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CMA CGM and IBM establish joint venture to develop upgraded IT system

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

The CMA CGM Group and IBM have announced the creation of a 50-50 joint venture to provide CMA CGM with enhanced core information technology systems to support and accelerate its strong growth. IBM will provide IT expertise to the new company, CMA CGM SYST Read More »

Grand Alliance reduces transPacific capacity in slack season

AJOT | November 05, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Following a meeting in Singapore, the CEO's of the Grand Alliance (GA) member lines engaged in the Trans Pacific trade, Hapag-Lloyd (HL), Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), and Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL), have announced that the GA will lay up vessels Read More »

Premium Article  EUROPEAN TRADE - European ports post impressive box numbers

George Lauriat | October 29, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

Europe‚Äôs container ports have grown dramatically over the past six years. In order to keep pace with forecasted demand, nearly every European boxport has undertaken major building programs to add capacity. The competition is keen as European ports vie for Read More »

Premium Article  EUROPEAN TRADE - Ports of Rotterdam and Amsterdam ready for exceptional growth

Karen Thuermer | October 29, 2006 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Rotterdam (Mainport) excels above all other European ports in terms of throughput. In 2005, the port handled 370.2 million tons, 171.3 million tons of which was liquid bulk cargo; 91.2 million tons of containerized freight, and 89.4 million to Read More »

Port Freeport breaks ground for terminal development project

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

As Port Freeport looks to embark upon its first major terminal development endeavor in four decades, officials of the Texas Gulf Coast port have scheduled a groundbreaking event for the Velasco Terminal project for Friday, Oct. 27. Read More »

Portland’s “thirsty” asphalt wins environmental sustainability award

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently bestowed their coveted Julian Prize for Sustainability for Public Works on the Port of Portland for installing 35 acres of environmentally-friendly 'porous' asphalt at one of the Read More »

Panama votes ‘Si’ to Panama Canal expansion

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Panama Canal Authority humbled by vote and responsibility ahead Panamanians voted "Si" in a national referendum on Panama Canal expansion. The voting began on a quiet Sunday morning (Oct. 22) at 7:00 am. The enthusiasm and energy was apparent as each vote Read More »

Charleston hails Panama Canal vote

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is pleased by the results of Panama's vote on Oct. 22 to support a $5.25-billion improvement plan for the Panama Canal. Read More »

GPA congratulates people of Panama

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) offered congratulations to the people of Panama for passing a referendum that will fully modernize the Panama Canal. The $5.25-billion improvement of the Panama Canal will occur simultaneously with the Savannah Harbor Exp Read More »

Captive shippers pushing for reforms

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

A report released earlier this month by the Government Accountability Office included some good news and bad news for rail shippers. But shippers still captive to a single rail network say the news is almost all bad. Read More »

BNSF, CSX create high-volume intermodal corridor

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

BNSF Railway Company and CSX Corporation's rail transportation and intermodal companies announced plans to create a high-volume rail corridor for reliable intermodal services on the lines connecting California, Atlanta and the rest of the fast-growing Sou Read More »

Surface Transportation Study Commission announces field hearings

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Intermodal

The National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission today announced its schedule for six field hearings across the United States. The Commission field hearings will allow Commissioners to solicit input from federal, state and local tra Read More »

Customs modernization: Americas must catch up to Asia

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Automating Customs procedures and speeding the time it takes to release goods transported in international commerce not only facilitates trade but also stimulates economic growth. That was the message conveyed by Stephen Flowers, president of UPS Americas Read More »

Burlington Northern Santa Fe reports all-time record quarter

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (BNSF) reported record quarterly earnings of $1.33 per diluted share, a 22% increase over third-quarter 2005 earnings of $1.09 per diluted share. Read More »

Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer fields fresh flowers via Holland

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Every day at 6:00 am, Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer comes alive, as flowers and plants from all over the globe flow in and out of this 430,400 square foot auction hall, the largest trading building in the world. By 10:00 am, most are on their way to be packed a Read More »

US envoy sees trade with Venezuela reaching $50B in 2006

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

US Ambassador William Brownfield told the El Universal newspaper that bilateral trade, which hit $40 billion in 2005, "increased even more" during the first quarter and was expected to rise by 25% to $50 billion by the end of the year. Read More »

Brazil beef industry sees export bans ending soon

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Brazil's cattle sector expects beef bans to be removed after a year of export restrictions by 56 nations, and this will force competing countries to lower prices as more beef volume becomes available, analysts said. Read More »

Vietnam trade vote a boon for some US farmers

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Some US farmers stand to gain big if Congress normalizes trade ties with Vietnam, a former enemy now seen as an up-and-coming Asian market, trade groups, officials and congressional aides said. Read More »

IES signs partnership with TRAXON Europe

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Air Cargo

ES Ltd. is proud to announce their partnership with global airfreight communication leader TRAXON Europe. TRAXON's global network of airfreight messaging from about 90 airlines will be connected to the IES logistics and supply chain management systems to Read More »

Shanghai overtakes Tokyo as top city for CPS bookings

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | Air Cargo

Shanghai, South China's major air logistics hub, moved slightly ahead of Tokyo in September as the city from which forwarders are making the most air cargo bookings on Unisys-operated Cargo Portal Services (CPS). Tokyo forwarders had previously led as ear Read More »

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