August 2017

THE FREEPORT HARBOR CHANNEL HAS REOPENED

The Captain of the Port Sector Houston-Galveston of the US Coast Guard is permitting the Freeport Harbor Channel to open for vessel transits starting 7:00 a.m. August 31, 2017. Vessel transits will be daylight restricted and limited to vessels with draft of 33 feet or less until further notice. Surveys by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are currently underway to confirm deeper drafting vessels can safely enter the channel ... [+]

Hurricane Harvey Impact to the Port Post Event Recovery Status – Economic Impact

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority continues its post event recovery efforts. The Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Ship Channel) remains closed since Thursday August 24th as the United States Coast Guard maintains condition Zulu for all areas of the Ship Channel.  However the US ... [+]

CN: Port of Prince Rupert container terminal a model of supply chain collaboration and a true success story

CN joined its supply chain partners, the Port of Prince Rupert and DP World, in marking the 10th anniversary of the Fairview Container Terminal and celebrating the facility's expansion on August 29. The city of Prince Rupert was built for Canadian trade and the container terminal unlocked so much of the port's untapped potential," said Luc Jobin, ... [+]

Flying shark tanks

American Airlines Cargo recently moved two shipments of some very notable cargo: two sand tiger sharks and three bonnethead sharks for transport from the U.S. to South America. The sand tiger sharks were flown from New York John F. Kennedy (JFK), while the bonnethead sharks flew from Miami International (MIA), all ... [+]

KCS, Bulkmatic Announce Mexico Refined Energy Products Terminal to Facilitate Increased U.S. Export of Liquid Fuels

Kansas City Southern and Bulkmatic Transport Company announced on August 30 a memorandum of understanding to form a 50/50 joint venture investment which will facilitate and expand the exportation of liquid fuels from the United States to Mexico.  The project will include the construction of a unit train liquid fuels ... [+]

United Expanding Cargo Operations in EWR

United Cargo is expanding its EWR Cargo operations in the near future. Effective in September, United Cargo will its operations to a second location at Building 340. After analyzing timing and traffic flow, United Cargo officials have determined that segregating our import and export processing in separate buildings will provide the ... [+]

Big Wigs Tour Port of Philadelphia

On  August 25, US Senator Bob Casey and Representative Bob Brady joined with local officials at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to announce that funding is complete for the Delaware River Deepening Project, which will deepen the shipping channel in the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet to accommodate ... [+]

CargoLogicAir launches 1st scheduled service: twice-weekly 747F UK-Mexico

CargoLogicAir (CLA), the only British all-cargo airline, launched its first scheduled cargo route on August 19, providing maindeck services connecting the UK and Mexico. Twice-weekly Boeing 747-400 flights departs from CLA's base at London Stansted Airport every Wednesday and Saturday. Flights operate to Mexico City International Airport via Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International ... [+]

Carrier Transicold Provides Sensor Calibration for Pharma Shippers

Compliance with Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for the transport of pharmaceutical and biomedical products is improved with Carrier Transicold’s new temperature sensor calibration capability for its PrimeLINE® container refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. Effective immediately, the calibration ... [+]

JF Hillebrand Acquires Sidekick to Deliver Last Mile Logistics in California

JF Hillebrand, an international logistics service provider solely dedicated to beer, wine and spirits, has acquired Sidekick Delivery, a last mile delivery company that specialises in wine and craft beers. The deal enables JF Hillebrand to expand its beverage logistics offerings with a last mile logistics solution in California. Elly Hartshorn ... [+]

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