November 2015

Air Lease Delivers Four Boeing 777-300ERs to EVA Air

Air Lease Corporation has delivered the first of four new B777-300ER widebody aircraft on long term lease with EVA Air (Taiwan). The additional three aircraft are scheduled for delivery in 2016 and 2017, and all four are from ALC’s order book with Boeing. “ALC is delighted to deliver this first of four new 777-300ERs to EVA Air, which also happens to be the fleet debut of the airline’s new aircraft livery,” ... [+]

Biesterfeld Named President of C.H. Robinson’s North American Surface Transportation Division

C.H. Robinson's Robert Biesterfeld has been named President of its North American Surface Transportation (NAST) division, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Biesterfeld is a 16-year veteran of the company, most recently serving as vice president of its Truckload service line. Scott Satterlee, the current President of NAST, is retiring to spend more ... [+]

KCS Announces Results of Holiday Express Fundraising Campaign

Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced today that its 15th annual Holiday Express will distribute $159,500 in gift cards to The Salvation Army at stops along the Holiday Express route. The gift cards are designated for the purchase of warm clothing and other necessities for kids in need. The 2015 fundraising effort was ... [+]

POLB Considers New Measure to Speed Cargo Flow

To increase velocity of cargo moving out of the Port of Long Beach, officials will consider reducing the amount of time import containers can be stored on docks without charge. Since 2005, the length of time containers can stay on the dock, called “free time,” has been four days. Beyond that, ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Moves 704,588 TEUs in October

The Port of Los Angeles handled a total of 704,588 TEUS in October 2015. October volumes decreased 1.5% compared to the same period last year. "This October's volumes were slightly less than last October," said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. "However, the past few months of volumes around ... [+]

Seven Consecutive Years of Excellence

For the seventh consecutive year, the public marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore received a top rating of ‘excellent’ on a security assessment from the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard conducts annual and thorough examinations of the Port’s six public marine terminals: Dundalk, Seagirt, North Locust ... [+]

FBJ on BBC TV

FBJ’s UK editor Chris Lewis recently appeared on BBC 1 TV. He was commenting on the Liverpool 2 Container Terminal development by Peel Ports. It is a riveting 6 seconds. Blink and you’ll miss it!   [embed]https://youtu.be/lKEZi_5O77A[/embed] [+]

CMA in merger talks with NOL

French-based global liner company CMA CGM says it has entered into exclusive discussions with rival operator Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) and its controlling shareholder, Lentor Investments on a potential combination. The exclusivity period is expected to run until 7 December. CMA CGM said that, “should these discussions lead to an agreement, ... [+]

AIRBRIDGECARGO Adds Atlanta to Network

 AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has added Atlanta to its North American route network with the launch of twice-weekly flights. The new Boeing 747 freighter services, which commenced Nov. 20th, operate on Fridays and Sundays and will connect ABC's global route network to Atlanta, maximizing cargo connections to the ... [+]

Holiday Peak Season Begins

IAG Cargo has ramped up its operations and released a calendar of key dates to ensure its customers can ship their goods in time for the Holiday Season. The countdown is on, as the last maritime shipments capable of getting goods to market in time for the festive season have ... [+]

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