Night-time flight bans come with a high economic and environmental price, says TIACA

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Night-time flight bans at major airports will come at a high economic and environmental price, says The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Read More »

OAG Cargo helps Amerijet International to reach 34,000 freight forwarders globally

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Freight forwarders wanting fast access to Amerijet International's all-cargo flights serving the Americas, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia can now gain instant schedule information and operational and marketing updates from the airline via OAG Carg Read More »

Southern Air and Centurion Cargo sign ACMI agreement

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Southern Air Holdings, Inc. a leading worldwide provider of ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance) outsourced aircraft announced today it has signed a multiple year B747 ACMI agreement with Centurion Air Cargo, a Miami based all cargo carrier th Read More »

TNT Express to cut more costs on weak economy

AJOT | November 02, 2011 | Air Cargo

Dutch freight and delivery firm TNT Express, which issued a profit warning earlier this month, flagged it would cut costs further and reduce its fleet on routes between Asia and Europe because of economic uncertainty. Read More »

K’bler nominated to transport two 135 tons Kamag-Transporter

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Two pieces Kamag heavy-duty-transporter have been shipped by K'bler Spedition, a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts CEE network, to HHIC ' Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction, Subic Bay, Philippines. Read More »

China COSCO reports Q3 loss of 2.07 blllion yuan

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

China COSCO Holdings Ltd , the country's No.1 shipping conglomerate, made a net loss of 2.07 billion yuan ($325.81 million) in the third quarter, hit by sliding freight rates and overcapacity in the industry. Read More »

Dry ship deliveries to reach highest ever in 2011

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

Deliveries of new dry bulk ships are on course to reach their highest level ever this year and fleet expansion is expected to remain strong in 2012, ship broker SSY said. Read More »

Transnet says moving RBCT coal at record rate

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

South Africa's logistics group Transnet has been moving coal to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal at record rates in recent months, showing the market that it may be turning the corner and reversing years of underperforming infrastructure. Read More »

WWL appoints Lord as new Regional Director for Oceania
in Oslo

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects

WWL has appointed Robert Lord as Regional Director for Oceania, succeeding Mr Greg Martin. Based in Sydney, Mr Lord will officially take over as Regional Director on March 5, 2012, but will join WWL from December 5, 2011 and use this period to introduce h Read More »

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes are in great demand in Latin America

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing can report a run on its Mobile Harbour Cranes. 100% increase in sales compared to 2010 illustrates that the demand for sustainable investment in cargo handling equipment is still unbroken. Until the end of this year a total o Read More »

GA Governor’s forum on the Port: Deepening vital to continued success

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA’s Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports’ impact on jobs and Read More »

JAXPORT CEO urges Congress to support investment in nation’s seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Jacksonville, Fla., recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastru Read More »

SC Ports Chief provides testimony to Congress on modernizing seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA’s steady growth delivers strong economic benefit

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA has announced that overall job numbers tied to port activities increased slightly over the past five years despite the struggling economy. According to a recently completed economic impact study, job growth linked to an increase Read More »

Aramex reports third quarter revenues of AED 651, up by 19%

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Aramex (DFM: ARMX), the global logistics and transportation solutions provider, today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2011, reflecting a healthy increase in revenues and net profits, in the face of continued instability in a numbe Read More »

CH Robinson Q3 revenue miss

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

C. H. Robinson Worldwide, the biggest logistics provider in the United States, posted third quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations and warned of a weak trucking market. Read More »

Dubai’s Aramex profits up 3%, regional unrest bites

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Dubai logistics firm Aramex reported a 3-percent rise in quarterly profits as uncertainties in Egypt and high oil prices weighed on its growth. Read More »

LyondellBasell adds GT Nexus transportation sourcing capabilities

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

GT Nexus has announced that LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has signed a contract to extend the capabilities of their existing cloud-based logistics visibility platform. The new services will automate Read More »

Pilot Freight Services continues strong year with 3rd quarter growth

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, reported revenue of $122.2 million for the third quarter, ending September 30, 2011. This growth marks the seventh consecutive quarter of rising revenue numbers for the Read More »

Canadian railways dismiss economic doom and gloom

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Intermodal

Canada's two big railroads scotched doom and gloom scenarios about a recession in North America and a sharp slowdown in Asia on Tuesday, saying the outlook for traffic on their tracks was sturdy across most products. Read More »