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Felixstowe celebrates record-breaking rail volumes

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Intermodal

The Port of Felixstowe is celebrating yet another record for the number of containers handled by its two rail terminals. The record has been broken twice in the space of three months. Read More »

Con-way Freight Inc. COO Elected to US Chamber Board of Directors

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Intermodal

The US Chamber of Commerce board of directors elected David L. Miller to serve as a member of the board for a two-year term ending in 2009. David L. Miller is chief operating officer for Con-way Freight Inc., the largest of Con-way Inc.'s three primary op Read More »

Fleet safety conference held in GA

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Intermodal

As transportation accidents continue to be the number one cause of on-the-job deaths, occupational safety and health professionals, law enforcement and academia from 27 states, Canada and Switzerland met at UPS headquarters in Atlanta, GA, this week for a Read More »

Canadian ports to get improved borrowing regime

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | International Trade

Recently responding to urgent demands of the past few years, Canada's federal government has proposed regulatory changes that would put existing borrowing and funding regimes for Canadian ports on a more competitive footing with US and other foreign ports Read More »

US farm leader criticizes “free riders” in WTO talks

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | International Trade

A long-awaited world trade deal will remain out of reach until developing countries agree to open their markets to more US farm goods, the head of the largest US farm organization said. Read More »

Brazil, Canada seek WTO probes of US farm subsidies

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | International Trade

Brazil and Canada called for the World Trade Organization (WTO) to investigate US farm subsidies, which they said break WTO rules. Read More »

US, China resolve subsidy dispute at WTO

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | International Trade

The United States has resolved a dispute with China over industrial subsidies, which Washington had challenged at the World Trade Organization, the top US trade official said. Read More »

South Korea sees US trade deal approval by Feb.

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | International Trade

South Korea's trade minister said he expected parliament to approve a free trade deal with the United States by February, but cautioned that US pressure on the beef and car sectors may create a backlash. Read More »

DHL creates faster links between Asia-US-Europe

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

DHL announced its decision to establish a $175 million DHL Express North Asia Hub in Shanghai, China. This new facility, to be located at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, will build on DHL's already extensive global network and provide better Read More »

Volga-Dnepr ships Beaujolais Nouveau

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr successfully completed two AN-124 cargo flights from Lyon, France, to Narita, Japan, carrying Beaujolais Nouveau 2007. Read More »

EgyptAir Cargo joins Cargo 2000

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Air Cargo

Cargo 2000's airline membership has reached 24 leading international carriers with EgyptAir Cargo's decision to join its program to improve the quality of air cargo, streamline air cargo processes, achieve cost efficiencies and improve customer satisfacti Read More »

Project Professionals Group heavy-lift success demonstrates expertise

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

The successful delivery of heavy-lift project cargo in the United States and Malaysia highlighted the expertise of the Project Professionals Group around the world that ensured cost-effective solutions to logistical challenges, according to the organizati Read More »

Rickmers-Linie celebrates 200th voyage to the Middle East

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Rickmers Chennai, a multipurpose heavylift vessel of Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo, departed Hamburg on 23 November for the 200th voyage of a Rickmers vessel to the Mid Read More »

CMA CGM adds ninth vessel on its FAL3 service

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

In a context marked by an extraordinary rise in bunker costs, CMA CGM has decided to add a ninth vessel on its FAL3 service between Asia and Europe. Read More »

Evergreen to provide AU3 service linking SE Asia with Australia

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen has rejoined its service linking South East Asia and Australia. Read More »

Malaysia’s Port Klang quietly asserts itself in Southeast Asia

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Globalization is creating a Darwinist environment for many ports in Asia which face the challenge of either surviving the competition or losing business to their resourceful rivals. And nowhere is this more conspicuous than in Southeast Asia where Malaysi Read More »

US carriers line up for Chinese business

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The adage 'build it and they will come' seems to be great force in China. Everyone knows how China has built itself into a manufacturing powerhouse producing everything from toys to electronics, furniture and clothes. Carrying much of the booty made in Ch Read More »

Great Lakes shippers hail authorization of second Poe-sized lock

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The efficiency and reliability of Great Lakes shipping took a giant step forward on November 8 when Congress authorized construction of a second Poe-sized Lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, at full Federal expense. The lock, included in the recently-pass Read More »

Cahill appointed to Board of New Orleans

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Valerie S. Cahill, an independent investment banker from Jefferson Parish, has been sworn in as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Ms. Cahill was nominated for the position by the AFL-CIO and succeeds Mr. Conrad Appel as on Read More »

Prince elected IANA chairman

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Intermodal

Theodore Prince, president of Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC has been elected chairman of the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)'s Board of Directors for the coming year. Read More »

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