NCA realigning service routes

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

Nippon Cargo Airlines has been making numerous management efforts to reduce fuel costs under the recent unlimited fuel price hike circumstances. NCA has realigned the below routes to sustain and strengthen its route operations. Read More »

Emirates spreads wings in India

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

Set against a backdrop of booming trade ties and escalating travel between Dubai and India, Emirates, one of the world's fastest-growing carriers has announced plans to advance its Indian operation with 18 additional flights per week, effective July 1st, Read More »

TIACA appoints Presti to work with regulatory authorities, legislators in Washington

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Air Cargo

TIACA, The International Air Cargo Association, has appointed Sue Presti to represent its interests before the regulatory authorities and legislators in Washington, DC. Read More »

YM Uberty calls Hamburg as part of new Far East container liner service

AJOT | June 25, 2008 | Liner Shipping

The YM Uberty made her first call the Port of Hamburg. Built at the CSBC shipyards in Kaohsiung, the container giant owned by the Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming is 335 meters long, 42.8 meters wide and has a carrying capacity of 8,200 teu and 700 re Read More »

Australian leader visits Port of Savannah

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand welcomed Australian State Minister Joe Tripodi recently. Tripodi, the Minister of Small Business, Minister of Regulatory Reform and Minister of Ports and Waterways of New South Wales, reque Read More »

Rapid response to coastal ports key hurricane season goal of NOAA

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

With an active hurricane season forecast by NOAA's National Weather Service, planning and preparation is the message both to the general public as well as to key components within NOAA who respond with emergency services support following a storm's passag Read More »

New exec. director for the Port of Richmond

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

M. David McNeel has been selected as the Port of Richmond's next executive director. He succeeds Martin J. Moynihan, who will retire after eighteen years at the City's port on July 31, 2008. Read More »

Maersk & Hutchison priority terminal in Felixstowe

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maersk Line announces the signing of a 10-year agreement for terminal usage for Maersk Line at Trinity Terminal, the Port of Felixstowe, UK. Read More »

DHL signs agreement with KTM

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

DHL announced a new two-year, multimillion-dollar agreement with KTM North America, Inc., a leading motorcycle manufacturer. Under the agreement, DHL becomes the preferred overnight express shipping provider for KTM, delivering parts and accessories to K Read More »

Penske Logistics earns Eastman Chemical’s ‘Supplier Excellence Award’

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Penske Logistics announced it earned Eastman Chemical Company's Supplier Excellence Award. The Eastman Supplier Excellence Program was created to introduce a continuous improvement process to ensure that high quality and efficient services are supplied t Read More »

Cargo 2000 certifies Traxon’s CDMP for freight forwarders

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Traxon Europe's Cargo 2000 Data Management Platform (CDMP) has been certified by Cargo 2000 for its ability to measure and manage the quality of air cargo processes between freight forwarders and airlines. Read More »

Rotterdam rail transport gains steam

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Intermodal

In 2007, rail again achieved the strongest growth in hinterland container transport: 10.5%, to 905,000 teu. This also made it the only mode of hinterland transport to keep pace with the increase in total container throughput (+10.8%). Inland shipping was Read More »

Direct-to-dock rail delivery of military cargo increases efficiency

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Intermodal

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announces the completion of the first direct-to-dock rail delivery of US military cargo at the new APM Terminals facility in Portsmouth, Va. MLL partnered with APM Terminals Virginia, also a part of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, Read More »

Setback for Trans-Texas Corridor plan

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Intermodal

The Teamsters Union hailed the Texas Department of Transportation's decision to upgrade US Highway 59 instead of building a new transportation corridor through the countryside. Read More »

Boosting US economy best way to aid dollar

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | International Trade

White House hopeful Barack Obama said the weakness in the US dollar reflects the soft economy and large trade deficits, and the best way to strengthen the currency is to restore the economy's health. Read More »

Cape Verde seen ratifying WTO membership soon

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | International Trade

The African island nation of Cape Verde is expected to complete formalities this week for joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), before its June 30 deadline, a trade official said. Read More »

Singapore May exports in sharpest fall since Jan ‘06

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | International Trade

Singapore's non-oil exports unexpectedly fell 9.8% in May after seasonal adjustments, the sharpest fall since January 2006, adding to worries about global demand even if the picture around Asia is mixed. Read More »

New freighter flights at Athens

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Air Cargo

Athens Airport recently welcomed new freighter flights including the A310 freighter service from Royal Jordanian. The weekly service carries a mix of inbound and transit cargo and returns with mainly heavy and outsized shipments. Last week's inbound freig Read More »

Hactl May tonnage throughput

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Air Cargo

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) announced its air cargo tonnage throughput for May 2008. A total of 218,696 tons were handled in the month, representing a 7.5% year-on-year growth. Cumulative tonnage from January to May 2008 was 1,058,889 t Read More »

Swiss WorldCargo strengthens Chinese network

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Air Cargo

Recently SWISS has successfully launched a non-stop flight between Zurich and Shanghai; the new daily A-340 connection has increased Swiss WorldCargo's capacity to and from China by 36 tons per day. Read More »