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Lufthansa Cargo awards environmental prizes

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Air Cargo

'Cargo Climate Care Awards' for staff, customers and up-and-coming researchers Lufthansa Cargo presented its first-ever 'Cargo Climate Care Awards' in Frankfurt. Read More »

NY/NJ Port Authority leads alliance, urges funding to unclog air traffic control system

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Air Cargo

A Port Authority-led coalition featuring an unprecedented array of business and airline officials met in New York City, urging full funding for NextGen initiatives to overhaul the country's air traffic control system and significantly reduce delays that p Read More »

Amerijet to operate Boeing 767-200 cargo aircraft

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Air Cargo

Amerijet International, Inc. announced it has signed a seven year agreement with Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. (CAM), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) to lease five Boeing 767-200 freighter aircraft. The 767s will enable the air Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo announces 2009 expansion plan

AJOT | March 04, 2009 | Air Cargo

Emirates Airline today unveiled plans to grow the number of flights across its network by 14% in 2009, increasing cargo capacity by 17%. Read More »

Crowley delivers transformers for dam project in Costa Rica

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley transported and delivered 11 oversized electrical transformers in Costa Rica to be installed at a hydroelectric dam in the country. The units, which were shipped with Crowley as part of an ongoing project move, will help convert water energy into Read More »

Tri-City Regional Port District commemorates 50th anniversary

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Fifty years ago, the Illinois State Legislature created the Tri-City Regional Port District, entrusting the new entity with the general mission of economic development in Southwestern Illinois. In 2009, as Tri-City Port prepares to celebrate its golden an Read More »

PHA Commission approves $33.8 million for Bayport Cranes Acting Executive Director highlights PHA

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved $33.8 million for electric cranes at Bayport Container Terminal as well as a request for qualifications for professional services for the design of Stevedore Support Building No. 2 at Bay Read More »

MCPA approves $750 million master plan

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Following nearly three years of study, the Manatee County Port Authority (MCPA) approved Port Manatee’s $750 million master plan. Read More »

World’s largest auto ship arrives in Portland, OR

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

With the capacity to carry 8,011 cars, the Morning Lisa is the largest auto carrier in the world, and its first stop in the United States is the Port of Portland. The vessel arrived at Terminal 6 in Rivergate Industrial District on Sunday, and Port offici Read More »

Dallas Logistics Hub site sold to Oncor Electric Delivery Co.

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Transport Intermediaries

The Allen Group, developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in southern Dallas County, announced today that Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor), a regulated electric distribution and transmission company, Read More »

Keller: Future of transportation is strong and vibrant

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

Peter Keller, member of the Board of Directors of the Intermodal Transportation Institute at the University of Denver and President of NYK Line (NA) Inc., told a Denver audience of representatives from transportation, government, and academia that, despit Read More »

2008 domestic intermodal posts best results since 2004

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

Domestic intermodal volume posted a solid 2.9% overall gain in 2008, according to the new Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics, a comprehensive intermodal volume data report published by the Intermodal Association of North America. Although overall volu Read More »

Major milestone marked at Port of NY/NJ

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Intermodal

The Port of New York and New Jersey's ExpressRail Elizabeth facility marked a major milestone this week by transporting its three millionth cargo container by rail, which has removed about five million truck trips from the road in the 18 years since the o Read More »

Steel market remains depressed

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | International Trade

Total imports in January were 2.34 million tons based on preliminary reporting. 'The steel market remains depressed, and arrivals reflect that hard reality as imports continue to slow from non-NAFTA countries, with exceptions from countries supplying sla Read More »

Turkish Airlines joins Cargo 2000’s quality program

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Air Cargo

Turkish Airlines has responded to requests from its freight-forwarding customers and become the latest company to join Cargo 2000's quality management program. Read More »

Evergreen enters agreement with Wan Hai Lines

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line has reached an agreement with Wan Hai Lines to exchange slots on Evergreen's NSA/NSB services, as well as Wan Hai's KSS/KVS services. Read More »

Grande Ghana, visits Port of Hamburg on maiden voyage

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Liner Shipping

At the beginning of this week a ConRo vessel of the shipping company Grimaldi Lines was handled in Hamburg for the first time on its maiden voyage. This third new addition to its regular service between Hamburg and the West African ports shows the Grimald Read More »

Premium Article  Light at the end of the tunnel: How far off is economic recovery for the American shipper?

George Lauriat | February 22, 2009 | International Trade

The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have.” - Paul Heyne, US economist-educator Read More »

Premium Article  Consumer goods, especially apparel, reveal trade shifts

Karen Thuermer | February 22, 2009 | International Trade

Consumer spending is considerably down, but that does not mean all is doom and gloom at US seaports where consumer products are concerned. What is a concern, says Robin W. Lanier, executive director of the Waterfront Coalition in Washington, DC, is a pro- Read More »

Premium Article  TOP NORTH AMERICAN SHIPPERS 2009 - Worldwide recession, US protectionism worry equipment shippers

Peter Buxbaum | February 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

The paradox could not be more dramatic. On January 26, Caterpillar Inc. announced record sales and revenues of $51.324 billion for 2008, up 14% from 2007, representing the company’s sixth consecutive year of record sales and revenues. Yet on the very same Read More »

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