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Testing for digital sea and inland port networking has commenced

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Platform operators Portbase and RheinPorts have launched a ground-breaking project in a joint initiative to digitally connect the maritime and inland port community.

Hawaii’s air cargo community favors Alaska Air’s pending Hawaiian Air buyout
Air Cargo
Chris Barnett | Top Story | April 11, 2024

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Hawaii’s air cargo community favors Alaska Air’s pending Hawaiian Air buyout

Sources and insiders say both airlines will maintain their current identities and that if Alaska’s $1.9 billion buyout of Hawaiian Air goes through, they will not combine the brands into a newly named carrier.
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ITS Logistics April Port Rail Ramp Index

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Collapse of Baltimore key bridge results in severe rating for Atlantic Ocean region due to lack of freight visibility

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Future Proof Shipping welcomes new Managing Director on board

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Green Shipping | Maritime | Technology | People | Appointments

Inland shipping pioneer Future Proof Shipping (FPS) has announced the appointment of Sara Ravazza as its new Managing Director, effective April 01, 2024. Sara joins the team of zero emission shipping innovators, to strengthen and steer their sustainability-driven initiatives.

MSC vows to fight ‘excessive’ fine sought by US agency
Maritime
Bloomberg | Top Story | April 11, 2024

MSC vows to fight ‘excessive’ fine sought by US agency

The world’s largest container carrier will push back against a proposed US government fine that would rank among the stiffest penalties handed down by the diminutive Washington regulator where the fight is playing out.
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DDC Group adds nearshore outsourcing locations in Central America and South America

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Shipping Technology

The expansion offers nearshore services for North American clients and provides a strategic location for global clients seeking Latin American operations.

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China’s first batch of imported washed feather and down, pilot goods successfully cleared customs in Guangxi

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | International Trade

"The goods were shipped from overseas to Guigang and cleared customs in just eight days. This new model is 17 days faster than the traditional customs clearance via Hong Kong, significantly reducing time and economic costs!," said Yang Chaodong, General Manager of Jialu Feather Products Co., Ltd. in Guigang.

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DACHSER acquires food logistics provider Brummer

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Logistics

DACHSER is acquiring food logistics provider Brummer, an expert for the transport of temperature-controlled food between Germany, Austria and neighboring countries.

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Drewry World Container Index - 11 Apr

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Maritime | Liner Shipping

Drewry’s World Container Index decreased by 1% to $2,795 per 40ft container this week.

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DHL and Prada Group contribute to more sustainable air freight with SAF

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Air Cargo | Freighters

DHL Global Forwarding announces the first investment of the Prada Group in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits, utilizing DHL Global Forwarding’s GoGreen Plus service.

JSI Alliance completes scope in Basrah Refinery upgrading project

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Energy | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

On 11 March, MV Svenja discharged her cargo of 9 modules.

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Nexterus helps shippers navigate the channels around the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Shipping Technology

Supply chain network optimization, TMS tools, and consolidation strategies help shippers continue to move their goods despite disasters

3G expands transportation suite with cutting-edge drayage capabilities

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech | Shipping Technology | Trucking

Delta Airlines launches New York-Munich service three times weekly
Air Cargo
AJOT | Top Story | April 11, 2024

Delta Airlines launches New York-Munich service three times weekly

Delta Airlines, one of the world's largest airlines and one of Munich Airport's first customers, is now offering another destination from Munich to the United States. John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York is served on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
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Bahamas port goes electric with Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 mobile harbor crane

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Green Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Arawak Port Development Limited (APD) has ordered a Konecranes Gottwald ESP.6 mobile harbor crane to add substantial extra capacity to their terminal at the Port of Nassau.

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Mild winter weather may lead to persistently high natural gas inventories through 2025

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Energy

U.S. working natural gas inventories ended the winter heating season (November 1–March 31) at 2,290 billion cubic feet (Bcf), 39% more than the previous five-year (2019–23) average.

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Hydrogen Vehicle Systems appoints Dr. Claassen to the HVS Board as Chairman

AJOT | April 11, 2024 | Energy | Alternative | Green Shipping | Trucking | People | Appointments

• Prof. Dr Utz Claassen appointed as HVS Board Chairman to support and direct future globalisation strategy • Previous automotive global positions include Ford Motor Company, SEAT, Volkswagen AG • Automotive Consultancy work conducted with McKinsey & Company Inc.

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