New technology created to secure heavy, single pieces of cargo

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

A special 'hook' system designed by Volga-Dnepr Airlines' technical experts to secure heavy, single pieces of air cargo for transportation has been used successfully to deliver a 98 tons hydro turbine motor wheel from Russia to Kyrgyzstan. Read More »

Liberalized air agreement with EU a boost for Canada

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Air Cargo

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) congratulated the government for the successful negotiation of a liberalized air service agreement with the European Union. This landmark agreement, which contains achievable incremental targets for full Open Skies, wi Read More »

Crowley announces leadership, organizational changes

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Crowley announced changes in leadership and company organization involving its logistics, technical services and marine salvage business lines. Read More »

CMA CGM Galilee begins new direct container service from Hamburg to Australia

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Galilee was the first containership of the new NEMO service calling the Port of Hamburg. With a transit time of just 31 days between Hamburg and Fremantle, the NEW NEMO service is the most rapid connection between Europe and Australia, and the Read More »

New CMA CGM & Maruba South America service departing from Hamburg

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Liner Shipping

On the first trip of the new South America service SAFRAN, the CMA CGM Violet put in to Hamburg on December 3, 2008. Loading and unloading was carried out at the Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA). Read More »

A New Specialty Forwarding Alliance is Launched

AJOT | December 11, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The WCA Family of Logistic Networks has launched a new alliance in a sector of logistics and freight forwarding that demands specialist expertise. Read More »

Grand Alliance Announces Changes to their Asia to West Mediterranean Service

AJOT | December 11, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The Grand Alliance (GA) carriers - Hapag-Lloyd (HL), MISC Berhad (MISC), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) , and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)- today announced a revised Asia-West Mediterranean service (EUM), which will include the New World Alliance (NWA Read More »

H’egh Autoliners new North American corporate headquarters

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

H'egh Autoliners, Inc. has announced a move into an expanded space in Jericho, NY and consolidated its North American Corporate Headquarters and New York offices. Read More »

Dargas provides Port of Wilma shortcut to Alberta oil sands

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In July of 2008, Dargas Shipping, Ltd. of Vancouver, BC shipped the first cargo consisting of a large pressure vessel from Vancouver, BC to Fort McMurray, in the Alberta oil sands, via the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The Columbia/Snake River provides the b Read More »

Hong Kong vessels, port cargo & containers stats for Q3

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong’s total port cargo throughput in the third quarter grew nine percent year-on-year to 67.3 million tons, according to statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the third quarter of 2008, released by the Census and Statistics Department Read More »

$3.6 million dredging at Port of Redwood City

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The long-anticipated use of the Port of Redwood City maintenance dredge material to help restore wetlands on adjacent Bair Island is scheduled to begin in early December. Read More »

Anderson Wise joins Long Beach Port board

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council approved the appointment of Long Beach attorney Susan E. Anderson Wise, a 34-year resident of the city, as the newest member of the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which governs the Port of Long Beach. Read More »

Purolator USA’s expedited service to Canada helps meet holiday deadlines

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Mid-Atlantic businesses have a new option this holiday shipping season, with the recent addition of Purolator USA's direct-to-Canada outbound service. Through this service, mid-Atlantic businesses now have a Canadian gateway right in their backyard. Read More »

Logwin achieves double-digit growth

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The segment Air + Ocean of the Aschaffenburg based logistics specialist Logwin AG, formerly Birkart Globistics, is achieving consistent double-digit growth which it attributes to its streamlined structures and automation largely supplied by Traxon Europe. Read More »

MHF Supply Chain Solutions awarded contract by ArcelorMittal

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

MHF Supply Chain Solutions (MHF-SCS) announced that it has been awarded a three year contract by ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel company. Read More »

Project Professionals Group strengthens China links

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The largest dedicated project freight forwarding organization in the world has strengthened its representation in Southern China with the appointment of Wangfoong Logistics Ltd with its headquarters in Hong Kong. Read More »

Weber Distribution receives highest rating from EPA SmartWay

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Weber Distribution, a West Coast provider of dedicated warehousing and transportation logistics for more than 84 years, announced today that it has received the EPA SmartWay SM Transport partnership for its fleet of trucks and has earned the highest EPA P Read More »

Choice Logistics expands global network

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Choice Logistics, a global specialist in outsourced mission-critical service parts logistics services, is continuing to expand its base of strategic stocking locations (SSLs) internationally. The company has increased its highly specialized services to s Read More »

DHL awards FreightScan contract for cargo dimensioning system

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

FreightScan, LLC, a company that develops and deploys innovative technology solutions for the freight and logistics industry, has received a contract from DHL Aviation Americas for the installation of a new automated FS100 cargo scanning system. Read More »

ALK Technologies all-in-one GPS system for trucking

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Intermodal

ALK Technologies announced PC*MILER Navigator 430, an easy-to-use, portable navigation device designed specifically for owner operators, leased operators and company drivers. Now truckers will have the same kind of straightforward, all-in-one system that Read More »