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Three states ban seafood imported from Vietnam

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | International Trade

Alabama's agriculture chief has banned the sale of basa catfish imported from Vietnam until tests for an illegal antibiotic are done, the latest salvo in support of the US catfish industry. Read More »

GLASGOW PRESTWICK HANDLES TWO DIVERTED BA 747s…and 71 parrots!

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Air Cargo

Almost five hundred passengers - and seventy-one parrots - caught up in the BA industrial action avoided travel chaos when they flew into Glasgow Prestwick on August 12. Read More »

Hub Construction Commences on $107 Million DHL East Coast facility

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Air Cargo

DHL, the world's leading global express delivery and logistics company, will mark the start of construction at the company's new East Coast Distribution Facility in Allentown, Penn. today with a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by Steve White, senior vice p Read More »

CP Ships announces deployment of first two newbuilds to US East Coast-Indian Sub-Continent service

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Liner Shipping

CP Ships Limited announced that the first two of nine 4250 teu ships ordered two years ago will be deployed in its US East Coast-Indian Sub-Continent service. Read More »

Crowley names Tony Menendez Director of Business Development, Logistics Services

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Crowley announced that Tony Menendez will become director of business development for the company's logistics services unit. In his new position, the seven-year Crowley veteran will continue to be domiciled in Miami and will report to Miguel Artiga, vice Read More »

MTC appoints VP/General Manager, Sales and Contracts, General Stevedoring Division

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | Liner Shipping

Marine Terminals Corp. recently appointed Tom Cremer to the new position of vice president/general manager, sales and contracts, General Stevedoring Division. Read More »

Premium Article  CHINA TRADE & PORTS SURVEY 2005 - CEPA at a glance

George Lauriat | August 14, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

EPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is the People’s Republic of China’s free trade agreement with Hong Kong. It grants easier access to China markets for Hong Kong-made products, and Hong Kong-based service companies. For many Hong Kong business Read More »

Premium Article  CHINA TRADE & PORTS SURVEY 2005 - China’s explosive container growth attracts operators

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Ports & Terminals

Heavy port spending plans have led some critics to warn of a glut, as ports from Shenzhen in the south to Qingdao in the north add capacity -- a contention dismissed by mainland officials. Read More »

Vancouver region proposes super-port

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

A proposal to merge all five port agencies in the Vancouver region highlighted the August 2-6 annual meeting and conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA). Read More »

Charleston Navy Base access road makes

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Business leaders and elected officials gathered recently to hail a $10 million federal earmark that will help fund a new direct access road to the port expansion site on the former Charleston Navy Base. Read More »

Canadian government to probe Vancouver trucker strike

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Canadian government has launched a formal probe into the six-week trucker strike that severely hit container operations at West Coast facilities. Read More »

Port of Beaumont receives infrastructure projects grant

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Beaumont has received more than $ 7.6 million in earmark funding as part of H.R. 3, The Transportation Bill approved by Congress in late July. Read More »

Heartland Corridor Project Presents Growth Opportunities for VPA and state

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Intermodal

The federal transportation bill passed recently has $90 million earmarked for use in developing the Heartland Corridor, a rail project that will effectively link The Port of Virginia with distribution markets in the Midwest. Read More »

Swift Intermodal acquires BNSF-leased 53-foot containers

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Intermodal

Swift Intermodal Ltd. and BNSF Railway Company announcedthat they have reached an agreement for Swift to acquire approximately 3,800 53-foot containers currently leased by BNSF which are part of the North American Container System (NACS) program. Read More »

RailAmerica reports 2/Q 2005 results

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Intermodal

RailAmerica, Inc. recently reported second quarter 2005 earnings from continuing operations of $9.3 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to a loss of $13,000 in the 2004 comparable quarter. The 2005 results include a $0.01 per share benefit from Read More »

Yuan revaluation: A basket case?

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | International Trade

On July 21, 2005, China revalued the Yuan from the old mark of 8.2765 to 8.11 to the US dollar: A two-percent revaluation to the dollar. At that time, The People's Bank of China (PBOC) also announced that the Yuan no longer would be pegged to the US dolla Read More »

Airbridge Cargo targets Russia’s $1 billion import market for flowers

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Air Cargo

AirBridge Cargo (ABC) has launched three Boeing 747 freighter flights a week from Amsterdam to Moscow to provide a fast and reliable supply line for Russia's US$1 billion import market for fresh flowers. Read More »

Freightpath unveils cargo I.T. solution for small and mid-size airlines, GSAs

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Air Cargo

FreightPath LLC said it has introduced an innovative and affordable software system dedicated to the high-tech needs of all-cargo airlines, small to mid-size passenger carriers with cargo operations, and general sales agents (GSAs). Read More »

Taiwan seeks access to China airspace to save fuel

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Air Cargo

Taiwan will allow its airlines to seek permission from China to use its airspace to reduce flying time and cut soaring fuel costs, its premier said, a move hailed as a further sign of easing tensions. Read More »

Grand Alliance’s new service in full operation

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | Liner Shipping

On August 6, the 63,179-gross-ton NYK Procyon, assigned by NYK to the Grand Alliance's newly inaugurated Loop F service to Europe, paid her first visit to a terminal of the Ceres Paragon Terminals B.V., an affiliate of NYK, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read More »

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