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CP and Fraser River Port announce agreement

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Fraser River Port Authority (FRPA) and Canadian Pacific Railway announced that they have signed a cooperation agreement to enhance service through the port and coordinate investments in infrastructure to capture growth opportunities in global trade. Read More »

US Navy commissions new destroyer at Port Everglades

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), an Arleigh Burke Class, AEGIS Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned at Broward County's Port Everglades on Nov.12, 2005, following a week of activities for the crew and their families in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. Read More »

Recipients of the 2005 AOTOS awards

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The 2005 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards were presented by the United Seamen's Service (USS) to Ron Davis, President of Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA), General John W. Handy, USAF (ret.) Immediate Past Commander of the United States Trans Read More »

NO says truck drivers needed to help spur recovery

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of New Orleans is putting out the call nationally to attract truckers to haul cargo in and out of New Orleans and to help rebuild the economy of the Crescent City. Read More »

Young to head BDP’s Latin American operations

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Ronald Young has joined BDP International, a leading global logistics and transportation services firm, as vice president of its Latin America region. Based in the company's Miami office, he will be responsible for operations, strategic direction and busi Read More »

Target doubles size with move to new Chicago headquarters

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Target Logistic Services is expanding in the Chicago area with a doubling of size at a new facility just minutes away from O'Hare Field. Read More »

Panalpina posts strong organic growth and improved profitability

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Transport Intermediaries

Panalpina posted convincing results for the first nine months of 2005. Net forwarding revenue grew 13.7% to CHF 4,967 million while the operating result (EBIT) increased 26.0% to CHF 130 million. Net income improved by 31.3% to CHF 103 million. Read More »

EU Court rules illegal Austrian ban on trucks

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Intermodal

The European Court of Justice has ruled illegal an Austrian ban on heavy trucks on part of a highway that connects Germany with Italy, arguing the measure hindered the freedom of movement. Read More »

Wal-Mart names BNSF Carrier of the Year

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Intermodal

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. recently recognized BNSF Railway Company as the recipient of Wal-Mart's annual 'Carrier of the Year' award. Read More »

World Bank says China, India ahead in Free Textile Trade

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | International Trade

A new study published by the World Bank revealed China and India as the biggest winners in the global trade in textiles, highlighting the trend of emerging economies reaping the benefits of trade liberalization at the expense of poorer states. Read More »

Japanese steel industry criticizes US carbon steel duties

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | International Trade

The US International Trade Commission's decision to maintain anti-dumping duties on Japanese carbon steel cut-to-length plate was sharply criticized by Hidenori Tazawa, Chairman, Japan Steel Information Center. Read More »

Martin to tell Bush Canada is

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | International Trade

Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin pledged to tell President George W. Bush that Canada is "in the right" on a softwood lumber dispute and that the United States should give in on duties on the lumber. Read More »

Transpacific lines see operating costs rising more than 7% in 2006

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Container shipping lines serving the Asia-US freight market forecast that the operating cost of a typical sailing, delivering a container load of cargo to US ports and inland points, will increase by an average of more than seven percent during 2006. Read More »

CP Ships and Hapag-Lloyd announce new weekly Australasian service

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

CP Ships and Hapag-Lloyd announced that in February 2006 they plan to launch a new Australasian joint service linking Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, the Mediterranean and North Europe via the Suez Canal. Read More »

“K” Line launches InterBox Container Reservation System

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | Liner Shipping

"K" Line America, Inc.'s domestic arm, The Rail-Bridge Corp (RBC) announced at the IANA Intermodal Expo that it is launching the InterBox(r) intermodal reservation system of global asset management solutions provider International Asset Systems (IAS). RBC Read More »

Premium Article  IANA/NITL 2005 - Transportation tops concerns confronting produce industry

Paul Scott Abbott | November 13, 2005 | Intermodal | International Trade

Transportation is the No. 1 issue facing the fresh produce industry, an issue that must be tackled with a cooperative spirit, according to roundtable participants at the Fresh Summit, the Produce Marketing Association’s International Convention and Exposi Read More »

Premium Article  IANA/NITL 2005 - C-TPAT evolving into three-tiered program

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2005 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

US Customs and Border Protection believes that the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism should be a dynamic, rather than a static, program. C-TPAT is a voluntary government-private partnership for importers, shippers, intermediaries, carriers, and Read More »

St. Lawrence Seaway Transportation Savings Minimal

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Transportation expert John Taylor has spent months analyzing traffic flows on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway to measure the economic benefits. The associate professor of marketing at Grand Valley State University said he was surprised by what he Read More »

Port Freeport signs sister port pact with Puerto Lim’n, Costa Rica

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Furthering a trade relationship expected to be spurred by the October initiation of direct weekly service between the two ports, officials of Port Freeport and the Costa Rican Caribbean port of Puerto Lim'n today signed a sister port agreement. Read More »

AQMD Chairman announces Clean Port Initiative

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Chairman William A. Burke announced a Clean Port Initiative recently, signaling a major step forward in reducing emissions from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Read More »

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