TIACA air cargo forum in Kuala Lumpur

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

Aviation security, the environment and market prospects and challenges for Asia will top the agenda when government regulators join thousands of senior executives from the world of air cargo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 4-6th 2008 for the 24th Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo prepares for grand Hollywood entrance

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo is gearing up for the launch of the inaugural non-stop flight between Dubai and Los Angeles, debuting Sunday, October 26th. Read More »

Cargo 2000 extends its presence into northern China

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

Cargo 2000 is increasing its presence in China following the decision of Tianjin AirCargo Terminal (TAT) to join its air cargo quality improvement program. Read More »

DHL Express launches trans-Pacific partnership with Polar Air Cargo

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Air Cargo

October 27, DHL Express will launch its trans-Pacific partnership with Polar Air Cargo, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. The inaugural flight will take off at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) with destination Wilmington (ILN) at 16: Read More »

CMA CGM expands East Coast S.A. - North Europe

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM announced the launching, end of November 2008, of a new weekly service linking South American East Coast to North Europe: The SAFRAN service. Read More »

Senator Lines to partner NES service

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The German container carrier Senator Lines is about to partner the new South America East Coast Service NES. The CMA CGM Violet will leave Rotterdam for the first southbound voyage on 28 November 2008, the Mare Internum will follow on 05 December 2008. Th Read More »

Maersk Line adjustments to Asia - Europe network.

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Liner Shipping

As of week 46 in November 2008, Maersk will: * Temporarily remove our AE8 service. Thereby adjusting Asia ' Northern Europe capacity to match current demand levels and remove 7,600 TEU per week from the network * Link AE1 and AE10 services to accommoda Read More »

New Secretary General for Intercargo

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

At their Annual Meeting, Intercargo members endorsed the planned succession of Secretary General from Roger Holt to Rob Lomas with effect from today's meeting, with Mr Holt staying on for a further year as Consultant Director to promote Intercargo and its Read More »

Canada ports group the leading voice of Canadian ports

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority, and newly elected Chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), says the Association’s recent annual conference held in Saint John clearly shows Canada’s ports provide Read More »

GAC clinches award at 2008 Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Global shipping and logistics services provider GAC has won the coveted “Transport/Logistics/Freight Award” at the 2008 Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (MEIS) Awards, the premier awards event for the region’s shipping industry. It is the seco Read More »

HTS pre-configured CCR gantries with built-in equipment

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hi-Tech Solutions, Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer vision systems, announced that it has begun providing a pre-configured container code recognition (CCR) gantry for ports and railway stations. The uniq Read More »

Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders joins Port of Corpus Christi

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi announced Maj. Gen. (USAR) Maynard “Sandy” Sanders will assume the role of Deputy Port Director of Operations and Business Development effective November 3, 2008. Read More »

Port of Brunswick: Realizing new potential

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

During the annual Brunswick State of the Port, Executive Director for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Doug J. Marchand, announced the Port of Brunswick handled more than 2.6 million tons of cargo, an eight-percent increase, setting a new record for tota Read More »

Jasper Ocean Terminal Board of Directors Retain Program Manager

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office Board of Directors agreed today to retain program management services to develop feasibility studies, quantify capital needs and perform overall management for the Jasper Ocean Terminal. Read More »

DCT Gdansk celebrates first year in business

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In October, the Polish deepwater container terminal DCT Gdansk celebrated its first birthday with a large reception party, attended by close to 300 people. Amongst invited guests were to be found representatives of freight forwarders, shipping lines and r Read More »

United Fresh Produce Association supply chain technology & logistics program

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

United Fresh Produce Association has announced that the association will establish a new Supply Chain Technology & Logistics Program to serve its members in all areas of supply chain management, including transportation, cold chain quality control, inform Read More »

Schneider National Bulk sharpens emergency skills

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Intermodal

Schneider National, Inc., a provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services with over 40 years of experience in bulk specialty chemical transportation, closed out September (Disaster Preparedness Month) by hosting an emergency preparedness e Read More »

CSX reports record Q3 earnings

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Intermodal

CSX Corporation reported third quarter 2008 earnings from continuing operations of $382 million, or 94 cents per share. This represents a 40% increase from the same period last year. In 2007, CSX reported third quarter earnings of $297 million from contin Read More »

Penske Truck Leasing joins EPA’s SmartWaySM

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Leasing announced its collective support and participation in the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficien Read More »

Seaspan takes delivery of 4th new containership in 2008

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of the CSCL Lima, a 2,500 TEU newbuilding. The new containership, which was constructed by Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., expands Seaspan's current operating fleet to 33 vessels with 35 Read More »