American Airlines Cargo announces US launch of e-freight

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

American Airlines Cargo Division (AA Cargo) announced its participation in the US launch of an air cargo industry e-freight initiative that supports a move toward paperless documentation. The initiative is facilitated by the International Air Transport A Read More »

Etihad appoints new regional cargo manager

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Air Cargo

Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways has appointed Robert Fordree as its new cargo services delivery manager for Europe and the Americas. Read More »

Intermarine takes delivery of Industrial Eagle

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Intermarine has announced that the M/V Industrial Eagle, the first of eight new heavy lift ships entering the Intermarine services fleet over the next three years, was delivered in Portugal in Mid October. The ship was immediately subchartered to Intermar Read More »

Long Beach preparing next generation for thousands of jobs

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In this period of economic downturn, the Port of Long Beach is a bright spot on the horizon. The Port is projecting growth that will double or triple in the next 15 years, generating more than $2 billion in expansion projects, and creating a significant n Read More »

Corpus Christi receives first major portion of Naval Station Ingleside

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Navy reverted 336 acres of Naval Station Ingleside (NSI) dredge placement property to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA). This is the first NSI property to be deeded back to the Port, starting a process that will ultimately revert the entire Read More »

APM Terminals aims for zero accidents 

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals marked the occasion of its second “Global Safety Day” on October 22nd by introducing a comprehensive worldwide safety culture program for all terminal personnel. The goal of the new program will be to instill a “culture of safety” and Read More »

In slow economic times, shippers demand

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

In hard economic times, it is remarkable how management at companies of every size, type and description declare their businesses are "getting back to basics." Not only do they assert their people are concentrating on the nuts and bolts of running a busi Read More »

Economic turbulence can be improved through company-wide IT platform

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Lisa Tree, Marketing Manager for CargoWise' edi, a provider of integrated international supply chain logistics management systems, says that while today's global freight forwarding business environment is in a state of volatility, there are practical ways Read More »

The Allen Group secures $20mln loan for Dallas Logistics Hub

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Intermodal

The Allen Group, developers of the Dallas Logistics Hub (DLH), a 6,000-acre multi-modal logistics park in Dallas, Texas, announced they have secured a $20 million bridge loan for the recapitalization of 1,031 acres within the DLH. Read More »

New L.A.-to-Indian intermodal connection hot topic at Logistics Summit

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Intermodal

There has never been regular intermodal rail service from the thriving West Coast ports to Indiana' until now. A new partnership between the CSX and Union Pacific railroads has opened a route from Los Angeles to the CSX intermodal facility in Avon, Ind. C Read More »

Southeastern Freight Lines expands operations to Mexico

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Intermodal

Southeastern Freight Lines, a provider of regional less-than-truckload transportation services, has expanded international operations to Mexico. Read More »

TSA Asia-US trade analysis and 2009 outlook

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

US economic slowdown and credit crunch suggests flat growth through much of 2009; cargo demand and vessel capacity expected to remain closely aligned; container lines focus on full fuel, inland transport, cargo handling and equipment management cost recov Read More »

P&B Associates Partners with INTTRA in Latin America

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading e-commerce portal for the ocean freight industry, announced that it will partner with P&B Associates, a leading provider of software solutions for freight forwarding agents, to provide greater control and efficiency to supply chain dat Read More »

Intermarine revises BSC

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Intermarine, the agent for Industrial Maritime Carriers and West Coast Industrial Express announces that the carriers will revise the bunker surcharges on all their services to/from South America, Mexico and the Caribbean effective November 20, 2008. Read More »

High throughput level at Port of Rotterdam

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased by 6.1%, to 321 million tons, over the first nine months of the year. Most types of cargo showed a positive trend: agribulk (+26%), other liquid bulk (+16%), ores and scrap (+11%), coal (+9%), crude oil (+7%), Read More »

NY/NJ Port Authority carbon neutral by 2010

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority took a significant step towards the agency’s sustainability targets by announcing the selection of two carbon brokerage teams that will identify high quality and regionally generated carbon offsets for the agency’s purchase. With this Read More »

Court affirms ruling in favor of SC ports

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Once again, the SC Coastal Conservation League’s legal challenge to permits for the new Navy Base Terminal and Port Access Road has come up short. Read More »

DHX opens new freight facility in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express has just opened a new, full service freight handling facility in Kailua-Kona, to speed customers' deliveries throughout the Big Island of Hawaii. Read More »

Norfolk Southern reports record Q3 2008

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Intermodal

Norfolk Southern Corporation reported third-quarter 2008 net income of $520 million, or $1.37 per diluted share, compared with $386 million, or $0.97 per diluted share, for the same period of 2007. Third-quarter income from railway operations increased 31 Read More »

Construction begins on phase 1 of KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Intermodal

The Kansas City Aviation Department and Dallas-based Trammell Crow Company, one of the nation's largest developers and investors, have broken ground on Phase I of the KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre, an 800-acre multi-use development located on the southeas Read More »