Read More »

Korean Air achieves record high Q2 results

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Korean Air, South Korea's flagship airline, announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2010 ending June 30, 2010, which hit record high in terms of the operating revenue.

Thanks to the global economic recovery which spurred dem Read More »

Cargoitalia continues its success story

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Cargoitalia ' Italy's all-cargo flag-carrier ' has reported a continuing improvement in performance for the first six months of operations in 2010, building on the strong start made in its first four months of operations.

From January-June 20 Read More »

Canadian Senate approves changes to Postal law

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

After a legal battle that lasted over six years, the fight for competition and freedom of choice in the outbound International Mail market in Canada has now ended positively for the industry, its employees and its customers. Read More »

Air Mauritius posts Q1 net loss, eyes recovery hopes

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Air Mauritius narrowed its first-quarter net loss to 11.4 million euros ($14.6 million) from 12.9 million euros a year ago as it continued to be hit by the global economic downturn and the fragile recovery.

Despite these challenges the Indian Read More »

Saudi Airlines Cargo appoints Active Airline Representives as GSR for Netherlands

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Air Cargo

Active Airline Representatives ' the exclusive Dutch member of the EGSAC Cargo GSSA network ' has been appointed to represent Saudi Airlines Cargo Company in the Netherlands with effect from August 16th. The airline previously handled its own sales in Hol Read More »

NYK Line North America to postpone implementation of Oakland chassis withdrawal

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

NYK Line North America previously announced a September 1, 2010 commencement date to discontinue providing chassis in the Oakland, California market. We are temporarily postponing this implementation to a date to be determined in the future. Read More »

Carrier Transicold improves stationary cold storage with Vector’ All-Electric Technology

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Carrier Transicold's Vector' 5100 all-electric refrigeration unit offers an environmentally responsible and energy-efficient solution for grocery, supermarket and other operations that use refrigerated trailers for on-site cold storage by eliminating the Read More »

APL winner of NAMEPA’s Marine Environment Protection Award

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced that the liner company APL is the recipient of NAMEPA's 2010 Marine Environment Protection Award. The award will be presented at NAMEPA's Read More »

Maersk seen rebounding to H1 profit

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk is expected to report a rebound back into profits for the first half of 2010 from year-ago losses, a Reuters poll analysts showed.

The group, which owns the world's biggest container shipping c Read More »

ACL announces general rate increase on the North Atlantic

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Atlantic Container Line sees the need for further rate improvement in the Transatlantic Container sector of their product and as such announces the following increase effective October 1, 2010 Read More »

NOL upbeat on growth after Q2 profit

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), the world's fifth largest container shipping firm, reported its first profit in seven quarters and expects further improvement in earnings due to higher rates and volume. Read More »

Singapore’s SGX eyes container ship swap growth

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

Singapore Exchange , which recently launched clearing services for over-the-counter (OTC) container freight derivatives, is optimistic that the nascent market will grow over time, a senior SGX official said.

Last week SGX became the second cl Read More »

FuelWise’ option helps reduce gen set fuel consumption and emissions

AJOT | August 15, 2010 | Liner Shipping

New testing by Carrier Transicold suggests that the FuelWise' efficiency-boosting option for Carrier Transicold's PowerLINE' generator sets can help reduce fuel consumption by up to 37 percent. The trials demonstrate the potential impact for shipping comp Read More »

Wilhelmsen Ships Service moves 1500HP rig half way across the world

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a dramatic demonstration of the global networking capabilities of Wilhelmsen Ships Service the company recently arranged transportation of an oil rig from Edmonton Canada, through the United States to Kuwait. The land based oil rig consisted of 3,675 c Read More »

WWL and ROLF SCS join forces for enhanced terminal services in Russia

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, the leading independent provider of global factory-to-dealer transport logistics and ROLF SCS, the leading logistics business in Russia and part of the ROLF Group, Russia's leading automotive business, have confirmed that t Read More »

Brazil sugar industry sees port jams as one-off

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A senior Brazil sugar industry official rejected the notion that the country's congested ports needed to expand capacity to better handle export surges, saying current conditions were a one-time anomaly.

Unprecedented queues of vessels have d Read More »

Port of Quebec, terminals and CN work together to reduce Quebec City-Toronto transit

AJOT | August 09, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Quebec, a terminal operator at the port, and CN announced a service arrangement that will reduce transit times for shipments destined to Toronto to 38 hours from 53 hours, an improvement of almost 30 per cent.

The improvement resu Read More »