Cargosmart launches next generation of supply chain visibiltiy reports

AJOT | November 16, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Advanced visibility reports help importers and exporters improve on-time shipment performance and lower transportation costs

CargoSmart Limited, a leading global shipping and logistics solutions provider, today announced the availabili Read More »

Premium Article  Importers readying for 10+2 enforcement

Peter Buxbaum | November 11, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

CBP to begin imposing penalties Jan. 26

The so-called 10+2 regulation has been in the trade horizon for some years, first in the discussion and rulemaking phases and then with its formal enactment in January 2009. Despite its entry on Read More »

W. Coast ports/rails announce colleration 6 ports, 2 railroads demonstrate strength as Global…

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In a historical first, six major U.S. West Coast ports and two western railroads came together at the World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China, to announce their collaboration. They addressed leaders and customers of the maritime industry including ocean Read More »

Konecranes finalized the acquisition of majority holding in

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Chinese hoist and crane manufacturer SANMA Konecranes’ acquisition of a majority holding in Jiangsu Three Horses Crane Manufacture Co. Ltd. (SANMA), one of the leading hoist and crane manufacturers in China, has now been finalized. All parties, including Read More »

Port of Beaumont opens new Orange County Wharf

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Beaumont dedicated its new $20 million deepwater wharf on the north bank of the Neches River in ceremonies Monday, November 9. Read More »

Cargo handling experts launch Initiative on crane safety

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In a concerted effort to reduce injuries and equipment damage in port operations, the TT Club, PEMA and ICHCA International have announced a joint initiative to establish minimum safety standards for quay container cranes Read More »

GPA completes assembly of new rubber-tired gantry cranes

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has completed the assembly of 11 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTG), in conjunction with its capital improvement plans. The GPA estimates that these new cranes will conserve more than 83,000 gallons of diesel per year. Read More »

Old Dominion Freight Line announces improved service through its Northwest gateway into Canada

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. announces improved service through its Northwest gateway into Canada effective November 9, which will connect more than 65 Old Dominion service centers to Edmonton and Calgary, Canada. Read More »

CN growing

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

CN, North America's largest mover of forest products, is on track to haul more than 800,000 tons of wood pellets this year and sees more opportunities in the future for this "green" source of heating energy. Read More »

GSC Logistics’ ‘Green’ Fleet Meets Strict California Air Resources Board Regulations

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Intermodal

GSC Logistics, Inc., (GSC) announced that its truck fleet is fully compliant with new emission regulations mandated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Committed to helping protect the environment from dangerous greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, G Read More »

DHX-Maui opens freight handling facility on Maui

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Air Cargo

DHX-Maui has just opened a new freight handling facility on Maui, one of the Hawaiian Islands. The new facility will serve business and residential communities on Maui. Read More »

FAA nighttime flights ruling rejects curfew

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Air Cargo

The US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) decision to reject a curfew on night flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California has been hailed as a 'victory for common sense' by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), which had argued for Read More »

DHL Express expands relationship with leading retail shipping center trade assoc. for int’l shipping

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Air Cargo

DHL Express, the world's leading express delivery and logistics company, announced today it has expanded its agreement with Retail Shipping Associates (RSA). RSA will now act as a preferred retail partner for the DHL Authorized Shipping Center network, su Read More »

Hactl announces October tonnage throughput

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced its air cargo tonnage throughput for October 2009. The overall cargo volume was further stabilised and picking up gradually. A total of 225,856 tonnes were handled in the month, representing a year- Read More »

Grand Alliance announces winter program for Asia-Europe Services

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Grand Alliance partners Hapag-Lloyd, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) today announced their Winter Program for Asia-Europe services, with effect from December 28, 2009. Read More »

CMA CGM adds Port of Singapore to PEX 3 Service

AJOT | November 11, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, the world's third largest container shipping company, announced that the PEX 3 Service will be adding the Port of Singapore to its rotation effective November 11, 2009. The PEX 3 will be the only service with direct calls from Houston to Singapor Read More »

Zero-emission ideas move into evaluation stage

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In search of a concept that could change the future of goods movement, the Port of Long Beach and a panel of independent experts will soon begin a thorough review of ideas offered by seven companies for a zero-emission system to transport cargo containers Read More »

DCT Gdansk becomes new hub for Baltic Sea

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

From December 2009, Maersk will extend its AE10 Far East service with 8,000TEU vessels calling DCT Gdansk on a weekly basis. Read More »

Captain John Lowell named Director of NOAA Office of Coast Survey

AJOT | November 10, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

NOAA Corps Capt. John E. Lowell, Jr., has been named the new director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. He will simultaneously serve as the US national hydrographer. In his dual roles, Lowell will be responsible for overseeing NOAA’s hydrographic services Read More »