Gov. O’Malley announces 50 year contract with Ports America to operate Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt..

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O’Malley announced a 50-year agreement between the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake that will allow the MPA to lease its 200-acre Seagirt Marine Terminal to Ports America. In return, Ports America has agreed Read More »

Sunteck appoints VP of LTL operations and sales

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Sunteck Transport Group, a non-asset based provider of transportation services, has named Chris Castellaw as vice president of LTL operations and sales. Castellaw has more than 15 years of transportation operations, procurement and consulting experience Read More »

Kenco Logistic Services expands direct-to-consumer warehousing and fulfillment relationship

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

Kenco Logistic Services LLC (KLS), one of the most respected names in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, has been selected to establish and operate a second direct-to-consumer distribution center (DC) in Chino, Calif. for Keurig, Incorporated, the Read More »

FleetMind’s

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the technology leader for fleet management solutions, announced today its solution to help waste, recycling and less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation firms 'green' their fleets by reducing fuel consumption, mileage and emissi Read More »

DB Schenker Rail will put new electric locomotives for use in the Netherlands

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Intermodal

When the new international timetable goes into effect in mid-December 2009, DB Schenker Rail will put an additional 32 modern, eco friendly electric locomotives into operation for freight transportation between the Netherlands and Germany. DB Schenker Rai Read More »

FreightScan receives contract for installation of FS100 dimensioning system

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

FreightScan, LLC, a leader in the development and deployment of innovative technology solutions for the freight and logistics industry, announced it has received a contract to permanently install an FS100 automated system for cargo dimensioning at the Wor Read More »

National Air Cargo completes first phase of ‘operation blanket delivery’

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

National Air Cargo and its sister company National Airlines today announced both companies completed the first phase of 'Operation Blanket Delivery', a collection and donation program started in early October 2009 to benefit orphaned children in Afghanist Read More »

Panalpina receives award from Sigma-Aldrich

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Air Cargo

Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Company has awarded Panalpina for Continued Global Excellence in Dangerous Goods Transport'. During a recent visit, Panalpina CEO Monika Ribar received the award from Peter Sch'le, Managing Director of Sigma-Aldrich Germany and resp Read More »

DHL launches new direct LCL services in US

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

DHL, the world's leading logistics company,announced the launch of direct Less than Container Load (LCL) services from New York to Vienna, Austria and Klaipeda, Lithuania; enhancing trade links from the United States to Eastern Europe and the Baltics.Thes Read More »

APL Logistics wins Asia supply chain award

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

APL Logistics, an innovative provider of international supply chain solutions, has received the 2009 CHaINA 'Best 3PL Supply Chain Provider in Asia' Award for its development of integrated logistics services to support world-famous U.S.-based designer and Read More »

CMA CGM notes significant recovery in operations

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Operating profit for the CMA CGM Group is expected to return to the breakeven point in December 2009, ahead of the company's cautious forecasts in September 2009. Read More »

Hamburg S’d changes terminals in Seattle

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Hamburg S'd has moved its Pacific Coast / South America West Coast service to a new terminal in Seattle. As of November 1, 2009 this service is now calling at:Terminal 46 ' Total Terminals International (TTI), 401 Alaskan Way , Seattle, WA 98104, Phone: Read More »

Horizon Logistics launches 3V distribuion services

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Logistics, LLC, the third-party logistics management subsidiary of Horizon Lines, Inc. (NYSE:HRZ), has launched an integrated import logistics solution called 3V Distribution Services, offering small to medium-sized shippers velocity, visibility a Read More »

The new World Alliance announces Transpacific service changes

AJOT | November 22, 2009 | Liner Shipping


The New World Alliance (TNWA) carriers ' APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) ' today announced service and capacity changes, which will include the Grand Alliance (GA) lines ' Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Or Read More »

History created at NSICT

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

History was created when WWPC member Hindustan Cargo Limited shipped out 2 nos Heat Exchangers having dimensions 26.5 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs x 3.33 mtrs weighing 27 Mtons on 2 nos flat bed containers through the port of NSICT on vessel m.v. SCI Kolkata.
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Fast lane transport opens new facility in Adelanto, CA

AJOT | November 19, 2009 | Intermodal

Fast Lane Transportation, Inc., a provider of intermodal transportation and equipment services throughout California, has acquired an 80-acre intermodal crossdock and equipment depot to serve rail logistics providers, trucking companies and equipment leas Read More »

SCSPA elects Stern Chairman, hires firm to market Daniel Island property

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors elected Bill Stern of Columbia to a two-year term as chairman, beginning in January 2010.

'With a Maersk contract in hand and the new leadership of Jim Newsome, our ports hav Read More »

Konecranes closes factory in Birmingham AL, US

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Konecranes will close its crane production and assembly facility in Birmingham, AL, U.S.A. by December 31, 2009. The factory closure affects 18 employees in crane production and assembly. Read More »

South Carolina State Ports Authority adds Gaillard to management team

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has hired Sarah S. Gaillard to the new position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective January 4, 2010. Read More »

Savannah becomes port of choice for Suez services

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

GPA experiences growth in container volume and tonnage

Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today at its Board Meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Med Read More »