Hapag-Lloyd improving ANP service

AJOT | March 18, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd will offer its customers significantly shorter transit times in the ANP service between Australia/New Zealand and the US East Coast (via Panama) from May/June this year. Read More »

Excel Maritime Beats Market Expectations

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Shares of Excel Maritime Carriers, a drybulk shipper, rose nearly 20% after the carrier reported fourth-quarter results well above Wall Street's expectations. Read More »

Hellenic Carriers Announces Dividend

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hellenic Carriers Limited, an international provider of marine transportation services, which owns and operates a fleet of six drybulk vessels that transport iron ore, grain, steel products and minor bulk cargoes, announced the dates of their dividend pay Read More »

Stellar Freight Ltd. Relocates Services to Canaveral Mega-yachts among first exports

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

International shipping operator Stellar Freight Ltd. has moved its service from south Florida to Port Canaveral, with the first ship to arrive during the first week of April. The small line, which specializes in export of equipment and project cargoes to Read More »

Green, fuel-saving solutions prompt Thailand’s order for Kalmar E-One+ RTGs

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Kalmar Industries on-going programme of investment in research and development into environmental improvement and fuel efficiency has helped win an order for six E-One+ rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for Thailand’s LCMT Company Ltd. Read More »

Rite Aid employees in California DC join ILWU

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

After a two-year battle, the workers at Rite Aid's distribution center in Lancaster, CA won their fight to join International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 26. They won by 283 to 261, with 18 challenged ballots; 629 people were eligible to vote. Read More »

Horizon Logistics Supports Installation Of North America’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Energy System

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Transport Intermediaries

Horizon Lines, Inc., the United States' leading domestic container shipping and integrated logistics company, announced that Horizon Logistics, LLC, served as a lead logistics provider for SunPower Corp. during installation of North America's largest sola Read More »

Europe’s Rail Industry Says ‘Polluter-Pays’ Principle Only Way To Sustainable Transport

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Intermodal

The revision this year of the Eurovignette Directive is an important step towards the creation of a true level playing field between the different transport modes and towards the promotion of a modal shift in favour of rail, said UNIFE Chairman, Mr Andr' Read More »

CN to spend more than C$300 million in 2008 on rail infrastructure improvements in Eastern Canada

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Intermodal

CN announced plans to invest more than C$300 million in rail infrastructure projects in Eastern Canada this year to maintain a safe railway and improve the productivity and fluidity of its network. Read More »

IMF Head Urges Global Action to Counter Slowdown

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | International Trade

IMF Managing Director Dominque Strauss-Kahn urged industrial and emerging market countries to do their share through macroeconomic and financial market policies to mitigate the impact of the current financial crisis which is causing a global slowdown. Read More »

Emirates Air adds LAX

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Air Cargo

Emirates, one of the world's most successful and fastest-growing international airlines, is set to expand its network even further this year with the start of services to the West Coast of the U.S. On 1st September 2008 Emirates will open its third U.S. g Read More »

NYK Logistics restructures on European continent

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

NYK announces the restructuring of its Western European Logistics business into two regional companies, trading as NYK Logistics North Continent and NYK Logistics South Europe from 1st April 2008, and part of NYK Group Europe, Logistics Division. Read More »

Evergreen To Commence Additional Vietnam Service

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Evergreen Line will commence a new weekly ocean service between Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and the Vietnam port of Haiphong on March 21. Called the KHP service (Kaohsiung-Haiphong Shuttle Service), the trade will utilize the 580-TEU MV Dong Du. Read More »

Maersk Line Sells Slots To Cma-Cgm In The Transatlantic Trade

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

We are pleased to announce that Mares Line has entered a slot charter agreement, which will provide CMA-CGM space in the transatlantic trade. Read More »

Maersk Line Redesigns Its Oceania - Americas ServiceEffective from the end of May 2008

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Maersk Line Redesigns Its Oceania - Americas ServiceEffective from the end of May 2008, Maersk Line will redesign its current 'Oceania Service' connecting Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. East Coast and South- and Central America. Read More »

Hanjin Shipping turns to Kalmar for afleet of new terminal tractors

AJOT | March 17, 2008 | Liner Shipping

Kalmar Industries has won an order to supply 96 terminal tractors to Hanjin Shipping ' South Korea's largest shipping company ' for operation at its new container terminal as part of the Pusan New Port Project, earmarked as the country's principal deepwat Read More »

Hong Kong hosts World Ports Summit

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

More than 60 shipping experts from nine world class ports attended the World Ports Summit at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre today to discuss topical issues of port security, safety and environmental protection. Read More »

Retail container traffic continues to mirror slow economy

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will continue to reflect the slowdown in the nation's economy with weak or negative growth compared with last year over the next several months, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released tod Read More »

New Orleans unveils $1 billion plan for future

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans unveiled an ambitious blueprint for short- and long-term growth today, aimed at positioning the Port at the forefront of the global marketplace. Read More »

Six carriers forge The Reliance Network across North America

AJOT | March 16, 2008 | Intermodal

Six carriers, known for their exceptional customer service, dependable on-time delivery records and strong reputation within their own territories, have formed The Reliance Network. This new alliance will provide seamless, across the continent, LTL, tr Read More »