President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi are moving to prevent a looming shutdown of the nation’s freight railroads with the House preparing to take up legislation this week to impose a settlement over the objections of some unions.
• Theyab bin Mohamed: This strategic partnership comes in line with Etihad Rail's efforts to provide logistics solutions to the country’s largest companies, to transport goods through the rail network at reduced costs and time
• Sultan Al Jaber: the partnership underlines the partners’ commitment to the UAE’s Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative
• Etihad Rail to transport 1.3 million tons of polyolefins annually via rail for Borouge
• Partnership includes the development of a rail freight terminal in Al Ruways Industrial City, where Etihad Rail’s freight services will reduce the time required for transporting Borouge’s products to 4 hours, compared to 12 hours via other transport methods
CTO Germany have become new Project Cargo Network members. Their team delivers tailored logistics solutions for the multimodal transport of oversized and heavy lift cargo. They are active in a range of industries including oil & gas, energy, mining, power, construction, manufacturing, civil engineering, trade shows & global events, aerospace, government & defence and automotive.
AJOT | November 29, 2022 | People | Appointments | Logistics
Polar King International, Inc. announces today that Jessica Perfitt has been hired as an engineer. Perfitt will play a role on the company’s engineering team, working to advance the design of the company’s walk-in freezers and refrigerated units to keep pace with customers’ evolving needs.
AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
OPTIMA Optimal cabin now has a new option for forklifts that increases roof height by 125 mm. Since its launch in 2014, the OPTIMA cabin has always impressed customers with its ergonomics and superior visibility integrated with lift truck functions for the ultimate in safety and efficiency. In 2022, Konecranes is literally bringing the cabin to another level with the new Optimal model.