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Port of Oakland cargo volume up 2.9 percent from a year ago

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Oakland’s total cargo volume is up 2.9 percent over the same period a year ago. The Port today reported that terminals handled 791,371 TEUs between January to April 2018.
U.S. Customs And Border Protection opens doors to new office at Port Freeport

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

On May 3rd, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) celebrated the completion of their newly constructed offices at Port Freeport with an official ribbon-cutting. In attendance at the event, along with CBP leadership and officers, were Port Commissioners, members of Port management, and several Port tenants
Panama Canal Records New Milestone, Welcomes the Largest Passenger Ship To-Date

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines, the transiting Norwegian Bliss weighs more than 168,000 gross tons and can carry nearly 5,000 passengers
Fashion forward with a smooth and flexible freight solution for Varner

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Logistics

To keep expanding but still remain close to the market, they needed a reliable and sustainable freight solution with high capacity.
Gebrüder Weiss announces successor to Wolfgang Niessner

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Logistics | People | Appointments

Wolfgang Niessner will leave his role as CEO and Member of the Management Board with responsibility for the land transport business area at the end of the year. It is expected that Wolfgang Niessner will join the Supervisory Board of Gebrüder Weiss next year and that as a consequence he will continue to be part of the company.
Budapest, Düsseldorf and Hamburg Airports cooperating at Air Cargo China

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

"Sister airports" offer alternative to cargo hubs / airports present their modern airfreight infrastructures
BlueGrace Logistics opening Office in Chicago and adding 80 jobs

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Logistics

Access to talent and city’s status as global transportation hub key drivers in innovative logistics company’s decision to locate in Chicago
Most of America’s propane exports go to countries in Asia

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Energy | International Trade

In 2017, the United States exported 905,000 barrels per day (b/d) of propane, with the largest volumes going to supply petrochemical feedstock demand in Asian countries. Four of the top five countries receiving U.S. propane exports are in Asia—Japan, China, South Korea, and Singapore.
Best March ever for Port of NY & NJ

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Continuing the streak of strong growth, the Port of New York and New Jersey had its best March in its history.

CMA CGM: GRR from Asia to West Africa

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Maritime | Liner Shipping
600-ton crane now stationed in Port of Hamburg

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

This heavyweight was formerly stationed in Bremerhaven. The new owner Lührs Schifffahrt, who acquired 'Enak' from Bugsier Reederei, has transferred the floating crane to Hamburg.
Silk Way West Airlines further expands and adds aircrafts

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Silk Way West Airlines stays on its expansion course by adding regular flights between Liège Airport and its global cargo hub in Baku. As of the end of April 2018, the twice weekly flights into Liege connecting the Baku Hub had been started.
WFS acquires full ownership of thriving Ireland business

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Logistics

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has acquired a 100% shareholding in its former WFS Ireland joint venture after buying the minority shareholding of its partners, Gerry Jackson and Brendan Byrne. The transaction was completed at the end of March.
Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.
ZIM appoints Xavier Destriau as CFO

AJOT | May 14, 2018 | Maritime | People | Appointments

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Xavier Destriau as the company’s new CFO, effective June 15, 2018. He will be replacing Acting CFO, Mr. Yohai Benita, who has completed his position at ZIM.

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