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Congress asks for investigation on device trade barriers

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | International Trade

House Ways and Means Committee members are asking the International Trade Commission (ITC) for a probe into the competitive conditions affecting the US medical device trade in foreign markets, particularly Japan. In a recent letter to the ITC, Rep. Bill T Read More »

China’s sharp export growth brings more trade disputes

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | International Trade

A week after the European Union announced an antidumping tax on Chinese shoes on March 23, the EU and the United States have filed a WTO complaint against China over auto parts and the EU said it would resume an antidumping tax on Chinese color television Read More »

Latin American, Caribbean economies grew 4.3% in ‘05

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | International Trade

Last year, the region's economies benefitted from expanding world trade, high commodity prices and unusually attractive lending terms, but they grew at a slower pace than in 2004, the IDB said. That year, growth averaged 5.9% growth, it added. Read More »

Nippon Express to open air cargo office at Rickenbacker

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Air Cargo

Nippon Express USA, Inc. announced plans to relocate its air cargo division from its branch office in Grove City, Ohio to Rickenbacker International Airport. Nippon Express expects to begin operating out of its new airside location as early as May 1, 2006 Read More »

Passenger and air freight growth continues

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Air Cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that international passenger traffic grew by 6.8% and international freight traffic by 5.4% in February. The year-to-date passenger traffic growth of 6.4% is in line with industry projections of Read More »

Swiss WorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo Charter sign marketing and sales agreement

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Air Cargo

Swiss WorldCargo and Lufthansa Cargo Charter signed a marketing and sales cooperation agreement on March 30, 2006 enabling Swiss WorldCargo to also sell charter capacity all over the world. Lufthansa Cargo Charter now also relies on the sales force of Swi Read More »

MSC’s Carolina breaks New Orleans’s volume record

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company's 902-foot Carolina docked at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal recently, setting container volume records at Port docks. Read More »

TNWA enhances trans-Pacific deployment

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Liner Shipping

MOL announced improvements to its Trans-Pacific US West Coast services to further broaden global coverage and service frequency. The TNWA is the consortium of ocean carriers APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), which together Read More »

Wallenius Wilhelmsen goes greener with Kalmar

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has ordered 11 ro/ro trucks and seven terminal tractors for 13 of its ro/ro vessels from Kalmar. The company decided to opt for these machines because of their prominent environmental qualities, which is in accordance with Wallenius W Read More »

Crowley christens new Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessel

AJOT | April 09, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation christened the first of six new 185,000-barrel Articulated Tug-Barge (ATB) tank vessels on March 30. All of the ATBs are due over the next 2' years. Read More »

Premium Article  PERISHABLES: MEAT, POULTRY & SEAFOOD - Beef, pork producers profit from exports

Peter Buxbaum | April 02, 2006 | International Trade

The discovery of a case of mad cow disease in the United States herd in early March could not have been good news for beef exporters. In late 2005, Japan partially reopened its doors to US beef imports after a nearly three year ban thanks to the last disc Read More »

Premium Article  PERISHABLES: MEAT, POULTRY & SEAFOOD - Meat business heats up on Delaware River

Karen Thuermer | April 02, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

The Delaware River on the Eastern Seaboard has long been associated with meat imports. In fact, the Port of Philadelphia and its neighbor, the Port of Wilmington, DE are vital players in supplying beef to the Eastern United States and beyond. Read More »

Seaway opens amidst bullish outlook

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The St. Lawrence Seaway recently launched its 48th commercial navigation season on an optimistic note, thanks in part to an expected rebound in steel imports from Europe and elsewhere. Fueling the optimism was the continued growth of the US and Canadian e Read More »

VA continues strong ‘06 with solid container and breakbulk volumes

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

In February, port handled 162,948 teus and 47,000 tons of breakbulk cargo. A year ago, those numbers were 145,009 teus and 29,591 tons, respectively. Read More »

Patrick J. Gallwey appointed Port of New Orleans COO

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange recently announced that Patrick J. Gallwey will become Chief Operating Officer of the Port of New Orleans when Port COO Dave Wagner retires in June. Gallwey is a 26-year veteran of the Port staff and is Read More »

World renowned shipping lines begin calling Port of Baltimore

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Beginning April 1, Maryland's Port of Baltimore will see a new container service with CMA-CGM and China Shipping that is expected to bring 30,000 containers annually into the Port's Seagirt Marine Terminal. Both CMA-CGM and China Shipping are ranked in th Read More »

Plastic pallet pooling launched

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Shippers seeking a lighter, more durable and easily tracked pallet now have a new option, with the launch of plastic pooling business Intelligent Global Pooling Systems, or iGPS Company LLC, by industry veteran Bob Moore and an affiliate of private equity Read More »

Lowe’s honors Schneider National

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Schneider National Inc. announced it has been recently recognized for outstanding transportation service by Lowe's Companies, Inc. the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. Schneider was named an Outstanding Distribution Center Inbound Va Read More »

John S. Connor opens office in China

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

Lee Connor, president of John S. Connor has announced that the company has opened an office in Shanghai, China. "Our goal is to establish a stronger trade lane between China and the east coast of the United States," Connor stated. Read More »

Hyundai and Kia recognize BNSF

AJOT | April 02, 2006 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company was recently recognized by GLOVIS America for "Excellence and Dedication in Providing Superior Service in Vehicle Handling" during 2005. GLOVIS America is the logistics management company responsible for Hyundai Motor America and Kia Read More »

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