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Retailers cautiously optimistic over 2006 logistics challenges

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Retailers are casting a wary eye at major ports, wondering whether the coming 2006 peak shipping season will bring major logistics challenges. So far, there is reason for optimism, especially since they came through the record 2005 season relatively unsca Read More »

LoBiondo stresses Dubai Ports World must comply with US port security laws

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Upon learning of reports that partial ownership of operating companies that manage six (6) US port terminals including one in Philadelphia will now be assumed by a company based in the United Arabs Emirates, Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) ' Chair o Read More »

Port of Virginia wraps up record 2005

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Virginia completed 2005 having handled a record-setting 1.98 million teus, or 9.6% growth in throughput when compared with 2004. Moreover, Virginia Port Authority (VPA) leaders are forecasting no slowdown in the port's growth in 2006. Read More »

LaGrange looks to future, cites recovery milestones in annual address

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a speech originally scheduled for September of 2005, Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange recently outlined hurricane recovery milestones and spoke of the future of shipping and cruising in the Crescent City during his annual State of th Read More »

CNF to adopt Con-way as corporate brand

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Intermodal

CNF Inc. announced it has put a proposal before shareholders to change its corporate name to Con-way Inc. and adopt CNW as the new ticker symbol for the company's publicly traded stock. Read More »

New Penn and USF Reddaway partner to provide transcontinental service

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Intermodal

New Penn Motor Express and USF Reddaway have announced the introduction of a new transcontinental service. The Westbound service will make it easier for customers to gain coast-to-coast coverage with one call to their regional provider: It links New Penn Read More »

BNSF’s 2005 economic development efforts . . .

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Intermodal

Economic development efforts of BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) were instrumental in the location of 114 new or expanded facilities during 2005 in the areas served by the railway. These facilities involved investments of $1.3 billion and the creation of about Read More »

Name brand garment manufacturers enjoy Asia’s advantages

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

No industry is as highly competitive when it comes to cost cutting manufacturing than the textile and garment industry. But for big brand names such as Victoria Secret, cost, as well as skilled workmanship, go hand in hand. Add to those qualities efficien Read More »

FedEx and Austrade launch new Australian export initiative

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

FedEx Express and the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), have signed a two-year alliance agreement to expand trade between Australia and the United States. The agreement leverages the expertise of both FedEx and Austrade in order to make expert resou Read More »

Valentine’s Day sweetness comes at a price for US industry

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

Valentine's Day sweetness comes at a price for an industry that employs nearly one million Americans. The Commerce Department reported that more than 10,000 jobs were lost between 1997 and 2002 at sugar-consuming companies, such as confectioneries. The st Read More »

New fabrics and technologies fuel performance apparel growth

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

Performance apparel represents one of the fastest growing sectors of the international textile and clothing industry. Market growth is being fuelled by the emergence of new fibres, new fabrics and innovative process technologies. Read More »

Korean Air wins ATW honors

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Air Cargo

Korean Air has won the coveted "Phoenix Award" from Air Transport World (ATW) for successfully overcoming challenges faced by major growing airlines in the global airline industry. Read More »

Emirates to launch double dailies to Perth

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Air Cargo

Initially, the service will be launched with four weekly flights beginning March 2, which will be escalated to a daily in September. Tim Clark, President Emirates Airline said, 'Strong and steady demand for Emirates' passenger and cargo services has motiv Read More »

Fernandes to spearhead Global Dubai plans

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Air Cargo

Mumbai-based Global Aviation Services has appointed Klien Fernandes as General Manager of its recently-launched Dubai subsidiary, which operates as Jupiter Express Services. Read More »

H’egh Autoliners appoint Cutrone and Govertsen

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Cutrone holds a Master's Degree in Total Quality Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Dowling College, Oakdale, New York and an Associate Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Norfolk, VA Read More »

Hamburg S’d opens new office in Mexico

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Liner Shipping

Effective April 3, 2006, Hamburg S'd will be opening a proprietary office in Mexico City. Hamburg S'd Mexico S.A. de C.V. will take over from Representaciones Maritimas (Repmar) the general agency function for Mexico. Repmar will continue to act as port a Read More »

CMA announces new West Coast of South America, . . .

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | Liner Shipping

CMA CGM has announced a new weekly, direct container service from the West Coast of South America, Central America, and Mexico to Southern California providing importers from those regions with unique and competitive shipping alternatives for both dry and Read More »

Premium Article  AIR CARGO QUATERLY - HACTL enters next frontier for Chinese logistics services

Karen Thuermer | February 19, 2006 | Air Cargo

The figures are staggering. China's trade surplus could top US$120 billion in 2006, up over 22% from estimated 2005 figures of US$97.4 billion, according to China‚Äôs State Information Center. With so many goods now being produced in China, the tarmacs are Read More »

Largest container ship ever calls on Baltimore

AJOT | February 19, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The largest container ship ever to call the Maryland Port of Baltimore arrived February 1 at Seagirt Marine Terminal. The Tokyo, one of Mediterranean Shipping Company's (MSC) largest ships, weighs nearly 72,000 tons dead weight, is 900 feet in length, 131 Read More »

South Jersey Port Corp. celebrates 3rd consecutive record year

AJOT | February 19, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) reported new record tonnage at its facilities during 2005 as combined cargoes at the Ports of Camden and Salem surpassed 3.5 million tons, spurred by significant increases in bulk and containerized cargoes. Read More »

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