D’sseldorf International handles Madonna’s equipment

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Air Cargo

Madonna's highly popular Sticky & Sweet tour of 17 live concerts came to D'sseldorf on 4th September 2008. She performed at the LTU Arena in D'sseldorf (NRW), just six km away from the third biggest airport in Germany, D'sseldorf International. 'Rock-it C Read More »

Pilots: DHL/UPS proposal is ‘one bad deal’

AJOT | September 21, 2008 | Air Cargo

The head of the world's largest pilots union called a DHL/United Parcel Service proposal to transfer all DHL flying from ASTAR and ABX to competitor UPS "One Bad Deal" for workers, air express competition, and the US economy in testimony before the US Hou Read More »

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. to acquire tank container operations of Taby Group

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the tank container operations of Taby Group. Taby Group, with annual turnover of about $120 million, is a privately held company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. Taby currently oper Read More »

MELL vessel calls first at Naha

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Naha International Container Terminal, Inc. (NICTI) recently serviced Mariana Express Lines Ltd.’s (MELL) Senoko during its maiden voyage to the Naha International Container Terminal (NICT) in Japan. MELL Senoko calls weekly at NICT, and joins Asian Isla Read More »

Biodiesel production facility at the Port of San Francisco

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced a proposed agreement between the Port of San Francisco and Darling International to build a 7.5 million to 10 million annual gallon capacity biodiesel production facility near Pier 92 in the Port’s Southern Water Read More »

Sediment Trap Stands Up to Tropical Storms

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port Canaveral’s new $2 million sediment trap passed its first major storm test during Tropical Storms Fay and Hanna, intercepting sand that could have blocked the Port’s shipping channel and forced closure of the Port. Read More »

SEKO opens new offices in South Africa

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply chain solutions, including transportation, logistics and IT solutions, announced it has opened two new facilities in South Africa. The SEKO South Africa offices offer customized freight management, supply chain and custom Read More »

US Army Reserve joins Schneider in groundbreaking employer partnership

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

The US Army Reserve and Schneider National, Inc., a premier provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services and one of North America's largest truckload carriers, launched a public-private partnership that will help strengthen the community, Read More »

GT Nexus delivers standardized ocean, airfreight invoices for logistics industry

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

GT Nexus announced that its Trade and Logistics Portal now supports the open standards of SOA, providing Web service-based access to industry-standard ocean and air freight invoices. The GT Nexus portal is integrated today with the world's major transport Read More »

Project cargo experts look to bright future

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Attendees at the Project Professionals Group annual conference in Aarhus, Denmark, have left the event optimistic about the future of the project cargo industry, particularly the transportation of oversize, heavy-lift freight. Read More »

PMTA responds to federal government’s decision to reject application to toll I-80

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rejected the application to erect tolls on Interstate 80 submitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission because it "doesn't meet statutory and technical requirement Read More »

Ronn Motor Company HOD system for trucking & transportation Industries

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

Ronn Motor Company, Inc. announced that the Company will target the Over-The-Road Trucking and Transportation Industries with the commercial launch of the H2GO' Hydrogen On-Demand (HOD) fuel injection system. Read More »

States forced to delay millions in highway contracts

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

States have put the brakes on millions of dollars of highway construction projects and are scrambling to substitute scarce state funds for the federal funds that have been cut off due to the crisis in the Highway Trust Fund. Read More »

NS delivers safety training in Georgia, Carolinas and Virginia

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

A special train traveled to Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia to provide emergency preparedness training to first responders as part of the 2008 Norfolk Southern TRANSCAER Whistle-Stop Tour. Read More »

ABF expands next-day, second-day service

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

ABF Freight System, Inc.', announced faster transit times in more than 24,000 station-to-station lanes including approximately 1,300 new next-day lanes and 21,000 new second-day lanes. As a result, ABF has reduced transit by at least one day in over 445 m Read More »

RoadLink’s safety Czar earns ‘Lifetime Volunteer Award’

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

Woody Yarwood, corporate director of safety for Atlanta-based RoadLink, received the prestigious 2008 Lifetime Volunteer Award at the recent 2008 National Truck Driving Championships for his years of outstanding contributions to trucking safety. Read More »

CN petitions U.S. Court of Appeals to order final STB decision on transportation merits…

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Intermodal

CN petitioned the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for an expedited ruling ordering the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to render a final decision on the transportation merits of CN's proposed acquisition of the princ Read More »

AirBridgeCargo transports ‘Spartacus’ scenery for Bolshoi Theatre company

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Air Cargo

Stage scenery for Russia's world famous Bolshoi Theatre has been transported from Moscow by AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) for a special production of 'Spartacus' in Hong Kong. Read More »

Rutges Cargo gains TAPA FSR ‘A’ certification

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Air Cargo

Rutges Cargo expects to play an increasingly important role for manufacturers of high value and high risk products in The Netherlands after gaining the Transported Asset Protection Association's (TAPA) Freight Security Requirements (FSR) 'A' certification Read More »

Capital Product Partners L.P. extends time charters with BP Shipping Ltd.

AJOT | September 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Capital Product Partners L.P. announced that it had reached agreement with BP Shipping Limited to extend two of its existing time charters. The time charters for two of the Partnership's 37,000 dwt, 2006 built, MR product tankers, the Agisilaos and the Ar Read More »