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MLL structures management to support business strategy

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) has announced a realignment of its Senior Management Team structure to serve clients and grow its position in target markets. For the past several years, the company has continued to strengthen its posture in the key maritime, t Read More »

Maersk line takes delivery of Emma M’rsk

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line recently took delivery of M/S Emma M'rsk built by Odense Steel Shipyard. The Emma M'rsk is the first in a new series of PS-class vessels and is one of the most environmentally friendly container vessels ever built. As part of Maersk Line's fle Read More »

Premium Article  AIR CARGO QUARTERLY - Lufthansa speaks up on thwarting air cargo terrorism, crime

Karen Thuermer | September 03, 2006 | Air Cargo

Now that officials have foiled another terrorist plot -- this time involving liquids to make bombs, airline security is even more complicated and imperative. However, security not only means protecting aircraft against terrorist acts. Security also includ Read More »

Premium Article  AIR CARGO QUARTERLY - BA World Cargo Speeds Service Via New Premia Facility and Product Offerings

Karen Thuermer | September 03, 2006 | Air Cargo

Shippers looking for more efficient service utilizing British Airways (BA) World Cargo are about to get a boost. On September 4, the London-based carrier will officially open its new $28 million purpose-built premium handling facility at London Heathrow A Read More »

Premium Article  AIR CARGO QUARTERLY - News CNS head takes reins

Peter Buxbaum | September 03, 2006 | Air Cargo

With a background of 25 years on the forwarding side of the air cargo industry, the new CEO of Cargo Network Services continues a company tradition of forging alliances between carriers and intermediaries. Jens Tubbesing, who took the reins of CNS on Augu Read More »

Elaine Chao, Sean Connaughton to addresss US Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Foundation Dinner in NY

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

US Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao and Sean Connaughton, the new US Maritime Administrator, will be guest speakers at the United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Foundation dinner in New York on Wednesday, September 27 honoring America's Deep-Sea D Read More »

Port of Baltimore sets new records

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. recently announced business at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is setting new records. The latest figures show the total value of cargo moving through the Port in 2005 is the highest in its history. The Read More »

Port of Oakland recognizes ‘Cleaner And Greener’ truck drivers

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

On August 24, 2006 The Port of Oakland honored five, local truck drivers who have recently completed the Port's 'Truck Replacement Program' and for their role in creating a 'cleaner and greener' Port. Read More »

Port of New Orleans exceeds pre-Katrina tonnage levels

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Cargo tonnage levels during the first five months of 2006 are up more than four percent compared to the same period's average over the last four years. The Port achieved the milestone, despite losing nearly 25% of its facilities located along the Inner Ha Read More »

Plan, prepare, respond and recover

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The following is excerpted from a presentation by Dan Ludwig, Senior Vice President of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Management for DHL Americas at a US Chamber of Commerce meeting targeting the 2006 Hurricane Season. The event was held on July 13, 2 Read More »

Amazon.com taps BNSF Logistics for optimization of inbound inventory flow

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

BNSF Logistics to coordinate regional load control centers to improve velocity, visibility and flexibility of product moving from domestic suppliers throughout the Amazon.com distribution network Read More »

AXSMarine releases new Vessel Manager

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

AXSMarine is the industry leader in easy-to-use interactive knowledge tools. Specifically designed to respond to the specific needs of charterers, owners, operators and brokers in dry bulk, wet bulk and liner shipping, these tools have recently been augme Read More »

SEKO taps new Director of Ocean Services

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO announced the appointment of Joseph Abboud as Director of Ocean Services for SEKO Global Logistics. Based out of SEKO's corporate headquarters in Itasca, IL, he will be responsible for product development, operations enhancements, ocean procurement, Read More »

RailTrends Railcar Seminar

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Intermodal

RailTrends 2006 is an exclusive two-day summit that gives a comprehensive overview of the railroad industry as well as detailed, critical insight on key issues from industry experts, analysts and investors. Sponsored by GATX, AIG and DVB, this year's conf Read More »

CN forecasts strong intermodal growth

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Intermodal

The continuing surge of Asian trade with North America will help propel double-digit growth in intermodal revenues over the next five years for Canadian National Railway, according to Andrew Fuller, CN director-product, sales and marketing. Read More »

Penske Truck Leasing opens new Kansas City, MO facility

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | Intermodal

Penske Truck Leasing announced that it opened the first of its newly designed, state-of-the-art facilities at 1111 N. Century Ave., Kansas City, MO. The facility, which incorporates new design elements and advanced technology features to enhance and stand Read More »

Canadian ports can facilitate US trade

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | International Trade

Opportunities are beckoning for Canadian ports to play a special role as 'a facilitator of US trade' with anticipated revived capacity crunches at US maritime gateways on the horizon in the not-too-distant future. Such a positive outlook, however, hinges Read More »

Free Trade Agreements: Turning barriers into opportunities

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | International Trade

With nations jumping on the bandwagon, hurrying to align themselves with other countries within the trading community, one might ask, 'Why not just remove all trade barriers and obstacles to create a universe of global free trade?' Read More »

US delays on trade deals punish Colombian and Peruvian exporters

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | International Trade

Major exporters from Colombia fear being blindsided by tariffs up to 20 percent on key exports to the United States unless special trade preferences designed to wean the Andean nations off of cocaine production are renewed before their expiration Jan. 1. Read More »

USTR Schwab urges Beijing to play more active role in Doha talks

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | International Trade

China stands to benefit greatly from the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Doha Round of negotiations and should play a more active role in securing an agreement, says US Trade Representative (USTR) Susan Schwab. Read More »

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