Gulf demand lifts Dubai air show

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

The world's top plane makers issued bullish forecasts for demand from the Middle East, underlining the region's importance to the industry a day after Boeing unveiled a blockbuster deal to sell 50 of its 777 jetliners to host airline Emirates. Read More »

IAG Cargo announces 3rd quarter financial results

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

The single cargo business unit of International Airlines Group (IAG Cargo), comprised of BA World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has today announced its third quarter results from July 1 to September 30, 2011. Read More »

IAG Cargo takes delivery of first 747-8 freighter

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

IAG Cargo, through its brand British Airways World Cargo, has taken delivery of the first of three Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The freighter landed at London Stansted Airport at 7.30am GMT, following a 4,237 nautical miles flight from the Boeing Everett Deli Read More »

OAG Cargo extends South American coverage with addition of all TAM Airlines schedules

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

OAG Cargo's coverage of the South American air cargo market is being extended with the addition of all of TAM Airlines' cargo schedules for flights serving Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Read More »

Schiphol Cargo, CAAS and Changi Airport swap notes on e-freight progress

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

The growing e-freight collaboration between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and its MoU partners, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Changi Airport Group (CAG) has taken a further step forward, with the hosting by Schiphol Cargo of a thre Read More »

Swissport begins cargo handling at Japan’s Narita International Airport

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, has begun offering cargo handling services at Japan's most important international gateway, Tokyo's Narita Airport, securing its first cargo contract there wi Read More »

TRAXON Europe becomes part of CHAMP Cargosystems

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Air Cargo

In a move that will further strengthen its market position CHAMP Cargosystems, the leading provider of integrated air cargo solutions, has announced it has acquired TRAXON Europe, a leading provider of electronic communications solutions to the air cargo Read More »

CargoSmart raises the bar for measuring carrier reliability

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

CargoSmart Limited, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) global shipping and logistics solutions provider, has announced that it has launched Schedule Reliability, the industry's first interactive sailing schedule reliability application. The new busine Read More »

Crowley adds 222 new refrigerated containers to fleet in advance of the peak perishables shipping se

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group is enhancing its growing equipment fleet of more than 45,000 modern units with the acquisition of 222 new 40-foot, high cube refrigerated containers (reefers) and 133 under-slung power generator sets (ge Read More »

Greencarrier launches a new direct service between the UK and Finland for groupage, part loads and f

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Together with its UK-based subsidiary Greencarrier PTS, Greencarrier is expanding the range of services it offers the Nordic market with a new direct service to Finland. Read More »

Horizon Lines reports 3rd-quarter financial results

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Horizon Lines reported financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended September 25, 2011. Read More »

Maersk says to invest $170 mlllion in Chile plant

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk plans to invest about $170 million in a new factory in Chile to produce refrigerator containers, known as reefers, for a Latin American export boom. Read More »

Maersk sees more shipping losses after Q3 hit

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Weak freight rates knocked shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S to a steeper-than-forecast drop in quarterly profits as its container shipping arm dived into the red and was seen staying loss-making this year. Read More »

Purfresh and Interfresh Cargo partner to provide Argentine exporters with latest ocean transport tec

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Purfresh, a leading provider of clean technologies that purify, protect, and preserve the global food supply chain, has announced that Interfresh Cargo has chosen Purfresh Transport for its customers to maintain quality and freshness of blueberries shippe Read More »

Seago Line joins INTTRA’s vast network of ocean carriers

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

INTTRA, the leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, announced that Seago Line has joined its carrier network. By working with INTTRA, Seago Line's shipper customers will have a faster, easier and more efficient way to pro Read More »

Transpacific container shippers plan rate rise

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Asia-U.S. container shipping lines have agreed to raise freight rates and charges from Jan. 1 by at least $400 per 40-foot container as an interim step before rolling out annual contracting guidelines, their organization said. Read More »

US East Coast and Gulf to Venezuela general rate increase

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Effective December 4, 2011, a General Rate Increase (GRI) will be implemented on all cargo moving Southbound from or via the United States East Coast and Gulf Coast to Venezuela. Read More »

Zepol reports October vessel imports increase 0.33%

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for October, measured in TEUs, increased 0.33% from September and decreased 1% from October of 2010. The total number of inbound shipments rose 1% from Sep Read More »

COSCO says negotiates sharply lower charter costs

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd, operator of the world's largest bulk cargo fleet and a major global container shipper, said that it has been able to slash charter costs after successful renegotiations with ship owners amid a gloomy outlook for the shipping i Read More »

Genco Shipping Q3 profit beats Wall Street

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Drybulk carrier Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd posted a quarterly profit that beat estimates, helped by higher freight rates. Read More »