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South Carolina Ports up 15% for November vs. 2017,  Strongest November in port history

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest November in its history, with 15 percent growth over the same month last year.

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Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service between Sacramento, California and Kona, Hawaii

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

Carrier continues #MostWestCoast offering of most nonstops between the West Coast and the Hawaiian Islands

OTC Logistics expands team, names Kattya Distefano Business Development Director

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Logistics | People | Appointments

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Port of Beaumont prepares to build $79 million general cargo dock

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Economic Development Administration recently announced the award of a $5 million grant to the Port of Beaumont for Phase I of the Main Street Terminal 1 dock rebuild. The new, state-of-the-art dock will replace the dilapidated wharf structure that was built in the early 1900s and failed in 2011.

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Deputy Port Director Bill Carpenter to retire after 40 years of service with the Port of Beaumont

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

After forty years with the Port of Beaumont, Deputy Port Director Bill Carpenter will retire in January 2019. Bill was hired in September 1978 as the office manager for the Operations Department.

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Ed Bastian: Air Italy’s mysterious benefactor

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

How Qatari state subsidies flow to an obscure Italian airline, circumventing a key agreement with the U.S. and putting thousands of American jobs at risk.

United Fresh applauds signing of Farm Bill
International Trade
AJOT | Top Story | December 21, 2018

United Fresh applauds signing of Farm Bill

The United Fresh Produce Association applauds the signing of the Farm Bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, by President Trump at a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building today. Robert Guenther, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, and John Hollay, Senior Director of Public Policy attended the signing along with Secretary Perdue, Members of Congress and other agricultural industry allies.
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Advantage Tankers & Advantage Products sign fleet agreement covering retrofit and service of 33 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 systems

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Maritime | Bulk

Prominent Turkish ship owners Advantage Tankers & Advantage Products (with Genel Denizcilik acting as the technical management company), have selected Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 for ballast water treatment throughout their combined fleet. The recently signed fleet agreement covers a range of PureBallast 3 system types, as well as deckhouses and a service agreement.

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Crane plus accesories and 2 extendables sail from Shanghai to Buenos Aires

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Project / Heavy Lift

Platetrade S.A , member to the Worldwide Porject Consortium (WWPC) in Argentina jointly with Jiangsu Sunshine Int´l Logistics Co, Ltd., member of WWPC in China, have handled the shipment of a dismantled crawler crane XGC180 from Shanghai Port, China to Dock Sud, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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MOL conducts assessment and feasibility study of advanced navigation support system

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Maritime

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that MOL, MOL Techno-Trade, Ltd., the National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI), and Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT) jointly conducted an assessment and feasibility study on advanced navigation support systems, using the NMRI-owned ship handling risk simulator, which has a horizontal view angle of 240oC.

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Guayaquil dredging project starts

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The government of Guayaquil in Ecuador recently led the signing of a 25-year concession agreement with Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul Group for the deepening and maintenance of the 95-kilometer long access channel leading to the port of Guayaquil.

EROAD continues support of Truckers Against Trafficking

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Intermodal | Trucking

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Port NOLA, Ports America expand partnership for long-term growth

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

50-year lease, strategic investment position Port to capture growing markets and support regional economic growth

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Trump Signed, Farm Bill Sealed and Delivered

AJOT | December 21, 2018 | International Trade

The American Soybean Association (ASA) applauds President Trump and Members of the House and Senate for quickly finalizing the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.”

Gauke Suggests a Managed No-Deal Brexit Is ‘Magical Thinking’

Bloomberg | December 21, 2018 | International Trade

Saudi Carrier Flyadeal Drops Airbus for Boeing With 30-Jet Order

Bloomberg | December 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airlines

London Gatwick Open With Mammoth Backlog as Drones Disappear

Bloomberg | December 21, 2018 | Air Cargo | Airports

Arrested CFO Opens Diary as Huawei Tries Unusual Charm Offensive

Bloomberg | December 21, 2018 | International Trade

Indian Billionaire’s Australian Mine Plans Face Further Delay

Bloomberg | December 21, 2018 | International Trade

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