Leading vaccine company recognises Envirotainer’s

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Air Cargo

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group, recently presented a special award to Envirotainer for achieving 48 consecutive months without a product loss. Read More »

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF…

AJOT | July 13, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CargoWise edi Says Importers and Customs Brokers Must Have Software In Place Now To Meet CBP ISF Compliance Deadlines

Bill Todd, Business Development Manager CHB, for CargoWise edi, a leading provider of integrated international supply chain Read More »

Ports America Tests New Hybrid Yard Hustler:

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Ports America recently tested a new Capacity of Texas hybrid yard hustler, dubbed PHETT for Pluggable Hybrid Electric Terminal Tractor, at Total Terminals International's Pier T in the Port of Long Beach. Read More »

MPA announces two bidders in consideration to operate Seagirt Marine Terminal

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) announced that Ceres Terminals, Inc./Alinda Capital Partners LLC and Ports America Group/Highstar Capital have qualified to submit offers to enter a possible public-private partnership (P3) agreement with the MPA to Read More »

WUT, Hyundai, Port of Tacoma celebrate 10 years of partnership

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At a special series of events held in Tacoma, more than 100 shipping line and Port officials, elected officials, customers and vendors gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Washington United Terminals (WUT) and Hyundai Merchant Marine at the Port Read More »

Port of Wilmington, DE wins GE wind energy logistics project

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

M/V Industrial Dart, an Intermarine specialized heavy lift vessel, delivered a shipment of General Electric (GE) wind turbine blades to the Port of Wilmington Delaware. GE Energy’s Renewable Energy business selected the Port of Wilmington, Delaware as the Read More »

Ports America welcomes Pacer International

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Ports America is pleased to welcome Pacer International to its Puerta México Intermodal Facility, located in the industrial zone of Toluca, 65 kilometers west of México City. Read More »

DHL opens new domestic transportation hub in Shanghai

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

DHL opened its new DHL Eastern China Domestic Transportation Hub in Shanghai, as part of a US$25 million investment that strengthens DHL's expertise in the domestic road transportation and distribution market in China, and taps on the growth of the domest Read More »

Truck-involved fatality rate declines 12% in 2008

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Figures released today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that the truck-involved fatality rate in 2008 declined 12%, dropping from 4,822 in 2007 to 4,229. Read More »

Ryder honors top carriers of the year

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Intermodal

Ryder System, Inc., a transportation and supply chain management solutions company, announced its top carrier selections for the 2008 Ryder Carrier Quality Award. This award recognizes excellence through a variety of metrics, including on-time performance Read More »

Chapman Freeborn charters first LAN Cargo Boeing 777 Freighter

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has successfully arranged the first ever charter on LAN Cargo's latest addition to their fleet - a new Boeing 777 Freighter only delivered to the Miami-based airline a few days prior to the flight. Read More »

SODEXI, XOPS promotes airport ‘Harmony’

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Air Cargo

Based at Paris CDG, SODEXI, the express handling division of Air France Cargo, introduces, Harmony, an innovative concept to reduce waste and improve efficiency on the airport. The primary initiative is to maximize the under-used capacity of mobile equipm Read More »

COSCON/Evergreen combine ESA/FAX services

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

To help minimize the impact soaring bunker price and responding to the deteriorating market conditions between the Far East and South Africa/ East Coast South America, COSCON/Evergreen will combine their existing jointly operated ESA and FAX services into Read More »

TSA lines pursue further revenue improvement in 2009

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines serving the Asia-US freight market say average rate levels achieved in the latest round of service contract negotiations are not sustainable over the typical 12-month 2009-10 contract term. Read More »

MOL leads in Vietnam to Los Angeles

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

MOL has further streamlined its current PSX service, now offering the industry's fastest direct service ' 15 days ' from Ho Chi Minh (HCM) to Los Angeles. The revised deployment also provides a later cut-off time for cargo delivery. Read More »

CMA CGM, CSAV, CSCL upgraded service between Asia, Mexico, Caribbean

AJOT | July 12, 2009 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM, CSAV and CSCL announced the combination of their respective direct services on the routes between Far East, Mexico and the Caribbean. Read More »

Liquid food transport company relocates to Port Manatee Commerce Center

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Hawaii Intermodal Tank Transport is relocating its headquarters from Newport Beach, California to Port Manatee Commerce Center located at the entrance to Port Manatee on Tampa Bay. Read More »

Colombo South Harbour terminal – Sri Lanka

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Referring to the Colombo South Harbour terminal - Sri Lanka port project, HPH wants to clarify that we declined to submit a bid after studying the contents of the revised Request for Proposal (RFP). Elements of our previous bid were incorporated into the Read More »

US EPA’s Region 2 Awards $17 Million in Recovery Funding to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In a move that stands to create jobs, boost local economies, reduce diesel emissions and protect human health and the environment for people of New Jersey, New York and Puerto Rico, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $17 million to clean Read More »

Port Authority of NY/NJ receives nearly $11 mln. In grants to launch clean air strategy

AJOT | July 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority received two grants from the US Environmental Protection Agency totaling $9.8 million and another $1.8 million grant from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to implement the first pieces of a Comprehensive Clean Air Stra Read More »