September 2015

FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp. will increase shipping rates effective Jan. 4, 2016. FedEx Express will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9% for US domestic, US export and U.S. import services. FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery will increase shipping rates by an average of 4.9%. FedEx SmartPost rates will also change. FedEx is also increasing surcharges for shipments that exceed the published maximum dimensions ... [+]

Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the M/V Garnet

Diana Containerships, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced that it signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, a Memorandum of Agreement on Sept. 21 to sell to an unaffiliated third party the 1995-built vessel "Garnet" (formerly "APL Garnet") for demolition, with delivery due to the buyer ... [+]

Crowley Partners with GTI Collaborative for LNG Training at JaxPort

Crowley Maritime Corp. recently participated as one of several Gas Technology Institute (GTI) funding collaborators on September 21 to bring liquefied natural gas (LNG) awareness training to 150 stakeholders and first responders in Jacksonville. GTI, in conjunction with the Florida State College at Jacksonville Fire Academy of the South (FAS), ... [+]

Brian Johnson joins NYK Ports

Brian Johnson is joining NYK Ports LLC company as Director of Business Development, effective Sept. 21, 2015.   In his new role, Johnson will assist in developing clear strategies to expand core business for NYK Ports, Ceres Terminals Incorporated and Yusen Terminals LLC.  He will also develop new opportunities for the companies ... [+]

Deputy Secretary Harden to Lead Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Mission

USDA’s Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden is leading a trade mission to Accra, Ghana, November 17 – 20 with a goal to expand export opportunities for US agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. "Two years ago, I led a mission to southern Africa to launch USDA's Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Initiative, which aims ... [+]

Update: Effective Sept. 21, Additional Revisions to CACR and EAR

The Department of the Treasury and the Department of Commerce have announced additional revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR), building off the changes put into place by Treasury and Commerce on Jan. 16, 2015 and further delivering on the new direction toward US ... [+]

CEVA Wins 2015 Top Transport Award Among Automotive Industry Cargo Shippers

CEVA Logistics companies has received the 2015 Top Transport Award. CEVA was selected among the Automotive Industry cargo shippers serving the Brazil market. In its ninth year, the Top Transport Award competition included a total of 17 categories – 16 specialties and a national preference. The award presented to CEVA reflects ... [+]

C.H. Robinson Names Jeroen Eijsink President of its Europe Operations

Jeroen Eijsink has joined C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc as President of C.H. Robinson Europe, B.V. Eijsink will report to President and Chief Executive Officer John Wiehoff. Previously Eijsink served as CEO of DHL Freight Germany where he was responsible for the road and rail transport activities for DHL in Germany. Eijsink ... [+]

Big Ships Welcome Now At PortMiami

PortMiami is now ready to accept big ships. Celebrating the completion of PortMiami's -50/-52 foot Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail on September 18, the seaport became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects are now complete and have transformed ... [+]

GPA reports 16.6 percent container growth since January

At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported a 16.6 percent calendar year to date increase in container volumes, as well as capital projects necessary for future growth. The Port of Savannah has moved 2.55 million twenty-foot equivalent container units since the start of the calendar ... [+]

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